DUTCH SPRING CRUISE

& Keukenhof

Join us on this popular river cruise to relax and unwind whilst enjoying some of Holland’s traditional and romantic scenery. As well as enjoying the waterways we will also have time to go ashore and enjoy the delights of Dutch life and enjoy a day at the spectacular Keukenhof Gardens to see the true magnificence of spring blossoming.

The MV Esmeralda offers stylish twin bedded cabins with picture windows, TV, telephone and mini safe. The vessel has a lift, spacious lounge, promenade deck, sun deck and entertainment. Whilst on board we will enjoy breakfast, morning coffee, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and midnight snack. 

Itinerary

Wednesday We travel from Cornwall to Dover and board the ferry for Calais. On arrival in France we have an overnight stop at the Altia Hotel, Lille.

Thursday After breakfast we make our way into Holland stopping for lunch in the Dutch town of Delft. This lovely canal ringed city is famed for its blue and white pottery and pretty old town. After lunch we will make our way to Zaandam where we board The Esmeralda.

Friday This morning our day begins by enjoying a visit to the Dutch Village of Zaanse Schans with its windmills, traditional Dutch houses and museums. At midday we cruise to Amsterdam, the city famed for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades.

Saturday We cruise to the ancient city of Hoorn. This wonderful little city was once an important port and it now offers a richly displayed history, a pleasant atmosphere and beautiful natural surroundings. We dock in Hoorn overnight.

Sunday Today we cruise to Alkmaar, the ‘Dutch Cheese Capital’ and a popular town. There is much to see and do for everyone before we rejoin The Esmeralda for the Captains Farewell Dinner.

Monday We disembark after breakfast and make our way to Keukenhof where spring flowers are displayed by the millions in a wonderful setting. Later in the afternoon we make our way to the Apollo Hotel Breda.

Tuesday Leaving our hotel we make our journey via Calais and Dover, back to Cornwall arriving home during the evening.

Term

Single rooms available at a supplement of £231 per person

FULL BRITISH PASSPORT WILL BE REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR

Itinerary and route on ship subject to change

Home pick up £12 per person

£100 non-refundable deposit

Balance due 9 weeks prior to travel

Tour subject to loading

Total Price Includes:

Premier Class coach travel

Free optional travel insurance

Return ferry crossings

Porterage on MV Esmeralda

2 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast

4 Nights on MV Esmeralda – dining as shown above

Entertainment on 2 nights

Welcome Kirr before dinner at Altia Hotel

Excursions as detailed

Admission to Keukenhof Gardens

Free parking at depot

Pick up points throughout Cornwall

Wednesday 10th to

Tuesday 16th April 2019

7 Day Tour

£829

For more details

please phone

01209 717152