On this tulip time cruise vacation, see some of the highlights of Holland and Belgium. Guided sightseeing shows you the charming town of Middelburg, as well as the bigger cities of Antwerp and Ghent. Visit the fascinating Delta Works, a windmill in Kinderdijk, and the famous flower gardens of Keukenhof or Delft, the home of “Delft Blue” pottery. So much to see in an experience-filled week! And since we have added a “Beer Tasting” theme to this cruise, we will introduce you to some of the region’s famous beers.

City Highlights

Cruise: deluxe 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom with Avalon’s exclusive Comfort Collection BedsSMDay 1 Brussels, Belgium. (Embarkation): onboard welcome receptionDay 2 Antwerp: guided sightseeingDay 3 Ghent: guided sightseeing; Special onboard food and beer pairing dinner.Day 4 Middelburg–Veere: guided visit of Middelburg; Excursion to the Delta Works; beer lectureDay 5 Willemstad–Kinderdijk: visit a windmill in Kinderdijk; beer lecture Day 6 Rotterdam: excursion to Keukenhof Gardens (open until mid May, 2016)Day 7 Amsterdam: canal cruise; visit the Heineken Beer Brewery Day 8 Amsterdam (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: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.