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Dutch Sights & Belgian Delights River Cruise

(8 days, Amsterdam - Amsterdam, 2016)
Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ Ultimate Inclusions
  • Complimentary beverages all day, everyday
  • Private butler service for all guests
  • Scenic Riverview – interactive on board commentary
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi internet
  • Electronically assisted Bicycles
  • Scenic ‘Sun Lounge’
  • Six dining venues, including River Café and Table La Rive
  • Return airport transfers
Scenic Enrich - Exclusive once in a lifetime experiences
  • As a special guest of Scenic be invited to mix and mingle with the locals in Hoorn, a small village in north-eastern Holland, and enjoy a hearty dinner accompanied by local entertainment
Scenic Sundowners
  • Enjoy an afternoon cocktail in a truly iconic location in the Netherlands. Join your fellow travellers ashore in picturesque Kinderdijk surrounded by the regions famous windmills
Scenic Tailormade
  • 8 options to choose from in 6 locations
Scenic FreeChoice
  • 8 included options to choose from in 6 locations
Dining Experiences
  • 20 superb meals including, 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L) and 7 Dinners (D)
Scenic Highlights
  • Meet your fellow guests at a lavish Captains dinner on board your Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
  • Sail past stunning scenery and diverse regions on board your luxurious Scenic ‘Space-Ship’
  • Seize the opportunity to take easy paced bicycle rides at your leisure through spectacular scenery and villages
  • Overnight in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam
  • Visit the sleepy fishing village of Volendam, famous for its unusual raised houses
  • Learn the rich history of Edam during a walking tour visiting its lovely town squares, bridges and cheese warehouses
  • Delight in the spectacular Keukenhof Gardens, where over 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths bloom annually
Day 1: Amsterdam (D)

Welcome to Amsterdam! A Scenic Representative will meet you on arrival and assist with your transfer* from Amsterdam Airport to your luxurious Scenic ‘Space-Ship’ where a warm welcome awaits you from your crew. Tonight enjoy a Welcome Reception with your fellow travellers and an orientation tour of one of Amsterdam’s most iconic districts.

Day 2: Amsterdam (B,L,D)

SCENIC FREECHOICE (1) with 165 canals stretching 100km in combined length, experience Holland’s most popular tourist attraction when you glide through some of Amsterdam’s remarkable network of canals aboard a relaxing cruise whilst enjoying commentary about the numerous sites you’ll see and learning more of the history of this fabulous Dutch city; or (2) windmills, cheese and clogs are synonymous with the Dutch heritage and today you’ll have the opportunity to venture via the World Heritage listed reclaimed landscapes of Beemster to the vibrant community of Zaanse Schans to wander the streets adorned with buildings of the typically Dutch wooden architectural style and immerse yourself in the culture of this unique pocket of the Netherlands by tasting locally produced cheese, visiting a working windmill and enjoying a clog making presentation. Enjoy time at leisure in Amsterdam before taking in the views from the Sun Deck as you cruise from Amsterdam towards Antwerp.

Day 3: Antwerp (B,L,D)

SCENIC FREECHOICE (1) often referred to as the ‘Venice of the North’, travel to the charming World Heritage city of Bruges and be amazed by its pretty canals and cobble stone streets on your guided tour before time at leisure to discover the traditional lace making or chocolatier stores of this ever popular historic town; or (2) discover Belgium’s second largest city, Antwerp, renowned as the diamond capital of the world and located on the banks of the River Scheldt, the city offers an abundance of world class restaurants, striking architecture and is home to some of Belgium’s finest fashion designers. Enjoy a guided walking tour of this delightful city followed by time at leisure.

Day 4: Veere (B,L,D)

SCENIC FREECHOICE (1) visit the Delta Works followed by a guided visit through the Storm Surge Barrier. The Delta Works are an engineering feat consisting of a complex series of dams, purposely built to protect the population on the Delta plain from treacherous floods; or (2) with a history stretching back to the 15th century and located on a series of regional dykes, discover many of the hundreds of heritage buildings and the atmospheric charm of the village of Veere on a guided tour through its quaint streets. This evening enjoy vistas of illuminated waterfront villages on the banks of the River Scheldt as we cruise towards Rotterdam.

Day 5: Rotterdam – Kinderdijk (B,L,D)

SCENIC FREECHOICE (1) join a guided tour of Rotterdam, a young, dynamic, international city with a passionately beating heart. The city keeps reinventing itself at a rapid pace, redefining and expanding its already impressive skyline, you’ll enjoy the energy of this modern Dutch city on your guided tour; or (2) take an excursion to Delft, with its pretty town centre and canals, this beautiful city has played a significant part in Dutch history for its association with the Dutch Royal Family and has been the origin since the 16th century for the creation of the globally regarded Delft Blue Pottery. Enjoy a guided tour of the charming city of Delft before a visit to a pottery factory and museum.

SCENIC SUNDOWNERS Famous for its historic windmills, we’ll stop in the pearl of this region of Holland this afternoon when we’ll step ashore in picturesque Kinderdijk for an exclusive cocktail reception at the days end.

Day 6: Volendam – Edam (B,L,D)

Enjoy your included tour this morning from the sleepy fishing village of Volendam, home to the unusual raised homes of the fishermen and the quaint wooden church, to Edam, world famous for the round cheese of the same name. You’ll see the rich history of the city in its lovely squares, bridges and cheese warehouses. Over lunch you’ll cruise to the harbour city of Hoorn where on arrival you’ll enjoy a walking tour.

SCENIC ENRICH A special experience awaits you this evening when you’ll come together with the hospitable locals of this quiet pocket of north-eastern Holland, to enjoy friendly conversation whilst together enjoying dinner with accompanying local entertainment. What a fabulous way to celebrate your time in this charming region!

Day 7: Keukenhof Gardens (B,L,D)

Enjoy a guided visit to Keukenhof Gardens which have been delighting visitors for over 60 years with its millions of flowering tulips, intricate flower displays and expansive sculpture garden. Also known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof Gardens is the world’s largest flower garden and explodes with colour against a backdrop of manicured lawns blanketing the shores of the waterways that weave their way through this impeccably designed landscape. Upon your return to Amsterdam, enjoy time at leisure.

Day 8: Amsterdam (B)

This morning after breakfast your Scenic Representative will transfer* you to Amsterdam airport for your onward or homebound flight.

*Check transfer entitlements with your travel agent. For guests who have already received documentation - refer to your booking summary.

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Apr 2016
27 Apr 2016 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $4,950
Royal Suite $4,780 - $4,830
Single Balcony Suite Fully Booked
Junior Suite $4,430
Deluxe Balcony Suite $3,985 - $4,335
Balcony Suite $3,705 - $3,980
Standard Suite $3,030
from $3,030 (Standard Suite)
May 2016
04 May 2016 - Cruise Availablity
Cabin Price
Royal Panorama Suite $4,950
Royal Suite $4,780 - $4,830
Single Balcony $4,580
Junior Suite $4,155 - $4,430
Balcony Suite $3,705 - $3,980
Standard Suite $3,030
from $3,030 (Standard Suite)
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in CAD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
Prices include port and sundry charges. Itinerary and departure dates subject to change. Please inquire for full details. All prices are in USD and based on per passenger twin share. Refer to the terms and conditions.
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8 Days
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27 Apr 2016
04 May 2016
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