Alliance Hotel Ieper Centrum

D'Hondtstraat 19, Ypres, West Flanders, 8900, Belgium | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $126.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ypres

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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Belgium is a favourite so far! The town is beautiful - feels like we're in a storybook. Poppies are everywhere. There is evidence all over town of John McCrae's poem. Today we had a few hours of free time so Josh and I took in the Flander's Field Museum and sought out some Belgian chocolate - so good! The museum was fantastic - provided the stories of many nations and individuals involved in the war effort. ...

Met a man who owns biggest crater...and much more

A travel blog entry by buckgw

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... this one is in the middle of a forest.

Then on to Pheasant Wood, we knew the "museum" part wasn't open yet but wanted to get a few shots for Jo and Ward. The final part of the day was in Belgium...yes we have left France!!

we started our tour of Ypres in the "In Flanders Fields" Museum, another fabulous very detailed place with so much ...

Day 8 - Memorials & Yummy Aussies

A travel blog entry by cusan

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... all morning and into the afternoon, the battalion were losing lots of men but also causing problems for the Germans The German worked round in a pincher movement and broke the line . As a result the Monmouthshire regiment were forced to retreat . Many of the men who were killed were from B. company as they did not give ground and chose to fight and many did so until the last ammunition. Many men became prisoners during the battle.

What is sad is that ...

And now we lie, in Flanders fields

A travel blog entry by gallopmonkey

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... memorial in a field - it recognizes the 8 tunnellers who were buried alive 30 feet down when their tunnel collapsed. Their bodies have never been recovered.

Last, we drove to Hill 62 to see some of the remaining trenches. It was getting dark, but it was quite something to see the original trenches. My feet were sinking into the mud, and I was trying not to slip into the water-filled trench, and I thought again of Harry Corney. How did ...

Final day 'In Flanders' Fields'

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... 11,871 burials and 35,000 names of those listed as 'missing' - both British & NZ, and continues on from those on the Menin Gate. Two out of every three headstones have no known name. Three German blockhouses still stand in the cemetery. These were given the name of Tyne Cot (short for cottage) by the Northumberland Fusiliers. As we arrived and walked into and through the new Information Centre, the name and age of soldiers killed were being played (like ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on D'Hondtstraat 19, Ypres, is near In Flanders Fields Museum, Flanders Battlefield Tours, and Over The Top Tours.
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