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Explore the top-rated Netherlands small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with all the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Amsterdam, and Harlingen, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Netherlands small ship cruises start at $2,595 for a trip of 8 to 22 days in 2023. Tell us about your dream Netherlands small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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Stop in beautiful Basel, Switzerland
$4,545
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Rhine Highlights

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Crystal
  • Enjoy Europe’s Rhine river
  • Explore Amsterdam’s canals
  • Stroll through Cologne
  • Discover the history of Heidelberg
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Admire some of the most charming towns of central Europe and cruise along the Rhine. Explore the canals of Amsterdam, admire Cologne’s famous cathedral, tour Heidelberg Castle, relax in the historic spa town of Baden-Baden and stroll through romantic Strasbourg. Throughout the journey, relax …
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Bicycles on a bridge over the canal.
$10,050
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North Sea Voyage: Northern Europe & the Normandy Beaches

Copenhagen to London - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Amaze with beauty of Lübeck
  • Sail through Cliffs of Dover
  • Explore Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum
  • Experience London’s landmark
Activities:
Biking, Cooking Classes, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The voyage from Copenhagen to London along the inland waterways of the North Sea, exploring beautiful coastal cities as well as the crucial and storied role the region has played in history. Stroll through charming, canal-side towns that sprang up along Old-World trade routes. Marvel at the …
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Stroll through the romantic streets of Amsterdam
$3,299
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Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Taste Kölsch beer
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Discover Lake Lucerne
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
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Romantic evening light over Basel
$3,299
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Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps - Cruise Only

8 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Taste Kölsch beer
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Discover Lake Lucerne
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
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Discover charming Heidelberg
$2,695
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Jewels of the Rhine

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Sky
  • Discover the charming Koblenz
  • Visit a Black Forest village
  • Discover the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Tour Heidelberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an enchanting cruise along the beautiful and storied Rhine river. Begin your journey inAmsterdam, and stop atUNESCO World Heritage-listed Cologne Cathedral. Explore the town ofKoblenz and visit the twin-towered façade of the Church of Our Lady and the German Corner.A wine tasting is …
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Visit beautiful and historic Strasbourg
$5,589
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Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Amaserena
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Admire views of the Lake Como
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
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Cruise the Rhine through Cologne
$4,939
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Rhine Castles & Swiss Alps

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS AmaMora
  • Explore Amsterdam
  • Visit Cologne Cathedral
  • Cruise through the Rhine Gorge
  • Admire views of the Lake Como
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start by exploring the canal-laden city of Amsterdam, with its neat rows of buildings and rich history. Then it’s off to Germany, where you’ll discover not only the grand city of Cologne but charming villages like the winemaking hamlet of Rüdesheim and the university town of …
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Spring flowers in Mannheim
$4,745
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Rhine Highlights

Amsterdam-Basel - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Jasper
  • Enjoy Amsterdam’s famous canals
  • Discover the history of Heidelberg
  • Enjoy Europe’s beautiful rivers
  • Stroll through Cologne
Starts / Ends:
Amsterdam / Basel
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Delight in the charms of old European towns and cruise along the Rhine. Discover the winding canals of Amsterdam, marvel at the beauty of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rhine Gorge, explore Cologne’s soaring Cathedral, wander Heidelberg Castle, take in the spa resort town of Baden-Baden and …
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Fields of tulips stretch as far as the eye can see
$2,595
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Tulips and the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Dawn
  • Discover the charming Koblenz
  • Admire vast fields of tulips
  • Discover the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Tour Heidelberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an enchanting cruise along the beautiful and storied Rhine river. Begin your journey in Switzerland, where you can explore the cultural hub of Zurich before boarding your ship. Cruise to Breisach, known for its cuckoo clocks and the live oompah bands. Visit a Black Forest village and …
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Explore the picturesque Honfleur
$8,890
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Northern Romanticism

Honfleur - Bergen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Special musical cruise
  • Explore northern Europe
  • Visit historic sites
Starts / Ends:
Honfleur / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Northern Europe and Scandinavia on this 12-day musical cruise from the Normandy coast to Scandinavia aboard Le Boreal from Honfleur to Bergen, where you will visit cities with significant cultural heritage and breathtaking natural landscapes. Explore Amsterdam, Stavanger, Hellesylt, and …
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Fields of tulips stretch as far as the eye can see
$2,695
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Tulips & the Rhine

8 Day Itinerary aboard Emerald Luna
  • Discover the charming Koblenz
  • Admire vast fields of tulips
  • Discover the beauty of Strasbourg
  • Tour Heidelberg Castle
Starts / Ends:
Zurich / Amsterdam
Activities:
River Cruises, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an enchanting cruise along the beautiful and storied Rhine river. Begin your journey in Switzerland, where you can explore the cultural hub of Zurich before boarding your ship. Cruise to Breisach, known for its cuckoo clocks and the live oompah bands. Visit a Black Forest village and …
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Rugged coastlines of the British Isles
$8,296
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Western Europe Discovery

Lisbon to Bergen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore diverse European ports
  • Hike beautiful trails in Norway
  • Visit British Channel Islands
  • Explore beautiful remote islands
Starts / Ends:
Lisbon / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore highlights of coastal Western Europe on this 12-day journey from Lisbon to Bergen. Cruise north from Portugal and visit large ports such as Amsterdam and Bruges, as well as smaller gems such as Spain'sCíes Islands and France'sBelle-Île. Get off the beaten path with …
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Admire sun-soaked Malaga
$21,320
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Ultimate Iberian & Western Europe Discovery

Barcelona - Bergen - 22 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse II
  • Immerse yourself in Iberian culture
  • Discover the culture of Seville
  • Enjoy the Balearic Islands
  • Visit British Channel Islands
  • Explore romantic Amsterdam
  • Hike beautiful trails in Norway
Starts / Ends:
Barcelona / Bergen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the luxurious Scenic Eclipse II on this 22-day cruise exploring the highlights of the Iberian Peninsula and the coast of Western Europe. Depart from beautiful Barcelona and visit favorite Spanish ports such as Malaga, Cartagena, and the Balearic Islands. Experience the rich Andalusian culture …
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Cruise through the canals of Amsterdam
$5,199
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Gems Of The Baltic

8 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Ovation
  • Discover archaeology in Dover
  • Explore Zeebrugge's medieval town
  • Learn Arendal's shipbuilding histor
  • Explore Copenhagen
Starts / Ends:
Copenhagen / Dover
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day Baltic Sea voyage takes you from Denmark to England, allowing you to see some of the region's most interesting sights. Explore the Danish capital of Copenhagen and bike your way around this city full of culture and the arts. Marvel at the fusion of old and modern architecture in …
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