Explore Holland and Belgium in more ways than ever on this Active & Discovery European cruise. Begin your vacation your way with a one-night stay in Amsterdam! Join us for an off-the-beaten-path guided walking tour through its cobblestone streets before embarking your Suite Ship® and sail for Middelburg for a variety of excursions from Classic to Active to Discovery included excursions. Continue to Belgium and marvel at the artistry and natural beauty of the region. In Brussels, walk the ancient streets and sample treats at a Belgian chocolate-making workshop. Explore by bike or take a guided tour! In Antwerp, discover centuries of history. Experience the Red Star Line Museum where brave emigrants boarded ocean liners for America long ago, or see the stunning altarpiece by master painter Rubens in the cathedral there. Take an architecture tour by bicycle through Rotterdam or create a classic Delft tile in a pottery workshop. Return to Amsterdam to enjoy the colorful city of canals. Take a painting class, ride a bike through the Dutch countryside, or relax on a canal cruise through the grachten of this city of a Golden Age. A fantastic 9-day adventure through Holland and Belgium on this Active & Discovery River Cruise vacation in Europe!
Day 1 Amsterdam: Welcome to AmsterdamDay 2 Amsterdam (Embarkation): Off the beaten path walking tour; onboard welcome receptionDay 3 Middelburg: Choice of nature walk, or guided visit to Delta Works, or Middelburg walking tour, or visit to an Oyster FarmDay 4 Ghent: Choice of mountain biking tour, or guided sightseeing, or Graffiti tourDay 5 Brussels: Choice of chocolate workshop, or biking tour, or Brussels guided tourDay 6 Antwerp: Choice of biking tour, or visit the Red Star Line museum, or Antwerp guided tour*Day 7 Rotterdam: Choice of architectural biking tour, or ceramic painting workshop, or Rotterdam guided tour; Rotterdam harbor cruiseDay 8 Amsterdam: Choice of painting class, or biking tour, or visit to Floriade International Horticoltural Expo or canal cruiseDay 9 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): Your vacation ends this morning