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Springtime in Holland and the Romantic Rhine Valley

Example 11 Day Cruise aboard MS L'Europe
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From Antwerp to Strasbourg, discover the Netherlands, land of the tulips, mills and cheese. Through this cruise and its excursions, MS L'Europe invites you to discover the authentic Holland, with many canals and cities which have been classified as UNESCO World Heritage. You'll also sail along the Rhine and discover the world's largest flower garden at the Hoge Veluwe Nature Park(3), not forgetting the Kröller Müller Museum(3), home to Van Gogh's second largest collection. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Antwerp | Embark
Day 2 : Antwerp | Rotterdam
Day 3 : Rotterdam | Amsterdam
Day 4 : Amsterdam
Day 5 : Amsterdam
Day 6 : Amsterdam
Day 7 : Amsterdam | Nijmegen | Krefeld
Day 8 : Krefeld | Cologne | Koenigswinter
Day 9 : Koenigswinter | Rüdesheim
Day 10 : Rüdesheim | Mannheim
Day 11 : Strasbourg | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit the harmonious disposition of the flower beds in the Keukenhof garden
  • Stop at a wine cellar and visit the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instrument
  • Explore the Kröller Müller museum
  • Ride a bike through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park

Ship

MS L'Europe

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Stroll through charming Antwerp, Belgium Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland Bicycles on a bridge over the canal. Western Church with water canal view in Amsterdam View of Strasbourg city Bicyclist riding through a field in Holland

Day 1 Antwerp | Embark

Passengers are welcome to board the ship in Antwerp at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, enjoy a welcome cocktail and meet the crews. After having your dinner tonight, take a tour of the old city in the company of a hostess. 

Day 2 Antwerp | Rotterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the day cruising. The ship crosses small inland seas and immense locks to reach Rotterdam in the evening. Enjoy the gala dinner this evening.

Day 3 Rotterdam | Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising to Utrecht. Visit the Keukenhof gardens(1). During this time, the boat continues to Amsterdam. In the evening, join an excursion for a tour of Amsterdam by night on board a riverboat.

Day 4 Amsterdam

  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, the excursions proposed are:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam and it's diamond merchants.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour in Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.

In the afternoon, join an excursion to Volendam and Zaanse Schans. You are free to do as you please this evening.

Day 5 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy the time and lunch on your own today and discover Amsterdam at your own pace! Feel free to go shopping or visit some of the most famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum, Madame Tussauds or the Anne Frank House (entrance fees, guides, lunch and transfers not included).

Day 6 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Enjoy your free time in Amsterdam this morning. Join for an optional excursion (not included in the packages), a bike tour to Amsterdam or guided panoramic tour of Amsterdam and visit a diamond merchant.

In the afternoon, enjoy some more of the free time in Amsterdam. You are free to do as you please this evening.. Sail through the night to Nijmegen.

Day 7 Amsterdam | Nijmegen | Krefeld

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning, the excursions proposed are:
CLASSIC: Visit the Kröller Müller museum(3).
DISCOVERY: Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park(3).

Spend this afternoon sailing towards Krefeld, reaching it in the evening.

Day 8 Krefeld | Cologne | Koenigswinter

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising to Cologne. Enjoy your free time this afternoon, or take a tour of the old sections of Cologne. Then sail on to Koenigswinter. You are free to do as you please this evening.

Day 9 Koenigswinter | Rüdesheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship cruises during the morning towards Rüdesheim, reaching it in the afternoon. Join an excursion to depart by tourist train and stop at a wine tasting cellar*, followed by a visit to the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments.

Tonight, enjoy your free time to amble down the Drosselgasse, famous for its orchestras and cafes.

Day 10 Rüdesheim | Mannheim

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Sail towards the Mannheim this morning. In the afternoon, join an excursion for a visit on Heidelberg. Enjoy the gala dinner this evening. Then cruise through the night to Strasbourg.

Day 11 Strasbourg | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking.

MS L'Europe

Deals

Flexible Cancellation Policy
For new bookings made between March 9-May 1, 2020, for departures until August 31, 2020,  cancel free of charge* up to 30 days prior to departure. *Excludes administrative costs. Some restrictions may apply. Contact us for more details.
Applies to all departures up to Aug 31, 2020

Per person starting at
$3,122
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Main Deck
21 cabins (19 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Middle Deck
27 cabins (24 twins, 2 cabins with a double bed, 1 cabin equipped for disabled with double bed). All cabins are equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
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Upper Deck
42 cabins (40 twins, cabins with a double bed) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.

Notes

20% discount on children between 2-10 years
30% discount for 3rd person in triple cabin

This offer includes
-All meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day (except for lunch on D5)
-Onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists)
-Double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom
-Onboard entertainment
-Assistance from the onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
-Excursions included in the package selected
-Welcome cocktail
-Ggala dinner
-Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
-All port fees.

This offer does not include
-Drinks from the special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers
-Visits, guides and entrance fees in Amsterdam on D5 - lunch on D5
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points
-Personal expenses.

Requirements
Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Mentions
For navigational safety reasons, the company and the captain are the only authorized persons who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) Open from March 26th to May 17th, 2020.

(2) Depending on available mooring, the stopover at Krefeld can be replaced with a stopover at Duisburg.

(3) Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open-air museum in Arnhem. 

*Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.Valid information for year 2020
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