Scheduled World War 1 Tours
Each year regardless of commemorations we shall run our Discovering The Western Front Tour, which provides an overview of the whole war – you can use it either as a general introduction or as a concluding summary of our more detailed tours.
All of our forthcoming Scheduled World War 1 Tours are listed below.
This tour visits the battlefields of one of the least visited and much overlooked campaigns of the First World War. Based in the quiet and untouched area of northern Greece and just over the border in Macedonia, the early spring will make for a pleasant, rustic and fascinating tour find out more and book
Gallipoli was the scene of one of the great Allied failures of the First World War attempting to take Turkey out of the war. find out more and book
1918 was a busy year on the Western Front. The first half of the year saw both British and French Armies on the back foot, close to collapse and reeling from what were to be the last German offensives before the entry of the USA into the war. find out more and book
Because of its industrial nature, the number of casualties in the First World War was on a scale never seen before. However, if you were wounded in the Great War your chances of survival were high, that is if you could be evacuated into the casualty system quickly – from regimental aid post to advanced dressing station, to casualty clearing station, to base hospital, hospital ship and then on to England. find out more and book
Whilst the Italians prevaricated over whether to join the Entente powers in their struggle against the Central powers, the Austro-Hungarians set about fortifying their Alpine borders. find out more and book
St Petersburg, Russia’s most opulent city, home to the Tsars and the much maligned Imperial elite, was destined to become the epicentre for a revolutionary movement and would eventually take on the name of its leader becoming Leningrad. find out more and book
Ypres and its surrounding salient became a major focus point of the war during the race to the sea in 1914, where it was briefly occupied by the Germans, only to be quickly won back and held thereafter by the allies. It became the beating heart of the Allied front line throughout the First World War. find out more and book
The involvement of the American Expeditionary Force (AEF), more affectionately known as Doughboys, is much overlooked and forgotten (especially in Britain) but during this tour we will explore the ground and hear the stories of their crucial and sometimes heroic contribution to the final victory. find out more and book
In the company of accomplished desert explorer, Arabist, historian, author and Middle-east analyst, Eamonn Gearon, we follow the same northward path of Lawrence and the Arab Revolt, from the capture of Aqaba towards victory. find out more and book