Blooming Tulips cruise (Amsterdam - Brussels - Amsterdam)

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    Blooming Holland & Belguim cruise onboard MS Crucebelle past springtime blossoms and windmills, pausing for memorable excursions with local tour-guides; delicious food in both the countries; and of course, blooming flowers of Keukenhof Gardens.

    Our experienced chef cooks will offer a variety of traditional specialties for you to try delicious local cuisine – be prepared to gain some kilos by the end of the cruise!

    Offering you comfortable and spacious cabins, stylish public areas and professional and friendly service onboard our ships we guaranty you to experience one of the most memorable journeys ever!

    languages on board
    German, English, Spanish, French, Italian

    Day 1

    / April 9, 2020
    Amsterdam

    The arrival day, check-in starts at 16:00. However, if you arrive earlier, you can leave your luggage at the reception to explore the city on your own before the check-in.

    Meals: welcome buffet and dinner.

    * Transfer Schiphol airport - port is available for extra charge

    Day 2

    / April 10, 2020
    Amsterdam

    This day is completely devoted to your acquaintance with the city of Amsterdam as we stay there for the whole day. With more than 800 years of history, Amsterdam is famous for its cozy houses on the canals, secret courtyards in the very heart of the city, colorful mixture of cultures and nationalities on the streets and of course the feeling of a true liberty. Moreover, it's a home to many of remarkable museums: Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank museum, Rembrandt house, Banksy museum of street art and many more.

    So, prepare your camera, pick up a map at the reception desk and don't forget an umbrella - Amsterdam is always unpredictable!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided walking city-tour of Amsterdam is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Departure23:00

    Day 3

    / April 11, 2020
    Rotterdam

    Once you wake up and open the curtains, you will be fascinated by the Erasmus just in front of you. Staying the whole day in Rotterdam, take advantage of exploring this city!

    Aside from its fascinating port, Rotterdam also features some fantastic modern architecture like the cube buildings, Pencil Tower (Het Potlood) and the Euromast Tower, but also has a wonderful variety of museums, eateries and activities to enjoy.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Arrival06:00

    Departure20:00

    Day 4

    / April 12, 2020
    Ghent

    Leaving the Netherlands at night, we are finally in Belgium in the morning - in the city of Ghent.

    Those who are very much interested in culture, history and art will take a guided tour and the experinced English-speaking Ghent-lover to reveal all the city's secrets. Those who are fond all calm walkings on their own will enjoy Ghent alone.

    Ghent is a perfect blend of industry and medieval architecture which will appease every travellers European city palette.

    Belgium and Ghent as well is the country of beer, do not forget to try some!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Arrival10:00

    Departure20:00

    Day 5

    / April 13, 2020
    Brussels

    Day 5 is completely devoted to the capital of Belgium, Brussels. It is a fascinating place with stunning architecture and fascinating history packed into every street and alleyway.

    It seems to be very business and bureaucracy focused, it is after all the administerial centre of the EU, but at other times it feels laid back and does not take itself too seriously: think Manneken Pis, The Comic Strip Centre, lots of flea markets.

    NB: Don't forget to try true homemade Belgian waffles and Belgian Ale-braised mussels!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided bus & walking city-tour of Brussels is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Arrival09:00

    Departure20:00

    Day 6

    / April 14, 2020
    Antwerp

    Early at night the ship arrives in Antwerp, the second city of Belgium and home to the biggest port in the country.

    Antwerp has everything a real traveller should wish for in a European city: world class museums and art, magnificient architecture and great food and drinks!

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    *Guided walking city-tour of Brussels is provided for extra cost (included in the excursion package)

    Arrival03:00

    Departure19:00

    Day 7

    / April 15, 2020
    Dordrecht & Amsterdam

    We are again in the Netherlands to appreciate its indeed low-lying and remarkably flat with large expanses of lakes, rivers, and canals sceneries.

    This morning is so calm and gives you cahnce to enjoy the small town of Dordrecht located in the south west of the Netherlands in the South Holland province.

    Today the city has a home of fantastic historical buildings such as the Grote Kerk and Munt van Holland, and some magnificent natural landscapes such as the De Beisbosch National park and the Wantijpark.

    Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner

    Day 8

    / April 16, 2020
    Amsterdam

    Check-out after breakfast

    Meals: breakfast

    *The transfer port - Schiphol airport can be provided for extra cost.

    Kindly note that this is a preliminary program
    The list and sequence of the proposed activities may slightly differ from one cruise to another.
    Choose cabin
    Your ship is MS Crucebelle 4*
    upper deck
    middle deck
    middle front deck
    main deck
    Deluxe Upper deck
    ▪︎  twin beds or double bed

    Staterooms (14 sq.m.) are located on the Upper deck with large French balconies to ensure a great view. All the cabins offer a very clever layout with hotel beds (twin or double).

    Equipment: private facilities, satellite TV, hairdryer, safe, internal phone

    Outlet: 2 regular outlets, 1 with 115V (American)

    € 1,600 per person
    single occupation: +100%
    Services

    Our price includes:

    • accommodation in the cabin

    • live music at the bar every night

    • full board, three meals per day (from the dinner on the arrival day to the breakfast on the departure day):

    *breakfast is buffet-style with great choice of hotels and cold dishes, fruits and vegetables. Healthy corner with alternative milk and different types of granola and cereals are at your disposal;

    *lunch and dinner are à la carte with 3 main courses to choose (fish, meat or vegetarian);

    • early-riser breakfast every morning with small snacks and homemade cookies

    • afternoon high-tea: tea, coffee and cake or late night snack

    • welcome buffet

    • table tap water during meal services

    • tea/coffee for all meals

    • coffee-station available from 06:00 till 22:00

    • welcome and farewell captain’s cocktails (including 1 drink per person)

    • welcome and farewell captain’s dinner with special menu

    • luggage service pier – ship – pier

    • refreshments and hand towels after excursions

    • info-channel

    Our prices doesn't include:

    • transfers (on request and for extra payment) to and from the port of embarkation / disembarkation

    • medical insurances

    • port tax (35 eur per person per cruise, will be added in the final invoice)

    • excursions

    • any bottled water

    • soft and alcoholic drinks during lunch and dinner

    • wi-fi

    • gratuities (recommended 7eur per person per day)

    • personal spendings

    • minibar

    • cabin numbers are provided 7 days before the cruise or at 50 eur supplement per cabin when booking

    Add optional extras to your trip:

    Excursion package that based on 4 tours:

    *Walking city-tour of Amsterdam, 2h

    *Walking city-tour of Rotterdam 2h

    *Walking city-tour of Antwerp, 2h

    *Bus & walking city-tour of Brussels, 4h

    Price per person is 170 eur

    • Drink packages:

    1) All-inclusive bar/lounge and restaurant during bar opening hours (09:30 – 24:00): open wine, sparkling wine, draft beer, soft drinks, juices, coffee/tea.

    NOTE: the cappuccino, espresso etc. from the bar is excluded

    Price per person is 126 eur

    2) Unlimited wine, beer, soft drinks and mineral water (still/sparkling) during lunch and dinner service

    Price per person is 80 eur

    3) 1 soft drink OR 0.3 l glass of beer OR a glass of house wine for lunch and dinner service

    Price per person is 36,50 eur

    Kindly, note:

    > any of 3 packages can only be booked for both guests in one cabin

    > prices are valid ON PRESALE ONLY and available up to 2 weeks before each cruise

    > packages are available for purchase onboard, the prices will be higher

    • Transfers:

    Schiphol airport - Amsterdam port - car for 2 persons - 80 eur per 1 car per 1 way