Holiday Itinerary


On arrival you will be met and transferred to your ship for embarkation. (D)


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)


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.


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)


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)


Disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your return to the UK. (B)

Departure dates 2017 - Charms of Holland & Belgium (8 days) 7% discount on all dates.

Cosmos brochure price from £1999

Travel 55 discount price from £1860

Telephone Cosmos on 0800 668 1365 and quote Travel 55 code TR55C

Prices are ‘guide from’ prices, all of Cosmos holidays are based on live flight pricing which can change at any time and are subject to your individual requirements - Telephone Cosmos on 0800 668 1365 for up to date availability and prices. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code TR55C to receive your 7% discount.

March 30, 31

July 4

April 9

October 13

Prices are based on easyJet flights from London Gatwick. Alternative departures available from London St Pancras,Birmingham, Manchester and Edinburgh - call for more information and for further details and prices including other UK airports.Single supplement available on request.

*Prices are ‘guide from’ prices and were correct at time of print. Prices,dates and information taken from Cosmos Tours and Cruises January 2017/April 2018 brochure. Prices are per person, based on 2 adults sharing a twin room and are subject to change and availability. All of Cosmos holidays are based on live flight pricing which can change at any time and are subject to your individual requirements.Cosmos will always advise you of your holiday price before you choose to book with them. Please see section 2 (“Our Price Policy”) of Cosmos Tours and Cruises Terms & Conditions for further details.

Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Charms of Holland & Belgium

7% discount - 8 days all inclusive cruise

Our prices start from only £1860*

This new eight day cruise takes you to Amsterdam, Kinderdijk where you will learn how its 19 windmills played a vital role in the development of the country and became a symbol of Holland. You will also visit Veere, Ghent and Antwerp, Belgium's second-largest city and one of the world's most important ancient seaports. 

This delightful 8 day Charms of Holland and Belgium Cruise comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos on 0800 668 1365 and quote the Travel 55 ref: TR55C.

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0800 668 1365 and quote Travel 55 Ref: TR55C you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos brochure price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Amsterdam
  • Kinderdijk
  • Willemstad
  • Veere
  • Ghent
  • Middelburg
  • Antwerp

All this included in the price

  • Private Home Pick Up Service (see below)
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Outside lower deck cabin
  • Welcome dinner
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
  • Wine and Beer with lunch and dinner
  • Excursions & daily sightseeing
  • Individual audio system on excursions
  • Gratuities on board
  • Farewell dinner
  • All local, port and airport taxes

Your Cruise Ship - Avalon Impression

Cosmos rating *****

  • Two full decks of suite cabins with floor to ceiling sliding doors
  • Spacious Skydeck with lounge chairs & whirlpool
  • Open seating dining room with five star dining
  • Two luxurious lounge areas
  • Fitness Centre, lift and hairdressers
  • Complimentary Wifi

Ship as stated or similar. Call for cabin upgrade options.

Private home pick up service

Avalon Waterways' private home pick-up service allows you to unwind as you travel to and from your departure point.

If you live within 100 miles of your international departure point, you can be picked up and dropped off at your doorstep as part of your Cosmos holiday. Your driver will contact you 48 hours before you are due to leave to arrange a suitable pickup time. If you live more than 100 miles by road from your chosen departure point you can still take advantage of the service by paying for the excess mileage at £1.70 per car, per mile. This service is only applicable to the UK mainland and is subject to change and availability.

  • Chauffeur-driven, private air-conditioned car
  • Luggage loaded and unloaded for you
  • Picked up and dropped off at home or a chosen address
  • Met by your driver in the arrivals area


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