Avalon Waterways
Avalon Imagery II

Make your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view! Cruise from Brussels to Amsterdam for quintessential scenes of windmills, waterways, and rows of blooming color. Embark in Brussels and sail to Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders.” Visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral with its stunning Flemish artwork. Sail to Bossuit for moving battlefield remembrances, including In Flanders Fields Museum and the Last Post Ceremony. On to Holland for a visit the former Dutch East India Company trading port. You’ll tour the Delta Works in Veere—a marvel of flood-protection. In Kinderdijk, see 19 windmils built in 1740 for water management, and in Rotterdam the Erasmus Bridge.

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Tulip Time Highlights 2020
Countries: Belgium, Holland (Netherlands)
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Tour Highlights

Day 1 Brussels (Embarkation): onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Ghent: guided tour

Day 3 Bossuit: visit to Flanders Field Museum in Ypres; visit to the battlefields; Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate

Day 4 Middelburg—Veere: guided tour in Middelburg; guided tour of the Delta Works

Day 5 Kinderdijk—Rotterdam: guided tour in Kinderdijk and Rotterdam

Day 6 Zaandam—Haarlem: free time in Zaandam; guided tour in Haarlem

Day 7 Amsterdam: choice of canal cruise, or guided jogging tour

Day 8 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.
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