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(Tour code: 18BQR)

Springtime cruise from Antwerp to Amsterdam

Enjoy Keukenhof Gardens on a wonderful cruise from Antwerp in Belgium to the Netherlands. Relax on board as the ship sails through picturesque scenery, and explore the enchanting destinations along the route.

  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Antwerp & Rotterdam
  • Gala evening on board the ship
  • Utrecht
  • Excursion to Keukenhof Gardens
  • Amsterdam
  • Optional visit to Volendam
  • Optional visit to Zaanse Schans
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Afternoon Eurostar Departures
  • Optional Bag Concierge
  • All Inclusive Board Basis
    Selected Excursions
    MS Leonardo da Vinci or MS Boheme

Holland & its Tulips Cruise 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Antwerp

London to Antwerp

After meeting at Rail Discoveries' dedicated Departure Office in London St Pancras International, join the Eurostar service to Brussels. Once in the Belgian capital, continue by rail for Antwerp. From here, transfer to your floating hotel, where you will be greeted with a welcome cocktail to begin your journey.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Rotterdam


Cruise to Rotterdam today, the largest port in Europe. Your ship departs from Antwerp early this morning, and offers the perfect chance to admire the beautiful passing scenery whilst enjoying a leisurely morning on board. During the journey the ship navigates the small inland seas and impressive locks; on reaching its mooring in Rotterdam mid-afternoon, the small ship rubs shoulders with some of the biggest seagoing vessels of all nationalities. Back on board your ship, you enjoy a special Gala dinner this evening.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 Keukenhof Gardens
Keukenhof Gardens

Keukenhof Gardens

This morning, set sail for Utrecht. After lunch there is an included visit to the Keukenhof Gardens, the world's largest flower gardens, where 80 acres of spectacular displays await. You have time to explore here before the ship continues to Amsterdam. After dinner on board, you have the option to take a tour by riverboat to discover the many delights of the Netherlands' cosmopolitan capital.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Excursion
Day 4 Volendam

At leisure in Amsterdam

Today you are free to explore Amsterdam. Alternatively, why not enjoy an optional excursion with a local guide? The coach tour begins by visiting the flourishing flower market, followed by an excursion to a local diamond merchant, and then some free time before lunch. This afternoon there's an optional excursion to the fishing village of Volendam. Later, the cruise continues to Zaanse-Schans, a fascinating open-air museum exhibiting traditional working life in the Netherlands.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Eurostar

Return to London

Enjoy a final breakfast on board before disembarking and beginning the return journey by high-speed rail to Brussels. In the Belgian capital, connect with the Eurostar service to London, where your tour concludes.

  • Breakfast

Please note

Please note that while every departure of this tour will feature the same excursions, the order may differ from that shown above.

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 4-night cruise with breakfast, 3 lunches and dinner every day
  • Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Not Included

  • In each port of call there are a range of guided tours available (not included)
  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.
Kathryn Cambridge
Julie Pacalon
Helen Laverack
Holland & its Tulips Cruise

Springtime cruise from Antwerp to Amsterdam


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