Arrive Amsterdam, Holland
Arrive in Amsterdam, where you are met and transferred to your boutique hotel. Later, join your Resident Tour Director for a welcome dinner.
Amsterdam | Atmospheric Canals
This morning, embark on a private canal cruise that reveals the history and architecture of this fascinating city. Later, board your river ship, with priority embarkation and time to unwind in your premium cabin or suite. Enjoy a welcome cocktail before dinner on board.
Amsterdam | Visiting a Tulip Grower
Travel past tulip fields en route to a private flower grower. Meet the family who runs this farm, and enjoy a lunch ashore. Then, pay a visit to the Museum Mill, which can pump up to 16,000 gallons of water every minute. Climb to the ridge for a peek inside, admiring the gears and other fascinating mechanisms at work. Afterward, savor a cheese tasting near Edam.
Arnhem | Market Garden Battle Site
Cruise to Arnhem, where you set off on an excursion to the Kröller-Müller Museum, home to the world’s second-largest Van Gogh collection. Then, visit the Hartenstein Airborne Museum and nearby war cemetery.
Zeeland | Holding Back the Sea
Embark on today’s remarkable excursion, seeing the Watersnood Museum and stopping in the charming village of Veere. Later, enjoy a private, predinner cocktail party in the ship’s Amadeus Club hosted by your Resident Tour Director, followed by an exclusive Chef ’s Highlights dinner.
Ghent & Bruges, Belgium | Historic City Centers
Cross into Ghent, Belgium and take an excursion to medieval Bruges, where you visit a brewery and savor a delicious lunch of moules-frites (mussels and fries). Return to bustling Ghent for a walking tour and view the Van Eyck Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
Antwerp | Home of Rubens
Explore the lively city of Antwerp, the most populous in Belgium. Visit the Rubenshuis, former residence of Peter Paul Rubens, with its beautiful gardens, and then stop at a workshop that demonstrates the art of diamond cutting. Tonight, enjoy a gala dinner aboard the ship.
Delft & Keukenhof | Floral Glories
Disembark on a full-day tour that begins in Delft, where you pay a visit to the Royal Delft porcelain factory. Enjoy lunch and a full afternoon at Keukenhof Gardens. Open only in spring, its breathtaking floral displays epitomize the striking beauty of Holland. Discover extravagant gardens of tulips and daffodils ablaze with rainbow colors — a spectacular and unforgettable end to your journey.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.