Spring in Holland

6-days Tulip Cruise Cologne-Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Cologne

Fares From £1,405 pp

Single Supplement From 15%

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

Spring in Holland – Cruise Summary

Tulips? Holland! Join us and see for yourself in the spring, when the Keukenhof park comes alive with blossoming flowers of every conceivable colour and shape. Originally a 15th-century kitchen garden, during the past 72 years the Keukenhof has been reimagined to become a world-famous attraction. This itinerary also includes a visit to Amsterdam, for a round trip along its famous canals past traditional town houses of the “Golden Age”. Northern Holland is renowned for its idyllic beauty and quintessentially Dutch windmills, as you will see for yourself during an excursion to the region. Cruise the inland waters of the Markermeer and Ijssel lakes, to the bustling seaport of Rotterdam and tranquil Nijmegen, on a voyage for all the senses.

Day-by-Day Itinerary


Day 1: Cologne

Embarkation from 15:00 to 16:00


Day 2: Amsterdam Amsterdam – The Capital Of The Netherlands

Arrival 08:00

Excursion to the famous Keukenhof, Europe’s biggest flower garden.
Tour of Amsterdam including a canal tour past the typical merchant houses.


Day 3: Amsterdam

Departure 08:00

Cruising across Markermeer und IJsselmeer.


Arrival 13:30 – Departure 22:00

Tour of Enkhuizen and visit to the open-air museum.


Day 4: Rotterdam

Arrival 12:00 – Departure 22:00

Tour of modern RotterdamTour of modern Rotterdam and its futuristic architecture.



Day 5: Nijmegen river cruises nicko cruises uk

Arrival 07:30 – Departure 14:30

Tour of the peaceful Hanseatic town of Nijmegen. Then there will be time to explore the city yourself.


Day 8: Cologne

Disembarkation by 09:00


The excursions 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.


  • Enjoy lots of time at Keukenhof, the largest flower garden in the world
  • Explore the Netherlands at the best time of year
  • Arnhem: voted the “best city centre” in the Netherlands
  • The beautiful countryside of Holland
  • The picturesque Schiedam windmills

Sailing Dates

Fares from £1,405pp

Single Supplement From 15%

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  • Economy flight/rail from London and overseas transfers to and from vessel
  • 5-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
  • 4 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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