Day 1 - Arrive Amsterdam, Holland
Arrive in Amsterdam, where you are met and transferred to
your boutique hotel. Later, join your Resident Tour Director
for a welcome dinner.
Day 2 - Amsterdam
This morning, set out on a private canal cruise and guided
walking tour that reveals the history and architecture of this fascinating city. Later, board your river ship with priority
embarkation and time to unwind in your premium cabin
or suite. Enjoy a welcome cocktail before dinner on board.
Day 3 - Amsterdam
Travel past tulip fields en route to a private flower grower.
Meet the family who runs this farm, and enjoy a lunch
ashore. Then, pay a visit to the Museum Mill, which can
pump up to 16,000 gallons of water every minute. Climb
to the ridge for a peek inside, admiring the gears and other
fascinating mechanisms at work. Afterward, savor a cheese
tasting near Edam.
Day 4 - Arnhem
Cruise to Arnhem, where you set off on an excursion to the
Kröller-Müller Museum, home to the world’s second-largest
Van Gogh collection. Then, visit the Hartenstein Airborne
Museum and nearby war cemetery.
Day 5 - Zeeland
Embark on today’s remarkable excursion, seeing the
Watersnoodmuseum and stopping in the charming village
of Veere. Later, enjoy a private, pre-dinner cocktail party in
the ship’s Amadeus Club, followed by an exclusive Chef ’s
Day 6 - Bruges & Ghent, Belgium
Dock in Ghent, Belgium, and take an excursion to medieval
Bruges, where you savor a delicious lunch of moules-frites
(mussels and fries). Return to bustling Ghent for a walking tour and view Van Eyck's Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
Day 7 - Antwerp
Explore the lively city of Antwerp, the most populous in Belgium.
Visit the Rubenshuis, former residence of Peter Paul Rubens,
with its beautiful gardens, and then stop at a private workshop
that demonstrates the art of diamond cutting. Tonight, enjoy a
gala dinner aboard the ship.
Day 8 - Delft & Keukenhof
Disembark for a full day that begins in Delft, where you pay
a visit to the Royal Delft porcelain factory. Enjoy lunch and
a full afternoon at Keukenhof Gardens. Open only in spring,
its breathtaking floral displays epitomize the striking beauty
of Holland. Discover extravagant gardens of tulips and other
blooms ablaze with rainbow colors — a spectacular and
unforgettable end to your journey.
Day 9 - Depart Amsterdam
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.