Like Us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter LinkedIn

"Travel changes people, and people change the world!"

Tulip Time Highlights With 1 Night In Brussels on Avalon Visionary

Product Image
Make your visions of tulip season in Holland and Belgium come into view! Begin your vacation your way with a night in Brussels before your cruise. Enjoy superior hotel accommodations with complimentary breakfast, sightseeing with an expert Local Guide, and courtesy hotel-to-ship transfer. You’ll join a guided tour to see the landmark buildings and inviting venues before embarking on your river cruise from Brussels to Amsterdam. Delight in quintessential scenes of windmills, waterways, and rows of blooming color along the way. 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 to the former Dutch East India Company trading port of Middelburg. 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 in Rotterdam the Erasmus Bridge. You’ll see why windmills are a symbol of Holland!

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.

Included Features:

Day 1 Brussels: Welcome to Brussels

Day 2 Brussels (Embarkation): Guided tour, see the town hall; transfer to ship; onboard welcome reception

Day 3 Ghent: Choice of guided tour or walk with your Adventure Host

Day 4 Bossuit: Visit to Flanders Field Museum in Ypres; visit to the battlefields; Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate

Day 5 Middelburg–Veere: Choice of guided tour in Middelburg or bike with your Adventure Host; choice of visit of the Flood Museum and guided walking tour of Veere or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 6 Kinderdijk–Rotterdam: Choice of guided tour in Kinderdijk or bike with your Adventure Host; harbor cruise in Rotterdam; choice of guided tour in Rotterdam or bike with your Adventure Host; harbor cruise in Rotterdam

Day 7 Zaandam–Haarlem: Free time in Zaandam; choice of guided tour in Haarlem or bike with your Adventure Host

Day 8 Amsterdam: Choice of canal cruise, or biking tour

Day 9 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your cruise ends this morning

About Avalon Visionary
About Avalon Waterways
Avalon Waterways  logo
Discover the world along its great rivers and legendary waterways. Avalon’s state-of-the-art Europe and Asia fleets feature our award-winning Suite Ships®, with the largest staterooms, widest views, the most modern amenities, included shore excursions, and more. Cruise through South America, India, and Egypt in relaxed luxury with Avalon. It’s the only time we approve of letting the world pass you by!
Apr 15, 2023 through
Apr 23, 2023
Apr 11, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$3,298.00 (USD)
Per Person
Includes discount: $500.00, Intra-vacation air transfers. Arrival and destination airfare not included.
7785585
Itinerary Image
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.