Preparation: 3 Tips
- brush up on what led to World War I! I read The SleepWalkers by Christopher Clark
- consider booking into or taking a private tour of the various battlefields and cemetaries in the area
- plan to allow 2 to 3 days to see the main sights
A lesser known German Cemetery >
We stayed at the Appartment Menin Gate House using Booking.com and the place, the location and the owner were all first class. The owner was at the time the Chair of the Committee that overseas the daily Menin Gate Ceremony. If you can stay within walking distance of the town center its definitely a bonus.
The Restoration of Ypres
Where my Grandfathers trod?