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 Vimy Ridge 2017 Centenary Tours

Vimy Foundation Tours: Vimy Ridge 2017

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CANADIANS IN FRANCE & BELGIUM IN THE GREAT WAR:
VIMY RIDGE CENTENARY TOURS 2017: "VIMY 100"  (100 YEAR ANNIVERSARY)
 

                          
TOUR INFORMATION: VIMY 2017 CENTENARY: * Check out our 2017 matching River Cruises*
 New release! @ 1 November 2016: (link)  VIMY SACRIFICE TOUR 3-11 April 2017! (9D/8N)
Due to ongoing demand for tours for the Vimy Centenary we are delighted to announce we have now secured an extra allotment of 4* accommodation in the Arras area enabling us to present our *final tour (*All our previously advertised tours are now fully booked) for the Vimy 100 Centenary event: Vimy Sacrifice Tour: Vimy Centenary (Vimy 100) April 9, 2017. Join us for this most historic of events for all Canadians: The 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge.

Early registration to confirm your place is recommended as tours will fill quickly & space IS limited.
FULL TOUR DETAILS HERE: 

Combined
WW1 & WW2 11N/12 Day Tour:
('Vimy to Juno and Beyond') *@25 Nov 2016:
Last seats!!! Departs and returns Lille, France.
Starts Thursday 06 April 2017: Finishes Monday 17 April 2017.
Early registration to confirm your place is recommended as tours will fill quickly & space IS limited.
FULL TOUR DETAILS HERE: 


WW1 6N/7 Day Tour: "Hill 145"
 *Update 25 July 2016:   TOUR NOW FULLY BOOKED.
 (Note: Seats on our Vimy Centenary Day Tours from Paris & London are still available.

Departs and returns Lille, France. Starts Wednesday 5th April 2017: Finishes Tuesday 11 April 2017.
FULL TOUR DETAILS HERE:

WW1 5N/6 Day Tour: 'The Byng Boys"
** Update 28 November 2016: We have now 1 double room available on this tour due to a last minute cancellation. Please email us for urgent further advice if you wish to book.**
Departs and returns Lille, France. Starts Thursday 6th April 2017: Finishes Tuesday 11 April 2017.
FULL TOUR DETAILS HERE:

*We are also operating Day Return Tours (9th April) from Paris & London to the Vimy Centenary
The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance Vimy 100: Centenary Remembrance Day Tour: Ex Paris (9 April 2017)
The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance Vimy 100: Centenary Remembrance Day Tour: Ex London (9 April 2017)
Spirit of Remembrance is pleased to announce that we will be operating these very special Centenary  Remembrance Day Tours to the Vimy Centenary event(s) from London and Paris. Tours will depart very early morning from each city and return in the late evening same day.
Early registration to confirm your place is recommended as tours will fill quickly & space IS limited.
FULL DETAILS HERE: (* Registration on tour(s) requires a * fully refundable registration fee)

The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance 
Amadeus River Cruises 2017: 'Byng Boys' & 'Hill 145' Tour participants The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance
Spirit of Remembrance is delighted to announce our partnership with with Amadeus Cruises (Multi Award winning Inland European luxury River Cruise operators) We have also secured a discounted price for space on 2 magnificent cruises (Amsterdam - Amsterdam Tulip Cruise and Paris - Paris Seine and Normandy Battlefields cruise) to add to your 2017 Vimy Tour experience with 'Byng Boys' and 'Hill 145' Tours. More information here:

The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance VIMY FOUNDATION 2017 CENTENARY TOURS The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance
Spirit of Remembrance is also honoured to be the official Tour Operator for the Vimy Foundation
and
we have now released our VIP Vimy Foundation tours for the Vimy Centenary 2017. Part of the proceeds of this unique official VIP tour will assist the Vimy Foundation to raise funds to send groups of young Canadians to Vimy in France for the April 2017 centenary commemorations at Vimy Ridge. We look forward to you joining these tours and help the Vimy Foundation to help Canada's youth perpetuate the memory of those who gave us the freedoms that we enjoy today.
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The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance Note: We have been advised that it is highly unlikely that Veteran Affairs Canada will release any information for the Vimy Centenary event(s) (April 9th 2017) until late Autumn 2016. We apologise for this however this it is out of our control.

We have also now been advised (3/5/2016) by VAC that it IS NOT possible to visit the Vimy Tunnels nor take a tour of the memorial site on the day of the Centenary ceremony. We have also still not been advised if the new Visitor Centre will be open. Because of this, we have factored 2 days in for Vimy (8th and 9th April) on the WW1 "Byng Boys", "Hill 145" & WW2 "Vimy to Juno and Beyond" itineraries. (* Check the Byng Boys, Hill 145 & Vimy to Juno itineraries for more information)

Note: Because we STILL DO NOT currently have information regarding the official Vimy Centenary schedule/event(s) on the 9th April 2017, and operational issues that could arise from information not yet to hand, we reserve the right to change the itineraries on all tours that are published for sale.


The Flanders Poppy - The Spirit of Remembrance 2017 - and the centenary of the historic Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9 1917, will be without doubt one of the most auspicious and historic centenary events in the history of Canada. Advance interest in the event is already intense, with thousands already making plans to attend this 'once in a lifetime' event along with dignitaries and heads of state from all over the world. Interest is intense and accommodation space is already most limited for attendance at this very special event. We would be delighted if you can join us for this 'once in a lifetime' event, honouring the heritage of all Canadians and the birthplace of modern Canada.
 

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