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Tulip Time Cruise (Amsterdam to Amsterdam) 2020

Tulip Time Cruise (Amsterdam to Amsterdam) 2020

Operator: AmaWaterways
Ship: AmaSerena
Starts: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Wed, Mar 25, 2020
Ends: Amsterdam, Netherlands on Fri, Apr 03, 2020

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Save up to $2000 per stateroom with a complimentary stateroom upgrade and up to $100 onboard credit per stateroom on select Europe sailings. Savings vary by sailing and/or itinerary, not all sailings will qualify for offers. Contact your Travel Consultant for full details. Plus receive Prepaid port charges & up to $150 per couple onboard credit courtesy of AffordableTours.com.
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Terms and Conditions: All rates are per person for cruise only, based on double occupancy in an E category stateroom for Europe, BB (AB category for AmaMagna) for Holiday Cruises, and C for Mekong, unless stated otherwise. Promotional rates are valid on select sailings for new bookings only made from January 1 - March 31, 2020. Up to $2,000/ C$2,400 Savings are per stateroom, based on double occupancy, and varies by itinerary and sailing date. Complimentary upgrades applies to one category upgrade, based on a like-for-like stateroom category, and excludes suites ; upgrades for Holiday cruises are applicable to categories BB – AB (AB – SB for AmaMagna). Onboard credit of $100 per stateroom ($50 per person) is based on double occupancy in USD and can be applied towards all onboard purchases. Pre-paid gratuities apply to select Mekong sailings, apply to the cruise-only portion and have no cash value. 25% Single Supplement is applicable on the cruise-only portion, applicable to all stateroom categories excluding A+, AA+, S, SS, L, GS, OS; not combinable with any other promotions/discounts. Offers are combinable with AmaWaterways’ Past Passenger Privilege Program and Future Cruise Benefit Program. Offers are not combinable with any other promotions, limited to availability, capacity controlled and subject to change/termination without notice. Up to 5% Bonus Commission is only applicable to Holiday Triple Savings, is added to agency’s standard commission and cannot be combined with other enhanced bonus commission programs/offers; and not applicable to Groups or Tour Operators. Port charges, optional land programs, airfares and gratuities are additional. Other restrictions apply. Most Christmas markets open during the last week of November until approximately Dec. 22. Check with each country’s tourist office for more information.


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Itinerary

Countries Visited

Belgium, Netherlands

Rivers Visited

Rhine

River Cruise Itinerary

Spend 2 nights in Amsterdam, then enjoy a 7-night roundtrip Amsterdam cruise visiting the gems of the Netherlands and Belgium

Day 1 (Wed, Mar 25, 2020):

ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS. Arrive in Amsterdam and check into your hotel.

Day 2 (Thu, Mar 26, 2020):

AMSTERDAM. Enjoy an enchanting cruise along the canal in Haarlem outside of Amsterdam, passing historic architecture, bridges and even a windmill iconic of the region. (B)

Day 3 (Fri, Mar 27, 2020):

AMSTERDAM - EMBARKATION. A city tour of Amsterdam provides a perfect overview before leisure time on your own to explore the Museumplein and its three major museums: the Rijksmuseum, a Dutch national museum showcasing arts and history; the unique-looking Van Gogh Museum, featuring works of Vincent Van Gogh as well as his contemporaries in Amsterdam and the Netherlands; and the Stedelijk Museum of contemporary art. Later in the day, embark your ship in Amsterdam for your Tulip Time cruise. (B)

Day 4 (Sat, Mar 28, 2020):

AMSTERDAM ''' HOORN. Enjoy a scenic cruisethrough the IJsselmeer to Hoorn, where you have a choiceof three excursions. Visit a family-run tulip farm with overone million tulips, each in different phases of growth andin many species and colors. For those seeking to travelback in time, you can visit the Dutch East India Museum,providing insight into the Dutch Golden Age between1500 and 1800. And for more active adventurers, go for aguided bike ride through the Dutch countryside. (B,L,D)

Day 5 (Sun, Mar 29, 2020):

MIDDELBURG. After enjoying a scenic cruisethrough the Delta, you can explore medieval Middelburg,which was the second largest trading city of the DutchEast India Company. Or, if you feel like exploring the cityon two wheels, a guided bike ride is the perfect choice.Alternatively, you may venture off to the Delta Worksstorm surge barrier, an impressive series of dams and Dutchhydraulic engineering. More than half of the Netherlandslies below sea level and the Delta Works were built toprevent a recurrence of the 1953 flood disaster. (B,L,D)

Day 6 (Mon, Mar 30, 2020):

