Springtime Treasures of Holland


6 Days Full Board River Cruise

Discover the old world of the Netherlands on this new cruise along less travelled, more tranquil, waters of Holland. As well as a visit to the ever-popular Keukenhof Gardens, we cruise the River IJssel to explore old Hanseatic cities with their rich merchant pasts along with Het Loo Palace – the finest of Dutch treasures.

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per person

Your Itinerary

DAY 1: From local joining points we cross the Channel and onward to reach our ship in Amsterdam for dinner.

DAY 2: We cruise over breakfast to Hoorn. From here we head by coach to visit the floral spectacular of Keukenhof Gardens. We return to our ship in Enkhuizen.

DAY 3: This morning we depart Enkhuizen, crossing the IJsselmeer to join the IJssel River and reach the old Hanseatic city of Kampen.

DAY 4: We continue cruising along the IJssel today to reach Deventer where the old town is worth exploring.

DAY 5: This morning we travel by coach to visit Het Loo Palace, built in the 17th Century for William of Orange and Mary II of England. We re-join our ship in Zutphen for a final cruise to Arnhem, where the remainder of the day is free to explore.

DAY 6: We disembark this morning and return homeward.

The Esmeralda

The Esmeralda

The Esmeralda is a spacious, superior, river cruise ship with 63 outward facing cabins on two decks with a homely, friendly atmosphere. The vessel has air-conditioning throughout.

Public areas include: > Forward lounge/bar on Promenade Deck > Restaurant on the Main Deck > Partially covered Sun Deck 

All cabins include: > Picture window > Shower & toilet > Satellite television > Safety deposit box > Twin beds at floor level > Continental electricity socket (220 volts)

Please note: Prices reflect cabin location. Promenade Deck cabins are higher above the waterline and have better views. There is a stair lift between Main and Promenade Deck and Promenade Deck and Sun Deck. Whilst there is a stair lift on board wheelchair access to and from ship is not possible.

Single cabin supplement: Main Deck: £129* Promenade Deck: £189*

(*Limited availability)

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Departure Date Tour Ref Days Adult (from) Available Seats Rooms Sole Occupancy
CALL TO BOOKMon 2 Apr, 2018 RIE6 3 6 £579.00 10 + £50.00 CALL TO BOOK


  • Free local joining points
  • All coach travel
  • Return Channel crossings
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Cruise itinerary and sightseeing excursions as stated
  • Accommodation in a twin outward facing cabin
  • Full board on the ship including hot/cold buffet breakfast, set menu lunch and dinner **Half board in overnight hotel
  • Morning coffee and afternoon tea whilst cruising
  • Regular entertainment on board

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Contact details

Grand UK Holidays
The Old Bakery
113 Queens Road
Norwich, Norfolk
United Kingdom
01603 61 99 33
The UK Holiday Group Limited, trading as Grand UK Holidays, is an appointed representative of ITC Compliance Limited which is authorised and regulated
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