The Best of Holland and Belgium

The Holland & Belgium Experience

Embark on a journey through Holland and Belgium and allow yourself to be enveloped in the vibrant Dutch culture.

Your senses will be awestruck, from the distinctive architecture of these cities to the smell and taste of Belgian chocolate, Dutch fries, and Brussels waffles.

As you traverse the waterways of Amsterdam and explore the charming fishing villages of the Netherlands, be sure to take a moment to appreciate the beauty of your surroundings.

Amsterdam, known as “Venice of the North,” boasts a rich cultural history that is waiting to be discovered. With its many museums and romantic canals, it is easy to fall in love with this unique city. Rent a bike and see the sights like a local, immersing yourself in the culture along the way.

As you continue your journey through Holland, Flanders, and Belgium, you will witness how the intricate dike systems protect the “Low Country” areas situated below sea level. Take time to explore the gorgeous gardens that this region is famous for and stroll along the cobbled streets of the well-preserved medieval cities.

Visit the breathtaking tulip fields between mid-March and late April and attend the annual Tulip Festival, a sight to behold.

Your journey will be made more magical with accommodations on a floating hotel that offers local dining experiences and regional entertainment that will allow you to fully embrace the Dutch culture.

Boutique accommodations on your floating hotel enhance your journey and includes local dining experiences, and regional  entertainment that will fully immerse you into the Dutch culture.

Sample activities included with your cruise:

  • Scenic cruise through some of Amsterdam’s most famous Canals.
  • Visit the Flood Museum in Veere to learn about the devastation of the 1953 floods.
  • Pedal through the capital of East Flanders, Ghent.
  • Spend the day in Bruges, one of Belgium’s best preserved medieval cities.
  • Visit the historic sites of the Battle of the Bulge, the last major German offense in Brussels during World War II
  • Sample local brews, tasty waffles  and shop in Antwerp, the diamond capital of the world.
  • Learn about the three million immigrants who passed through Belgium visiting the Red Star Line Museum.
  • Tour Holland’s oldest city, Dordrecht or Rotterdam the “Gateway to Europe”.
  • Bike past the windmills of the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kinderdijk.

Your 7 night voyage travels roundtrip from Amsterdam. Extend your travel with two additional nights in the heart of the city for the full Amsterdam experience.

As river cruise specialists, BucketList Travel Advisors  can guide you on your Dutch travel experience. Contact us for a full itinerary of this fascinating journey.

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