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Salient Tours

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We can be found in the British Grenadier Bookshop on the Menenstraat which is the short road between the main square and the Menin Gate Memorial.
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Menenstraat 5, Ieper (Ypres) 8900, Belgium
+32 57 21 46 57
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All reviews guide roger afternoon tour tyne cot his knowledge great tour a small group tour essex farm vimy ridge german cemetery yorkshire trench his passion informative tour standard tour brooding soldier wwi sites an excellent guide ypres salient
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Salient Standard tour with Roger. This rates as the highlight of our time in Belgium and Normandy as we visited so many war memorials and war-related sights. Roger was excellent. He was an encyclopedia of information, all of it presented in amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TODuo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to Roger for a great tour. In a short time we saw some incredible sites supplemented by a great guide who put things into historical context. Roger was also happy to accommodate a request to 'pop-in' on the PPCLI Frezenberg Memorial.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Slade L
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review Slade. We try to accommodate special requests, if we can.

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We took the four hour tour with Karl as our guide he was excellent I mean beyond excellent he certainly knew his history and he was able to relate this in a very clear and educational and informative way his enthusiasm for his subject certainly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mike B
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thanks very much for that Mike. Glad you enjoyed the tour. Steve

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We took the morning tour, Roger was our guide. I learned so much about the Great war. I'm so glad that we decided to spend our day in Ieper exploring the sites where so many men lost their lives. The textbooks come alive when you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The tour came alive because of Lucas's knowledge and passion for the subject. He guided us through many aspects of WW1 in and around Ypres and got us to think about different perspectives...some of the things he pointed out we would never have considered. Well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mck1160
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We thought we knew about the Ypres area but this took us to places we didn’t know and even where we did we learnt so much. Our guide Roger was so knowledgeable and passionate

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet O
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thanks for the kind response, Janet. Glad you got so much out of the tour.

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I did the north sailent tour this morning. As I was the only one (it was unusually quiet this weekend) I had to pay a bit more but it was so worth it. Lucas is extremely knowledgeable and personable. The 4hrs flew by and I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lizic82
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Every time we visit Ypres (Ieper) we stop in the British Grenadiers Bookshop to see if we can find some WWI memorabilia. We always find something interesting and we especially like the WWI commemorative coins. It's a good place to spend a little time before...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sailorsgirl
Steve D, Owner at Salient Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Thanks very much for your nice review. We try to welcome everyone to the shop and returning customers are especially welcome. Our stock is constantly changing so you never know what you might find.Glad you like the coins too. Regards Steve

Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Highly Recommended. Our guide Roger was informative, knowledgeable and friendly. The whole experience was very relaxed and felt at all times that we were paying our respects and not just ‘on a tour’, this I put down to Rogers delivery and manner. We did the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

I experienced the 10am tour with Lucas as our guide. We visited places such as the Tyne Cot cemetery & a German cemetery, as well as a trench. Our guide Lucas was extremely knowledgeable about the topic and led the tour excellently; his story-telling skills...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Tanya F
29 November 2017|
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Response from H9230ZCsteved | Property representative |
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25 May 2016|
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Response from H9230ZCsteved | Property representative |
Hello, thanks for your question. We take many children on the tours and most of them love it. I find that the younger ones are less interested but usually at 10 or 12 yrs they are very keen adn interested and asking all... More
David P
10 March 2016|
Response from H9230ZCsteved | Property representative |
Hello, sorry, just saw this question. Doing the two main tours over two days is fine. Many people do that. Or you could do the full day around Ypres and next day head out to Vimy and/or the Somme for the day, if that was of... More