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Highlights of the Netherlands & the Beauty of Belgium

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A fascinating trip through time, this wonderful itinerary acknowledges the history of working Dutch communities, dating as far back as the 13th century, before an excursion to the Storm Surge Barrier exemplifies the excellence of modern technology. Discover what attracts art-lovers to Antwerp’s intriguing medieval heart, before Technicolor Amsterdam and Keukenhof Gardens create a lasting impression on the senses.
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* From price is for a 17 April 2019 departure. For a full list of pricing and availability, please see below. All prices are per person, twin share in USD, based on two guests sharing. Terms and conditions apply and we reserve the right to withdraw our offers at any time. Please note, the ship operating a particular cruise is subject to change.
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Day 1

Welcome to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700 year old city of picturesque canals, world class museums, theatres and cafés. You will be met and transferred from the airport to your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. After boarding, enjoy some time at your leisure to explore Amsterdam. This evening join your fellow travellers for dinner on board.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Amsterdam – Zaanse Schans

This morning we venture to Zaanse Schans, which is one of the highlights of the Netherlands, just outside Amsterdam. This vibrant and stunning living and working community that dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries, with many farms and windmills. Tonight, the Captain will be delighted to welcome you to a gala dinner.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour
EmeraldPLUS: Clog Painting on board

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Rotterdam

Start today with an included visit to Netherland’s second largest metropolis – Rotterdam. Its futuristic architecture, give the city the title of Netherland’s architectural capital, and during your city tour you will experience main highlights like the Erasmus bridge and the Beeldenroute Westersingel.

DiscoverMORE: Visit to Delft Pottery Factory (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Veere

Today you will arrive in Veere, an area that was heavily flooded in 1953, and led the Dutch government to commission the Delta Works to protect the province from the open sea. We will visit the Delta Works project, known as the Storm Surge Barrier, due its series of dikes, sea walls and locks all the way up to Rotterdam in South Holland. We start the tour by visiting the outer wall, and then you will watch an educational and interesting film on its construction and the floods that preceded it.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour in Veere

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Antwerp

This morning we arrive in Antwerp - Belgium’s biggest port, positioned on the River Scheldt with a large harbour linking to the sea. As Belgium’s second largest city, it has been pivotal in the country’s history of occupations and conquests. Home to the famous Baroque artist Pieter Paul Rubens, it attracts art lovers and diamond dealers from all over the world. Having been decimated during WWII, today the city is modern and organised, yet still retains an intriguing medieval heart. Enjoy the guided walking tour of the city centre, passing by its café-filled cobbled lanes, admiring the Renaissance Town Hall and the unique Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady, the symbol of Antwerp before passing through the charming 16th century inner yard, the ‘Vlaeykensgang’.

DiscoverMORE: Tour to Bruges (extra expense)

*** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Antwerp or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Arnhem

After a relaxing morning spent sailing through the Dutch waterways, passing its wonderful windmills and quaint traditional villages, you will arrive in Arnhem. Most famous for its great battle during World War II, its iconic bridge - the sight where the British forces were captured. You will tour the Airborne Museum Hartenstein which is dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem In 1944. The main building was the headquarters of the British command during the battle, and now houses exhibits of military uniforms and weapons.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Bike Tour in Arnhem

*** Please note, you can only choose either the included guided tour or the EmeraldACTIVE bike tour option, as both run at the same time.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Amsterdam

This morning you have a choice to visit the Keukenhof Gardens - the most beautiful spring garden in the world and Europe’s largest. Situated in the heart of the tulip farm area of Holland, it boasts incredible displays of different flowers and plants, with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths filling over 79 acres with colour and fragrance.After lunch, you will have free time to explore Amsterdam on your own.
EmeraldPLUS: Visit to Keukenhof Gardens

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8
Amsterdam

After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer to the airport for your onward or homebound flight.

Meals included: Breakfast
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