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Living Memory Tours

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About Living Memory Tours
Living Memory Tours offers full day battlefield tours along the Western Front for small groups and individuals. Based out of the beautiful city of Arras, your Canadian guide will lead you through the French and Belgian countryside to connect with some of the most defining moments in the Great War. Choose from one of our set itineraries or contact us to build a custom private tour for your group or family.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Faye is an outstanding tour guide. We went with her for the Vimy-Somme day tour. It was an incredible day visiting places we had only read about: Vimy, Beaumont-Hamel, driving through the countryside of northern France where so much blood was shed. We even stopped...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Gitanna, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your very kind review. I am so glad that you enjoyed the tour and took the opportunity to visit the beautiful Christmas market in Arras before returning to Paris. I am pleased that the day was memorable for you and...More

Reviewed 6 December 2018

It’s very simple. Stop searching and book with Faye! And, no, I do not work for or with Faye. I invested in two of her tours back in October, based out of Arras, and could not be more pleased! I was planning a trip with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Gitanna, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2018

Alan, thank you for your glowing review, I am honestly very humbled. It was my honour and pleasure to be your guide thank you for sharing your grandfather's story with me. I am so pleased that you were able to visit the western front and...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

In May of this year my husband and I had a two day tour with Living Memories. Faye was an incredible guide who was passionate about her subject. Her knowledge was encyclopedic and her retelling of the battles of each site made them come alive....More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review Leanne. I am very happy that you enjoyed the two-day tour, it was my pleasure to have been your guide. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours. Best regards, Faye

Reviewed 3 November 2018

My husband and I were recommended Living Memory Tours by someone who had the same experience. A day with Fay exploring the Somme and Vimy Ridge . Her in depth detail of the history of both areas plus all the surrounding countryside was stunning. If...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for your kind review Sheila. It was my pleasure to be your guide and I am very happy that you enjoyed the tour in spite of the cold day. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours! Best, Faye

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Our private tour was excellent. Although Faye offers group tours, we decided to spend the money on a private tour since it was my husband's 50th birthday. I am sure the group tours are also excellent because Faye works very hard to accommodate and ensure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and thank you for braving the less than ideal weather during the tour. I am glad you enjoyed the restaurants and wine as well. Thank you again for choosing...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018

This was our second trip to Vimy and our first with Faye. She provided a great experience and a wealth of information. She even bumped into us the next day while we were hauling our luggage to the train station and helped us to the...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the tour, it was a pleasure being your guide. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours. Best regards, Faye

Reviewed 20 October 2018

Great tour of Vimy and Somme sites by very knowledgeable guide. Faye has worked at the Canadian national sites in the past and her experience shows. Very enjoyable tour I would highly recommend it vs visiting the sites on your own. I’ll be back to...More

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Date of experience: October 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. I am pleased that you enjoyed the tour and look forward to welcoming you back to the western front for the Belgium tour. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours. Best, Faye

Reviewed 9 October 2018

An excellent day with Fran visiting several war sites. Extremely versed on the whole Somme site and Vimy Ridge.Would not hesitate to recommend Fran's Company for war site tours.

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed the tour to Vimy Ridge & The Somme. Thank you once again for choosing Living Memory Tours. Best regards, Faye

Reviewed 2 October 2018

Our tour guide Faye was fantastic. She was extremely knowledgeable in all sites we visited. She even helped my husband locate the battlefield his relative was last known to be, which made his entire trip.She was very respectful not only to the subject matter but...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind review. I am so pleased you enjoyed the tour and that I was able to assist your husband in connecting with his family history. I was honoured to share in this experience. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours....More

Reviewed 27 September 2018

The tour of both battle fields and memorials were both humbling and moving. Our tour guide Faye was so knowledgeable and passionate about the subject that we came away with a much deeper appreciation of the sacrifice and sheer exhaustion these young men had to...More

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Faye D, Owner at Living Memory Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2018

Thank you for your very kind review. I am so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and hope that you will return again in the future to explore more of the Western Front. Thank you again for choosing Living Memory Tours. Best, Faye

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farmerbob309
10 May 2018|
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Response from Gitanna | Property representative |
Hi Jenny, Thanks for your message. Generally my day tours start at 155€ per person when departing from Arras. There would be a surcharge for a pick up and drop off in Amiens. If you can email me at the address on my... More
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RobertL3338
11 May 2017|
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Hi Bob, Thanks for your message. I am available for a private custom tour on June 23. Shared tours start at 150€ per person, there is an additional charge for private custom tours. I would recommend you take the 7h52... More
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Barbara P
18 April 2017|
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Hi Barbara, Thank you for your message. I can create a custom Australian themed tour for you very easily. I can suggest the following from Arras: Fromelles - Ypres Fromelles, Pheasant Wood Cemetery, VC Corner... More
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