Special Tuilp Cruise, Amsterdam
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Approximate price of this trip per person:
from $ 1499 to $ 3300
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Detailed Description of this trip:
A unique opportunity to experience Holland's gorgeous Tulip Time aboard the lovely, first class "Switzerland ". Limited to only 110 passengers, this superbly priced itinerary includes all your meals, accommodations and shore excursions!
This Trip is Recommended for:
Cruise Vacation, Cruise, Sightseeing, Amsterdam, Exploration, Sightseeing Tour, Adventure Travel, Adventure Safari, Wildlife Adventure, Excrusion, Sightseeing Travel, Brussels, Antwerp, Ghent, Rotterdam,
Day 1 - Amsterdam
USA - Amsterdam.
Depart the US on your overnight flights bound for Amsterdam.
Day 2 - Amsterdam
Arrive in Amsterdam.
Upon arrival, you will be welcomed at the airport and transferred to your floating hotel.
Due to various arrival times, no organized activities are planned until the evening. If you have an early arrival, we will combine your transfer with the included half day City tour of Amsterdam prior to taking you to the ship for embarkation.
Tonight, meet the rest of your fellow passengers for a Welcome meeting with cocktails followed by dinner. (D)
Day 3 - Dordrecht
Amsterdam - Utrech - Dordrecht.
Disembark in the morning for a shore excursion to the famous Keukenhof Gardens where you can see a spectacular display of bulb flowers. Keukenhof also offers several lakes, sculpture gardens, greenhouses, and a windmill to explore.
While touring the ship sails on to Utrecht, where you will re-board the boat. In the afternoon sail on to Dordrecht, one of Holland’s oldest cities.
A walking tour of this lovely medieval town will be followed by dinner on board. (B, L, D)
Day 4 - Rotterdam
Rotterdam - Verre.
Holland is more than just old cities and tulips. Rotterdam is one of the world’s most thriving metropolises; a center of commerce, modern architecture and culture. The old and the new are highlighted on the morning sightseeing tour.
Set sail in the afternoon to the picturesque village of Verre. (B, L, D)
Day 5 - Ghent
Verre - Ghent.
Today, your sightseeing excursion will explore one of the world’s most complex engineering projects, the Delta Works, which took over 30 years to complete. Over the centuries the Dutch had an endless struggle against the rising sea tides. Finally this amazing engineering wonder was able to greatly control the flooding.
In the afternoon, enjoy free time to relax to explore the picture perfect town of Verre with its gorgeous marina, quaint cafes and cobblestone streets.
Set sail prior to dinner. (B, L, D)
Day 6 - Ghent
Ghent - Brugges.
This morning finds the ship in Belgium and the city of Ghent. Famous for its textile industry, during the 14th century Ghent rivaled Paris in grandeur and size.
Your walking tour of this beautiful city will introduce you to all the major sites.Optional Excursion
After lunch on board, you may explore Ghent further on you own or take the optional excursion to Brugges, one of Europe's most perfectly preserved medieval city. (B, L, D)
Day 7 - Brussels
Antwerp - Brussels.
This morning enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Antwerp, the second-largest Belgian city and one of the world’s most important ancient seaports. Visit the Grote Markt with its beautiful city hall and Church of Our Lady featuring master works of Flemish painters including Peter Paul Ruebens.Optional Excursion
In the afternoon, we highly recommend the optional excursion to nearby Brussels, Belgium's capital and the seat of the EU government.
Captain's festive dinner and Crew show is scheduled for tonight! (B, L, D)
Day 8 - Amsterdam
Antwerp - Amsterdam.
After breakfast set sail along the Dutch countryside.
On arrival in the early afternoon enjoy your city tour (if you did not take it on the first day).
Afterward spend the balance of the day exploring this city of canals and its vibrant nightlife on your own. (B, L, D)
Day 9 - Amsterdam
Disembark this morning after breakfast.
Transfer to the airport for your US bound flight. Cruise Only services end after breakfast (B)
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