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'Panache' - Holland (2017)

European Canal Barge Cruises: Tranquil voyages along Europe's scenic canals and rivers

Limited to 12 guests
Days: 7  |  From: $5,350


Itinerary

'Panache' - Holland

Day 1: Sunday

You are met in Amsterdam and transferred to Alkmaar, where the barge is moored. Your crew welcomes you with a reception, followed by dinner on board.

'Panache'   |   Meals: D

Day 2: Monday

After breakfast, tour Alkmaar, a beautiful coastal town famous for its traditional cheese and clog making. After lunch, visit the open-air museum of Zaanse Schans. Then, cruise to Zaandam, the overnight mooring.

'Panache'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 3: Tuesday

Cruise to Haarlem for a visit to 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

Day 4: Wednesday

Early this morning, visit Aalsmeer and its world-famous flower auction where some 20 million cut flowers from all over the world are traded each day. Then tour Haarlem to see the Frans Hals Museum and its collection of Old Masters, as well as St. Bavo's with its magnificent 18th-century pipe organ, which was played by both Handel and Mozart.

'Panache'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 5: Thursday

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

Day 6: Friday

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. Your 'Panache' crew hosts a gala farewell dinner this evening.

'Panache'   |   Meals: B L D

Day 7: Saturday

After breakfast, transfer back to Amsterdam.

Meals: B





2018 Travel | 2018 prices available on request. Please contact A&K for details.

Route runs in reverse on alternate weeks and may differ on selected cruise dates.

A separate May 21 departure includes Belgium. Contact A&K for prices. 'Panache' also cruises in Alsace.

Alternate Routes:
May 21: Delft to Courtrai
May 28: Cortrai to Béthencourt-sur-Somme
Jun 04 - Béthencourt-sur-Somme to Paris. Contact A&K for details and pricing.



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