TULIP TIME CRUISE

Discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways in the spring. Admire the spectacular tulip carpets in Keukenhof Gardens. A wonderful opportunity to admire the great medieval cities of Antwerp and Ghent and to delve into the cultural traditions of the friendly Dutch and Flemish people awaits you.

Highlights:

Amsterdam | Volendam | Edam | Arnhem | Nijmegen | Antwerp | Ghent | Bruges | Willemstad | Kinderdijk | Hague | Delft | Haarlem

Includes

  • Round-trip air from Toronto to Amsterdam
  • 7 night cruise round-trip from Amsterdam in an outside stateroom
  • Fournight Amsterdam deluxe land package with tours and all transfers
  • Shore excursions in every port
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Gourmet dining with unlimited wines
  • Beer and soft drinks with every lunch and dinner on board
  • Cocktail reception
  • Welcome dinner and Captain’s gala dinner
  • Special highlights including: cooking demonstration | musical performances | cycling tours | 2 art lectures by Art Historian Dr. Francis Broun

Itinerary:

Day 1: Overnight flight to Amsterdam
Day 2: Welcome aboard
Day 3: Amsterdam, Volendam, Edam
Day 4: Arnhem, Nijmegan
Day 5: Antwerp, optional excursion to Brussels
Day 6: Ghent, optional excursion to Bruges
Day 7: Willemstad
Day 8: Utrecht, Keukenhof Gardens
Day 9: Amsterdam - disembark the boat transfer to hotel
Day 10: Amsterdam - The Hague & Delft tour
Day 11: Amsterdam - Tour of Haarlem
Day 12: Amsterdam - Rijksmuseum - Van Gogh Museum
Day 13: Flight from Amsterdam - Toronto

 Tour Leaders:

Dr Francis

Dr. Francis Broun Dr. Broun has a B.A. from McGill and a Ph.D. from Princeton, both in art history. For 15 years he worked at the AGO, teaching courses and helping to organize Old Master exhibitions.


Pamela

Pamela Rogers Received her BFA in painting from the UNC-G now living in Greece, where she writes, paints and hosts art and cultural tours. She is the author of GREEKSCAPES Journeys with an Artist (published in 2014).

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