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In Flanders Fields - The Great War Centenary - 3 Night Minicruise and Tour Break from Hull

Visit some of the most important First World War battlefield sites

1/1: Visit some of the most important First World War battlefield sites

  • Visit some of the most important First World War battlefield sites
  • 2 nights on board the P&O ferry from Hull to Zeebrugge
  • Overnight stay at the 4* Novotel Ypres
  • Visit to the Menin Gate for the Last Post ceremony

About the In Flanders Fields 3 Night Minicruise & Tour Break from Hull

Relax and enjoy some of the great on-board entertainment and facilities available during your minicruise across the North Sea to Zeebrugge with P&O. This 3 night break to Belgium include 2 nights on-board P&O Ferries sailing from Hull, and 1 night accommodation in the 4* Novotel Ypres Hotel in the town centre. Also included is a visit to the Flanders Field Museum and battlefield sights, the Last Post ceremony at the Menin Gate and free time to explore Bruges and Ypres. All bookings include an Ypres Salient and Passchendaele Battlefields guidebook and map.

You can also pre-book on-board meals with us - save 10% when you add them on to your booking! All cabins are bunks and will require one passenger to use a ladder.

Itinerary:

Day 1

4.00pm - Check in commences at Hull Terminal 2 - Guests MUST arrive before 5.00pm.

5.00pm - Boarding is completed.

6.30pm - Ship departs for Zeebrugge.

Day Two:

09:00 - Arrive in Zeebrugge and your Super Break coach will be waiting for you at the terminal

  • We then take a short drive to the beautiful medieval city of Bruges where you will enjoy several hours free time to explore the ‘Venice of the North’
  • Re-joining the coach we continue on to the city of Ypres where we will visit the impressive ‘In Flanders Field’ Museum
  • Check in to the comfortable and centrally located 4* Novotel Ypres with time to relax
  • At 19:30 we will meet in reception for the short walk to the Menin Gate for the moving ‘Last Post Ceremony’ which is sounded without fail each evening at 8pm
  • Day Three:

    Breakfast is included and taken at leisure.

    09:00 - We meet our informative guide and depart (together with luggage) for a full day tour of Flanders Field including:

  • Tyne Cot Cemetery and Visitors Centre
  • Diksmuide – Flooding of the Ijzer Plain/Gate of Peace
  • Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery and Visitors Centre
  • Essex Farm Field Hospital
  • Hill 60 – Tunnelling War and Caterpillar Crater
  • German Military Cemetery at Vladslo
  • Poperinge
  • Light, cold lunch at The Old Cheese Factory (all beverages payable locally)
  • 18:00 - We end the day back at the Port of Zeebrugge where we board your cruise ferry, relax and enjoy P&O Ferries hospitality and entertainment.

    Day Four:

    08:30 - Arrive back at the port of Hull.

    P&O Minicruise and Stay including Flanders Field Guided Tour Highlights

    • 2 nights on board the P&O ferry from Hull to Zeebrugge
    • Overnight stay at the 4* Novotel Ypres
    • Guided tour of the Flanders Fields battlefield area
    • Visit to the Menin Gate for the Last Post ceremony
    • Ypres Salient and Passchendaele Battlefields guidebook and map

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