Day 1: LILLE
Passengers are welcome to board our ship in Lille at 6 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew to you at a welcome cocktail. Tonight, enjoy dinner and an evening of activities on board.
DAY 2: LILLE - GHENT
Full board on board. Guided visit of Lille’s old town where you’ll discover the city through its most beautiful sites and monuments: the Palais Rihour, La Place du Général-de-Gaulle, the old Stock Exchange, opera house, Chamber of Commerce and the Basilica of Notre Dame de la Treille. We recommend trying one of the most famous local specialties: Meert waffles! Return on board and cruise towards Ghent. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 3: GHENT – BRUGES - GHENT
Full board on board. Guided tour of Bruges, sometimes referred to as the “Venice of the North”. Well-known for its lace production and filled with a quaint, old-fashioned charm, Bruges has been one of the most important cultural, political and business centers in northern Europe for some 200 years. Return to the ship in Ghent. In the afternoon, take in a bit of Belgian living during a guided tour of the city and the Gruut brewery, one of the rare breweries where a mix of special spices replaces traditional hops. We’ll remain in port overnight.
DAY 4: GHENT - ANTWERP
Full board on board. Cruise to Antwerp. Arrival in the afternoon. Enjoy a tour on foot of Antwerp with our host/hostess. Discover the Grote Markt with its magnificent Town Hall, the famous Brabo Fountain, and the impressive Cathedral of Our Lady. We’ll remain in port overnight.
Day 5: ANTWERP - BRUSSELS
Full board on board. We'll spend the morning cruising to Brussels. The afternoon, guided tour of Brussels along the Comic Book Route - a path through different neighborhoods composed of several murals showing motifs of the most popular Belgian comics. This tour will be followed by a visit to the Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate for a gourmet moment and tasting. Return on board and gala evening. Overnight stopover.
Day 6: BRUSSELS
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.