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Our long-hulled river cruise ships allow you to sail in comfort and style down the network of canals and waterways that score Holland. The Rhine River empties into the sea at Amsterdam, where you can journey from Ijsselmeer Lake upriver to Cologne, Germany, and even to Budapest on the Danube. Along the way, you'll visit popular Dutch sites like the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, palaces, and windmills. In Middelburg, explore the city on foot or perhaps see the amazing Delta Works storm surge barrier, where 147-foot wide steel doors hallmark the genius Dutch hydraulic engineering. Bicycle tours through Holland are a great way to explore the cities and countryside. Contact one of our European river cruise specialists for a free custom-designed itinerary tailored to your schedule, budget and interests.

10 Best Dutch River Cruises for 2017

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10 Best Luxury Cruises to Holland for 2017

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Tulip Time Cruise$313910RelaxedOn this 10-day cruise aboard the MS Amalea, sail along the charming waterways of Belgium and the Netherlands. You'll depart from Amsterdam on a roundtrip on the Ijsselmeer River to Hoorn, and learn more about growing tulips from the garden experts. The windmills of Kinderdijk and visits to sites like the Rubens House round out this Dutch tour.
Tulip Time Cruise - Cruise Only$24998RelaxedSail across the Netherlands & Belgium aboard the MS Amalea on this 8-day voyage starting and ending in the city of Amsterdam. Visit a family-run tulip farm, tour greenhouses, and discover millions of tulips in different colors and species. You'll also see the medieval towns of Antwerp & Ghent and the windmills of Kinderdijk, among other sites.
The Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only$27998RelaxedBegin your 8-day cruise in Amsterdam aboard the MS Amaprima and sail the Rhine River to Basel, Switzerland. Guided city tours and wine tasting are optional as you visit the towns of Germany and France along the way, like Strasbourg, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Cologne, and Breisach. Canal tours are another exciting part of this cruise.
Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedEmbark the MS Amakristina for an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, exploring the most beloved Christmas markets along Europe's Rhine River. These traditional markets are a treasure trove of culture and authentic souvenirs. You'll also have the option to hike, tour castles, and participate in wine-tasting excursions as well.
Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only$28998RelaxedTake an enchanting 8-day Rhine River cruise that takes you through the fabled Black Forest and Alsace regions. Visit Heidelberg and Cologne, famous for their majestic Cathedrals, Baroque architecture, and bustling Christmas markets. Conclude your winter adventure in Amsterdam, amidst the city’s legendary canals and colorful holiday surroundings.
Rhine & Moselle Fairytales - Cruise Only$499912RelaxedBoard the MS Amaprima for an 11-night cruise from Amsterdam to Zurich. Enjoy an extensive lineup of included tours and in many cases, choose between excursions, such as standard tours, bike tours, hikes, and wine & beer tastings. You will visit historic medieval towns of Germany, France and the Netherlands, highlighted by castles & other landmarks.
Christmas Markets on the Rhine$457912RelaxedEmbark the MS Amastella for a 7-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, exploring Europe's beloved Christmas markets, then spend two nights in Lucerne followed by two nights in Zurich. You will have chances to hike & bike through the historic sites of Mannheim, Strasbourg, Breisach, and the Rhine Gorge. You can even taste some of the regional wines.
Christmas Markets on the Rhine$457912RelaxedEmbark the MS Amakristina for an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, exploring Europe's beloved Christmas markets, then spend two nights in Lucerne followed by two nights in Zurich. As you visit these traditional markets, you will have opportunities to enjoy hiking, biking and wine tasting in historic sites of Breisach, Strasbourg & Rhine Gorge.
Christmas Markets on the Rhine$457912RelaxedEmbark the MS Amasonata for an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, exploring Europe's beloved Christmas markets, then spend two nights in Lucerne followed by two nights in Zurich.
Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only$25998RelaxedEmbark the MS Amakristina for an 8-day cruise from Amsterdam to Basel, Switzerland, exploring the fascinating towns along the Rhine River, including Cologne, Rüdesheim, Mannheim, Strasbourg, and Breisach. Hiking, canal tours, and wine tasting highlight your time in these towns, which also feature stops at ancient castles and Roman ruins.

