Activities Polish visit 2018 (with reservation)

Thursday – 2nd of August

Arrival of the Polish group and guides
Welcoming the Polish group at the airport of Charleroi (Belgian guides)
Reception in Ruiselede by host families: check-in

Friday – 3rd of August

Visit to Bruges: guided tour, sight-seeing, visiting monuments and museums. Extra focus on the medieval link between Bruges and Gdansk (trading cities) and the history of WWI in Bruges, free time
Official reception of the group by the local government at the town hall of Ruiselede
Visit to Piano’s Maene
Walk through Ruiselede
Participating in the ‘Molenfeesten’

Saturday – 4th of August

Lasershooting in Ghent
Visit to Ghent: guided tour, sight-seeing, visiting monuments and museums. Extra focus on the history of WWI in Ghent, free time, free lunch
Participating in the ‘Molenfeesten’

Sunday – 5th of August

Holy Mass, moment of remembrance at the war monuments in Ruiselede (WWII), information about the liberation of Ruiselede by Polish troops (1944) via app
Afternoon activity organised by Bert: search through the city centre
Participating the ‘Molenfeesten’

Monday – 6th of August

Bicycle tour in Ruiselede created by Bieke
Discovering the war history of Doomkerke and Ruiselede through a digital storymap
Team Building: Bumper Ball and Pillow fight
Discussion/debate/(European) quiz
Group meal
Polish movie(s) ‘Fighting for others, dying for Poland’ and/or ‘Walesa, man of hope’

Tuesday – 7th of August

Visit to ‘de Westhoek’: Ypres, Diksmuide, Zonnebeke, …: Gocar-ride, visiting several war sites
Visit to the Passchendaele War Museum in Zonnebeke and the Tyne Cot-cemetary
Group meal
Visit to Ypres where we will hear the ‘Last Post’ at 8 p.m. and participate in the ceremony

Wednesday – 8th of August

Visit to Brussels: visit to the European Parliament, guided tour, sight-seeing, visiting monuments and museums, visiting the Royal Palace

Thursday – 9th of August

Visit to Ostend
Final gathering with all participants and host families

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