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Itinerary

Tour Itinerary

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 color. 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. Visit the fascinating Flood Museum to hear and see the stories of the flood of 1953. In Kinderdijk, see 19 windmills built in 1740 for water management and marvel at the Erasmus Bridge in the historic port city of Rotterdam. Take in the tulips and other flowering bulbs in the flower farm regions of Zaandam and Haarlem, and conclude your river cruise through Belgium and Holland with a visit to Amsterdam. Take a guided canal cruise past bridges and homes of a golden age.

Countries Visited

Belgium , Netherlands

  1. Day 1
    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

    (D)

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    Meals:   Dinner
  2. Day 2
    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 bike 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 onboard.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO BOSSUIT

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  3. Day 3
    BOSSUIT
    Battlefield Remembrances in Flanders

    DISCOVERY Visit the In Flanders Field Museum in Ypres—named for the soldier’s famed poem. 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 lasting remembrance to follow. 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)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  4. Day 4
    MIDDELBURG, HOLLAND
    A Spicy History in Middelburg’s Dutch Harbor Town

    CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour through the winding cobblestones and canals of Middelburg. See the 15th-century Gothic Town Halland learn about its important role in the spice trade and Dutch East India trading.

    Enjoy lunch on board while cruising to Veere.

    ACTIVE Alternatively, bike from Middelburg to Veere with your Adventure Host.

    VEERE

    History and Scottish Houses

    CLASSIC Explore the town of Veere with an expert local guide.

    EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KINDERDIJK

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  5. Day 5
    KINDERDIJK–ROTTERDAM
    Harnessing the Wind for 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 onboard.

    OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ZAANDAM

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  6. Day 6
    ZAANDAM
    Windmills, Waterways, and Waving Fields of Flowers

    Arrive in Zaandam this morning with free time to explore this quintessential Dutch town. During tulip season, you may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Keukenhof gardens. Outside of tulip season, join a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.

    Cruise to Haarlem this afternoon while enjoying lunch onboard.

    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)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  7. Day 7
    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”.

    This afternoon, you might consider joining one of the Optional Excursions available.

    OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

    (B,L,D)

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    Meals:   Breakfast   Lunch   Dinner
  8. Day 8
    AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)
    Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.

    (B)

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    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.

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Accommodations

Port charges:
$210

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: Movenpick Amsterdam City
A stylish 408-room hotel in the perfect location, this waterfront property offers Free Wi-Fi internet access throughout. The chic restaurant serves creative international cuisine and there is a fabulous bar serving drinks and light snacks which is also a great spot for a nightcap. For relaxation there is a Lifestyle Studio featuring a gym, Finnish sauna, bio sauna & ice fountain.
Address:
Piet Heinkade 11
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

Ratings based off 10684 reviews about Globus Tours - currently showing 15 reviews with comments only

Globus always performs at a high level.

Globus has always been a good choice. Their tours are great. They have everything well planned.

We love Globus and have been on many tours including Avalon cruises and Independence City Stays too.

We have gone on several globus tours and always had a great experience. the hotels are all top notch, the travel arrangements great, the destinations and side trips wonderful.

We have taken several tours with Globus and will continue due to their professionalism, knowledge and quality of service.

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It was everything we expected and more. I would definitely book another trip with Globus. I look forward to my next tour.

Globus was a highly reliable company as usual.

The Globus tour director was excellent. He was very knowledgeable about the areas we visited and kept us occupies during the bus rides. The accommodations were very nice and conveniently located.

Globus is a first class operation. We have never gone wrong in booking a tour with Globus.

This trip to Portugal, Morocco and Spain was wonderful. A great experience from start to finish. Globus Tours are top notch.

It's usually hard to beat our expectations of a trip but Avalon most certainly did it. The atmosphere delivered, the food, the excursions and their wonderful staff made our vacation more than memorable.

Globus always provides very high quality. We were completely satisfied with our experience.

We have traveled many times with Globus. We consistently have found this tour operator to be reliable.

Excellent itinerary, outstanding guide, and a wonderful trip to a delightful country I would strongly recommend.

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