Grand Tulip Cruise Of Holland & Belgium 202016 DAYS FROM ONLY $5598
Belgium, Holland (Netherlands)
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 Peter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist. In Brussels, you’ll find landmark buildings and a collection of cafes and shops on your guided tour. Visit “The Diamond of Flanders”, Ghent, for stunning Flemish artwork in St. Bavo’s Cathedral. Explore more of the Flanders area with tours in Bossuit—the In Flanders Fields Museum and moving battlefield memorials and memorabilia. In Middelburg, explore its grand history in the Dutch East India Company. Tour the Veere Delta Works to see the world’s largest flood-protection system. Continue your cruise through Kinderdijk—where windmills built in 1740 for water management helped the iconic structures become a symbol of Holland. See the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, and the quintessential Dutch towns of Zaandam and Haarlem with their signature flower farms, windmills, waterways, and North Sea trading. Your cruise through Holland and Belgium returns to Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the iconic city.
Tour HighlightsDay 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception Day 2 Arnhem—Nijmegen: guided tour of Airborne Museum in Arnhem; choice of guided excursion to ‘s-Hertogenbosch, or visit to a fruit and flower farm, or bike tourDay 3 Maastricht: choice of guided tour, or guided visit to a millDay 4 Namur: guided tourDay 5 Liège: guided tourDay 6 Antwerp: guided tour, visit the central Grote MarktDay 7 Brussels: guided tour, see the town hallDay 8 Brussels: day at leisureDay 9 Ghent: guided tourDay 10 Bossuit: visit to Flanders Field Museum in Ypres; visit to the battlefields; Last Post Ceremony at the Menin GateDay 11 Middelburg—Veere: guided tour in Middelburg; guided tour of the Delta Works Day 12 Kinderdijk—Rotterdam: guided tour in Kinderdijk and RotterdamDay 13 Zaandam—Haarlem: free time in Zaandam; guided tour in Haarlem Day 14 Amsterdam: choice of canal cruise, or guided jogging tourDay 15 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your cruise ends this morning
- 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.