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Explore the vibrant culture and picturesque landscapes of the Netherlands with Adventure Life's 14 culturally rich tours for 2024. Delve into the heart of Dutch heritage and artistry, from the iconic tulip fields to the charming windmills that dot the countryside. Wander through historic villages, savor local treats, and marvel at UNESCO World Heritage sites that offer a glimpse into the region's fascinating past. Whether you're biking through quaint villages, embarking on river cruises, or exploring archaeological sites, each day promises new adventures and discoveries. With activities ranging from land tours to sea exploration, there's something for every traveler seeking a mix of history, culture, and natural beauty. Don't miss this opportunity to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of the Netherlands and create unforgettable memories. Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Brilliant tulips growing near Amsterdam
$3,999
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Tulips & Windmills

Amsterdam-Antwerp - 10 Day Itinerary aboard River Duchess
  • Take in the skyline of Rotterdam
  • Savor Dutch and Belgian treats
  • 4 UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Visit Keukenhof Gardens
  • Discover Haarlem's art and history
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Antwerp
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the canals of Amsterdam to the belfry of Bruges, you’ll discover the best of the Netherlands and Belgium on this 10-day river cruise aboard River Duchess. Stroll through colorful acres of tulips at Keukenhof Gardens to get a sense of the Netherlands’ extraordinary connection to these …
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$3,499
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard S.S. Antoinette
  • Tour the Kaysersberg village
  • Wander through historic Strasbourg
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Boppard
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the legendary Rhine on a cruise aboard the S.S. Antoinette. Each bend of the river reveals the spires of historic churches and castles, while vines climb the beautiful hills. Marksburg Castle is one of the few castles on the Rhine that has never been …
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Cruise the rivers of Germany
$6,790
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Jewels of the Rhine

Zurich - Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sun
  • Visit a Black Forest village
  • Visit Heidelberg Castle
  • Take a walk to Heidelberg
  • Ride a cable car in Koblenz
Starts / Ends:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Board the ship inBasel, Switzerland. First to explore in the list is the Black Forest, known for its cuckoo clocks and the live oompah bands. Here, visit a Black Forest village or hikepassing under an idyllic canopy of evergreens. In Strasbourg, be amazed by the ornate beauty ofMaison Kammerzell …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$3,999
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Remarkable Rhine & Historic Holland

Amsterdam-Basel - 11 Day Itinerary aboard River Empress
  • Visit the Jewish Museum.
  • Visit Kinderdijk village on a tour.
  • Visit Arnhem Airborne Museum WWII
  • Visit Romanesque cathedrals
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the River Empress and delve into the history and culture of western Europe. Explore bustling cities and quiet villages, admire the stunning scenery of the Rhine River Valley, and wander the region’s world-renowned museums. Along the way, indulge in Central Europe’s delicious …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$6,790
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Jewels of the Rhine

Zurich - Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Tour to a Black Forest village
  • Visit Heidelberg Castle
  • Take a walk to Heidelberg
  • Ride a cable car in Koblenz
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Expect an amazing journey on this 8-day voyage with Emerald Dawn. Visit fascinating architecture with amazing ornate designs that are rich with history. Appreciate the natural beauty of the Rhine River and every town the ship passes through. Tour the Black Forest, where interactions are easy with …
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Ehrenfels Castle on Rhine River near Rudesheim
$3,999
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Captivating Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaviola
  • Enjoy Amsterdam
  • Join a tour through Old Town
  • Hike through Rüdesheim
  • Tour Parc de l’Orangerie
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Contoured by vineyard-clad hills and castles from yesteryear, the legendary Rhine captivates. Experience the allure of France’s Alsace region in its welcoming capital, Strasbourg, and its priceless gem, Riquewihr. Fabled towns lost in time present you with the chance to taste local flavors …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$11,190
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Splendours of Europe

Amsterdam - Budapest - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Destiny
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites
  • Explore Vienna
  • Visit towns
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Budapest
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on this 15-day Splendors of Europe cruise aboard the Emerald Destiny from Amsterdam to Budapest. This trip includes a scenic route through the countries of the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary. Begin the exploration in Amsterdam, and delve into the history of the Dutch …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,699
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Castles along the Rhine

Basel to Amsterdam - 8 Day Itinerary aboard River Queen
  • Tour to the Kaysersberg village.
  • Visit the historic town Strasbourg.
  • Explore beautiful Marksburg Castle.
  • Walk through the Town of Cologne
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Find inspiration in the romantic, soul-stirring beauty of the fabled Rhine in a unique with the River Queen. The spires of medieval churches and castles appear around each bend in the river and vineyards climb the verdant hillsides. Marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an …
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Explore quaint towns along the Rhine
$3,999
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Castles Along the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard River Empress
  • Tour the capital of Alsatian wines
  • Visit a Romanesque cathedral
  • Visit the Marksburg Castle.
  • Walk through Strasbourg
Starts / Ends:
Basel / Amsterdam
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day voyage aboard the River Empress is an ideal holiday for castle lovers. Sail along the Rhine river and marvel at castles that were once mighty fortresses and get an insider’s look at one of the only castles on the Rhine that has never been destroyed, Marksburg Castle. Visit historic …
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Explore the inspiring Amsterdam
$3,199
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Enchanting Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasiena
  • Visit Riquewihr
  • Go to Freiburg
  • Tour Cathédrale de Nôtre Dame
  • Taste Rüdesheimer Coffee
Activities:
Biking, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Grand cities blend in perfect harmony with their historic past and progressive future in Cologne and Amsterdam. Inspirational towns have given way to great stories, such as Heidelberg, where Mark Twain wrote “A Tramp Abroad.” Timeless traditions still remain intact—from the making …
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Basel at Christmas, Switzerland
$5,379
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine

14 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalucia
  • Visit Zaanse Schanse
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Enjoy Christmas traditions
  • Explore Speyer
Activities:
Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
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Basel at Christmas, Switzerland
$3,599
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amasiena
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Go to a wine tasting in Rudesheim
  • Wander along Hauptstrasse
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
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Vienna
$3,599
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Christmas Markets on the Rhine - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amalucia
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Ride a bike along the Rhine
  • Go to a wine tasting in Rudesheim
  • Wander along Hauptstrasse
Activities:
Biking, Christmas Market Visits, River Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the deep-rooted holiday traditions of Europe at its most festive time of year. Cologne’s Christmas Market with its impressive Gothic cathedral backdrop; the "Capital of Noël," Strasbourg, with its magnificent great Christmas tree; and Heidelberg’s Christmas …
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Take a tour to see the beautiful fields of tulips
$4,999
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Tulips & Windmills

Amsterdam - Antwerp - 10 Day Itinerary aboard River Empress
  • Explore Amsterdam's history
  • Indulge in Dutch art in Haarlem
  • Discover Enkhuizen's town
  • Marvel at Rotterdam's skyline
  • Uncover Belgium's gems in Bruges
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Antwerp
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Land & Sea Exploration, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on a 10-day cruise aboard the River Empress along the Tulips & Windmills route in the Netherlands and Belgium. Your adventure starts in Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ largest city. Explore the Hermitage Amsterdam Museum's Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age, cruise the canals, or …
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