We offer another fantastic river cruise holiday on board the MS Leonard de Vinci. Our journey commences in the beautiful Dutch capital of Amsterdam and takes us on a voyage through Holland's unique scenery en route to Utrecht and onwards to Rotterdam, over the Belgian border to our destination of Antwerp. Optional excursions (bookable whilst on-board) are offered to the magnificent Keukenhof Gardens, an optional night tour by riverboat of Amsterdam, a guided tour of Antwerp and a visit to the historic city of Brugge. We also have free time in Amsterdam prior to boarding. With full board accommodation whilst on board MS Leonard de Vinci and excellent hospitality this is a superb early tour - not to be missed.
CURRENCY - Currency required for this tour will be the Euro.
PASSPORT: - Required.
The MS Leonard de Vinci is part of the CroisiEurope fleet of river cruisers, the boats have spacious air-conditioned en suite cabins with large picture window, TV, radio, hairdryer and safe. Facilities on board include lounge-bar with dance floor, dining room, gift shop and a large sundeck with deckchairs. There is no lift and main deck cabins are accessed down stairs.
Transfer to Hull for the overnight crossing to Rotterdam. (Meals not included).
We disembark and transfer to the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. We have free time to explore this magnificent city known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city's 17th-century Golden Age. Mid-afternoon we board the MS Leonard de Vinci for 3 nights full board accommodation. Once we have settled into our cabins there will be a welcome drink and presentation of the crew before we enjoy our evening meal on board. After dinner there will be an optional riverboat cruise of Amsterdam (bookable on board) the perfect way to explore this beautiful city by night.
After breakfast we sit back and relax as we cruise towards Utrecht where after lunch we can join the optional excursion to Keukenhof Gardens (payable on-board). In the meantime, the ship cruises to Rotterdam where we re-join it late afternoon. A Gala Evening on board follows dinner.
We cruise in the early morning toward Antwerp, passing the town of Dordecht where the ship enters the Holland Diep (inland sea) passing the locks in Volkerak and Kreekak before crossing the Dutch-Belgian border then onto Antwerp. Dinner is on board followed by exploration of the old city of Antwerp in the company of our hostess.
After breakfast we disembark and journey across Belgium to Brugge where the day is free to see the sights of this stunning city. Explore the cobbled streets and take a trip down the scenic canals with their ancient humped bridges, not forgetting of course to sample the wonderful Belgium beer and chocolates. Later in the day we make the short journey to Zeebrugge where we join our overnight ferry to Hull. (Meals not included).
Hull to local area. Arrive home lunchtime.
2 nights aboard NS ferries in 2 berth inside cabins (meals not included), 3 nights on board MS Leonard de Vinci with dinner, lunch, bed & breakfast (house wine, water, beer and soft drinks with meals are included) please note: The meals are all based on a set menu, Service of experienced tour driver, Luxury coach travel with onboard toilet & facilities.
Excursions – excluding any entry fees.
DEPOSIT: £80.00 per person
Single supplement: £180.00, Outside cabin single occupancy (P&O Ferries): £35.00 return, Outside cabin (P&O Ferries): £20.00 per person return, Lower berth supplement (P&O Ferries): £15.00 per person return, Return dinner & breakfast package (P&O Ferries): £55.00 per person, Upper deck: £65.00 per person