Shearings has launched new battlefield tours for this year to coincide with the centenary of World War I.


An eight-day Battlefields of World War I and II leads in at £749 per person and cruises along Dutch and Belgian waterways, with highlights including a visit to Ypres, the Airbourne Museum, the National Liberation Museum and the sights of Antwerp and Amsterdam. The price includes six nights’ full-board cruise, as well as a night’s half-board accommodation en-route and coach travel. Departures are available in April.


Meanwhile, a nine-day Battlefields Remembered tour costs from £969 and gives guests the chance to discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Highlights include visits to Ypres, Cologne and the UNESCO site of Nijmegen. The price includes six nights’ full-board cruise as well as two nights’ half-board accommodation en-route and coach travel. Departures are available in November.


Alternatively, a ten-day Battlefields Commemorative Cruise leads in at £1,149 and cruises along the Rhine and Dutch and Belgian Waterways, with highlights including visits to Ypres, Cologne and Antwerp. The price includes seven nights’ full-board cruise, two nights’ half-board accommodation en-/post-route and coach travel. Departures are available from May-July.


Options to travel by air and rail are also available on all tours.


For more information call 0844-824 6351 or visit www.shearings.com

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