On this tulip time cruise vacation, see some of the highlights of Holland and Belgium. Guided sightseeing shows you the charming towns of Willemstad and Middelburg, as well as the bigger cities of Ghent and Antwerp. Visit the famous gardens of Keukenhof and see the breathtaking display of colors from the tulips, daffodils, and more, then the fascinating Delta Works, and a windmill in Kinderdijk. So much to see in an experience-filled week!

City Highlights

Cruise: deluxe 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDay 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Amsterdam: canal cruiseDay 3 Rotterdam: excursion to Keukenhof Gardens (April 12-26 departures), or guided visit to Delft (May 25-September 15 departures)Day 4 Kinderdijk-Willemstad: guided walk in both locations; visit a windmill in KinderdijkDay 5 Veere-Middelburg: visit the Delta Works; guided walk of MiddelburgDay 6 Ghent: guided sightseeing, visit St. Baaf’s CathedralDay 7 Antwerp: guided sightseeingDay 8 Brussels (Disembarkation): your vacation ends after breakfast this morning


Captain’s welcome & farewell receptions with sparkling wine and canapésWelcome dinnerDaily Afternoon TeaDaily Night FareFarewell dinnerComplimentary sparkling wine with breakfast; soft drinks with lunch; and wine, beer, or soft drinks with dinner are included daily on board your vessel


NOTES:Departure April 12 is offered as an exclusive Beer Tasting Cruise, including special lectures and tastings at no additional cost. A visit to Europe is enhanced when it includes a discovery of the regional beers! Enjoy onboard tastings, visit historic breweries, and learn about European beer-brewing techniques during fascinating onboard lectures. Prost!In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change becomes necessary, a substitute will be offered.