Gallopoli and the Western Front by act50979

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									                                                       Gallopoli and the Western Front
     17 DAYS / 16 NIGHTS
                                                                                                     DAY 6                   SUN, 25 APRIL
  DAY 1                  TUE, 20 APRIL
                                                                                                     ANZAC Day
  Istanbul
                                                                                                     Witness the gathering of thousands and experience this moving service at North Beach
  Arrive into Istanbul Ataturk Airport and be transferred to your hotel. In the evening
                                                                                                     on the original landing day. Walk with Brad to Lone Pine Cemetery and be part of the
  meet your guide and fellow travellers at a welcome meeting. Overnight Istanbul.
                                                                                                     service that commemmorates the events of the Australian Military engagements. In the
                                                                                                     afternoon return to Canakkale. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight Canakkale. (B,D)
  DAY 2                 WED, 21 APRIL
  Istanbul
                                                                                                     DAY 7                  MON, 26 APRIL
  Full day tour of Istanbul including visits to Topkapi Palace (excluding Harem), St.
                                                                                                     Canakkale - Istanbul
  Sophia, the Blue Mosque, the Underground Cisterns and the Hippodrome where
                                                                                                     Return to Istanbul for a farewell dinner. Overnight Istanbul. (B,D)
  Roman chariot races were held. In the afternoon proceed to the Grand Bazaar for
  authentic shopping. Optional belly dancing show and dinner. Overnight Istanbul. (B)
                                                                                                     DAY 8                  TUE, 27 APRIL
                                                                                                     Istanbul
  DAY 3                   THU, 22 APRIL
                                                                                                     Free day at leisure. Overnight Istanbul. (B)
  Istanbul - Canakkale
  Following breakfast leave Istanbul for Canakkale. En route visit Kabatepee Museum before
                                                                                                     DAY 9                  TUE, 28 APRIL
  arriving in Canakkale. In the evening there will be a joint presentation by leading War
                                                                                                     Istanbul - Paris
  Historians, Brad Manera and Kenan Celik. Overnight Canakkale. (B,D)
                                                                                                     After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to Paris. (Airfare not included) Independent
                                                                                                     arrival to hotel. Evening welcome briefing and drink with your War Historian Brad
  DAY 4                 FRI, 23 APRIL
                                                                                                     Manera and fellow tour members. Overnight Paris. (B)
  Gallipoli
  Cross the Dardanelles for a full day on the Gallipoli Peninsula with Brad. Start at North
                                                                                                     DAY 10                THU, 29 APRIL
  Beach, the site of the Dawn Service. Continue to ANZAC Cove, Lone Pine Cemetery,
                                                                                                     Paris
  57th Regiment Turkish Memorial and Chunuk Bair. Overnight Canakkale. (B,L,D)
                                                                                                     Panoramic half day tour of Paris. See the Trocadero & Champs de Mars, Eiffel Tower,
                                                                                                     Tuileries Gardens and Concorde Square. Continue to the Musee de l’Armee to see the
  DAY 5                     SAT, 24 APRIL
                                                                                                     Tomb of Napoleon. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Overnight Paris. (B)
  Troy
  After breakfast visit the ancient site of Troy with its famous wooden horse. In the afternoon
  take the opportunity to rest or watch a screening of a Gallipoli Campaign Movie. After
  dinner depart for North Beach in preparation of the Dawn Service. Overnight at ANZAC
  Commemorative Site, Gallipoli. (B,D)
                                                                                                                                             Hotels:
                                                                  Brad Manera                                                                - Paris first stay
                                                                                                                                             - Ypres
                                                                                                                                                                    All Seasons Bercy
                                                                                                                                                                    Novotel Hotel
                                                                  Escort to Gallipoli & the Western Front                                    - Amiens               Univers Hotel
                                                                                                                                             - Paris second stay    Quality Opera Hotel
