WW1: The Platoon Experience

School Tour

On this fascinating School Tour your students will experience first-hand the life of WW1 soldiers on the front line

WW1: The Platoon Experience

2 Nights / 3 Days

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Phone us on 01-8434734

Why Book with us?

 

ITINERARY MORNING AFTERNOON EVENING
DAY ONE

Own arrangements to airport

 

Meet GTI Rep at agreed check-in area in Dublin Airport

 

Fly to Brussels/Amsterdam

Transfer to Ypres

 

In Flanders Museum

Transfer to hotel & check-in

 

Attend the Last Post played at the Menin Gate Memorial

 

Overnight at your hotel

DAY TWO

Breakfast at hotel

 

Platoon Experience; All students are fully dressed in the uniform of the 3rd Australian Division platoon of 1917. They are equipped with luggage and rifles and walk in the footsteps of their predecessors to Tyne Cot Cemetery.

Hot Tommy Tucker dinner, a genuine soldier’s meal of 1917

 

Guided tour of Tyne Cot Cemetery

Return to your hotel

 

Bowling

 

Overnight at your hotel

DAY THREE

Breakfast at hotel

 

Check-out

Essex Farm Cemetery

 

Island of Ireland Peace Park

 

Hill 62 Museum

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to Ireland
Remember this is a sample itinerary and can be tailored to suit your group’s requirements!

 


 OTHER OPTIONAL TOURS & ACTIVITIES:

  • Bruges
  • Brussels
  • Ghent
  • Passchendaele
  • Thiepval Memorial
  • Vimy Ridge
  • Beaumont Hamel
  • Chocolate Factory
  • Mini Europe
  • Parlamentarium
  • Bellewaerde Theme Park
  • Walibi Theme Park

 

Note: All tours & activities are subject to availability at time of booking

  • Tailor-made itineraries to suit all budgets
  • Fully inclusive packages including:
    • Flights
    • Pre-inspected & approved accommodation
    • Coach & friendly, knowledgeable drivers
    • Insurance
    • Meals
    • Professional guides
    • Excursions
  • Single rooms free of charge for all group leaders
  • Free places & early booking bonuses
  • Meeting with Group Leader
  • Assistance at Dublin Airport
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Peace of mind … GTI is fully licensed and bonded in accordance with the Commission of Aviation Regulation (T.A. 0533)

 

Flights, hotels, prices & itinerary are subject to availability at time of booking

Please note all balances are due 10 weeks before departure.

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MORNING AFTERNOON EVENING
DAY ONE

Meet your private coach at your school and transfer to Galway - the City of the Tribes

Visit to Galway City Museum before visiting the Spanish Arch, Shop Street and Eyre Square

Check in to Delphi Resort

Afternoon Surfing - or similar activity

Evening meal at Delphi

Campfire entertainment followed by a light treat

DAY TWO

Breakfast at your accommodation 

Climbing activity

Abseiling activity

Lunch

Kayaking activity

Evening meal at Delphi

Campfire entertainment followed by a light treat

DAY THREE

Breakfast & check out of your accommodation

Zip and Trek activity

Team Building activity

Lunch followed by transfer to Galway City

Spend the late afternoon shopping

Board your coach for your journey back home
Remember this is a sample itinerary and can be tailored to suit your group's requirements!

 

 OTHER OPTIONAL TOURS & ACTIVITIES

  • Bird of Prey Centre
  • Aillwee Caves
  • Galway Cathedral
  • Head down the Wild Atlantic way to visit The Burren
  • Head up the Wild Atlantic way to Connemara National Park
  • The views from Diamond Hill
  • Drive the Sky Road
  • Ramble around Kylemore Abbey
  • Visit the ruins of Menlo Castle
  • Corrib River Cruise
  • Fishery Watchtower Museum
  • Lynch's Castle
  • Dunguaire Castle
  • Visit the Aran islands
  • Dún Aonghasa & Poll na bPeist on Inis Mór
  • Glengowla Mines (closed in winter)
  • Killary Fjord
  • Visit the home of the Claddagh Ring
  • Tailor-made itineraries to suit all budgets
  • Fully inclusive packages including:
    • Pre-inspected & approved accommodation
    • Coaching & friendly, knowledgeable drivers
    • Insurance
    • Meals
    • Professional guides
    • Excursions
  • Single rooms free of charge for all group leaders
  • Free places & early booking bonuses
  • Meeting with Group Leader
  • 24-hour emergency service - manned by our own GTI Travel Staff
  • Peace of mind - GTI Travel is fully licensed and bonded in accordance with the Commission of Aviation Regulation (T.A. 0533)

Please note all balances are due 10 weeks before departure.

Send us an enquiry

I would like to sign up to receive email updates (optional)

6 + 11 =

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