Tour Dates: Spring 2019

Price Per Person: TBC (Non flight option available) 

Hotels: 4* Hotel in Thessaloniki (1 night), 4* Hotel Romantique, Doiran (4 nights)
*This tour is full board - breakfast - packed lunches and evening meals* 

Salonika Campaign Society Walking Tour 2019

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 

Meet as a group at London Gatwick for scheduled flights to Thessaloniki, campaign overview on arrival at the Hotel Siris

Day 2 

Starting at Thessaloniki Port to look at the landing and early phases of the campaign, we then visit Lembet Road CWGC, after lunch we look at a bridge crossing action by 99 Field Coy RE before a study of the 22nd Division actions at the Birdcage, we visit Lahanas CWGC, the nearby Balkan War Memorial before transferring to the Hotel Romantique 

Day 3  

Leaving Thessaloniki we spend the day in the Struma Valley studying the various actions at Tumbitza Farm, specifically the 27th Division attacks. We visit the British battery positions at Triada (Dragos) as well as the Bulgarian positions at Palio Castro. The day ends with a visit to the British Salonika Force Memorial at Colonial Hill and Doiran CWGC before overnight at the Hotel Romantique   
 

Day 4 

Today is a full days study of the Doiran fighting including the T Line bunker positions of the Bulgarians, the 34th Infantry Regiment Memorial and the battle for Pip Ridge. After a study of the fighting at Petit Couronne by the 7th Wiltshires & 7th Ox and Bucks Light Infantry we take a boat trip across lake Doiran. Overnight Hotel Romantique    
 

Day 5 

Focussing on the winter operations of the 10th Irish Division at Kostarino we start at their battlefield memorial and frontline positions on Kostarino Ridge. The afternoon is spent walking over the Rocky Peak to Ormanli village. Overnight at the Hotel Romantique  

Day 6  


Transfer back to Thessaloniki and onwards to London Gatwick