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Springtime Tulips Cruise

Discover the magnificent floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens and enjoy a talk onboard ship from television personality Charlie Dimmock on this wonderfully diverse cruise on the enchanting Belgian and Dutch waterways.

On this tour, uncover the beautiful historic cities of Amsterdam, Ghent and Antwerp as well as the Battlefields of Ypres, the spectacular Keukenhof tulips and the Hoorn- Medemblik steam train. You’ll also enjoy a talk from army veteran and battlefields expert Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh OBE on this memorable river cruise.

  • Escorted throughout your cruise by an on board Tour Manager and Cruise Director
  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from London St Pancras to embarkation, and from disembarkation back to London St Pancras
  • Exclusive meeting point at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras
  • 7-night cruise on board the Amadeus Silver II
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner every day of your cruise
  • Excursion to the spectacular Keukenhof Gardens
  • Excursion to the Battlefields of Ypres
  • City tours of Ghent, Bruges and Antwerp
  • Unique flexible excursions allowing you to choose how you spend your day with options including: A tour of Amsterdam, a journey on the Medemblik Steam Train, an excursion to the Hartenstein Airbourne Museum and a visit to the Dutch Open Air Museum
  • Standard Class and First Class rail options for departures on this tour.
  • 7-night cruise on board the Amadeus Silver II
  • Amsterdam
  • The Battlefields of Ypres
  • Ghent
  • Bruges
  • Antwerp
  • Arnhem
  • Antwerp
  • The Keukenhof Gardens

Day 1: London to Amsterdam

Meet your Tour Manager at London St Pancras today, where you board the Eurostar Service to Amsterdam, where you’ll be escorted you to the ship. On arrival you board your vessel and settle into your cabin and your new surroundings. Later, enjoy a welcome drink in the lounge before a 5-course first dinner in the restaurant.

Day 2: Amsterdam

After waking up to your first morning and breakfast on board, you are given a choice between two fascinating excursions. Your first option is a guided sightseeing tour of Amsterdam, taking in all the sights which make this enigmatic port city one of the most loved in Europe. Discover the Royal Palace, Dam Square and the pretty canals for which Amsterdam is famous.

Day 3: The Battlefields of Ypres

The ship arrives into Ghent today, in Flemish Belgium. This morning. Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh comes aboard to deliver a fascinating talk about the battlefields in the region, using his impressive expertise in the field to take us back in time. In the afternoon, our excursion takes us to the infamous Ypres Battlefields, a key battlefront in the First World War.

Day 4: Ghent and Bruges

Discover the attractive town of Ghent this morning as you venture into the narrow streets and pretty boulevards for a guided tour. Built in an instantly identifiable style, the architecture lends an elegant grandeur to the buildings here, and we discover some of the finest examples on our tour which includes the ever impressive St Bavo’s Cathedral and the Belfrey. After lunch, we pay a visit to the fairytale city of Bruges.

Day 5: Antwerp

This morning, our cruise arrives into the diamond town of Antwerp in the far north of Belgium, near the Netherlands. A superb city of magnificent colour and style, Antwerp is famous for its role as the world’s leading diamond authority. It is estimated that around 70% of the world’s diamonds are sold and bought here.

Day 6: Arnhem

Arrive into Arnhem this morning. After free time, you have another choice of two excursions. Your first option is to visit the excellent Hartenstein Airbourne Museum in nearby Oosterbeek for a guided tour.

Day 7: The Keukenhof Gardens

This morning we arrive back in Amsterdam, and are joined on board by the wonderful Charlie Dimmock, star of the BBC’s Ground Force. We enjoy a presentation as well as a question and answer session with her, learning about her time at the BBC and her tips on horticulture and garden care.

Day 8: Homeward bound

After a buffet breakfast, your cruise comes to an end and you disembark your ship in Amsterdam. Here you are escorted by your Tour Manager by rail back to London.

Please note, prices listed are guide prices only and are based on 2 people sharing and don’t include any additional supplements. Holiday prices are fluid and dynamic and may be changed at a moment’s notice, prior to booking, at which point they are confirmed. Please call the team free on 0800 707 6229 for more departure dates available and a quote.

Please call us free on 0800 707 6229 for pricing and availability

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