This special centenary tour visits the Flanders battlefields, along with your unique guide, Siobhan McGinn, who is currently undertaking a PhD in Alcohol, Moral and Discipline in the First World War. If you are interested in both beer and battlefields this is the tour for you and is guaranteed to be like no other battlefield Tour. We will exploring the Ypres Salient at the time of the last desperate engagement of the Third Battle of Ypres (31 July to 10 November 1917), the Second Battle of Passchendaele. We will visit the Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 at Zonnebeke, Tyne Cot the largest Commonwealth war cemetery in the world in terms of burials with 11,961 named soldiers headstones, 8,373 unnamed graves plus 35,000 names engraved on the rear cemetery wall of men who died in the Ypres Salient after 16 August 1917 and whose graves are not known. Read more.
Friday 22 December – Wednesday 27 December 2017
Friday 16 March – Wednesday 21 March 2018
Thursday 3 May – Tuesday 8 May 2018
‘Never got the chance to say thanks. So thanks! for a great trip. Thoroughly enjoyed it’. Bob Hamilton
First: your host should have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Belgian beer and years of ﬁrst-hand experience of the most atmospheric Belgian beer cafés and bars, brewery taps and restaurants in which to sample the very best of Belgian beer.
Secondly, to travel in style and relax in comfort, safe in the knowledge that your tour will run seamlessly, and that your accommodation will be comfortable and situated close to your tour’s points-of-interest.
So who checks all those boxes? Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Podge’s Belgian Beer Tours. Chris ‘Podge’ Pollard knows more about Belgian beer than anyone on the planet. Book a Belgian Beer Tour today!