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8D7N Tulip Time Highlights (WXA)

8D7N Tulip Time Highlights (WXA)

Per Pax
From: $2687 From: €2559 From: £2197 From: RM11684 From: CAD3482 From: SGD3727 From: AUD3879 From: HKD21171
Brussels
Avalon Waterways
Happiness flows with Avalon Waterways. Cruise on Suite Ships with the widest stateroom views from your window-facing bed. Relaxed luxury flows throughout the ship in every detail plus personalize with Classic, Active, and Discovery excursions. Cruise Critic named Avalon’s staterooms the best in the business, and yes, we’re blushing a bit. But it’s only because we’ve taken such pride in bringing you river cruising’s only Open-Air BalconySM stateroom design, featuring beds with a view. Rest easy (literally) as you enjoy bigger views, more space and 24/7 access to open-air cruising. With Avalon, the award-winning views are as wide open as the possibilities.
Cities to Visit: Brussels – Ghent – Bossuit – Middelburg – Veere – Kinderdijk – Rotterdam – Zaandam – Haarlem – Amsterdam
Language: English

Tour Deal

~ Cash Savings Offer: SAVE up to US$2,500 per couple



Travel Period: from Now till May 6, 2024
Tour Highlight
~ Keukenhof
~ Ghent
~ Amsterdam
What To Expect
See your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view while cruising from Brussels to Amsterdam. Take in the quintessential Dutch scenes of windmills, waterways, and seemingly endless rows of blooming colour. Embark in Brussels and sail to Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders.” Visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral with its stunning Flemish artwork. Sail to Bossuit for moving battlefield remembrances, including In Flanders Fields Museum and the Last Post Ceremony. On to Holland for a visit the former Dutch East India Company trading port. You’ll tour a marvel of flood-protection at the Delta Works in Veere. In Kinderdijk, see 19 windmills built in 1740 for water management and marvel at the Erasmus Bridge in the historic port city of Rotterdam.

Be amazed at the varieties and volume of tulips and other flowering bulbs in the flower farm regions of Zaandam and Haarlem before docking for two nights in Amsterdam. Take a guided canal cruise past bridges and homes of a golden age.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (EMBARKATION)

    Welcome to Belgium. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Brussels must arrive by 2:00 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner on board as you sail for Ghent this evening. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GHENT

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: GHENT

    Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.
    ACTIVE - Explore a different side of Ghent by foot with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Explore Ghent with a Guided Sightseeing Tour. Alternatively, you may choose to join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion of Bruges. This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BOSSUIT

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: BOSSUIT

    DISCOVERY - Visit the In Flanders Field Museum in Ypres. After your visit, enjoy lunch at the museum's cafe.
    DISCOVERY - Following the museum, visit battlefields, cemeteries, memorials and private collections.
    DISCOVERY - Experience the Last Post Ceremony, taking place nightly under the arches of the Menin Gate. Enjoy some free time for dinner before the Ceremony starts.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MIDDELBURG

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: MIDDELBURG, NETHERLANDS – VEERE

    ACTIVE - Explore Vlissingen by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Walking Tour through the winding cobblestones and canals of Middelburg. Enjoy lunch on board while cruising to Veere.
    ACTIVE - Bike your way to the beach from Veere with your Adventure Host, OR:
    DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Tour of the Delta Works, the largest flood-protection system in the world, and a miracle of modern technology.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KINDERDIJK

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: KINDERDIJK – ROTTERDAM

    ACTIVE - See the windmills of Kinderdijk by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of Kinderdijk where 19 windmills were built in 1740 as flood prevention and water management. Enjoy a cruise through Rotterdam harbor.
    ACTIVE - Experience Rotterdam by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Rotterdam featuring innovative architecture, including the marvelous Erasmus Bridge. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ZAANDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: ZAANDAM – HAARLEM

    Arrive in Zaandam this morning with free time to explore this quintessential Dutch town. You may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens. Cruise to Haarlem this afternoon while enjoying lunch on board.
    ACTIVE - Enjoy an easy bike ride to the beach with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Visit Haarlem, a major flower bulbs growing district outside of Amsterdam. Explore the former North Sea trading port with its medieval features, gabled houses, and leafy courtyards. Enjoy dinner on board your ship this evening as you sail to Amsterdam.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: AMSTERDAM

    ACTIVE - Join a Biking Tour through the Dutch countryside past polders, dykes, and quaint centuries-old villages, OR:
    CLASSIC - Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam's "Golden Age".
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: DEPART AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)

    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ Luxurious accommodations in category booked
~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
~ Onboard entertainment
~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
~ Port charges & gratuities


Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & visa
~ Safety net protection
~ Airport transfer

