Cruise Itinerary - Tulips & Windmills

Day 1: Embark in Amsterdam

Welcome on board the MV Virginia in the wonderful city of Amsterdam. We moor in Amsterdam tonight.

Day 2: Amsterdam to Utrecht

This morning enjoy an included Amsterdam guided tour by tourist boat. From Amsterdam this afternoon, we make our way by coach to Keukenhof Gardens to enjoy our included excursion. Be amazed by the wonderful floral displays as we explore the world’s largest flower garden. More than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths create a kaleidoscope of colour and fragrance. Explore the various floral pavilions and delight in the statues dotted around the park. Each year a different floral theme is celebrated with associated planting. You will undoubtedly take home some inspiration and ideas for your own garden. We rejoin the MV Virginia in Utrecht, where we moor overnight.

Day 3: Utrecht to Arnhem

Sit back and relax as we sail from Enkhuizen to Arnhem - why not visit the Sun Deck to take in the views?

Day 4: Arnhem to Schoonhoven

Explore Arnhem this morning or consider joining our optional excursion to the Netherlands Open Air Museum, then we sail to Schoonhoven. 

Day 5: Schoonhoven to Rotterdam

Join an optional excursion by coach to Kinderdijk, famous for its historic windmills. Returning to our ship for lunch; we’ll sail to Rotterdam, arriving mid-afternoon. Explore at leisure or join our delightful Delft optional excursion, before our gala dinner this evening.

Day 6: Disembark in Rotterdam

We disembark in Rotterdam and continue our journey home

Departure dates & prices 2020 Tulips & Windmills - 5% discount on all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £599

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £570

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + holiday code

The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.9 days

7 days by coach. Brochure prices from £599 - Discount prices from £570
April 5
April 12
April 18*

Hol. Code: RRNLCVP Dep. Code: X

Prices are based on Grade D cabin, upgrades are available call for details. * Tour available with North Sea ferry crossings (Hol. Code RNNLCVP. Dep Code U) 8 days by Coach departing April 18, call for details
(supplements may apply)..

6 days by air. Brochure prices from £849 - Discount prices from £807
April 5
April 12 April 19

Hol. Code: RANLCVP

Prices are based on Grade D cabin, upgrades are available call for details. Air holidays are based on flights with British Airways from London Heathrow, regional departures are available
call for details (supplements may apply).

6 days by rail. Brochure prices from £819 - Discount prices from £779
April 5
April 12 April 19

Rail Hol. Code: RLNLCVP

Prices are based on Grade D cabin, upgrades are available call for details.

All holidays subject to Shearings Terms and Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors on the website.

Shearings Holidays
Tulips & Windmills

5 Day River Cruise - 5% discount

2020 prices from only £570

Capture the essence of Holland, with a perfect mix of city, riverscapes and spring colour. Discover delightful Dutch vistas as we visit spectacular Keukenhof, the world’s largest flower garden, and explore famous Kinderdijk, home to 19 historical windmills.

To book this Dutch Tulips & Windmills river cruise by coach, air or rail with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount. 

It’s never been more important to book with an operator you can trust. Your Shearings river cruise will be fully protected by our membership of ABTA (Association of British Travel Agents). Travel by coach and you’re also protected by the Bonded Coach Holidays protection scheme, and air holidays are protected by our ATOL licence.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Whats Included

  • Return travel from the UK by Coach with an overnight stay including dinner and breakfast on the return journey in France
  • Or return travel from the UK by Air to Amsterdam
  • Or return travel from the UK by Rail from London St Pancras via Brussels
  • 5 nights full board cruise
  • Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • 3 included excursions - Amsterdam’s Waterways, Keukenhof Gardens and the Netherlands Open Air Museum

Holiday Highlights

  • Explore the charming Dutch capital of Amsterdam
  • Discover the world-famous displays at Keukenhof Gardens
  • Experience Dutch traditions at the Netherlands Open Air Museum

Your Ship: MV Virginia

A firm favourite with our customers, the MV Virginia offers relaxing cruises from spring, through summer and into autumn followed by the festive season. Renowned for its friendly staff, superb service and welcoming atmosphere, it is no wonder that so many return to the MV Virginia year after year.

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Must See...

Keukenhof Gardens

Holland is at its dazzling best in spring. Situated in the town of Lisse, Keukenhof is a magical place which has been welcoming garden lovers since 1949. Enjoy the ultimate spring feeling as you tip-toe through the largest flower garden in the world with a myriad of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocuses and other spring flowering bulbs. The overwhelming kaleidoscope of colour and intense scents cannot fail to impress.

Great deals for group bookings

Take your group on one of Shearings holidays for an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of FREE places on many tours for groups of more than 20, with up to four free places for groups of over 40.

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Discover more with our optional excursions....

  • Kinderdijk
  • Delightful Delft

Book optional excursions on board from only £11

Pre-book now and save 10%


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