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

Holland and Belgium at Tuliptime

Discover the best of the Netherlands and Belgium on this colourful tulip time cruise with a visit to the famous Keukenhof Gardens. Includes guided excursions, unlimited complimentary drinks and gratuities

Fly Cruise
7 nights from £2429pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Keukenhof Gardens
  • Antwerp
  • Amsterdam
  • Holland windmills
  • Kinderdijk

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Save up to 10%! Save 10% on Classic, Deluxe and French Balcony cabins, and save 5% on Suites. Book by 30 Sep 2019

Low single supplement! Applies to Classic cabins on 22 Mar 2020 departure. Subject to availability

Holland and Belgium at Tuliptime Special Offer

See the colourful tulip fields and discover the heritage of Belgium and the Netherlands on this springtime cruise.

Uncover the culinary traditions of Brussels with a visit to Planet Chocolate for a tasting then in Antwerp there is the chance to sample traditional Belgian delicacies including fries, pralines and beer. Explore the historic city of Maastricht on a walking tour or visit the Netherlands American Cemetery. Enjoy lunch in Nuenen where Van Gogh once lived then learn about Dutch village life with a visit to Heusden before an on-board music performance by the Shanty Choir.

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kinderdijk, a lovely village with the country’s greatest concentration of windmills, all dating from the 18th century or cycle around the silversmithing town of Schoonhaven. A highlight of this cruise is a visit to the Keukenhof Gardens, described as the most beautiful in the world and home to millions of flowers in full bloom. Alternatively there is an exclusive “Morning with the Masters” visit without crowds to the Amsterdam Hermitage Museum – the perfect ending to an unforgettable journey.

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Holland and Belgium Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Brussels (Belgium)

Fly from the UK and embark River Queen in Brussels. Meet your representative on arrival and transfer to the port to embark your ship. (D)

Day 2 - Brussels

Enjoy a panoramic tour of Brussels' historic city centre followed by a guided walking tour. Then, visit Planet Chocolate for a demonstration and tasting. Back on board the ship there is a Welcome Dinner tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Antwerp

Experience Antwerp on a walking tour with the chance to sample typical Belgian treats. There is the option to take a shuttle into town this afternoon for time to explore at leisure. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Maastricht (Holland)

Cruise to the fortified city of Maastricht for a walking tour past the city's museums, churches and impressive medieval architecture. Alternatively there is an excursion to the moving Netherlands American Cemetery. This evening there is a bike ride through Maastricht's historic treasures. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Cuijk - Heusden

Stroll through Nuenen, where Van Gogh once lived, followed by a country lunch at an old water mill. Walk or cycle through Heusden to see a working mill, make bread at a local bakery and explore the remains of a 13th-century fortress. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Schoonhaven

Cycle through the silversmithing town of Schoonhaven to see its clock makers and silversmiths, or join the excursion to the Kinderdijk to discover its authentic UNESCO-designated windmills. There is also a bike tour to the dames and windmills. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Amsterdam

The extraordinary Keukenhof Gardens are planted with millions of tulips and other flowers. Enjoy a half-day at the gardens or be treated to an exclusive “Morning with the Masters” visit without crowds to the Amsterdam Hermitage Museum. This is followed by a canal cruise past spectacular merchant's houses. Captain's Farewell Dinner this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Amsterdam - UK

Disembark River Queen and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water (premium wine and premium spirits not included)
  • Shore excursions with English speaking guides, as per itinerary (subject to change)
  • State-of-the-art 'Quietvox' portable audio headset systems for all excursions, and complimentary internet access and Wi-Fi on board
  • All gratuities onboard and onshore
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners
  • Onboard entertainment and insightful lectures
  • All airport taxes, security charges and UK Air Passenger Duty.
  • All port charges and Airline imposed fuel surcharge
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • March
    • Mar 22nd - Amsterdam to Brussels - Sailing on: River Queen From: £2429
      Classic Window Cabin Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2699 Brochure Price from: £3199 Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £5299
      Blue Water Price from: £2429 Blue Water Price from: £2879 Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £5035
    • Mar 29th - Brussels to Amsterdam - Sailing on: River Queen From: £2609
      Classic Window Cabin Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2899 Brochure Price from: £3399 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £5499
      Blue Water Price from: £2609 Blue Water Price from: £3059 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £5225
  • April
    • Apr 5th - Amsterdam to Brussels - Sailing on: River Queen From: £2789
      Classic Window Cabin Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3099 Brochure Price from: £3599 Brochure Price from: £3999 Brochure Price from: £5699
      Blue Water Price from: £2789 Blue Water Price from: £3239 Blue Water Price from: £3599 Blue Water Price from: £5415
    • Apr 12th - Brussels to Amsterdam - Sailing on: River Queen From: £2969
      Classic Window Cabin Deluxe Window Cabin French Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3299 Brochure Price from: £3799 Brochure Price from: £4199 Brochure Price from: £5899
      Blue Water Price from: £2969 Blue Water Price from: £3419 Blue Water Price from: £3779 Blue Water Price from: £5605
Map for Holland and Belgium at Tuliptime