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Amsterdam to Amsterdam
15 days
Tour code: EUWC15F

Includes return flights from the UK. 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 centre stage.

What's included?

  • Home-to-airport transfers by Private Car*
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK*
  • 14 nights aboard an all inclusive Concerto River Ship
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 14 towns, villages & cities
  • Signature Experiences and Freedom of Choice Sightseeing Inclusions
  • 14 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 14 Dinners
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board, as well as premium wine with dinner
  • Butler, room service, complimentary laundry and champagne on arrival for select suites*


All-Inclusive River Ships

Room types available

  • Twin - 2 Adults, 2 Beds
  • Single - 1 Adult, 1 Bed
  • Double - 2 Adults, 1 Beds


Day 1
Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship
Fly from the UK and be met on arrival. We’ll 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.

Stay: 14 Nights, a Concerto River Ship

Meals: dinner

Day 2
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 3
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 6
Today presents two very different but equally tempting sightseeing choices. Afterwards, return to your ship for dinner.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 7
A new day presents new choices in sightseeing.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 8
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 9
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 10
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 11
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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 12
Choose the sightseeing that’s right for you.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

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

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 14
On spring departures, 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.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 15
Disembark Ship, Depart Amsterdam
Sadly today, your journey draws to a conclusion. Be transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Meals: breakfast

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