If you’ve dreamed of a view filled with windmills and fields of blooming colour, this river cruise through Holland and Belgium is a dream come true for garden and nature lovers. Join us for a European river cruise from Amsterdam to Brussels! Begin your holiday in Holland and Belgium with a one-night stay in Amsterdam! Join us for a guided canal cruise through the iconic waterways of the Golden Age. Take free time to explore the colourful streets, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the “Garden of Europe” at Keukenhof—home of 700 flowering bulbs in a magnificent display each year. Explore Holland’s national parks and nature reserves, and hear fascinating lectures by a botany expert on your cruise.
Cruise on the Rhine River with a visit to Arnhem’s WWII Airborne Museum, and join your ship in Nijmegen for some free time. If you prefer, take a guided bike ride in the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery. In Maastricht, tour the old cobblestoned university town and explore the heath landscape in its Benelux nature reserve.
Your tulip season cruise continues to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur, then Liège to see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City.” Explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Peter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist on your guided tour of the diamond capital. You’ll also explore Antwerp’s beautiful Arboretum Kalmthout botanical gardens. In Brussels, explore landmark buildings of Town Hall with a collection of cafes and shops on the Lower Town streets. Tulip season in Holland and Belgium will bloom in your memory for years to come!