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Tulips & Windmills

Amsterdam-Antwerp - Example 10 Day Cruise aboard River Princess
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From the canals of Amsterdam to the belfry of Bruges, discover the best of the Netherlands and Belgium. Stroll through colorful acres of tulips at Keukenhof Gardens to get a sense of the Netherlands’ extraordinary connection to these blooms for 10 days. Visit the 19 UNESCO-designated windmills of Kinderdijk to better understand how these mighty structures have been used to protect the Low Country from ever-rising water levels for hundreds of years.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Amsterdam | Embark
Day 2 : Amsterdam
Day 3 : Haarlem
Day 4 : Enkhuizen | Hoorn
Day 5 : Nijmegen
Day 6 : Rotterdam (Kinderdijk) | Dordrecht
Day 7 : Veere
Day 8 : Ghent (Bruges)
Day 9 : Antwerp
Day 10 : Antwerp | Disembark

Highlights

  • Visit to the Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age at the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum
  • Discover the colored flowers in Keukenhof known as the most spectacular flower garden
  • Enjoy the Kröller-Müller Museum with an expert guide.
  • Explore the Kinderdijk to discover why windmills are such an iconic symbol of Holland.

Ship

River Princess

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Bicycles are a part of everyday life in Europe Explore beautiful Amsterdam A moment of tranquility on a Bruges canal Brilliant tulips growing near Amsterdam Dusk reveals the glow of city lights Grote Markt square in Antwerp, Belgium Wander the quaint streets of Bruges
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Day 1 Amsterdam | Embark

Arrive at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and be greeted by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the ship.

Day 2 Amsterdam

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The Netherlands’ largest city, Amsterdam, has been an international port and financial center for 400 years. The day begins with a morning tour of the Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age at the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum. Later, see the sites by canal boat or stroll through the city’s streets like a local on a special guided tour.

Featured Excursion: "Morning with the Masters" at the Hermitage Amsterdam

Choice of Amsterdam canal cruise or Do as the Locals Do” Amsterdam walking tour

A special Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner will be prepared this evening.

Day 3 Haarlem

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend all day among millions of brilliantly colored flowers in Keukenhof, or mix it up a bit with a shorter garden visit and explore Haarlem’s art, history and Dutch lifestyle.

Choice of Full-day at Keukenhof Gardens* or Half-day at Keukenhof Gardens

Featured Excursion: Haarlem - Art, history and Dutch lifestyle

Day 4 Enkhuizen | Hoorn

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Spend some time exploring the picture-perfect town of Enkhuizen and leave the modern world far behind and step into a recreated 19th-century Dutch village. Later, discover the town of Hoorn’s seafaring past, where the swashbuckling derring-do of Dutch explorers will come to life on a guided walking tour of this historic locale.

Featured Excursion: Dutch maritime traditions on the Zuiderzee

Choice of Hoorn walking tour or Dutch cheese trail

Day 5 Nijmegen

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Have a choice of excursions today, visit the Kröller-Müller Museum, which is home to 97 works by native son Vincent van Gogh as well as other notable artists and sculptors. Or, opt for a “Let’s Go” biking tour.
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Choice of Kröller-Müller Museum visit or “Let’s Go” Nijmegen riverland biking

Day 6 Rotterdam (Kinderdijk) | Dordrecht

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Rotterdam is thoroughly modern—soon understand why it’s sometimes called “Manhattan on the Meuse." The Maas Tower, the Montevideo, the Millennium Tower and the spectacular Erasmus Bridge make for a dazzling skyline. Begin the day by exploring this modern city on a Dutch culinary stroll with a stop at the architectural milestone, Market Hall. Erected in 2014, it’s known for its futuristic look and unique culinary offerings. Later, head to Kinderdijk to discover why windmills are such an iconic symbol of Holland. Marvel at their engineering and learn about their role in changing the course of Dutch history.

Featured Excursions: Dutch culinary stroll of Rotterdam’s Market Hall or Kinderdijk windmills

Day 7 Veere

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The ship will dock today in the quaint Zeeland village of Veere, which will be the base for explorations of this charming town and the mighty Delta Works, the largest flood protection system in the world.

Featured Excursions: Stroll into the artists' village of Veere 

Choice of Delta Works museum or Yerseke oyster tasting

 

Day 8 Ghent (Bruges)

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
The first day in Belgium offers the chance to visit one of two national gems: beautiful Bruges, the capital of West Flanders and one of the best-preserved medieval cities in Europe, or fascinating Ghent, the capital city of East Flanders, whose long history does not weigh on its vibrant present. Belgium’s second largest city, Ghent, abounds in medieval architecture, but there’s nothing museum-like about the city. It’s lively and brims with cutting-edge boutiques and galleries.

Choice of Bruges walking tour with canal cruise or Ghent walking tour

Day 9 Antwerp

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
It may be the diamond capital of the world, but Antwerp is also known for a number of other sought-after cultural gems, including Golden Age art and Belgian beer, waffles and fries. Visit Antwerp’s striking Cathedral of Our Lady, with its UNESCO-designated belfry and its historic surroundings, or, for something adventurous, hop on the metro and experience the city like a local.

Choice of “Do as the Locals Do” Antwerp walking tour or Antwerp historic downtown highlights.

A special Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner will be prepared this evening.

Day 10 Antwerp | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
Disembark the ship in Antwerp and be transferred to Brussels International Airport for your flight home.
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River Princess Classic Cabin
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Magnificent appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Moselle Deck . Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, back-lit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
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Sumptuous appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Danube Deck and Main Deck. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, back-lit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
River Princess French Balcony Cabin
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French Balcony
Luxuriant appointed riverview stateroom (151 sq ft - 14 sq m) located on the Rhine Deck with a French balcony. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Asprey bath and body products, plush towels, backlit magnifying mirror, cozy bathrobes, and slippers.
River Princess Suite
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Suite
Lavishly appointed riverview suite (214 sq ft - 20 sq m) located on the Rhine Deck with a French balcony. Handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, built-in closet, safe, hair dryer, individual thermostat, flat TV screen and bottled water. Marble bathroom with Hermès bath and body products, plush towels, towel warmer, waffle bathrobes, and slippers. Additional special amenities and services.

Notes

Please Note: Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice.

- All fares are per guest in US Dollars based on double occupancy unless otherwise noted.
- Single Supplement applies for single accommodation. Solo occupancy pricing is dependent on cabin type, contact us for details.
- The order of sightseeing and docking ports are subject to change according to port authority assignments.

Cruise includes: 
  • All meals o board, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients 
  • 9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners 
  • Captain's Welcome and Farewell Receptions 
  • Welcome and Farewell Gala Dinners 
  • Unlimited beverages on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, specialty coffee and tea, soft drinks and mineral water
  • 8 days of excursions, including "Choice Is ours" options, all fully hosted by English-speaking local experts 
  • Guided "Do as the Locals Do" and "Let's Go" programs 
  • State-of-the-art Quietvox portable audio-headset system on all excursions 
  • Use of bicycles and Nordic walking sticks 
  • 9-night cruise in a riverview stateroom on the imperial River Duchess or stunning River Princess 
  • Lavishly appointed riverview staterooms and suites have handcrafted Savoir Beds of England, high thread count 100% Egyptian cotton sheets and European duvets and a menu of pillow options 
  • Free Internet and Wi-Fi access 
  • Visits to 2 countries: Belgium, the Netherlands
  • Visits to 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites 
  • Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise Manager 
  • All transfers on arrival and departure days 
  • All gratuities, both on board and on shore
  • Captivating onboard local entertainment 
  • Cultural enrichment, including a Signature Lecture
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