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APT Western Front Explorer

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Luxury Cruise.

Start and end in Amsterdam ! With the river cruise tour Western Front Explorer, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Amsterdam, Netherlands and 10 other destinations in Europe. Western Front Explorer includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more. Delve into World War I history as you explore the battlefields, shrines and memorials found along the Western Front. Lose yourself within Ghent, Antwerp and Bruges, and explore The Netherlands, where cuisine, culture and art take center stage.

  • Battlefields Of The Somme
    Explore the 1st and 2nd Australian Division Memorials and the John Monash Centre.
  • Château Neercanne
    Chateau Neercanne is the only terraced castle in The Netherlands, which commands stunning vistas over the Jeker Valley.
  • The World’s Best Spring Garden
    Discover more than 800 varieties of tulips as you admire the bulbs of the renowned Keukenhof Gardens.
  • Home-to-airport transfers by Private Car
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 12 towns, villages and cities
  • Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions
  • 14 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 14 Dinners
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping

Day 1: Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship

In and around Amsterdam

Welcome to Amsterdam! We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your ship – your luxurious floating hotel for the next 15 days – where you’ll have time to unpack and get ready for everything that’s about to come.

Day 2: Amsterdam

Choose your sightseeing. We have left the afternoon free so you can get out and explore more on your own. Tonight, enjoy a gala wel­come dinner.

Day 3: Rotterdam

Choose the sightseeing that suits you. Afterwards, discover Rotterdam on a guided tour, or maybe head off and explore on your own. Later, enjoy dinner on board.

Day 4: Kinderdijk, Willemstad

Visit World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk, known for having the country’s greatest concentration of 18th-century windmills. Then enjoy your Signature Experience.

Day 5: Bruinisse, Delta Works

Cruise into the region of Zeeland, home to one of the world’s most complex modern engineering projects, the Delta Works, a series of flood protection systems including storm surge barriers that took more than 30 years to complete.

Day 6: Ghent

Today presents two very different but equally tempting sightseeing choices. Afterwards, return to your ship for dinner.

Day 7: Ghent

A new day presents new choices in sightseeing.

Day 8: Ghent

Today presents a great opportunity to recharge the batteries halfway through your journey, with a full day at leisure. The canal-side architecture offers numerous medieval and classical wonders. You may wish to take one of the onboard bikes out for a spin and explore the town on your own. Or you may wish to do nothing at all and relax.

Day 9: Antwerp

Arrive in Antwerp where you can join a culinary walk to sample Belgium’s renowned waffles and chocolate, and taste for yourself as to why they’re considered the world’s finest. Anzac Day Dawn Service in Villers-Bretonneux: On our 17 April 2020 departure, Day 09 offers you the incredible opportunity to attend the very moving Anzac Day Dawn Service at Villers-Bretonneux. This day commemorates the anniversary of the victory at the Second Battle of Villers-Bretonneux.

Day 10: Antwerp

A visit to the Belgium battlefields takes you to Tyne Cot Cemetery, Polygon Wood and the Memorial Museum Passchendaele. You also have the option to take it easy with a full day at leisure. Perhaps take your APT Concierge app for a spin and explore on your own.

Day 11: Maastricht

Enjoy your Signature Experience. Later, tour Maastricht, renowned for its maze of tunnel caves, Roman history and historic architecture. Afterwards, take some free time to either do a little more exploring, or maybe relax on board with a drink at the bar.

Day 12: Nijmegen

Choose the sightseeing that’s right for you.

Day 13: ArnhemToday is yours to design with our Freedom of Choice inclusions.

Day 14: Amsterdam, Keukenhof

Visit the Keukenhof Gardens, encompassing more than 70 acres of renowned gardens and parklands. Relish the chance to admire the spectacular display of bulb flowers in bloom, including colourful tulips. Tonight, sit down to the captain’s farewell dinner.

Day 15: Disembark Ship, Depart Amsterdam

Sadly today, your journey draws to a conclusion. Say your farewells, disembark your ship and be transferred to the airport.

Leading the way in luxury and comfort, our Concerto River Ships represent a revolution in ship design. They are the grandest ships on Europe’s rivers and present a wealth of exclusive facilities and suites.

  • Some of the largest suites on Europe’s rivers, all with mini-bars.
  • Silver or Gold Butler Service to guests in select suites.
  • Up to seven different dining experiences are available on-board.
  • Heated swimming pool on Sun Deck and swim-up bars.

Dining

  • Chaîne des Rôtisseurs – one of the world’s most prestigious culinary organisations. Membership is by invitation only and is considered an achievement of world-class culinary acumen.
  •  Chef’s Table Restaurant – The renowned Chef’s Table Restaurant offers the ultimate fine dining experience on Europe’s waterways. Exclusive to APT’s luxurious river ships, this intimate and unique six-course degustation-style meal can be enjoyed at no extra charge.
  • Verde Fine Dining Restaurant – Providing the quintessential fine dining experience, your ship’s main restaurant, the Verde Fine Dining Restaurant,  serves freshly-prepared gourmet cuisine throughout the day.
  • Bella Cucina Restaurant – Indulge in delicious Italian-style fare at another stylish restaurant.
  • Casual Dining at River Bistro – From morning till midnight, casual light meals are on offer in the comfort of the new River Bistro, located in your ship’s Main Lounge.
  • Wine Room Private Dining – The Wine Room accommodates two private tables of up to six guests. It’s the perfect place to celebrate a special occasion.
  • Sun Deck Alfresco Lunch -Weather and river conditions permitting, on select days, you can choose to head to the Sun Deck to enjoy your alfresco lunch.

Depending on your itinerary, an exciting range of on-board entertainment awaits, whether it be an intriguing presentations on the regions you’re visiting, or listening to a pianist in the Observation Lounge

Unwind in sophisticated surrounds. Enjoy the ever changing scenery as you swim in the heated pool located on the Sun Deck. Relax in the stylish main lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows and an expansive bar the observation lounge which is the perfect indoor space from which to take in the approaching sights. Be entertained and watch lectures, presentations, demonstrations and performances, in the front lounge  which transforms into an ambient Showroom. Access the tea & coffee bar 24 hours a day as well as the on-board wellness centre.

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote

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