WAR TOURS IN FRANCE, BELGIUM AND THE REST
WORLD WAR I GUIDED TOURS
Re-live the slaughter, the bravery, and the
devotion to duty. How did the poppy became the symbol of their
sacrifice in this bloody war? How did the war start, and why?
In which respects was this a 19th Century war, and in which
respects a 20th Century war? Find the answers with Frenchtours.
Frenchtours Ltd is the preferred tour operator
for a variety of regimental associations, schools, and overseas
travel agents wishing to organize a quality tour at a reasonable
We can arrange a package for guide
only, hotel only, rental car only or a combination of all three.
Groups or individuals are catered for, whether it be a day
trip or a week's touring. We are happy to provide testimonials
Cross no-man's land at Beaumont-Hamel, walk
the trenches at Vimy Ridge, listen to the moving ‘Last
Post’ bugle call at Ypres, visit the armistice clearing
where the ceasefire was on the eleventh hour of the eleventh
day of the eleventh month, 1918.
Whether you are from the United Kingdom, Canada,
Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa, or the Indian
sub-continent, there is a tailor made programme for you.
‘Best guide ever…..’
Sgt. Bill O’Kane, Retired Sgt, US Marine Corps
‘Your package was definitely the
Frank G, Canada
‘Excellent tour of the WW1 Battlefields'
Nick W, UK
If you are looking for a guide to show you
the best of the First World War sites, then please
get in touch with Michael Smith at Frenchtours. He will be happy to answer
any questions you have.
WORLD WAR II GUIDED TOURS
Learn the background of how Hitler came to
power, and the subsequent subjugation of Europe under the jackboot.
Hear about the ‘forgotten’ but crucial fronts; North
Africa, Russia, Italy. Visit the Normandy Beaches, the sites
of the D-Day Landings, for an unforgettable and moving experience:
Utah Beach, Omaha Beach, Point du Hoc with its massive shell
craters, the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, the German
guns and bunkers, still in place.
Visit a museum with unique
wartime film footage taken by both sides of the conflict.
Visit the Gold, Sword and Juno Beaches, to include Mulberry
Harbour, Pegasus Bridge, as well as the beautiful Normandy
countryside and villages.
Michael Smith has years of experience in guiding visitors
around the key locations of the Second World War in France
and the rest of Europe. Whether you are an individual or a
small group he can tailor the tour towards your
interests and background. Please contact Michael if you have
‘Our thanks to Michael Smith for
being our guide and showing us his wealth of knowledge on the
whole subject of Normandy’
.European War Museum
NAPOLEON AND THE NAPOLEONIC WARS GUIDED TOURS
See where Napoleon trained as an officer in
the army of King Louis XVI, then his rise to power with the
revolutionary army. Learn about his campaigns, his marriages,
his exile on Elba, his subsequent escape, and regrouping of
his armies to confront his enemies at Waterloo.
After his defeat
he was exiled to the remote South Atlantic island of St.
Helena, and we can see a reconstruction of his last home there.
We can visit his tomb in Paris.
If you are interested in taking a tour which
includes key sites which featured in Napolean Bonaparte's life,
then please contact Michael Smith who will be pleased to give
you advice on an itinerary.