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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Dutch Waterways from Amsterdam

Enjoy Holland at springtime on this 5-night cruise from Amsterdam visiting Volendam, Hoorn and Enkhuisen

Cruise Only
5 nights from £684pp

Fly-Cruise Package
5 nights from £984pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Amsterdam
  • Zaans Schans

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

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Save 5%! Discount applies to cruise cost. Prices shown include discount. Book by 30 Nov 2019

Dutch Waterways from Amsterdam Special Offer

Begin your cruise in Amsterdam, often known as the Venice of the North, and discover the many delights this city has to offer, including its diamond merchants, famous museums, flower markets, and splendid waterside buildings.

This five-night itinerary, cruising on the Ijsselmeer takes you to Volendam, Hoorn and Enkhuisen.

For total flexibility we are offering these cruises as cruise-only. You can then book flights from your chosen airport, taking advantage of the many low-cost airlines that now fly to Amsterdam.

Our Holland cruises make an ideal short break, or you may wish to extend your holiday with a hotel stay in Amsterdam, giving you more time to explore this dynamic city, steeped in historical charm.

We also offer 3 or 4 night short-break cruises between Amsterdam and Antwerp, cruising in Holland and Belgium and visiting Rotterdam and Antwerp, the world’s two largest ports.

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AIJ: Dutch Waterways from Amsterdam Itinerary

Day 1 - Amsterdam (Netherlands)

Embark at 6pm in Amsterdam with time to settle into your cabin before meeting the crew during a welcome cocktail reception. Dinner on board followed by a night-time optional sightseeing tour of Amsterdam by canal boat.

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Choose from two optional excursions today: a guided tour of Amsterdam with its diamond merchants or a bike tour exploring out-of-the-way sights. Enjoy time at leisure.

Day 3 - Lemmer - Enkhuizen

This morning, perhaps join the optional guided tour of Giethoorn followed by a boat ride on the canals. This afternoon, the ship reaches Enkhuizen, after cruising the IJsselmeer, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Holland. Spend time at leisure, perhaps visiting the Zuiderzee Museum.

Day 4 - Enkhuizen - Hoorn - Amsterdam

Enjoy an optional guided tour of Alkmaar and its Cheese Museum, or opt for the optional bike tour taking in the polders and a 17th-century windmill which is still in operation today. Later, the ship cruises on the Markermeer towards Amsterdam.

Day 5 - Amsterdam

This morning, enjoy an optional visit to the colourful Keukenhof Gardens. Please note: If the departure is outside of the opening dates for the gardens, there will be an optional tour of Volendam and Zaanse Schans instead. Time at leisure later and Gala Dinner this evening.

Day 6 - Amsterdam

Disembark the ship at 9am.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary

Price Includes

  • 5 nights accommodation on board on a full-board basis
  • Unlimited complimentary house wine, beer, mineral water and soft drinks on board
  • Mini-cruise itinerary as described
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Entertainment on board
  • Cruise Manager
  • Gala farewell dinner
  • Port taxes
  • Flight inclusive package prices include return flights from the UK and transfers

Price Does Not Include

  • Cruise only prices do not include flights or transfers
  • Optional Excursions (must be pre-booked at least 4 weeks before departure or bookable on board subject to availability)
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance and expenses

Special Features

  • CroisiEurope is the leading French river cruise company. Their ships have a distinctly French flavour, the service and the food having received much praise from Blue Water Holidays customers. Staff and passengers come from many European countries and there may be other English speaking passengers on board.
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • April
    • Apr 9th - Amsterdam and back - Sailing on: Monet From: £684
      Main Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £684 Cruise Only from: £815 Cruise Only from: £815 Cruise Only from: £946 Cruise Only from: £1043 Cruise Only from: £1174
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £984 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1115 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1115 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1246 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1343 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1474
    • Apr 29th - Amsterdam and back - Sailing on: Beethoven From: £684
      Main Deck Middle Deck Upper Deck Main Deck Suite Middle Deck Suite Upper Deck Suite Main Deck Single Cabin Middle Deck Single Cabin Upper Deck Single Cabin
      Cruise Only from: £684 Cruise Only from: £801 Cruise Only from: £815 Cruise Only from: £815 Cruise Only from: £932 Cruise Only from: £946 Cruise Only from: £1043 Cruise Only from: £1160 Cruise Only from: £1174
      Fly-Cruise Package from: £984 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1101 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1115 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1115 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1232 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1246 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1343 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1460 Fly-Cruise Package from: £1474
Map for Dutch Waterways from Amsterdam