English WWI School Tours & Christmas Markets

If you are considering organising an English WWI tour which includes Ypres or the Somme this year during late November or December, you can include an afternoon/evening visit to a Christmas Market as part of your itinerary. Markets featured include Lille, Arras or Amiens. 

Christmas market

Ypres & Christmas Market 4 days (Full-Board) from  £289  

lille christmas market ferris wheel



arras christmas market


christmas market stall in amiens

Somme & Christmas Market 4 days (Full-Board) from  £289  
Ypres, Somme & Christmas Market 5 days (Full-Board) from  £345  
Lille Christmas Market

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Lille has one of the largest Christmas Markets in northern France with the giant Ferris Wheel in the Place du Rihour as its centrepiece. Visit the chalets selling Christmas gifts, regional specialities, food & drink & fine arts & crafts from Russia, Canada & Poland. The market is open from Friday 18th November.  
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The Arras Christmas Market is held in the Grand'Place, a magnificent arcaded Flemish baroque square. As well as almost 100 chalet stalls, selling Christmas gifts, traditional crafts & regional food & drink from across France, there is also a skating rink, ferris wheel & a carousel. Open from Friday 25th November.     
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Amiens vies with Lille in claiming to be the largest Christmas Market in northern France with more than 140 stalls, offering seasonal gifts, crafts & festive fare, situated around the Gothic Cathedral. The evening son et lumière shows the Cathedral’s brightly-coloured façade as it would once have appeared. Open daily from Friday 25th November.  
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