HOLLAND WINDMILLS, WATERWAYS & TULIPS RIVER CRUISE - NEW!
Amsterdam • Bruges • 7 Nights on the Queen • Valkenburg Extension

10 Days - Tour Dates: April 26 - May 5, 2023 WAITLISTED! (Please Call)
21 Meals Included

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Activity Level:

Activity Level 3: Moderately Active Pace - Active walking daily, some hiking, uneven terrain, hills, and steps. Less rest options available. Active sightseeing, early starts, evening activities, and significant travel times possible.

Price Per Person:

From $4799.00 per person, double occupancy

Cash Early Booking Discount
SAVE $200 - 1-10 Clients
SAVE $100 -11-20 Clients
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Single Supplement Savings
The first TWO Singles to book a C or B Cabin, take 50% off the Single Supplment
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Cabin Upgrade Offer
Book by August 31, 2022
Upgrade ONE Cabin Category
Does not apply to Suites
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Deposit of $500pp

Contact us for prices from other airports.

Tour Highlights:

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Round Trip Home Pick-up* 
  • Round Trip Airfare 
  • 21 Meals:  8-B, 6-L, 7-D
  • 7 Night Cruise - Outside Cabin
  • 1 Night Amsterdam
  • 7 Included Excursions/Tours
  • Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • Zaanse Schans 
  • Arnhem City Tour & WWII History
  • Kinderdijk & Windmillls Visit
  • Bruges City Tour
  • Antwerp City Tour
  • Keukenhof Flower Gardnes
  • Wine/Beer with Dinners Onboard
  • Included WiFi/English Speaking Ship Staff
  • AFC Tour Manager Deb Howard
  • Ship Transfers & Baggage at Ship
  • ADD 2 Nights Valkenburg Extension +$650 pp Double / + $950 Single
VALID PASSPORT REQUIRED

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 - Wednesday, 4/26/2023 - Fly to Amsterdam
Home Pick-up to the airport. Overnight flight to Amsterdam. - In-Flight Meal
Day 2 - Thursday, 4/27/2023 - Arrive in Amsterdam
Arrive in Amsterdam and transfer to your hotel for a one night stay.
Day 3 - Friday, 4/28/2023 - Amsterdam / Zaanse Schans / Ship                                    
Spend a night and then board your cruise ship in Amsterdam, founded as a small fishing village in the late 12th c. and one of the most important ports in the world.  Enjoy a Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tour featuring a cruise by beautiful homes through the intricate canal system. Then visit the iconic Dam Square & Flower Market. Visit the famous village of Zaanse Schans featuring windmills, wooden shoes, and historic buildings.
- Breakfast - Dinner
Day 4 - Saturday, 4/29/2023 - Arnhern                                 
Arrive in Arnhem to enjoy an Arnhem City Tour & WWII History. Drive through Arnhem and past many spots associated with WWII including the ‘The Bridge of Arnhem’. Visit the Airborne Museum in Oosterbeek, a historic hotel turned British Headquarters during Operation ‘Market Garden’. This afternoon is at leisure, or an optional is available to the Kroller-Muller Museum featuring works of Van Gogh & Picasso. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 5 - Sunday, 4/30/2023 - Middelburg
Cruise the waterways this morning, and arrive in Middelburg, capital of the province of Zeeland.  Time at leisure, or an optional will be available to Delta Works, a storm surge barrier project implemented after the 1953 flood. The optional also visits the lovely, picturesque town of Veere. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 6 - Monday, 5/1/2023 - Ghent / Bruges
This morning arrive in Ghent, Belgium. Maybe take the optional Ghent City Tour to see the St. Bavo Cathedral & the fortress Gravensteen, one of Europe’s largest moated castles.  From Ghent, travel west to enjoy a Bruges City Tour, one of Europe’s great cities and like Amsterdam referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’ due to its canal system. Bruges is Gothic fairy-tale like city with cobbled streets, canals, and medieval churches remarkably well-preserved having been spared during both World Wars.  The historic marketplace and center of old Bruges is a UNESCO site.
- Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 7 - Tuesday, 5/2/2023 - Antwerp               
Awaken in the beautiful port city of Antwerp.  Enjoy an Antwerp City Tour featuring a walk through the attractive old city center and visit Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe Cathedral, the largest Gothic church in Belgium.  The city is also well known for its diamond trade and lively shopping scene. This afternoon, an optional to Brussels, famous for its central square, the Grote Markt, will be available. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 8 - Wednesday, 5/3/2023 - Kinderdijk / Keukenhof Gardens    
The ship stops for your visit to Kinderdijk, which houses the most unique windmill complex in the world. Built to drain water from the soil, these windmills are now protected by UNESCO and are one of the Netherlands’ most popular tourist destinations. Arrive in Rotterdam, one of the largest ports in the world, often called the ‘Gateway to Europe’. Visit the famous Keukenhof Gardens, the Garden of Europe and the world’s 2nd largest flower garden with 7 million bulbs planted annually.  This is the showplace for the tulip growers of the Netherlands & features numerous sculptures. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 9 - Thursday, 5/4/2023 - Amsterdam
Today is at leisure in Amsterdam. Explore the city, or consider the North Holland Optional, which visits Volendam and Edam. Tonight is your Gala Farewell Dinner onboard. - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner
Day 10 - Friday, 5/5/2023 - Fly Home or Valkenburg Optional Extension  
Transfer to the airport and fly home, or continue on the optional extension.

