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Battle of Waterloo Re-enactment Tour 2015

Tour will take place in Belgium ~ June 2015 

Pre-Registration Form:-
COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW AND GET TOUR DETAILS BEFORE THE GENERAL PUBLIC! 

Filling out this form pre-registers you so you will be the first to find out once we have received firm details from Belgium.  The current price we have is for Detroit, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.  We can also offer flights from other cities.  Please indicate your preference below, and we will be in touch when we have further infomation. 

Participating as part of the North American Division? For instructions, click here

 
 
 
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Our website is offering information about travel to Belgium and registering for information does not assure an individual of participation in the military aspects of the event.  For information on registering an individual or a unit as part of the North American British Brigade, please contact tom4141fournier@yahoo.ca

 

 Battle of Waterloo Re-enactment Tour  June 17 - 22, 2015

 Reenactment of the Battle of Waterloo, 2010    


Re-enactment Tour Inclusions:
• Air from Toronto/Detroit/Ottawa/Montreal
• Air Taxes and Fuel Surcharges
• Transportation Daily
• 4 nights accommodation including breakfast
• Dinner on arrival
• Co-ordination of firearms and uniform
   transportation
• Ellison Tours staff on site to manage 

 

Tour Details (tentative)

Wednesday, June 17 – Travel day – Departing from various airports for Brussels or Amsterdam.

Thursday, June 18 –  Arrival and transfer to your hotel.  Today you may be assembling in Brussels for the Waterloo Anniversary events – orientation and acclimatization day.

Friday, June 19 – Waterloo related activities for the re-enactors and interested others – for those in the group who wish - a day trip to the beautiful city of Bruges – a tour and free time in this UNESCO designated city.

Saturday, June 20– Waterloo related activities for the re-enactors and interested others – for those in the group who wish – a day trip to Antwerp – a tour and free time in this beautiful city featuring the Grote Market and plenty of opportunity for shopping and dining in the historic centre.

Sunday, June 21 – The re-enactment of the Battle of Waterloo - one of the great turning points in European and even world history.

Monday, June 22 – Transfer to the airport for your flight home or we are pleased to offer 2 organized tour extensions (see belowalong with an offer of assistance for anyone who wishes to set off on their own to travel.

Estimated Price: $2076.00 - $2499.00 Canadian dollars per person based on double occupancy

NOTE: The formal events/dates of Waterloo are not cast in stone yet. It is also not possible to get firm air prices at this point in time, so you will notice we indicate a price range.

For complete information email:  battleofwaterloo@ettravel.com


OPTION A: EXTENSION TOUR - June 22-29

Belgium/France

This 8-day tour extension takes you from Belgium into France, to explore some of the sites of great importance to Canadians during the First and Second World Wars, including battlefields, military cemeteries, and commemorative monuments.  A mid-tour stop in Paris will include a guided tour of the city’s major sites, and a free day here will allow you to choose from many of its world-class attractions. 

Highlights:
Ypres Salient and Menin Gate Ceremony  • Vimy Ridge 
Beaumont Hamel  •  Commonwealth War Cemeteries 
D-Day beaches and Juno Beach Centre • Beaches of Dieppe 
EiffelTower • Seine River Cruise  • Free day in Paris

       

Tour includes:
• Deluxe motorcoach transportation
• 7 nights hotel accommodation in Ypres, Arras, Paris, Caen, Dieppe, Brussels
• Breakfast daily and 6 group dinners
• Guided tours/visits at Ypres Salient, Vimy Ridge, Beaumont Hamel, Paris, Juno Beach Centre,
   Dieppe beaches
• Visits to Essex Farm Cemetery, Langemark German War Cemetery, Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial,
   Queen’s Own Rifles House, Arromanches (Mulberry Harbours), Bény-sur-Mer Canadian War
   Cemetery, Hautot-sur-Mer War Cemetery
• Admission to Juno Beach Centre, top level of the Eiffel Tower and Seine River cruise
• Taxes and service charges
• Ellison Tours Tour Manager 

Tour Cost:
$1,790.00 Canadian Dollars per person based on double occupancy
with a minimum of 30 person travelling

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OPTION B: EXTENSION TOUR - June 22-28

Germany/Holland

This 7-day tour extension takes you into Germany and Holland to explore the cultural and historical significance of this part of Europe.  A visit to the famed Cologne Cathedral, and some time spent on the beautiful Rhine River give you a glimpse into Germany.  The appreciation of the Dutch for Canadians will be apparent as you visit some sites of significant Canadian contribution during World War II.  The tour ends in fascinating Amsterdam, with a cruise along its girdle of canals.

Highlights:
Cologne Cathedral • Rhine River Cruise
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery • Medieval town of Zwolle • Canals of Amsterdam • Anne Frank House

       

Tour includes:
• Deluxe motorcoach transportation
• 6 nights hotel accommodation in Cologne, Arnhem, Amsterdam
• Breakfast daily and 3 group dinners
• Guided city tours in Cologne and Amsterdam
• Visits to the historic city of Aachen, Cologne Cathedral, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery,
   Nijmegen, Zwolle
• Cruises on the Rhine River and Amsterdam Canals
• Admission to Anne Frank House
• Taxes and service charges
• Ellison Tours Tour Manager

Tour Cost:
$1,545.00 Canadian Dollars per person based on double occupancy
with a minimum of 30 person travelling