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Tour Itinerary

Begin your tulip season cruise in Amsterdam. In Arnhem, tour its WWII Airborne Museum commemorating the brave battle of 1944. If you prefer, take a guided bike ride in the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery. In Maastricht tour the old cobblestoned university town. On to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur and free time to browse its ancient architecture, charming cafes, and bookshops. In Liège, see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City” as well as its romantic streets, steps, and tiny alleyways. Next, you’ll explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Peter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist. In Brussels, you’ll find landmark buildings and a collection of cafes and shops on your guided tour. Visit “The Diamond of Flanders”, Ghent, for stunning Flemish artwork in St. Bavo’s Cathedral. Explore more of the Flanders area with tours in Bossuit—the In Flanders Fields Museum and moving battlefield memorials and memorabilia. In Middelburg, explore its grand history in the Dutch East India Company. Tour the Veere Delta Works to see the world’s largest flood-protection system. Continue your cruise through Kinderdijk—where windmills built in 1740 for water management helped the iconic structures become a symbol of Holland. See the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, and the quintessential Dutch towns of Zaandam and Haarlem with their signature flower farms, windmills, waterways, and North Sea trading. Your cruise through Holland and Belgium returns to Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the iconic city.

Countries Visited

Belgium

  1. Day 1
    AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
    Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

    Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 2 pm.

    Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

    Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths, as well as other bulbs, planted each year. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NIJMEGEN

    (D)
    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    NIJMEGEN. EXCURSION TO ARNHEM
    Wildlife, WWII Valor, and Famous Mills

    ACTIVE Join a Biking Tour on the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery, from dense forests to sand dune, OR:

    DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing to discover Arnhem-a key WWII operations site and home to impressive historical monuments and memorials-then visit a medieval castle for a regional herb and vegetable product tasting, OR:

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of the Airborne Museum of Hartenstein commemorating the 1944 WWII Battle of Arnhem.

    You may join a Guided Optional Excursion to the Windmill of Thorn or an Optional Cooking Workshop.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAASTRICHT

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    MAASTRICHT
    Dutch History, School Spirit and an Architectural Feast

    Enjoy an early morning sailing to Maastricht.

    ACTIVE Maastricht's charm awaits, get physical via nordic walking with your Adventure Host, OR:

    CLASSIC Discover this vibrant university town with its lovely cathedrals, old houses, historical buildings, and impressively cobblestoned town center.

    Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NAMUR

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    NAMUR, BELGIUM
    Ancient Architecture and Charming Cafés

    ACTIVE Explore Namur's countryside by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the picturesque old-town, fortress citadel, and medieval architecture.

    Take free time to stroll along Namur’s cobblestone lanes and visit its charming cafés and bookshops.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN HUY

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    LIÈGE
    Historic Wonders and Wonderful Waffles

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the “Fiery City” of Liège with its beautiful ancient quarters, peculiar alleys, and romantic streets. Don’t miss sampling authentically sweet Liège Waffles.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ANTWERP

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    ANTWERP
    A Rubenesque Cathedral in Artful Antwerp

    Join your Adventure Host for today's special activities.

    ACTIVE Explore Antwerp by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

    CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of this sophisticated city to visit the central Grote Markt, lined with 16th-century guildhall houses. You’ll also see the beautiful city hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady with its stunning altarpiece paintings by Rubens.

    Enjoy cocktail or coffee aboard your ship as you sail to Brussels this afternoon.

    Later, enjoy dinner and live entertainment.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  7. Day 7
    BRUSSELS
    Ancient Landmarks and New Haunts

    ACTIVE See Brussel's Aquaculture farm on bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

    DISCOVERY See the major highlights of Brussels and join a do-it-yourself chocolate workshop for a fun and interactive experience, OR:

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Brussels, see the Town Hall with its landmark buildings and discover the many local bars, cafés and shops of the Lower Town Streets.

    The afternoon is free to explore Brussels at your pace.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  8. Day 8
    BRUSSELS
    Filling Fare and Fabled Beer

    Spend a day at leisure to sample Brussels hearty cuisine and famous beer.

