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Springtime in Holland

Antwerp to Amsterdam - Example 5 Day Cruise aboard MS France
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Enjoy the beauty of the spring season as you cruise along Holland's charming waterways aboard the MS France, a ship with all the amenities for 100 passengers. Stroll in Antwerp’s old city, discover the enchanting Keukenhof gardens, tour Amsterdam's canals, and visit some of the world's most famous museums.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Antwerp, Belgium | Embark
Day 2 : Rotterdam, Netherlands
Day 3 : Utrecht | Amsterdam
Day 4 : Amsterdam
Day 5 : Amsterdam, Netherlands | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit Antwerp's old city and observe its rich and varied architecture
  • Admire the colorful houses of Volendam, a traditional Dutch village
  • Explore Keukenhof, the most beautiful spring garden in the world

Ship

MS France

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Grote Markt square in Antwerp, Belgium Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland Historical Delfshaven in Rotterdam Old buildings in Amsterdam

Day 1 Antwerp, Belgium | Embark

Board the MS France at 6:00 p.m. in Antwerp, and start your cruise with the crew presentation and welcome drink. Enjoy dinner on board and get off the ship to discover Antwerp’s old city in the company of your host or hostess. The historic capital of Flanders, Antwerp has a rich and varied architecture. 

*Passengers will choose either the Classic or Discovery package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.

Day 2 Rotterdam, Netherlands

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the day cruising to Rotterdam. Cross small inland seas and immense locks in order to reach Rotterdam in the evening. Once you have arrived enjoy a gala evening on board. 

Day 3 Utrecht | Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend the morning cruising towards Utrecht. Join an excursion to the Keukenhof gardens (open from mid-March to mid-May), the most beautiful spring garden in the world! More than 7 million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths fill over 79 acres with color and fragrance. Return on board in Amsterdam for a delightful dinner. Then get off the ship for a canal boat tour of enchanting Amsterdam at night. 

Day 4 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
This morning's excursions are:

Classic: Guided tour of Amsterdam and its diamond merchants.

Discovery: Bike tour in Amsterdam. Explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.

In the afternoon, a common excursion for both packages: Volendam and Zaanse Schans. Free evening or optional trip to the city centre for a stroll around the Red Light district.
 

Day 5 Amsterdam, Netherlands | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy breakfast on board before disembarking. End of our journey.
 

MS France

Per person starting at
$1,064
Cabins on the MS France
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Main Deck
50 cabins (44 twins, 4 triple cabins, 1 single cabin, 1 Suite) equipped with shower and toilet, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio, safe.
Cabins on the MS France
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Upper Deck
28 cabins all cabins are 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

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Transfer guaranteed from 15 persons. If this number is not reached, the transfer may be proposed at another rate, depending on the number of participants. 

This offer includes :
-Your cruise with all meals from dinner D1 to breakfast D5
-Drinks including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served during meals on board, drinks served at the bar (excluding champagne and wines on the wine list)
-Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
-Onboard entertainment
-Assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
-Welcome cocktail
-Excursions for the Classic or Discovery package. Passengers will need to choose one package to participate in for the duration of the voyage.
-The gala dinner and evening
-All port fees.

This offer does not include :
-Drinks on the wine list
-Champagne at the bar
-Drinks during excursions or transfers
-Cancellation and baggage insurance
-Personal expenses.

Formalities
valid passport compulsory. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate. Please note: Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the last day of your travels.
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