Cruising Holland & Belgium in Bloom
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Cruising Holland & Belgium in Bloom

Starting at $5,395


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
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Discover Holland and Belgium in flower-filled springtime,
exploring amid vibrant blossoms and iconic windmills. Meet
fascinating local people along the way, who share the history,
cuisine and crafts that make these countries truly unique.

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Destination & Sightseeing

ITINERARY

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 Highlights dinner.

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.

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