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Argentine Cemetery tour

Argentine Cemetery tour

GBP 221.00 GBP 185.00 (No additional taxes or booking fee)

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Argentine Military Cemetery, Battlefields, and City Tour

 

Duration: 4 Hours

 

Languages: English or Spanish

 

Tour Description:


Experience the rich history and breathtaking landscapes of the Falkland Islands with our 4-hour Argentine Military Cemetery, Battlefields, and City Tour. This excursion is designed to provide a profound and educational journey into the history of the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict while also showcasing the beauty and culture of Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands.

 

Itinerary:

 

1. Argentine Military Cemetery (1.5 hours)


Our tour begins with a scenic drive from Stanley, the capital of the Falkland Islands, to the Argentine Military Cemetery, located on East Falkland. Along the way, you'll have the opportunity to soak in the picturesque landscapes, witnessing stone runs, the majestic Battlefield mountains, the military base, and iconic dug holes. Our knowledgeable guide will provide insights into the significance of these historical sites.

 

The Argentine Military Cemetery is a solemn place, home to the remains of 237 Argentine combatants who lost their lives during the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict. Additionally, there are 123 unknown fatalities. In 2017, DNA testing was conducted to identify those whose names were unknown, adding a powerful layer of remembrance and closure to this site.

 

2. Goose Green Battlefield (Visit)


Following our visit to the cemetery, we'll make our way to Goose Green, another significant battlefield from the Falklands conflict. Here, you'll get a sense of the challenges and sacrifices made during this historic event. After a brief stop, we will begin our journey back to Stanley.

 

3. Stanley City Tour (1 hour)


As we return to Stanley, we'll treat you to a guided tour of the city's main attractions, including:

Christ Church Cathedral, a stunning architectural gem that adds to Stanley's unique skyline.
The Whalebone Arch, a symbolic monument representing the islands' history of whaling.
Various other monuments and landmarks that reflect the local culture and history.


Tour Conclusion:


Our tour will conclude at the Stanley Pier, where you can continue your exploration of the area or return to your accommodation.

 

Tour Inclusions:

Snack and water to keep you refreshed during the tour.
Information pack with detailed insights and historical context.
 

What to Bring:
We recommend dressing warmly and wearing layered clothing to prepare for the Falkland Islands' ever-changing weather. Sturdy walking shoes are advisable for comfort during the tour.

 

Additional Information:
This tour is available in both English and Spanish, ensuring that all guests can fully engage with the historical and cultural aspects of the Falkland Islands. Restroom facilities will be available during the tour to ensure your comfort throughout the journey.

 

Join us on this captivating journey that combines history, culture, and the natural beauty of the Falkland Islands. Immerse yourself in the past while enjoying the present on our Argentine Military Cemetery, Battlefields, and City Tour.


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