8 days Cologne-Antwerp-Amsterdam-Cologne

Historic Holland and Belgium

Found 2 cruises for: All Dates
Fares From £1,685 pp

CRUISE SUMMARY

Come with us on a cruise to the Benelux States of Holland and Belgium. In addition to great artists, windmills and the finest cheese, the cosmopolitan capital of Holland, Amsterdam, awaits you. In neighbouring Belgium, the northern province of Flanders will welcome you with numerous examples of Flemish architecture. In Antwerp, the city of the international diamond trade, you can breathe in the air of the big, wide world. The Belgian capital Brussels, the power hub of in Europe, awaits you, with its famous Atomium and Manneken Pis.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

 

Day 1: Cologne

Cologne: Casting off 5:00 p.m.
Fly or rail from London to Cologne and transfer to vessel. Embarkation from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Day 2: Nijmegen

Nijmegen: Mooring 4:00 a.m. – Casting off 12:00 p.m.
Guided tour through the friendly Hanseatic city of Nijmegen.

Day 3: Antwerp

Antwerp: Mooring 2:00 a.m.
City tour/walk through the historical Antwerp with the Church of Our Lady, Steen Castle, Vleeshuis and Grote Markt.

Living history and a sheer idyll on an excursion to Bruges with its delightful medieval city centre or a bus tour through the busy port of Antwerp, the second largest port in Europe, ´with its ocean liners and drawbridges.

 

Day 4: Antwerp

Antwerp: Casting off 3:00 p.m.
Excursion in Belgium’s capital city Brussels with the famous Atomium, Manneken Pis and the
incredibly beautiful Grand Place. Time to make your own discoveries.

 

Day 5: Rotterdam, Amsterdam

Rotterdam: Mooring 3:00 a.m. – Casting off 12:15 p.m.
City tour/walk through modern Rotterdam with its futuristic buildings.

Amsterdam: Mooring 8:15 p.m.

Day 6: Amsterdam, Zaandam

Amsterdam: Casting off 2:00 p.m.
Zaandam: Mooring 3:30 p.m. – Casting off 7:30 p.m.
“Highlights of Amsterdam” excursion with canal cruise past the typical merchant houses and a stroll through the city. Excursion to Northern Holland with a visit to Volendam and a trip over Lake Ijssel to Marken (from Amsterdam / to Zaandam).

Day 7: Arnhem

Arnhem: Mooring 8:30 a.m. – Casting off 2:30 p.m.
Guided tour of Arnhem including Eusebiuskerk and Duivelhuis. Time for a stroll.

Day 8: Cologne

Cologne: Mooring 8:00 a.m.
Disembarkation until 9:00 a.m. Transfer to Cologne Airport/Station or add a city stay (prices on request).

The excursions marked in red can only be booked on board. Mooring and casting off times are guidance times. We reserve the right to change itineraries and excursion programmes. If a route cannot be travelled due to low/high water or a ship defect, the shipping company reserves the right to take passengers on this route by bus, to accommodate them in hotels and/or change the route. In certain circumstances it may be necessary to change to another ship.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • You’ll visit all the highlights in Holland and Belgium
  • The European power hub of Brussels with the Grand Place, one of the most beautiful squares in the world
  • Travel back in time to the Middle Ages in historical Bruges
  • The world-famous harbour city of Rotterdam
  • Roundtrip through the port of Antwerp – the largest in Belgium and the second largest in Europe

From guide prices per person in £

Cabin category Season C Prices From Season D Prices From Cabin Code
2 Bed Main Deck Rear £1,795 £1,845 HX
2 Bed Main Deck £1,945 £1,995 HD
2 Bed Middle Deck Rear with Panoramic Window £2,145 £2,195 MX
2 Bed Middle Deck with Panoramic Window £2,245 £2,295 MD
2 Bed Upper Deck Rear with French Balcony £2,345 £2,495 OX
2 Bed Upper Deck Front with French Balcony £2,445 £2,545 OV
2 Bed Upper Deck with French Balcony £2,495 £2,645 OD

 

2021 Travel dates / Season
  • 08.05. – 15.05.21 C
  • 23.08. – 30.08.21 D

Cruises for other durations
We also offer a number of cruises on the Rhine and Danube for different durations from 4-13 days

Cruise Only Prices
We appreciate that you may want to make your own travel arrangements and can provide cruise only prices on request

City Hotel Stays
We can tailor-make any cruise itinerary with additional pre or post cruise hotels. Please enquire for our recommended hotels and prices.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • Economy flight from London and overseas transfers to and from vessel
  • 7 nights cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 4 Guided Excursions
  • Free Wifi
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes
No-fly rail options from UK available on this river cruise.

Call 01223 568904 or contact your Travel Agent!

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