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Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI
Belgium: River cruises to honor 100th anniversary of WWI

CroisiEurope, Europe’s largest river cruise operator, is honoring the 100th anniversary of World War I with a tour on waterways through Belgium and France. The seven-day itinerary begins in Ostend, Belgium, with stops at the quaint city of Bruges; an excursion to Diksmuide, where bloody wartime confrontations took place; and the Yser Tower Memorial, which houses a museum dedicated to war, peace and Flemish emancipation. Other highlights in Belgium include visits to the Memorial to the Missing in Kortrijk, the In Flanders Field Museum in Ypres, and Poperinge, one of two Belgian towns not to have been occupied by the Germans during WWI. In Arras, France, passengers will tour the...

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