10 Best Rhine River Cruises from Holland

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Picturesque Holland and the magnificent valley of the romantic Rhine$22548RelaxedEmbark the MS Gérard Schmitter for an 8-day cruise along the romantic Rhine River. Experience the best of Northern Europe as you enjoy this Amsterdam roundtrip. Sail through windmills and enchanting castles, visit towering cathedrals and renowned museums, and explore the most vibrant and charming cities.
Picturesque Holland and the magnificent valley of the romantic Rhine: Spanish- Speaking Cruise$23778RelaxedDiscover Holland and Germany's charming waterways on this 8-day cruise aboard the intimate and comfortable MS Gérard Schmitter. Sail along the romantic Rhine River discovering the historic and cultural treasures of Amsterdam, Kinderdijk, Rotterdam, Nijmegen, Cologne, Radesheim, Boppard, and Dasseldorf.
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley$17557RelaxedIn this 7-day journey sail through the romantic Rhine River, passing along quaint villages, beautiful gardens, lush vineyards and towering castles. Experience the comfort and amenities of the MS Gérard Schmitter as you cruise from Amsterdam to Strasbourg.
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley$21347RelaxedBoard the MS La Boheme for a 7-day river experience through the enchanting waterways of Holland. Sail along the romantic Rhine River making stops in quaint villages, imposing gardens, lush vineyards, and dazzling cities, including Amsterdam, Koln, Rudesheim, Heidelberg and Mannheim.
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley$19387RelaxedExplore the rich shores of the charming Rhine River, the longest and most important river in Europe. in this 7-day cruise from Amsterdam to Strasbourg, aboard the MS L'Europe. Enjoy daily land excursions to cultural and historic towns, imposing gardens and renowned museums.
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley$18727RelaxedCruise the Rhine River aboard the MS Monet and experience the traditions, history, and culture of Holland and Germany. Join this 7-day small ship adventure from Amsterdam to Strasbourg, uncovering the breathtaking landscapes and treasures of Northern Europe.
Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley$15637RelaxedSail along the Rhine, the longest and most important river in Europe, in this 7-day small ship voyage from Amsterdam to Strasbourg. Explore Holland and Germany's unforgettable destinations and taste the exquisite local cuisine in all the vibrant towns and cities you visit.
Tulip Time Cruise$25998RelaxedEmbark on the Amaprima for an 8-day springtime cruise through Dutch and Belgian waterways. Visit lush gardens and marvel at the blankets of tulips in the Keukenhof Gardens. This cruise showcases the cultural traditions and distinctive architecture of the Netherlands and Belgium's cities, like medieval Ghent & Antwerp and buzzing Amsterdam.
From Amsterdam to Budapest$522519RelaxedDiscover four amazing countries in this 19-day river cruise voyage aboard the MS La Boheme. Navigate through Holland, Germany, Austria and Hungary's waterways, uncovering the cultural traditions, historic architecture and gastronomic treasures of the Northern Europe.
From Amsterdam to Budapest$522519RelaxedSail along the romantic Rhine and the Main River, in this 19-day cruise adventure uncovering the treasures of Holland, Germany, Austria and Hungary. Board the charming MS La Boheme and start a truly exploration of Northern Europe's history, culture, traditions, art and cuisine.

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Adjacent to Germany and Belgium and right on the North Sea, the Netherlands provides a great window into the culture of central Europe.
  • The majority of our cruises depart from the country's capital, Amsterdam. This bustling city will acquaint you with the unique Dutch art, with a mix of museums and centuries-old architecture, reminiscent of the Golden Age of the 17th century.
  • Departing from Amsterdam, your cruise will take you to various cities around the country, like Hoorn, Enkhuizen, & Lemmer. Each one is home to a number of museums where Holland's history and culture is proudly displayed. One museum you might visit is the Dutch Cheese Museum. Later on, your cruise will take you to the Zuiderzee Museum or the D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. 
  • If your cruise departs from nearby Rotterdam, then you will head down the Rhine River into neighboring countries, like Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, and Austria, just to name a few. 

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