RIVER CRUISES / SPRINGTIME IN HOLLAND
DAY 1 | AMSTERDAM
Boarding in Amsterdam between 5.00 and 6.00pm and time to settle comfortably in your cabins before meeting the crew during a welcome cocktail reception. Dinner on board followed by an optional guided tour of the city on board a river boat.
DAY 2 | AMSTERDAM
Breakfast on board followed by a sightseeing tour of Amsterdam (optional) calling in at a diamond merchant’s workshop. Back to the ship for lunch before leaving on an afternoon excursion (optional) to Volendam , a traditional Dutch village then on the Zaanse Schans , an open-air museum and admire over a hundred typical wooden houses, windmills and warehouses dating back to 17th and 18th centuries. Return on board for dinner before enjoying a free evening or ask to be dropped off in the city centre and take a stroll through the famous Red Light district.
DAY 3 | AMSTERDAM - ROTTERDAM
After breakfast, we sail on towards Utrecht arriving by midday. Lunch on board before spending the afternoon visiting (optional) Keukenhof gardens. In the meantime the ship cruises on to Rotterdam where we will join it late afternoon. Dinner on board followed by a gala evening.
DAY 4 | ROTTERDAM - ANTWERP
Early morning start cruising towards Antwerp, passing the town of Dordrecht , where the ship enters the Holland Diep (inland sea) passing the locks in Volkerak and Kreekak before crossing the Dutch-Belgian border then on to Antwerp, which is the second biggest harbour in the world after Rotterdam where some of the word’s largest sea-going vessels are anchored. Dinner on board then enjoy a free evening in Antwerp.
DAY 5 | ANTWERP
Breakfast on board before disembarking. End of our journey.
NB : For navigational reasons and passenger safety, the company and the captain reserve the right to modify the cruise itinerary if necessary.
(1) Optional excursions.
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