Start of a tour
Tours depart from Ieper (=Ypres in French). People staying in or close to Ieper can be picked up at their accommodation. People coming to Ieper by car or train will be given a meeting place (Car park, Tourist Information Office, Train Station ...).
If possible, we do pick up people in other cities.
-To get to Ieper from Bruges (Brugge), you need to take the train to Kortijk (Courtrai), en then take a connecting train to Poperinge, Ieper is the pen-ultimate stop.
-To get to Ieper from Brussels, you need to take the train to Gent-Sint-Pieters, en then take a connecting train to Poperinge, Ieper is the pen-ultimate stop.
-From Ghent (Gent) there is a direct train to Poperinge, Ieper is the pen-ultimate stop.
-From Lille (France) you will have to go from Lille Flandres train station to Kortrijk (Courtrai), then take a connecting train to Poperinge, Ieper is the pen-ultimate stop.
-Tickets you can buy in the station (ticket counter or ticket dispenser)
-for your train schedules, click here
The itineraries are always adaptable to cater for your particular interests and needs. We proceed at your pace. The notable sites will always be included.
Visit ancestor’s grave
Info about a relative or soldier killed during the War, can be found at www.cwgc.org.
Please bring a print-out of the information to locate the cemetery you want to visit or mail me in advance. I’ll be happy to help you with your research.
Make your reservation on time.
Reservations can be made by mail or phone.
Please call or mail me in advance if you have to cancel.
Payment - Prices
Day-tours can be paid cash (euro). Advance payment is also possible.
The prices shown on this website are based on a group of 4 people.
2Xplore Tours reserves the right to cancel or re-schedule any tour in accordance with operating requirements or circumstances beyond its control. If cancellation is made any time prior to departure of the tour, 2Xplore Tours only liability will be to refund to the customer the amount received for the tour booking. We will try to re-book the same or similar tour. Please note that we are not liable for any cancellation penalties incurred on any other travel arrangements including air tickets purchased separately from customers.
Custom designed tours
Key to successfully customizing your Flanders Fields tour depends on information you provide us. Tell me about your objectives, date of departure, duration of your visit, specific interests, any other services you may need. We always strive to bring you outstanding value for money. Comfortable accomodation, comfortable transportation and good food are always a priority and can only contribute to what should become the trip of a lifetime.
Please note that we are totally independent and have no connection with any similarly named society.