There are plenty of options around the themes of WWI & WWII to design a day program.
The Somme in WWI has a completely different cause & impact on the course of the battle of “De Somme”
A selection of the many places, battlefields and monuments that can be visited:
- “The Battle of Arras”
- “The Battle of Vimy Ridge”
- “The 1st – 2nd & 3rd battle of the Scarpe”
- “The Battle of Monchy-le-Preux”
- “The 1st & 2nd Battle of Bullecourt”
- “The Battle of Fresnoy and Gohelle”
- “Attack on Hill 70”
Another possibility for a one-day excursion within the framework of WWI is the Battle of the Chemin des Dames, including a visit to the fortified town of Laon.
Nevertheless, in the context of WWII, the following places can be interesting to visit;
- Blockhaus d’Eperlecques
- La Coupole
A one-day programme comes with a completely different approach as one has to take into account the amplitude times of the driver, but nevertheless one can compose a nice programme tailored to the wishes & budget and themes.