Tulip Time in Holland & Belgium 2021 - 8 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Brussels
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Tulip Time in Holland & Belgium 2021

8 Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Brussels

Starting at $1,999


Destinations & Sightseeing
Itinerary and Meals
Accomodations

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If you’ve dreamed of a view filled with windmills and blooming fields of color in Holland and Belgium, it all comes true on your European river cruise from Amsterdam to Brussels! Cruise on the Rhine River to visit Arnhem—home of WWII memorials and monuments. Choose a visit to Arnhem’s WWII Airborne Museum or a bike ride in the forests of Hoge Veluwe National Park. In Maastricht, tour the old cobblestoned university town.

On to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur and free time to browse its ancient architecture, charming cafes, and bookshops. In Liège, see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City” as well as its romantic streets, steps, and tiny alleyways. Next, you’ll explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist on your guided tour of the diamond capital. In Brussels, you’ll find landmark buildings of Town Hall with a collection of cafes and shops on the Lower Town streets on your guided tour. This river cruise through Holland and Belgium will bloom in your memory for seasons to come!



Destination & Sightseeing

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Onboard welcome reception
Day 2 Nijmegen. Excursion to Arnhem: Choice of biking tour, or guided sightseeing of Arnhem, or guided tour of Airborne Museum in Arnhem; free time in Nijmegen
Day 3 Maastricht: Guided tour
Day 4 Namur: Guided tour
Day 5 Liège: Guided tour
Day 6 Antwerp-Brussels: Guided tour in Antwerp, visit the central Grote Markt, free time in the evening in Brussels
Day 7 Brussels: Choice of guided tour, see the town hall or chocolate workshop
Day 8 Brussels (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning
Notes:
  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

ITINERARY

Day 1
ACTIVE Join a Biking Tour on the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery, from dense forests to high sand dune, OR:

Day 2
CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of the Airborne Museum of Hartenstein commemorating the 1944 WWII Battle of Arnhem

Day 3
CLASSIC Discover this vibrant university town with its lovely cathedrals, old houses, and historical buildings, and impressively cobblestoned town center

Day 4
CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the picturesque old-town, fortress citadel, and medieval architecture

Day 5
CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the “Fiery City” of Liège with its beautiful ancient quarters, peculiar alleys, and romantic streets. Don’t miss sampling authentically sweet Liège Waffles

Day 6
CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of this sophisticated city to visit the central Grote Markt, lined with 16th-century guildhall houses. You’ll also see the beautiful city hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady with its stunning altarpiece paintings by Rubens

Day 7
CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Brussels, see the Town Hall with its landmark buildings and discover the many local bars, cafés and shops of the Lower Town Streets, OR:

Day 8
DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing to discover Arnhem–a key WWII operations site and home to impressive historical monuments and memorials–then visit a medieval castle for a regional herb and vegetable product tasting, OR:

Day 9
DISCOVERY See the major highlights of Brussels and join a do-it-yourself chocolate workshop for a fun and interactive experience

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Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning

Day 18
AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)

Day 19
NIJMEGEN. EXCURSION TO ARNHEM

Day 20
MAASTRICHT

Day 21
NAMUR, BELGIUM

Day 22
LIÈGE

Day 23
ANTWERP

Day 24
BRUSSELS

Day 25
BRUSSELS (DISEMBARKATION)

Day 26
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NIJMEGEN

Day 27
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAASTRICH

Day 28
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NAMUR

Day 29
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NAMUR

Day 30
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ANTWERP

Day 31
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS

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OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS

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Day 41 AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NIJMEGEN
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Day 42 NIJMEGEN. EXCURSION TO ARNHEM
Wildlife, WWII Valor, and Famous Mills ACTIVE Join a Biking Tour on the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery, from dense forests to high sand dune, OR: DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing to discover Arnhem–a key WWII operations site and home to impressive historical monuments and memorials–then visit a medieval castle for a regional herb and vegetable product tasting, OR: CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of the Airborne Museum of Hartenstein commemorating the 1944 WWII Battle of Arnhem. You may join a Guided Optional Excursion to the Windmill of Thorn or an Optional Cooking Workshop. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAASTRICH
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Day 43 MAASTRICHT
Dutch History, School Spirit and an Architectural Feast Enjoy an early morning sailing to Maastricht. CLASSIC Discover this vibrant university town with its lovely cathedrals, old houses, and historical buildings, and impressively cobblestoned town center. Later enjoy live entertainment on board. OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NAMUR
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Day 44 NAMUR, BELGIUM
Ancient Architecture and Charming Cafés CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the picturesque old-town, fortress citadel, and medieval architecture. Take free time to stroll along Namur’s cobblestone lanes and visit its charming cafés and bookshops. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NAMUR
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Day 45 LIÈGE
Historic Wonders and Wonderful Waffles CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the “Fiery City” of Liège with its beautiful ancient quarters, peculiar alleys, and romantic streets. Don’t miss sampling authentically sweet Liège Waffles. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ANTWERP
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Day 46 ANTWERP
A Rubenesque Cathedral in Artful Antwerp Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities. CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of this sophisticated city to visit the central Grote Markt, lined with 16th-century guildhall houses. You’ll also see the beautiful city hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady with its stunning altarpiece paintings by Rubens. Enjoy cocktail or coffee aboard your ship as you sail to Brussels this afternoon. Later, enjoy dinner and live entertainment. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS
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Day 47 BRUSSELS
Ancient Landmarks and New Haunts CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Brussels, see the Town Hall with its landmark buildings and discover the many local bars, cafés and shops of the Lower Town Streets, OR: DISCOVERY See the major highlights of Brussels and join a do-it-yourself chocolate workshop for a fun and interactive experience. The afternoon is free to explore Brussels at your pace. OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS
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Day 48 BRUSSELS (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

Accommodations

Brussels
Sofitel Le Louise
Deluxe

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40 Avenue de la Toison d Or  Brussels Belgium

Enjoying a unique location in the exclusive Avenue Louise district surrounded by quiet streets lined with chestnut trees and art deco houses. This luxurious property was designed by the famous architect Antoine Pinto to reflect light in a stylish ambiance and perfectly combines the charm of Brussels with the French 'art de vivre. The elegant main restaurant offers gourmet creations; Belgian beer and hamburgers can be enjoyed whilst soaking up the Zen atmosphere of the large outdoor leafy terrace. Other amenities include a chic bar, fitness center, and free Wi-Fi access is available throughout.
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