Where to Visits

Information

~ Cash Savings Offer: SAVE up to US$2,500 per couple



Travel Period: from Now till May 6, 2024
Tour Highlight
~ Keukenhof
~ Ghent
~ Amsterdam
What To Expect
See your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view while cruising from Brussels to Amsterdam. Take in the quintessential Dutch scenes of windmills, waterways, and seemingly endless rows of blooming colour. Embark in Brussels and sail to Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders.” Visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral with its stunning Flemish artwork. Sail to Bossuit for moving battlefield remembrances, including In Flanders Fields Museum and the Last Post Ceremony. On to Holland for a visit the former Dutch East India Company trading port. You’ll tour a marvel of flood-protection at the Delta Works in Veere. In Kinderdijk, see 19 windmills built in 1740 for water management and marvel at the Erasmus Bridge in the historic port city of Rotterdam.

Be amazed at the varieties and volume of tulips and other flowering bulbs in the flower farm regions of Zaandam and Haarlem before docking for two nights in Amsterdam. Take a guided canal cruise past bridges and homes of a golden age.
  • Day 1: ARRIVE BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (EMBARKATION)

    Welcome to Belgium. Your Suite Ship is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Brussels must arrive by 2:00 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Enjoy dinner on board as you sail for Ghent this evening. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GHENT

    : Dinner
  • Day 2: GHENT

    Visit the Adventure centre for today's activities with your Adventure Host.
    ACTIVE - Explore a different side of Ghent by foot with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Explore Ghent with a Guided Sightseeing Tour. Alternatively, you may choose to join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion of Bruges. This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BOSSUIT

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 3: BOSSUIT

    DISCOVERY - Visit the In Flanders Field Museum in Ypres. After your visit, enjoy lunch at the museum's cafe.
    DISCOVERY - Following the museum, visit battlefields, cemeteries, memorials and private collections.
    DISCOVERY - Experience the Last Post Ceremony, taking place nightly under the arches of the Menin Gate. Enjoy some free time for dinner before the Ceremony starts.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MIDDELBURG

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 4: MIDDELBURG, NETHERLANDS – VEERE

    ACTIVE - Explore Vlissingen by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Walking Tour through the winding cobblestones and canals of Middelburg. Enjoy lunch on board while cruising to Veere.
    ACTIVE - Bike your way to the beach from Veere with your Adventure Host, OR:
    DISCOVERY - Join a Guided Tour of the Delta Works, the largest flood-protection system in the world, and a miracle of modern technology.
    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KINDERDIJK

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 5: KINDERDIJK – ROTTERDAM

    ACTIVE - See the windmills of Kinderdijk by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Tour of Kinderdijk where 19 windmills were built in 1740 as flood prevention and water management. Enjoy a cruise through Rotterdam harbor.
    ACTIVE - Experience Rotterdam by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Rotterdam featuring innovative architecture, including the marvelous Erasmus Bridge. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.
    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ZAANDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 6: ZAANDAM – HAARLEM

    Arrive in Zaandam this morning with free time to explore this quintessential Dutch town. You may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens. Cruise to Haarlem this afternoon while enjoying lunch on board.
    ACTIVE - Enjoy an easy bike ride to the beach with your Adventure Host, OR:
    CLASSIC - Visit Haarlem, a major flower bulbs growing district outside of Amsterdam. Explore the former North Sea trading port with its medieval features, gabled houses, and leafy courtyards. Enjoy dinner on board your ship this evening as you sail to Amsterdam.
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 7: AMSTERDAM

    ACTIVE - Join a Biking Tour through the Dutch countryside past polders, dykes, and quaint centuries-old villages, OR:
    CLASSIC - Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam's "Golden Age".
    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Day 8: DEPART AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)

    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ Luxurious accommodations in category booked
~ All meals on board including sparkling wine with breakfast; wine, beer, and soft drinks at lunch and dinner
~ Daily sightseeing with headsets and expert local guides
~ Onboard entertainment
~ Wi-Fi throughout the ship
~ Port charges & gratuities


Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & visa
~ Safety net protection
~ Airport transfer

Per Pax
From: $2687 From: €2559 From: £2197 From: RM11684 From: CAD3482 From: SGD3727 From: AUD3879 From: HKD21171
Booking Form

$2687 €2559 £2197 RM11684 CAD3482 SGD3727 AUD3879 HKD21171

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$2687 €2559 £2197 RM11684 CAD3482 SGD3727 AUD3879 HKD21171

Age below 12

Cancellation Policy

~ 91 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 90 – 60 days prior to departure: 35% of total price
~ 59 – 30 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ 29 – 1 days prior to departure: 80% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 90 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 90 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.