Cruising Holland & Belgium in Bloom


Day 1: Amsterdam,Arrive in Amsterdam, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Later, join your Resident Tour Director for a welcome dinner.
Day 2: Amsterdam.This morning, travel past a sea of tulip fields en route to your visit with a private grower of the vibrant flower. Return to Amsterdam for an afternoon at leisure to explore the “Venice of the North.” Later, board your relaxing river ship, enjoying priority embarkation and time to unwind with a welcome cocktail prior to dinner aboard.
Day 3: Amsterdam.Tour Amsterdam, viewing the Royal Palace and Nieuwe Kerk (New Church), followed by a scenic cruise through the city’s canal district. Then, take an optional excursion to Volendam and Edam, visiting a dairy specializing in Dutch cheeses.
Day 4: Arnhem.Cruise to Arnhem where you may choose from two optional excursions. Both include a tour of Arnhem, with its famous “bridge too far,” followed by a visit to either the Open-Air Museum or Hartenstein Airborne Museum.
Day 5: Middelburg .Dock in Middelburg, sleepy capital of Zeeland. Take an optional city walking tour or choose an excursion to the Delta Works, designed to protect land from the encroaching sea, returning via the lovely town of Veere. Later, enjoy a private, pre-dinner cocktail party in the ship’s Amadeus Club, hosted by your Resident Tour Directo
Day 6: Ghent, Belgium.Cross into Ghent, Belgium, and set out on a Connections-exclusive excursion to medieval Bruges, renowned for its romantic canals. Tour a brewery, savor a lunch of moules-frites (mussels and fries) and then return to bustling Ghent with time to explore before boarding your ship.
Day 7: Brussels & Antwerp.From Antwerp, journey to Brussels for a Connections-exclusive excursion. Take a walking tour of Belgium’s multicultural capital and then experience one of its most famous flower shows. Back in Antwerp, visit the Rubenshuis with its beautiful gardens and a workshop that demonstrates the art of diamond cutting. Tonight, enjoy a gala dinner aboard the ship.
Day 8: Delft & Keukenhof.Disembark on a full-day, Connections-exclusive tour that begins in beautiful Delft, where you visit the Royal Delft porcelain factory. Enjoy lunch and a full afternoon at Keukenhof Gardens, open only in spring, with its abundant blossoms.
Day 9:  Amsterdam.After breakfast, transfer to the airport and depart.

VIP Experience

Park Hotel.Amsterdam.Bang in the city centre of Amsterdam, nestled in the middle of the stunning Fashion & Museum district, you will find the newest and most fashionable urban boutique hotel in Amsterdam, styled in contemporary luxury.Park Hotel is an ideal choice for the seasoned business traveller as well as the lifestyle-driven individual eager to access this vibrant city. Arts and culture, dining and nightlife only steps away. Park Hotel caters to the value-minded, yet stylishly discerning guest.
AMADEUS Silver II’.The ‘AMADEUS Silver II’ is the second 135m vessel in the AMADEUS fleet and will continue the success of its sister vessel as well as implementing both new and familiar concepts: The public areas popular with the passengers, for example the classic ‘Café Vienna’ and outdoor glass-sheilded ‘River Terrace’, have been incorporated into the planning of the new boat.The cabin design plans are a new and forward-thinking part of the company’s premium focus: the original cabin number of 90 will be reduced to 84 in order to create more space for larger cabins and public areas. In future, the cabin bathrooms will offer more space and special luxury furnishings.

Package Details

Glide past blossoms and windmills, stopping to visit a local tulip grower and flower show along the way. Disembark for Connections-exclusive excursions to Bruges, Ghent, Delft and the stunning Keukenhof Gardens.
  • 01 Nights Accomodation in Amsterdam
  • 08 Nights Accomodation in Cruise
  • Airport&Internal Transfers included.
  • All meals included in the cruise.

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