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European Canal Barge Cruises

'Panache' - Holland 2020


7 days from $5,650

Limited to 12 guests

Offer

Savings available on select cabin or charter dates. Contact A&K for details.

Absorb the beauty of Amsterdam in glorious springtime. Visit the cheese town of Alkmaar and the iconic windmills of Zaanse Schans. View millions of colorful blooms at magnificent Keukenhof Gardens, followed by dinner ashore. Gaze upon Old Masters’ paintings at the Frans Hals Museum, explore the university town of Leiden and tour the renowned porcelain factory in Delft.
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Vessel Information

129 feet long, 15 feet wide with air conditioning throughout

Capacity for 12 in 6 double/twin cabins, each outward facing with en suite bathroom

Salon with stereo system, television, assortment of CDs/DVDs

Sun deck, partially covered for al fresco dining, with spa tub

Bicycles provided

Internet access (limited in some areas)

All meals and beverages (alcoholic & non-alcoholic) included

Deck Plan
Day 1
Sunday

You are met in Amsterdam and transferred to the barge, moored in Alkmaar, where a welcome reception awaits followed by dinner on board.

'Panache'
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
Monday

In the town of Alkmaar today, visit the Dutch Cheese Museum. After lunch on board the barge, visit Zaanse Schans. This recreation of life in the 17th and 18th centuries features authentic houses, a working windmill, historic shipyard and pewter factory.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Tuesday

Cruise to the historic city of Haarlem for a visit to Keukenhof Gardens, Holland's premier springtime attraction. From late March to early May, an ever-changing display of lovely flowers is showcased here. Dinner this evening is ashore at a local restaurant.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Wednesday

In Haarlem today, visit the Frans Hals Museum with its impressive collection of 17th-century paintings. Later, cruise to the quiet town of Oude Wetering.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Thursday

Cruise to the old university town of Leiden this morning. Also the birthplace of Rembrandt, Leiden is full of charm with pretty tree-lined canals. On your guided tour, visit St. Pieterskerk where the Pilgrims gathered to pray before departing for America.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Friday

After a morning cruise to Delft, visit the tableware factory to learn how the world-famous porcelain is produced. There is time to wander the cobbled streets and pedestrian bridges of the town before a gala farewell dinner aboard the barge this evening.

'Panache'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Saturday

After breakfast on board, return to Amsterdam.

Meals: Breakfast

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

Book a 2021 cruise at 2020 pricing when you reserve by May 31, 2020. Contact A&K for details.


Prices are in USD, per person and based on double occupancy unless noted as charter. Contact A&K for availability. 

  • Departing Every Sunday Between Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $5,650
    Single Supplement
    $1,950
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $60,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
  • Departing Every Sunday Between Apr 12 - May 10, 2020
    Cabin Class
    Price
    Single Supplement
    Cabin Class
    Cabin
    Price
    $6,590
    Single Supplement
    $2,250
    Cabin Class
    Private Charters
    Price
    $70,500
    Single Supplement
    N/A
    How many people are travelling in your group?
Journey Details

Minimum age for Individual Travel is 12 years.

Reduced pricing available for Private Charters of 8–11 guests.

Family and golf theme cruises available for Private Charters (supplements may apply).

'Panache' also cruises in Champagne from May 31 to Jun 28 and in Alsace from Jul 12 to Oct 25. Contact A&K for details.


Special Offer Terms & Conditions

New bookings only. Offers subject to availability and may be withdrawn at anytime.


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