Holland & Belgium Springtime River Cruise *CALL FOR ALTERNATE DATES*

Holland & Belgium Springtime River Cruise *CALL FOR ALTERNATE DATES*

Regular price $4,499.00
Unit price  per 

*While our Apr 17-25 Date is no longer available, we would be more than happy to assist in looking for alternate dates*

Day 1: Wednesday, April 17, 2024 Overnight Flight
Savour springtime in Holland and Belgium with a cruise that highlights the blooming Dutch tulip fields. Relax as you make your way along seemingly endless fields of vibrant flowers and iconic windmills.

Day 2: Thursday, April 18, 2024 Amsterdam, Netherlands 
Your journey opens in Amsterdam, the 800-year-old capital of the Netherlands, where you will board your ship. Your home for the next 7 nights, this beautifully appointed vessel has all the modern amenities you could need, such as the newest technology, a panoramic deck, panorama bar, outstanding service, and delicious cuisine and wine with every dinner. Tonight, enjoy a cocktail overlooking the city skyline before you’re welcomed aboard with a lovely dinner and an engaging Dutch folklore show. (D)

Day 3: Friday, April 19, 2024 Amsterdam
See Amsterdam the way it’s truly meant to be seen – by canal. On your private boat, cruise under sloping bridges and pass by quintessential Dutch houses. Then, it’s your choice! Explore the charming fishing town of Volendam for a guided stroll of its charming old village. Then head to the countryside to learn how Dutch cheese is made at a local cheese farm before sampling some of the delicious results! -OR- visit medieval Haarlem for a guided tour where you will learn more about its art, history and the Dutch lifestyle. A walking tour of the historic centre highlights the Cathedral of St. Bavo and Christian Muller’s iconic organ. Enjoy dinner back onboard as the ship cruises on. (B, L, D)

Day 4: Saturday, April 20, 2024 Arnhem
Arrive in Arnhem, the favourite summer retreat of the Dutch royal family. With a full day to explore, perhaps you’ll wander through one of the city’s many parks or delve into the local history at a WWII museum. In the morning, consider joining an optional tour to the Airborne Museum that was dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem. After lunch, you may opt for an afternoon visit to the Kröller-Müller Museum that holds the second largest Van Gogh collection in the world. This evening, pass by lovely Dutch scenery as your journey continues. (B, L, D)

Day 5: Sunday, April 21, 2024 Middelburg
Spend time in Middelburg, the capital of the Dutch province of Zeeland. Walk through the twisting lanes and take in the city’s relaxed atmosphere on your own. See how the local trading legacy remains in the architecture, passing by timeless brick houses, a Gothic town hall, and medieval towers. Consider taking an optional excursion to the storm surge barrier and Flood Museum to learn about Netherland’s largest flood defence system. (B, L, D)

Day 6: Monday, April 22, 2024 Bruges, Belgium
Say hello to Belgium this morning while you enjoy a scenic sail along Belgium waterways before your arrival in Bruges. Spend the afternoon in this fairytale city. Step back in time during a guided walking tour then board a scenic canal cruise featuring cozy town squares and medieval dwellings. (B, L, D)

Day 7: Tuesday, April 23, 2024 Antwerp
Join a local expert in Antwerp for a city tour that explores its rich history and Gothic and Baroque architecture. Enjoy a free afternoon to prepare for the elegant Captain’s Gala Dinner, immediately followed by an evening of dancing. (B, L, D)

Day 8: Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Kinderdijk, Netherlands
Stop in Kinderdijk a UNESCO World Heritage Site and village, to experience Holland’s iconic 18th-century windmills. Walk along the winding paths and venture inside one of these working windmills, seeing how the country’s heritage blends into modern day society. Then, explore the world famous Keukenhof Gardens, featuring acres of tranquil ponds, shaded paths, and more than 7 million tulips and other flowers on exhibit. Aboard the ship, toast to the end of your journey at a farewell dinner. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Thursday, April 25, 2024 Amsterdam - Disembark Ship - Tour Ends
Your tour comes to a close today, leaving you with memories of vibrant flowers and towering windmills. (B)

INCLUSIONS Round Trip Air from Toronto (subject to increase until paid in full), Hotel Transfers, 7 Nights’ Cruise Accommodations, 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunch (L), 7 Dinners (D), Sightseeing as described

COST PER PERSON (based on double occupancy)   

Lower Outside Cabin $4,499

Middle Outside Cabin $5,149

Upper Outside Cabin $6,449 

Suite Cabin $9,049
(These prices reflect a $50/person discount if booked by Aug 11)

A $898 per person deposit is due upon booking (fully refundable until Aug 11)

Final payment is due by November 25

We strongly recommend each traveler purchases the all-inclusive TRAVEL PROTECTION for $649 per person at the time of booking. This plan guarantees a full refund of all payments (including deposit) except for the plan fee itself, in case of cancellation of travel plans for any reason prior to the day of departure.

This tour is Activity Level 2. You like a balanced approach to travel. Walking two to three miles over the course of a day is no problem for you. You can partake in a two-hour leisurely walking tour, covering up to two miles (with included breaks). You can handle a variety of terrains, from cobblestone streets to moderate hills with relative ease and without assistance. You can climb two flights of stairs with ease. There may be 1 to 2 days on this tour when walking tours can cover 3 to 4 miles over uneven terrain. Expect some full days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure. You can handle altitudes up to 6,000 feet. While this level is appropriate for travellers that require mobility assistance devices, there could be times when you may have to sit out on some of the included activities. During the walking tour in Bruges, expect to navigate through cobblestone streets and uneven grounds. You should be prepared to stand for longer periods at a time.

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