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Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights

Apr 26, 2023 - May 3, 2023



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Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights

April 26 - May 3 , 2023 | 8 days, 7 nights

Max 20 guests | Amsterdam to Amsterdam


There’s something irrepressibly joyful about nature springing to life, and nowhere more so than in Holland.

Join Toni Bissett on this delightful river cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium. 
Commencing in Amsterdam, with a cruise that takes in the very best of The Netherlands and Belgium. From the sleepy towns of Veere and Delft, to thriving modern centres like Rotterdam; from famous windmills and canals to timeless bridges and unique architectural styles, there is no better time to discover it all for yourself.
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Toni has been escorting small groups for more than a decade, and, with over 20 years of experience in the travel industry, is sure to make this special experience an unforgettable one.

Includes:
1 Scenic Enrich experience – Exclusive to Scenic
• Personalize your trip with 20 included Scenic Freechoice activities
Dine at your choice of up to five on board venues, from casual to fine dining
• 20 meals – 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, & 7 dinners
Complimentary premium beverages all day, every day – not just at meal times
Return airport transfers at destination
All tipping and gratuities on board and on shore
• And so much more!

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Plus $400 port charges
Per person based on double occupancy
Balcony suite - Category C
Cruise only + 1 pre-hotel night April 25 in Amsterdam

Super Early Bird Discount – Pay in Full 1 Year prior
Save an additional 10% off Cruise portion – Offer end 31DEC21
Category C and above (no singles)




Contact your Maritime Travel Advisor for more information & to book!


Hurry! Space is limited!


Other suite categories are available on request.
Deposit of $500 per person due at time of booking, Final payment due 90 days prior to departure. 


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Itinerary


2023 Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights 

Day 1 - Amsterdam

Let your journey of wonder commence. You will be warmly welcomed by your friendly crew as you embark on your Scenic Space-Ship. Tonight raise your glass at this evening’s welcome reception.
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 - Dordrecht

Freechoice
Join a knowledgeable local for a guided tour of Rotterdam. A dynamic, international city with a bold and passionately beating heart, Rotterdam is known as the architectural capital of the Netherlands. Or, you could choose to explore beautiful Delft before dropping into the pottery factory and museum to discover more about the world famous Delft Blue Pottery. Alternatively, discover picturesque Kinderdijk, famous for its historic windmills. Or visit Gouda, a town synonymous with cheese, and visit its local cheese market that dates back centuries. Alternatively, take an excursion to Leiden, the vibrant university city with its traditional Dutch architecture and artistic heritage. Discover the city’s fascinating history with a local guide, from its link to the Pilgrims who sailed to America on the Mayflower to the birthplace of renowned artist Rembrandt van Rijn.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Veere

Freechoice

Visit the Delta works, including the famous Storm Surge Barrier, an incredible feat of modern engineering, purpose-built to protect the flooding Delta Plain. Alternatively, you can choose to explore the charming village of Veere, located on a series of regional dykes, with a history that extends all the way back to the 15th century. Or, for something more active, embark on an enjoyable guided cycling tour of Veere and its surroundings. Alternatively, choose to visit an oyster farm for a tour and tasting.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 - Antwerp

Freechoice

Let a local expert guide you through Ghent, one of Belgium’s most historic cities with a myriad of medieval buildings and charming canals, or explore Antwerp, renowned as the diamond capital of the world, see sights such as the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady, the Medieval fortress and the main square lined with many ornately decorated buidings.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 - Arnhem

Freechoice
Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. The Arnhem Airborne Experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way across dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. Alternatively, join a cycling tour through pretty surrounds of Nijmegen, or visit the Gardens of Appelltern, home to over 200 inspirations gardens. From the sustainable to the colourful, enjoy walking through these incredible gardens at your leisure.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 - Hoorn

Freechoice
Visit the Veldzicht Hoeve cheese Farm, here you will meet the family that owns and runs it. During your tour you will learn about their passion for energy neutral and sustainable dairy farming as well as how their delicious Beemster cheese is produced, Or, discover Hoorn with a local guide and be immersed into the local life while tasting fine regional cheese and seafood. Alternatively, discover the long held family secrets to making traditional apple pie with a cooking class hosted by a local, while learning about life in this region. Alternatively, you can choose to explore Hoorn by bike, or if you are feeling a little more adventurous, sail into open waters on a Tall Ship sailing experience.

Enrich
A special experience awaits as you are treated to a choir performance in the 17th century Dutch reformed church of Oosterkerk.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam

Discover Keukenhof Gardens, complete with over seven million flowering bulbs.
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam

Depart after a wonderful farewell breakfast. Amsterdam is the end of your cruise, but it will be the start of wonderful memories.
Meals Included: Breakfast



Price was valid at time of posting and is subject to availability.  Prices in Canadian dollars, are per person based on double occupancy.  Offers are subject to change or be withdrawn at any time.
Tour requires a minimum 10 passengers; maximum 20passengers.
Terms and conditions apply.  Contact your travel advisor for more details.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.
Please note: Preview itinerary subject to change.