Recent Searches
Clear

Learn more about our Covid-19 response.

Read More
Hill 60
Hill 60

Hill 60 Tours and Activities

star-5
448 Reviews
Free admission

Hill 60 was a World War I battlefield in the Ypres Salent battlegrounds of Flanders named for its height at 60 meters (197 feet) above sea level. It was the site of intense fighting between British and German troops in April and May 1915. The British attack on April 17, 1915, began with the explosion of three mines which blew the top off the hill. Hundreds of soldiers died, and because of the continued fighting in this area, it was not possible to identify or even recover many of the bodies. Tunneling and mining operations were carried out here throughout the war by French, British, Australian and German troops. If tunnels caved in, soldiers who died underground were often left behind because of the difficulty of retrieving them. The remains of many soldiers from both sides of the war are still at this site.

At Hill 60 is a memorial to the 1st Australian Tunneling Company. Its plaque has bullet holes from World War II when this area was briefly fought over again. Near this memorial is the 14th Light Division Memorial. The site also holds the remains of several concrete bunkers which were used by both sides. Several other memorials and monuments are located at Hill 60 to honor soldiers who fought here during World War I.

Learn more
Open daily.
Zwarteleenstraat, Zillebeke, Belgium
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Ypres. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. ­čîÄ

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials

7 results

Sort by:Featured

Remembrance Tour: The Great War in Flanders Fields from Bruges

Remembrance Tour: The Great War in Flanders Fields from Bruges

star-4
152
Delve into the poignant history of World War I on a full-day tour of the Flanders Battlefields from Bruges. Follow in the footsteps of soldiers with an accomplished historical guide and visit moving memorials that immortalize soldiers lost in battles. Gaze at endless rows of graves at the German Military Cemetery; revitalize with a traditional Belgian lunch at a local restaurant; and visit FlandersÔÇÖ Field Museum to see exhibitions that speak eloquently of the areaÔÇÖs turbulent past. Conclude your emotionally stirring tour by experiencing the Last Post Ceremony in Ypres.
More
  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$94.47
From
$94.47
Taking safety measures

From Ypres, The Christmas Truce to Passchendaele Ypres Based WW1 private tour

From Ypres, The Christmas Truce to Passchendaele Ypres Based WW1 private tour

star-5
3
This tour covers the Ypres Salient from Messines to Passchendaele spanning 1914 to 1918, we follow the Australian/Canadian/New Zealand/ South African/ British soldiers as they attacked towards Passchendaele in 1917, if you have ancestors that fell in the battle I will tailor the tour where possible to include them Minimum x2 guests Max x5 Not a private tour but small group size max 5
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$232.54
From
$232.54
Taking safety measures

From Bruges, Christmas Truce to Passchendaele private WW1 Ypres tour

From Bruges, Christmas Truce to Passchendaele private WW1 Ypres tour

This tour is for guests that want to start their battlefield tour of Ypres from towns and cities further afield, for ex Bruges, Ghent, Kortijk, Dunkirk, Lille, Arras A unique 1 to 1 private tour, With all the stops added together we cover 53 miles / 90 KM's of battlefield sites and memorials This tour covers the Ypres Salient from Messines to Passchendaele spanning 1914 to 1918, we follow the Australian/Canadian/New Zealand/ South African/ British soldiers as they attacked towards Passchendaele in 1917, if you have ancestors that fell in the battle I will tailor the tour where possible to include them Last Post Ceremony at 20.00 hrs then return to Brugse hotel Minimum x2 guests Max x5 Not a private tour but small group size max 5
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$302.79
From
$302.79
Taking safety measures

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Bruges

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Bruges

star-5
3
Visit and learn the history behind World War I battlefields in the Flanders region of Belgium on this day trip from Bruges. YouÔÇÖll trace the footsteps of Australian soldiers at sites like Fromelles, Ploegsteert, Messines, Polygoon Wood and Passendale. See mine craters laid by the 1st Australian Tunnelling Company, and visit Menin Gate in Ypres for the ÔÇťLast PostÔÇŁ ceremony. Lunch is included.
More
  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$375.46
Price varies by group size
From
$375.46
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

2 day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Bruges or Ypres

2 day Australian WW1 battlefield tour in Flanders the Somme from Bruges or Ypres

Learn about the role that Australian troops played during World War I, and pay tribute to the many thousands of soldiers who lost their lives, on this 2-day history tour. Meet your guide in the morning at your Bruges or Ypres hotel, and travel in the comfort of an air-conditioned minivan. On the first day, visit the site of the Battle of Fromelles, an Australian cemetery and memorial, and more. On the second day, learn about the Battle of the Somme before venturing to several key memorials and landmarks.
More
  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$720.63
Price varies by group size
From
$720.63
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

Australian Battlefields Private Tour in Flanders from Brussels

star-5
2
Pay your respects to the Australian soldiers that fought and died in Flanders during WWI on this full-day battlefield tour from Brussels. Follow the path of the ANZAC troops as you walk the battlefields, peer into mine craters and see the gravesites at Fromelles, Ploegsteert and Messines. Visit the Australian Memorial Park, the Memorial to the 1st Australian Tunneling Cie and Tyne Cot Cemetery, then attend the moving Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate in Ypres. This small-group tour includes lunch, entrance fees and round-trip transport from Brussels.
More
  • 9 to 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$411.79
Price varies by group size
From
$411.79
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures

From Arras, The Christmas Truce to Passchendaele Ypres 1 day WW1 private tour

From Arras, The Christmas Truce to Passchendaele Ypres 1 day WW1 private tour

This tour is for guests that want to start their battlefield tour of Ypres from towns and cities further afield, for example Bruges & Zeebruges , Ghent, Kortijk, in Belgium & Dunkirk, Lille, Arras in France A unique 1 to 1 private tour, With all the stops added together we cover 53 miles / 90 KM's of battlefield sites and memorials This tour covers the Ypres Salient from Messines to Passchendaele spanning 1914 to 1918, we follow the Australian/Canadian/New Zealand/ South African/ British soldiers as they attacked towards Passchendaele in 1917, if you have ancestors that fell in the battle I will tailor the tour where possible to include them Minimum x2 guests Max x5 ( This is a bespoke tour )
More
  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$241.02
From
$241.02
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customersÔÇÖ questions.
Q:
What are Hill 60 hours of operation?
A:
Hill 60 hours of operation: Open daily. . Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
Q:
Should I book Hill 60 tickets in advance?
A:
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Hill 60 can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 7 Hill 60 tickets and tours on Viator.
Q:
How much does it cost to visit Hill 60 2021?
A:
Currently, an entrance ticket to Hill 60 costs USD 94.47. Guided Hill 60 tours start around USD 94.47 per person. See all 7 Hill 60 tickets and tours on Viator.
Q:
What's the best way to experience Hill 60?

Things to do near Ypres