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Holland and its tulips

Amsterdam-Antwerp - Example 4 Day Cruise aboard MS Lafayette
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Explore the fascinating history of the Netherlands from the comfort of your very own small ship cruise. Start with Amsterdam’s beautiful canals, which allow you to see the famous canal-side houses of the Old Town and get a sense for how this city has grown up around the canals and rivers. From there, visit Rotterdam, said to be the world’s busiest port and see how it has recovered from the devastation of World War II, or for something a little more light-hearted, visit Enkhuizen, a quintessential Dutch fishing village.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Amsterdam
Day 2 : Amsterdam - Rotterdam
Day 3 : Rotterdam - Antwerp
Day 4 : Antwerp


  • Visit Keukenhof, the most beautiful spring garden in the world
  • Join an optional tour of Amsterdam by night in a river boat
  • Observe some of the biggest sea-going vessels at the Antwerp port
  • Cruise to Utrecht and enjoy lunch before spending the afternoon


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Historical Delfshaven in Rotterdam Traditional Dutch windmills from the channel Rotterdam. Holland Stroll through charming Antwerp, Belgium Visit Amsterdam

Day 1 Amsterdam

You are welcome to board your ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, you'll be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail. Dinner tonight will be followed by a canal boat tour of the city. 

Day 2 Amsterdam - Rotterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You'll spend this morning cruising. Join an excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens. Each spring, more than 7 million bulbs bloom in the garden, with a total of 800 varieties of tulips. You'll return on board in Rotterdam. Tonight's your gala dinner and evening.

Day 3 Rotterdam - Antwerp

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
You'll spend the whole day cruising on the Hollands Diep, passing through the Volkerak and Kreekak locks. You'll cross the port of Antwerp, one of the largest in Europe. Upon arrival in Antwerp, set out with your hostess to explore the old town.

Day 4 Antwerp

  • 1 Breakfast
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking. Possibility of a transfer by coach from Antwerp to Amsterdam for an extra fee.

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Main Deck
29 cabins (27 double-occupancy cabins, 2 single cabins).
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Upper Deck
14 cabins with large picture windows (11 double-occupancy cabins, 2 single cabins, 1 cabin for persons with disabilities).


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.

This offer includes:
- All meals from dinner the first day to breakfast on the final day
- Drinks, including water, wine, beer, fruit juices and coffee served on board at your table and from the bar (excluding  champagne and wines on the wine list)
- Double-occupancy cabin with shower in private bathroom
- Excursions mentioned in the program
- Onboard entertainment
- Assistance from your onboard multi-lingual host/hostess
- Welcome cocktail
- Gala dinner and evening
- Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
- All port fees

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

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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