5-Star Tulips Cruise
Take advantage of our latest saving of up to £60 per person when booking on or before 01/06/2018.
Discover the magnificent floral displays of the Keukenhof Gardens and enjoy a talk onboard ship from television personality Charlie Dimmock on this wonderfully diverse cruise on the enchanting Belgian and Dutch waterways. This tour is operated by our sister company Great Rail Journeys.
Meet your Tour Manager at London St Pancras today, where you board the Eurostar Service to Amsterdam. On arrival you board your vessel.
After waking up to your first morning and breakfast on board, you are given a choice between two fascinating included excursions. Your first option is a guided sightseeing tour of Amsterdam, offering a chance to learn more about this iconic European capital. Your second option is a visit to the town of Hoorn for a nostalgic trip on the Medemblik Steam Railway, winding through the Dutch countryside.
This morning, Colonel Piers Storie-Pugh comes aboard to deliver a fascinating talk about the battlefi elds. In the afternoon, our excursion takes us to the infamous Ypres Battlefi elds, a key battlefront in the First World War. We see the old trenches, Hill 60, and the Tyne Cot cemetery, and hear the sombre stories behind each landmark.
Discover the attractive town of Ghent on a city tour. We also visit the fairytale city of Bruges, with its charming canals and its wonderful, winding cobbled streets. On Day 5 our cruise arrives into the diamond town of Antwerp for a guided tour, uncovering the history of this impressive city. Later we sail along the Scheldt- Rhine Canal.
We arrive into Arnhem this morning. Your first option here is to visit the excellent Hartenstein Airbourne Museum in Oosterbeek. Alternatively, you may wish to join the excursion which visits the Netherlands Open Air Museum, uncovering the history of this excellent country through a series of interesting and interactive exhibits.
This morning we arrive back in Amsterdam, and are joined by the wonderful Charlie Dimmock of the BBC's Ground Force. We enjoy a question and answer session with her before visiting the magnificent Keukenhof Gardens. On Day 8 you disembark your ship in Amsterdam. Here you are escorted by your Tour Manager by rail to London.
Cruise across the rivers of the Netherlands and Belgium