Day 1: UK - AMSTERDAM.
On arrival you will be met and transferred to your ship for embarkation. (D)
Day 2: AMSTERDAM.
Take in Amsterdam by canal boat and cruise through the elegant 'grachten', lined with stately homes dating back to Amsterdam's ‘Golden Age’. The afternoon is at leisure. (B,L,D)
Day 3: ROTTERDAM.
Enjoy a leisurely morning on board before an afternoon excursion to either the Keukenhof Gardens near Lisse, or on a guided excursion to the city of Delft. Later, join your local expert for a guided walk to see the City Hall and the Old Church. (B,L,D)
NOTE: Due to seasonal opening times, the included excursion to Keukenhof Gardens will be replaced with the guided visit to Delft after 26 May.
Day 4: KINDERIJK - WILLEMSTAD.
On a guided walk of Kinderdijk, learn how its 19 windmills played a vital role in the development of the country and became a symbol of Holland. Next, sail to Willemstad to enjoy a guided walk, followed by time at leisure to further explore this small historical town. (B,L,D)
Day 5: VEERE.
Visit the Delta works near Veere and learn about the Delta Plan. Cruise to Middelburg for a walking tour of this Dutch East India Company trading city, originally built as a Zeeland stronghold. (B,L,D)
Day 6: GHENT.
Join a local expert for guided sightseeing amidst the medieval charm of the ‘diamond of Flanders'. Visit St. Baaf’s Cathedral, home to the most important work in Flemish art - 'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb'. After, explore the city centre at leisure; or join an optional excursion to Bruges with its criss-crossed canals and charming patrician houses. (B,L,D)
Day 7: ANTWERP.
Antwerp is Belgium's second-largest city and one of the world's most important ancient seaports. Your local guide will shows you the superb architecture; the central Grote Markt lined with 16th-century houses; the beautiful city hall and the Church of Our Lady, started in 1352 and featuring paintings by Rubens. Another optional excursion is available to nearby Brussels, Belgium's capital and home of the European Union. (B,L,D)
Day 8: BRUSSELS
Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your return to the UK. (B)