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Springtime in Holland & Belgium

FROM $4,595

Explore the best of the Netherlands and Belgium on a seven-night luxury river cruise. There’s nothing like seeing the iconic Keukenhof Gardens in spring, which encompass more than 70 acres of world-renowned gardens and parklands.

The World’s Best Spring Garden – Discover more than 800 varieties of tulips as you admire the bulbs of the renowned Keukenhof Gardens

Van Gogh Museum Private Tour – Embark on a private tour as you step into Van Gogh’s stunning world of flowers, blossoms, self portraits and landscapes

An Engineering Masterpiece – Declared one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World, experience the Delta Works and learn of their importance

  • DURATION 8 DAYS
  • TYPE LUXURY RIVER CRUISE
  • OPERATES 2018: 13,20 APRIL
  • DEPARTS AMSTERDAM

ITINERARY

DAY 1 Arrive Amsterdam, Embark Ship

Upon arrival into Amsterdam, you will be met and transferred to your river ship. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (D)

DAY 2 Amsterdam, Hoorn, Volendam, Edam

After breakfast, set off into the heart of Amsterdam to enjoy a guided canal boat tour taking you along the city’s enchanting maze of canals. Afterwards, explore the city streets further with a local guide. Rejoin your ship and cruise towards beautiful Hoorn. Visit Volendam Harbour, which includes the fishing fleet, the fish auction building and the fishermen’s houses. From here, travel to Edam, where you will be able to sample the region’s famous cheese.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD) 

DAY 3 Arnhem

Freedom Of Choice™

Perhaps visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum where a number of Dutch houses, farms and windmills that have been recreated to appear as they were centuries ago. Otherwise, visit the incredible Kröller-Müller Museum, housing the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world.

Arrive in Arnhem where you’ll have a choice of two exciting sightseeing options today.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD)

DAY 4 Antwerp

Freedom Of Choice™

You may like to pay a visit to Rubenshuis, the former home and studio of the famous Flemish baroque artist, Peter Paul Rubens. Alternatively, should you be feeling more active, you may prefer to explore the city on a guided bicycle tour. Or join a culinary walking tour, during which you’ll enjoy the opportunity to sample delicious Belgian waffles and chocolate. 

On arrival in Antwerp today, choose your sightseeing.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD)

DAY 5 Ghent, Bruges

Freedom Of Choice™

Perhaps join a local guide for a tour of Ghent this morning, stopping by a number of the city’s best-loved attractions including the Korenlei, the Graslei and the Castle of the Counts, among many other highlights. Alternatively, join an excursion to the World Heritage-listed city of Bruges, a medieval city in the Flemish region of Belgium.

After your sightseeing in Ghent, relax during an afternoon on board as you cruise towards Veere.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD)

DAY 6 Veere, Kinderdijk

This morning, cruise back to the Netherlands through the Dutch region of Zeeland, home to one of the world’s most complex engineering projects, the Delta Works, which took more than 30 years to complete. This afternoon, you’ll visit World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk. This village is renowned for having the country’s greatest concentration of 18th-century windmills.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD)

DAY 7 Amsterdam, Keukenhof

Signature Experience

The doors of Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum are open just for you today as you enjoy a private tour.

Travel to the Keukenhof Gardens, which encompass more than 70 acres of world-renowned gardens and parklands. Relish the chance to admire the spectacular display of bulb flowers in bloom, including colourful tulips. This evening, say goodbye to your new-found friends during the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board.
Stay: a Concerto River Ship (BLD)

DAY 8 Disembark Ship, Depart AmsterdamTransfer to the airport for your flight.

Transfer to the airport for your flight. (B)

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