    Enjoy dinner on board as you sail for Ghent this evening.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GHENT

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  9. Day 9
    GHENT
    Medieval Masterpieces and Flemish Finery

    Visit the Adventure Center 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–“The Diamond of Flanders”— with a Guided Sightseeing Tour of this showcase of medieval Flemish wealth. You’ll visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral—with its remarkable Flemish artwork.

    Alternatively, you may choose to join a full-day Guided Optional Excursion of Bruges to explore its canals, cobbled streets, and medieval buildings. You’ll see its crisscrossed canals, the 13th-century belfry of Market Square, and charming patrician houses.

    This evening, enjoy live entertainment on board.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BOSSUIT

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  10. Day 10
    BOSSUIT
    Battlefield Remembrances in Flanders

    DISCOVERY Visit the In Flanders’ Field Museum in Ypres— learn about the story of the invasion of Belgium, the first months of the mobilization, the four years trench war in the Westhoek, the end of the war, and the permanent remembrance ever since. After your visit, enjoy lunch at the museum’s café.

    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

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  11. Day 11
    MIDDELBURG, HOLLAND
    A Spicy History in Middelburg’s Dutch Harbor Town

    ACTIVE Explore Vlissingen by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour through the winding cobblestones and canals of Middelburg. See the15th century Gothic Town Hall and learn about its important role in the spice trade and Dutch East India trading.

    Enjoy lunch on board while cruising to Veere.

    VEERE

    The Delta Works Stand Strong as a Technical Marvel

    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 SAILING IN KINDERDIJK

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  12. Day 12
    KINDERDIJK–ROTTERDAM
    Harnessing the Wind 300 Years

    Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.

    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. You’ll hear about the windmill’s vital role in the Netherland’s history and why it became a national symbol of Holland.

    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

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  13. Day 13
    ZAANDAM
    Windmills, Waterways, and Waving Fields of Flowers

    Arrive in Zaandam this morning with free time to explore this quintessential Dutch town. See windmills, waterways, and flower farms, while discovering Dutch history in its handicraft shops and museums.

    Cruise to Haarlem this afternoon while enjoying lunch on board.

    HAARLEM

    Tulips and North Sea Trading Ports

    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, the capital of the Netherlands.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  14. Day 14
    AMSTERDAM
    Canals of Colorful 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

    (B,L,D)
    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  15. Day 15
    AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)
    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    (B)
    Meals:   Breakfast

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Inclusions

  • In the event of technical or water level issues, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or alter the program, including hotel overnight when necessary.
  • Guided Tours, Optional Excursions, activities, sailing and docking schedules may be contingent on weather conditions or other issues outside of our control and could therefore be subject to change at any time.
  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

Health and Safety Protocols for Globus Tours

Today's world has changed, but what remains certain is Globus' commitment to guest safety, comfort and peace-of-mind while traveling with us. To that end, Globus has established a worldwide Assurance program, with enhanced on-trip protocols and procedures, to ensure the health – and happiness – of guests throughout their travels with us.

It all starts with Globus' Global Health & Safety Team, dedicated to ensuring that cleanliness of all operations exceeds today’s travel standards—from start to finish. The following areas address Globus' commitment to providing a safe and clean environment for guests.

A SAFE & WARM WELCOME

Globus will enact new tour check-in procedures and pre-trip health screenings to offer guests a safe start to their journey, including adherence to social distancing requirements.

BLENDING CULTURAL PROXIMITY WITH SOCIAL DISTANCE

Globus will ensure safe distances for guests throughout the journey, on coach and during excursions. This includes providing masks for guests use at any time where social proximity could be an issue as well as the possibility of reducing group sizes, if required. And wireless listening technology – including Globus' Go Beyond Devices in Europe – enables safe distances between guests and other travelers on excursions.

FOCUS ON GUEST AND TEAM MEMBER HEALTH

To ensure a healthy environment for team and guests, Globus will conduct regular temperature checks for both guests and team, and when necessary, masks will be worn by Globus' team members when with guests.

TOUCHING HEARTS, NOT HANDS

Traveling with Globus removes many of the “touch points” of travel, including luggage handling, check in/out, expedited entry into attractions and more. Globus are further reducing risk with hands-free service, meaning all self-services replaced by staff, including buffet meals replaced with table service. Globus will also ensure hand sanitizing is available throughout each trip, on coach and in hotels.

