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?

  • Irish owned & operated and have been in business since 2003
  • Experienced and professional staff
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Professional guides
  • Licenced by the Commission for Aviation Regulation, TA 0533



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


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




Overnight at your hotel


Breakfast at hotel



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!



  • 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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