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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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Wonderful and dedicated guide

My husband and I took this tour to retrace the steps of family members who fought on the Western... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Anne S
Fantastic

What a fantastic tour made possible by the enthusiasm and knowledge of our tour guide Oliver. His... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
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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
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20 Rue Gabriel Faure, 02100 St-Quentin, France
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+33 6 31 31 85 02
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 6 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 1 June 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
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

A great day with an experienced and very knowldgeable guide from Picardy. Our tour was unhurried and tailored to visit sites according to our partcular interests. Very comfortable vehicle. Thank you Olivier.

Thank Damian W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

My wife and I have wanted to visit the Canadian WW1 Battlefields for years,and are so thankful we had Olivier as our Guide.He is amazing! We booked a one day tour with him to visit Canadian sites especially Vimy Ridge and Beaumont Hamel,but it was...More

Thank Joan W
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Olivier took our group of 4 on a fantastic 2-day battlefield tour. He knowledge was outstanding and we enjoyed every minute of the trip. You can tell from the second you meet Olivier that his passion is the history. This shines through. A brilliant trip...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Our tour began with Oliver picking us up in Saint Quinten, such a lovely place to stay. We first visited the Victoria School in Villers Bretonneux which house a wonderful museum with the history of the Australian Troups who served in France during WW1. Then...More

Thank LWoody54
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aintnotraveller
27 January 2016|
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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
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Jeffrey N
26 October 2015|
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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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bernderp
14 June 2015|
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Response from cheminsdhistoire | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your enquiry. I'm sorry but, I'm unavailable on both days. I'm sorry for the inconvenience. Regards, Olivier.
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