COMMITMENT TO CLEAN

As a part of Globus' commitment to clean, Globus is requiring enhanced cleaning procedures with hotel partners, on motorcoaches, vehicles and throughout every trip, including additional daily disinfecting procedures that go above-and-beyond already strict health and safety procedures.

PARTNERS IN DISCOVERY AND IN HEALTH

Globus has strict health and safety protocols, which have been in place for years, focused on ensuring all aspects of operation- from vehicles and equipment used on trip to excursions and hotel procedures. This process will continue with new, elevated health and safety checks, to maintain their promise that each touch-point on tours and cruises are considered in their commitment to guest and team member well-being.

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Accommodations

Port charges:
$392

Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only.

Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).

Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.

Amsterdam: Westcord Jakarta
A unique sustainable hotel in Amsterdam, where two worlds connect. At the former location where ships left for Jakarta, lies a green oasis in the centre of the city. Hotel offers 200 luxurious rooms with a Indonesian influenced style. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at Café Jakarta or get a drink at the Malabar. Be pampered in luxury and relax in our wellness and swimming pool with views towards the river IJ.
Address:
Javakade 766
Amsterdam , Netherlands

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Questions & Answers

Question: How many suitcases can I take with me on my trip?

Each person is allowed one "check-in," and one "carry-on." Remember to take all valuables with you as "carry-on", because electronic equipment, cameras, laptops, jewelry, business documents and money are not covered by the airlines' liability, so always carry them aboard with you.

Question: Is Airfare Included in the Price?

Airfare from your point of origin to and from the trip is not included in the land price.

Globus Tours Customer Reviews

Overall Rating
4.2
Accommodations
3.9
Itinerary
4.3
Professional Staff
4.5
Repeat with Operator
4.2
Value for Money
4

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There were a couple of changes to the itinerary after booking but they were additions and a change so we were happy with the adjustments in general.

Great trip. Guides were wonderful hotels great please have step stool on bus for passengers who cannot easily manage the large step to get on and off the bus. Wonderful trip

I have a wonderful time in this trip. Thanks to the tour director and staff (driver and tour guides) who make this trip fun and memorable.

I believe the itinerary was fast moving, but not too fast. Each city we had adequate time. I am very pleased.

I have travelled with Globus and Cosmos 11 times. 5 Globus and 6 Cosmos. Nothing but excellent service, pricing and itinerary. Covid protocols were well maintained.

Globus has always been dependable and has gone above and beyond in these difficult pandemic times.

I have booked several Globus/Cosmos tours since 2013 mostly touring the US and Canada and have enjoyed every tour. The tour directors are very knowledgeable and friendly. I enjoy meeting the other people on the tours and comparing past trip itinerary's and getting some helpful tips as well. I will book with affordorabletours.com in the future.

Tour guide Susanna was informative and very personal.

We had a fabulous trip with Globus. Everything met and surpassed our expectations.

The tour guide we had during our bus trip through Spain And Portugal was great. Also, our bus driver was great. The guide was knowledgeable, caring and very helpful in ms y ways.

This was our second tour with Globus, and we had a wonderful time and were very happy with the whole experience. The covid thing was always in the background and some countries were changing their rules as we traveled, and Globus kept our tour director fully informed and we were able to work thru all the problems. Had a wonderful time. all of the problems encountered were small and not of Globus's control, ".....the eggs are cold...." type of thing. Probably the best tour we ever took, as so many other tours were not running we had many opportunities because the "normal" crowds were not there. and we had the place to ourselves.

Despite the Covid restrictions in the National Parks (specifically the overnight stays in Yellowstone), I feel Globus did a good job in providing meals as best they could. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable in all areas of the tour and knew 99% of the answers when asked a varied number of questions by the guests.

Globus and our tour director provided an outstanding experience.

This was our first tour with Affordable Tours and Globus. This planned trip exceeded our expectations, from the hotel accommodations, meals, and the guided tours. Special mention to our great tour director, Chiro who ensured that everything ran smoothly, Gerardo, our bus driver, and also tour guide Yvonne. The whole crew went above and beyond what they were supposed to do. Great, reputable company! My husband and I are already talking about planning another Italy tour, hopefully one with Chiro as the tour director.

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