If you chose the extension, motorcoach to Utrecht to see its canals and 14th c. Dom Tower. Continue to Valkenburg. 
- Breakfast
Day 11 - Saturday, 5/6/2023 - Valkenburg Extension             
Enjoy a Three Country Tour featuring Monschau, Germany, the Henri Chapelle Cemetery in Belgium, and the oldest town in the Netherlands, Maastricht.  - Breakfast
Day 12 - Sunday, 5/7/2023 - Fly Home
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home. - Breakfast - In-Flight Meal

Additional Tour Information:

FEATURED ACCOMMODATIONS:
  • Amsterdam  (1 night) - Eden Hotel
  • Shipboard (7 nights) - Amadeus Queen
*Please see Terms & Conditions

Round Trip Air included from LAX / SAN / SFO / DFW / IAH / DEN / SLC
Prices are per person double
Cat E   Haydn     $4,799 pp Double (only 3 remaining)
Cat D   Haydn     $4,999 pp Double (only 4 remaining)
Cat C   Strauss   $5,399 pp Double (Sold Out)
Cat B   Strauss   $5,599 pp Double (Sold Out)
Cat A   Mozart     $5,799 pp Double (Sold Out)
Suite    Mozart     $6,199 pp Double (Sold Out)

Single Cabins:  E & D - ADD $1,300
C & B - ADD $1,700 (Sold Out)
A - ADD $2,100 (Sold Out)
Suite - ADD $2,500 (Sold Out)

+ $100 pp Air Add-On: SAT / AUS / ABQ / PHX / LAS / SEA / PDX
+ $200 pp Air Add-On: SNA / SJC / OAK / SMF
+ $300 pp Air Add-On: ONT / PSP

$685 Air Taxes/Port Taxes/Fees/Transfers included
Deposit of $500 p.p. due with booking

The Ship - MS Amadeus Queen

The innovative 162 passenger Amadeus Queen, launched in 2018, offers all the amenities of a floating 5-star hotel including an indoor pool.  This Premium cruise ship features the most modern furnishings that blend masterfully with the architecture of the ship and a luxurious design that is the hallmark of the Amadeus fleet. The extensive Restaurant and the Panorama Bar offer divine views of the passing riverscapes, and the glass-shielded River Terrace allows you to relax in the open air. The attentive English-speaking onboard service staff will see to your comfort with typical European hospitality.  The cabin design plans are forward-thinking, bright & modern, all part of a premium focus with 69 large Staterooms and 12 Suites. The beauty of river cruising is that the most interesting destinations come to you.  This Queen charter features English-only onboard commentary with inclusive shore excursions balanced with choice to simply relax onboard, get a spa treatment or add sightseeing with optional excursions.

All Meals included Onboard
Three meals daily are served graciously in the exquisite restaurant and feature local & international specialties.  All dinners are four courses and served with included regional wines, beer & soft drinks.  While dining, you have splendid views of the passing scenic landscapes through large picture windows.  Enjoy afternoon and/or late evening snacks in the lounge based on the daily schedule.

Comfortable & Innovative Staterooms
After boarding, unpack once.  All staterooms are larger than traditional river cruise cabins and offer excellent river views. The Mozart Deck features 12 Suites with Walk Out Balconies. The other 18 Staterooms on the Mozart Deck and 33 Staterooms on the Strauss Deck feature an innovative Panoramic Drop-Down Window. Staterooms on the Haydn Deck have a large fixed window.  Each luxury stateroom is fully equipped with comfortable and modern furnishings including flat screen TV and large private bathrooms with shower.
 
Staterooms - 172 or 188 sq ft

Staterooms feature 2 twin beds that can be separated or put together, flat screen TV, private bath with shower, hair dryer, closet, phone, desk, chair, & safe. Mozart & Strauss Decks feature Drop Down Panoramic Window with 188 sq. ft. of floor space. Haydn Deck Staterooms have a fixed window with 172 sq ft floor space.

Suite - 284 sq ft with Balcony
Suites are on the Mozart Deck and have panoramic windows with exterior Walk Out Balcony, two twin beds that can be separated or put together, private sitting area, flat screen TV, mini-bar, private bath with shower, hair dryer, phone, closet, desk, chair, safe & offer 284 square feet of floor space.

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