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Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours

20 Rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 St-Quentin, France
+33 6 31 31 85 02
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Had an amazing 2 Day WW1 Tour of France and Belgium.

We took the 2 day Australian war tour with Olivier and thought it was amazing. He is very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toowoomba, Australia
A very informative day.

Olivier certainly is very knowledgeable about the WW1 battlefield landscape. He also personalised... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Keith W
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Chemins d'Histoire is a legally registered Battlefield tours company specialized on the Great War. We offer 1 or 2 day tours of the Western Front and are happy and proud to share with you our expertise. The tours could be entirely made to measure and according to your nationality (Australian, Canadian, American, South African, etc...). The tours are conducted in a luxurious Mercedes V-Class air-conditioned minibus. CHBT Public transport licence : 2015/22/0000452
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
20 Rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 St-Quentin, France
+33 6 31 31 85 02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 2 day Australian war tour with Olivier and thought it was amazing. He is very knowledgeable not only about the war and its history but also generally about the regions we visited. We were picked up and dropped back to our accommodation...More

Thank MeganandAndrew
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Olivier certainly is very knowledgeable about the WW1 battlefield landscape. He also personalised the tour by taking all the participants to sites where family may be buried or have been to. My head was spinning by the end of the day, but now have greater...More

1  Thank Keith W
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Olivier is without question dedicated to preserving the history of his family's region, and the stories of WW1 battles. With some pre-tour information, he created a specific day which took in sites where my ancestors had faught, and fallen. The knowledge Olivier imparts cannot be...More

1  Thank Travis D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

My husband and I took a tour with Olivier who was brilliantly informative about the battlefields. His knowledge is unsurpassed and a really great guy. We were interested in seeing where a family relative had served in WWI and he was very helpful in advising...More

1  Thank Wardies4
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I took this tour to retrace the steps of family members who fought on the Western Front. We did not know very much about two of our relatives who have no known graves, just their service numbers. Olivier took the trouble to...More

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic tour made possible by the enthusiasm and knowledge of our tour guide Oliver. His expertise in knowing the location and importantly the background behind each battle gave us a comprehensive insight into the whole WW1 tragedy. Far superior experience than simply visiting...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 July 2017

World War I, northern France, and history comes alive as this incredible guide Olivier opens the doors to the hundred year ago past of the intrigue, sadness and ironies of the world's first great war. I confess: I'm NOT a history buff, and thought I...More

Thank james b
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Professional and friendly tour by Olivier. We visited the key sites and monuments of the Somme, using some great technology to see where the trench lines were, allowing us to view the battles from both sides. Very knowledgeable and approachable. Would recommend.

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Thank you, Olivier, for a wonderful day, personalised to suit our needs. I appreciated the research you did beforehand so that you were able to take us directly to the field in which my relative died and to his grave. The whole day was excellent....More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful day. Olivier is very knowledgable, enthusiastic, and accommodating. He was able to take us to the exact location my grandfather sustained his injuries during the battle of the Somme. This was an emotional pilgrimage for me and I am grateful to have...More

Thank Loren1957
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Rachel H
3 September 2017|
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Response from Wardies4 | Reviewed this property |
i would definitely email Olivier any information you have and ask him the question, we found him extremely helpful and assisted us, he is busy doing preparations for the 100th annvetsary currently, good luck
26 January 2016|
Response from Robyn T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i dont know anything about the British Regt or much of the war but i m sure if you contact Oliver at Chemins d'Histoire Battlefield Tours he may be able to answer your questions or know where to look. He is very... More
Jeffrey N
26 October 2015|
Response from cheminsdhistoire | Property representative |
Hi, thank you for your enquiry. For the moment, I'm available on the 7th, 8th and 11th December. You can contact me via the Chemins d'Histoire website for the details. I am looking forward to hearing from you. Regards,
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