With a well-designed interior and high level of personal service, 'Panache' ensures every comfort along your route. In spring, she cruises through flower-filled Holland, stopping in quaint towns, such as Haarlem and Delft. On board, enjoy excellent cuisine, great camaraderie and an inviting on-deck hot tub.
Canal Barge Cruises 2014
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Single Supplement waived on select 2014 departures for a savings of up to $2,000.
Length: 129 feet
Width: 16 feet
Cabins: 6 double/twin, each with en suite bathroom
Cabin Sizes: 150-155 square feet
Departs: Sundays from Amsterdam
You are met in Amsterdam and transferred to Alkmaar, where the barge is moored. Your crew welcomes you aboard with a glass of Champagne, followed by dinner on board.'Panache' | Meals: D
After breakfast, tour Alkmaar, a beautiful coastal town famous for its traditional cheese and clog making. After lunch, visit Zaanse Schans with its many windmills and authentic houses from the 17th and 18th centuries. Then, cruise to Zaandam, the overnight mooring.'Panache' | Meals: B L D
Tour Haarlem this morning to see the Frans Hals Museum and its collection of Old Masters, as well St. Bavo's with its magnificent 18th-century pipe organ which was played by both Handel and Mozart. Then visit magnificent Keukenhof Gardens where more than 100 acres are filled with flowering bulbs each spring. Dinner this evening is ashore at a local restaurant.'Panache' | Meals: B L D
Early this morning, visit Aalsmeer and its world-famous flower auction where some 17 million cut flowers from all over the world are traded each day. Return to 'Panache' for a breakfast cruise to Oude Wetering. There is time this afternoon to cycle the many paths around the lake or visit the local cheese market in nearby Gouda.'Panache' | Meals: B L D
Cruise to Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt, for a city tour and free time to explore the local cafés, boutique shops, markets and antique dealers.'Panache' | Meals: B L D
A morning cruise to Delft, an unspoiled 750-year-old town, known for its ceramic production. Visit the tableware factory where the famous blue and white porcelain is made. 'Panache' hosts a gala farewell dinner this evening.'Panache' | Meals: B L D
After breakfast, transfer back to Amsterdam.Meals: B
Cruise itinerary operates in reverse direction on alternate weeks.
Canal Barge Cruising in Europe is a relaxed way of travel that is inherently flexible and subject to change. The above itinerary is an example of the places you may see and visit during your cruise; your actual itinerary may vary.
Price displayed is per person, or in the case of Canal & River Cruising, could represent charter price for the cruise.
For availability and reservations, call 800 554 7016.
|Apr. 20, 2014 - Apr. 26, 2014||$5,890||Cabin||Available|
|Apr. 20, 2014 - Apr. 26, 2014||$63,500||6-night charter||Available|
|Apr. 27, 2014 - May. 03, 2014||$5,890||Cabin||Available|
|Apr. 27, 2014 - May. 03, 2014||$63,500||6-night charter||Available|
|May. 04, 2014 - May. 10, 2014||$5,890||Cabin||Available|
|May. 04, 2014 - May. 10, 2014||$63,500||6-night charter||Available|