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Underground Warfare - Battle of Messines

Discover more about tunnelling, mining and the famous battle of Messines.

  • 3 hr 30 min
  • €50 euros
  • Ypres and Messines

Service Description

Min. 2 persons or payment equivalent. Join me on a tour of the Battle of Messines, a pivotal event where 19 mines detonated beneath the Germans' feet. Explore the fascinating method of tunnelling, uncover the stories of the brave miners, and learn about the challenging conditions they faced. We'll delve into the details of the battle itself and its significance. During the tour, we'll also visit the Church of Messines to discover lesser-known facts and intriguing aspects. Finally, we'll conclude our journey at the Island of Ireland Peace Park, where we'll read the poignant poetry written by Irish soldiers who fought in this very place. Prepare for a captivating exploration of history, courage, and the lasting impact of war. Hooge Crater Hill 60 and the Caterpillar Crater Messines and the Church Christmas Truce Memorial in Messines Island of Ireland Peace park Important: Please be aware that booking through the system is not a guarantee of the tour. I will contact you ASAP to confirm or discuss changes.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel or reschedule please contact me at least 24 hours before. Refund may not be possible after this.

Contact Details


Ypres, Belgium

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