                                                                  Sun Island Tours presents Brad Manera, who is Sun Island Tours
                                                                  ANZAC War Historian. His passion for military history has led to           - Istanbul first stay  Barcelo Saray
                                                                  a career in museums, historical research and historical film and           - Canakkale            Artur/Helen Hotel
                                                                  television presentations.                                                  - Istanbul second stay Holiday Inn Hotel
                                                                  Brad has been a regular visitor to the Gallipoli Peninsula since 1990
                                                                                                                                             Inclusions:
                                                                  when he led a group of historians to ANZAC to participate in the 75th
                                                                                                                                             - Escorted by War Historian, Brad Manera
                                                                  anniversary of the landing.                                                - Accommodation as listed above
                                                                                                                                             - Private air-conditioned deluxe coach
                                                                       For bookings or enquiries please contact:                             - Meals as per itinerary (B-breakfast, D-dinner)
                                                                                   Sun Island Tours                                          - Touring with licensed English speaking guide
                                                                                                                                             - Assistance by a Sun Island Tours representative
                                                                                    1300 665 673                                             - Presentation by our War Historians; Brad
                                                                            anzac@sunislandtours.com.au                                        Manera and Kenan Celik
                                                                                                                                             - Local taxes and service charges
* One Gallipooli DVD per booking only. DVD will be distributed in Turkey.
DAY 11                 FRI, 30 APRIL                                                               DAY 15                TUE, 04 MAY
Paris - Fromelles - Poperinghe - Ypres                                                             Amiens - Villers Bretonneux - Corbie - Amiens
After breakfast depart Paris for Ypres. En route visit Fromelles and Poperinghe. In Ypres          Proceed to Villers Bretonneux and visit the Australian National Memorial, Adelaide
visit Flanders Field Museum, Ypres Town Hall and Menin Gate.At 1950hrs walk from the               Cemetery, Le Hamel Australian Memorial Park the site of Australian General John
hotel to Menin Gate for the evening ceremony, while the Last Post is played. Overnight             Monash’s greatest victory. Overnight Amiens. (B)
Ypres. (B,D)
                                                                                                   DAY 16                  WED, 05 MAY
DAY 12                  SAT, 01 MAY                                                                Amiens - Bapaume - Bullecourt - Paris
Ypres                                                                                              Today visit Albert with the ‘Leaning Virgin’ statue. Continue to Bapaume and then
Today visit the Langemark German Soldiers Cemetery, the only German Cemetery in                    Bullecourt before returning to Paris for a farewell dinner with your fellow group members
Ypres Salient. Proceed to Passchendaele the British Passchendaele Cemetery and Tyne                at a local restaurant. Overnight Paris. (B,D)
Cot, the largest British War Cemetery in the world. Afternoon visit Hill 60 and Polygon
Wood. Overnight Ypres. (B,D)                                                                       DAY 17                  THU, 06 MAY
                                                                                                   Paris
DAY 13               SUN, 02 MAY                                                                   End of services (transfer at an additional charge). (B)
Ypres - Bruges - Amiens
Leave Ypres for Bruges. Visit historical sites such as Bruges Belfry, Holy Blood Basilica,
Church of Our Lady, Saint Trudo Abbey Male Museum and the Diamond Museum.
Afternoon proceed to Amiens for overnight. (B)
                                                                                                                                                             TWN       TRP      SGL
DAY 14                    MON, 03 MAY
Amiens                                                                                                                               Tour Cost               5054     4990 7110
After breakfast, visit the Musee de Abris, which recreates the life of soldiers in the trenches.                          Conditions apply as per Sun Island Tours Anzac 2010 Brochure
Explore the battlefields of Beaumont-Hamel, where you can tour the Newfoundland
Battlefield, Thiepval, the biggest Memorial in the world, as well as Pozieres, where the
Australian troops fought in the summer of 1916. Overnight Amiens. (B)


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                                                                      For bookings or enquiries please contact:
                                                                                  Sun Island Tours
                                                                                   1300 665 673
                                                                           anzac@sunislandtours.com.au

								
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