West-Flanders - Ypres

Mine Warfare, Messines Ridge 1917 (28,6 km)

Introduction

This thematic route allows the visitor to make acquaintance with the scars on the landscape caused by this cataclysmic battle. On 7 June 1917 the Allies exploded 19 'deep' mines under the German lines. The route starts at Hill 60 and runs south towards Wijtschate and Messines, before returning to Zillebeke.

Departure

Hill 60 - Zillebeke

Itinerary

Accomodations

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