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Dutch Waterways & Holland in Bloom

Prinses Christina

5 Days Full Board River Cruise

Springtime in Holland introduces the advent of the bulbfields season, creating a vibrant blanket of colours and sweet smells. Our special Dutch river cruise combines visits to the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens – the most spectacular array of gardens and floral displays – with cosmopolitan Amsterdam, great on board hospitality and lots more besides.

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Your itinerary

DAY 1: From selected local departure points we head for the Channel crossing to Calais, then across Belgium and into Holland to arrive in Amsterdam and the Prinses Christina for a late supper and our first night on board.

DAY 2: This afternoon we cruise across the Markemeer to the city of Hoorn, once a former trading base and major harbour for imported goods. Everywhere you go you will encounter the history of the powerful Dutch East India Company, that sent beautiful ships across the world to trade with the Asiatic countries during the 17th and 18th centuries. Shops and cafes dot its centre, which is anchored by the Roode Steen, the main square.

DAY 3: This morning we cruise to the harbour town of Enkhuizen with strong links to the old East India trade routes and characterised by its traditional houses and drawbridges over canals. From here we travel by coach to the world famous Keukenhof Gardens, where there is time to stroll around the park where amazing displays of spring flowers are exhibited in the extensive grounds and indoor pavilions.

DAY 4: We cruise back to Amsterdam where our coach will drop us in the city for some free time to explore. Enjoy this cosmopolitan city with its myriad of modern
and classical museums, miles and miles of canal network, the Diamond Quarter and the popular flower markets.

DAY 5: After breakfast we disembark and make our way back to Calais, crossing the Channel and homeward.

 

The Prinses Christina

The Prinses Christina

The Prinses Christina is a medium sized vessel with 54 outward facing cabins on three decks. The vessel has air-conditioning throughout. 

Public areas include: • A forward Promenade Deck lounge with a bar and dance floor • Restaurant on the Cabin Deck • Large, partially covered Sun Deck

All cabins include: • Shower & toilet • Satellite television • Twin beds at floor level • Continental electricity socket (220 volts) • Superior cabins include tea and coffee making facilities (limited availability) 

Please note: There are stair lifts between Main and Promenade Decks and the Main Deck and restaurant on the Cabin Deck. Cabin Deck rooms and Sun Deck are not served by stair lifts. Prices reflect the deck location more than the size. Upper deck cabins have better views. Whilst there is a stair lift on board wheelchair access is not possible.

 

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Departure Date Tour Ref Days Adult (from) Available Seats Coach Seats Rooms
Book NowMon 22 Apr, 2019 RIC5 30 5 £479.00 10 + Book Now

Everything
Included...

  • 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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