GHENT, BELGIUM. There are several choices ofexcursions, depending on your interests. For those whowish to discover two medieval cities, Ghent and Bruges,you'''ll wish to go on a highlights tour. Admire Ghent'''scanal-side architecture and some of its famous sights,including the Castle of the Counts and Ghent Cathedral,and then visit Bruges, one of the best preserved medievalcities in Europe. Alternatively, you may go on a full-dayexcursion to Bruges, which includes a visit to the Churchof Our Lady, home to the beautiful Carrara marble Madonna and Child sculpture by Michelangelo. Thosemore inclined to learn about the art of Belgian chocolatemakingcan join a master chocolatier as he shares hisinsights. And for those who wish to enjoy more free time,join a walking tour of Ghent, followed by leisure time. (B,L,D)

Day 7 (Tue, Mar 31, 2020):

ANTWERP. Explore this trendy city on a walking tour where you'''ll see Antwerp'''s Steen Castle, GroteMarket and Brabo Fountain, along with the UNESCO-designated Cathedral of Our Lady. For a more activeexploration of the area, join a guided bike tour. Or you can visit the Rubens House, the former home of the famous17th-century Flemish Baroque painter. Later in the afternoon, you have a choice of two excursions. Foodies willwant to go on a culinary tour to indulge in chocolate, waffles and beer. Flower lovers and gardeners can roamthrough the Floralia, an annual spring flower show featuring approximately one million bulbs that are handplantedeach year by the castle staff. (B,L,D)

Day 8 (Wed, Apr 01, 2020):

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS ''' KINDERDIJK - SCHOONHOVEN. During the morning, you can go on a walking tour of Rotterdam, nicknamed the "Gateway to Europe,''' and taste local specialties. Or visit Delfshaven, where, on August 1, 1620, the Pilgrim fathers departed on their epic journey aboard the Speedwell. Stopping in Southampton, many then boarded the Mayflower and concluded their journey at Plymouth Rock in Massachusetts. Alternatively, go on an excursion to Delft, known as the home of the painter Johannes Vermeer, Delft Blue earthenware and the Royal House. While here, you'''ll visit the Royal Delft Porcelain Factory and Museum. If you prefer a more active adventure, then go on a bike ride through Rotterdam and past some of its famous landmarks and architecture. In the afternoon, venture to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kinderdijk, a lovely village renowned for having the country'''s greatest concentration of windmills, all dating from the 18th century. You may also pedal past the windmills from the seat of a bike. In the evening, head to Schoonhoven, the '''Silver City,''' known for its silversmiths and clock makers, and enjoy free time to stroll among its shops and boutiques, or along the charming canal. (B,L,D)

Day 9 (Thu, Apr 02, 2020):

AMSTERDAM. One of the most impressive publicgardens in the world, Keukenhof presents a spectaculardisplay of millions of flowering tulips spread out over70 acres. Spend time ambling through this legendarygarden, open only nine weeks a year and sometimesreferred to as the '''Garden of Europe.'''Later in the day, admire Amsterdam'''s historic harbor and canals, where you'''ll see beautiful homes lining the water and the fabled Skinny Bridge. (B,L,D

Day 10 (Fri, Apr 03, 2020):

DISEMBARKATION ''' DEPART AMSTERDAM. Disembark the ship and prepare for your flight home. (B)

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Inclusions

  • SPACIOUS STATEROOMS
  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in an outside stateroom (most with twin balconies)
  • Computer for internet access
  • Entertainment-On-Demand in all staterooms featuring free high-speed internet access, movies, a music library and English language TV stations
  • Mini-fridge, desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES
  • Wellness Program with a dedicated Wellness Host leading various exercise classes as well as discussions on healthy eating and relaxation techniques, both on board and on shore.
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Internet and Wi-Fi access
  • Sun deck pool with swim-up bar and walking track
  • Fitness room, massage services and hair salon
  • Main Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • AWARD-WINNING DINING
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef'''s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner, La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs Dinner, Captain's Cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • La Cha''ne des R''tisseurs exclusive dining experience
  • Unlimited fine wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited sparkling wine and fresh juice with breakfast
  • Sip & Sail Cocktail Hour withcomplimentary wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Tapas, snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • A WORLD OF EXPLORATION
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • Bike tours and hikes
  • Special Interest Tours
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Land Program
  • 2 nights hotel in Amsterdam at either theBarbizon Palace or Grand Hotel KrasnapolskyHotels (or similar), including city tour, Haarlemexcursion visit and daily breakfast

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Ship Information

AmaSerena


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Questions & Answers

Question: Will the day-by-day itinerary change?

Yes, the river cruise itineraries may change due to reasons such as inclement weather or unforeseen events. Your safety is the number one concern aboard and all precautions necessary will be taken in order to ensure passenger safety, including changing itineraries. Please note that when itineraries do change, the ship staff will do their best to substitute any missed port with an alternative destination.

Question: In what language is the river cruise conducted?

The river cruise will be conducted in English only.


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