Dutch Advent Taster Cruise

4-days Cologne-Amsterdam-Cologne

Fares From £1,045 pp

Single Supplement From 25%

No-fly rail options from the UK are available on this river cruise

Dutch Advent Taster – Cruise Summary


Postcard idylls and tranquil cosiness await on this atmospheric pre-Christmas cruise. Find tranquillity aboard your riverboat in our stylishly furnished cabins, as the wintry landscapes of the Netherlands pass serenely by. Relax in good company in the salon and restaurants, before stepping ashore to soak up the atmosphere of this most wonderful time of the year, in two of Holland’s most enchanting cities.

Day-by-Day Itinerary

Day 1: Cologne

Fly/rail from London and transfer to vessel. Embarkation from 15:00 to 16:00

Day 2: Amsterdam river cruises nicko cruises uk

Arrival 08:00 – Departure 23:30

Tour of Amsterdam to discover the city’s appealing mix of modern and historic architecture, trendy restaurants, idyllic cafés and seasonal shopping. Experience illuminated Amsterdam on an evening cruise through the city’s world-famous network of canals, where many of the 16th and 17th-century houses are no more than nine metres wide.


Day 3: Nijmegen

Arrival 08:00 – Departure 14:30   

Guided stroll through Nijmegen , situated on a ridge near the banks of the Waal, as the Rhine is known in Holland. This friendly Hanseatic city is the oldest in the Netherlands, with over two thousand years of history. Our tour will also take you off the beaten track through small winding streets, where you can still feel the echoes of the Middle Ages.

Day 4: Cologne


Disembarkation until 09:00

The excursions in marked in blue are included in your cruise package. 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.


  • Advent shopping in Amsterdam & Nijmegen
  • Included tours with expert local guides
  • Night-time canal tour through the illuminated Dutch capital
  • 2,000 years of history in the Netherland’s oldest city of Nijmegen
  • Time aboard your riverboat to relax and unwind

Sailing Dates

Fares from £1,045pp

Single Supplement From 25%

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  • Economy flight/rail from London and overseas transfers to and from vessel
  • 3-night cruise including all meals
  • Unlimited drinks inc wine, beer, cocktails and all non alcoholic drinks
  • Welcome and farewell reception with the Captain
  • Nightly onboard entertainment
  • 3 Guided Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Services of the Cruise Director and local guides
  • Sennheiser audio headsets on all excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Port fees and taxes
  • Full ATOL financial protection
  • Baggage handling fee
No-fly rail options from the UK are available on this river cruise.

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