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Classic
2018
FROM $ 1,552 per person

Cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of Holland's treasures

6 Days - AIJ_AIPP
# Description

Cruise

AMSTERDAM - HOORN - ENKHUIZEN - LEMMER - AMSTERDAM

Cruise on one of the largest lakes in the Netherlands in the heart of authentic towns and villages. Between historical monuments and unmissable traditions, discover the beauty of Holland through its canals, the cheese museum, the mills of the seventeenth century, old fishing ports and the village of Giethoorn. The Keukenhof Gardens, true haven of peace, are considered the most beautiful floral gardens in the world.

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All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi in lounge and bar
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cruise along the most beautiful canals and lakes in Holland
  • EXCURSIONS INCLUDED:
    • Fishermen's huts typical of the Dutch countryside
    • Amsterdam by coach or by bike for a tour of its most secret and unique spots
    • The ancestral know-how of cheese and clog makers in Zaanse Schans

Cruise

Day 1

AMSTERDAM

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Tour of Amsterdam by night on board a river boat.

Day 2

AMSTERDAM

Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour in Amsterdam. You'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to discover this beautiful city at your own pace.

Day 3

AMSTERDAM - HOORN - ENKHUIZEN

This morning will be spent cruising on the Markermeer towards Hoorn. Join us for the excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Alkmaar and its Cheese Museum.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour on the polders and guided visit of an old windmill from the 17th century which is still in operation.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll start cruising to Enkhuizen.

Day 4

ENKHUIZEN - LEMMER

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Enkhuizen on your own. The Zuiderzee Museum will give you a glimpse of everyday life in those former fishing harbors (entrance fee not included). We'll cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of the largest inland freshwater lakes in Holland. We'll reach Lemmer in the afternoon. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town, followed by a boat ride on the canals. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

Day 5

LEMMER - AMSTERDAM

This morning will be spent cruising towards Amsterdam. Join us on an excursion for both packages: Stroll through the Keukenhof Gardens(1). Outside the opening dates of the park, this visit will be replaced by a guided tour of Volendam, a port specialized in eel-fishing, and Zaanse Schans. Enjoy some free time tonight.

Day 6

AMSTERDAM

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

Dates & Prices

* Price based on double occupancy

Departure 05/25/2018
Arrival 05/30/2018
FROM $ 2,151 per person
Ship : MS Monet Anchors : 4
Sold out
Departure 08/31/2018
Arrival 09/05/2018
FROM $ 1,552 per person
Ship : MS Monet Anchors : 4
Departure 09/16/2018
Arrival 09/21/2018
FROM $ 1,815 per person
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Anchors : 5
Departure 09/21/2018
Arrival 09/26/2018
FROM $ 1,815 per person
Ship : MS Gérard Schmitter Anchors : 5

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
  • 3rd person discount in triple cabin : - 30%

Formalities

Valid passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - drinks included in this price are water, wine, beer, fruit juices during the meal and coffee after both lunch and dinner for meals eaten on the ship - drinks from the bar, except for champagne or wines from our special list - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - excursions included in the package selected - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Amsterdam by night Amsterdam and its diamond merchants Volendam and Zaanse Schans Alkmaar Giethoorn Keukenhof Gardens or Volendam and Zaanse Schans
Classic

Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the boat in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by the beloved Jacques Brel song. We'll glide fur...

Duration 1h30

Amsterdam

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of the city. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. From its romantic canals to its world-renowned museums and historical significance, it’s a city that never ceas...

Duration 4h00

Guided tour of Alkmaar

Departure by coach from Volendam or Enkhuizen for the town of Alkmaar. We'll reach the city center on foot in the company of our guide. Alkmaar is a historical town with over 400 monuments. The Waag (weigh house building), dating from the 14th centur...

Duration 3h30

Guided tour of Giethoorn

Imagine a town straight out of a fairytale with no pollution nor cars to be found: this is Giethoorn. We’ll leave from Lemmer by coach to reach Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town. Located inside the Weeribben-Wieden National Park–part...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famous Gouda cheese is made...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h00
6 Shore excursions
Included in tour package Amsterdam by night Amsterdam by bike Alkmaar: biking on the polders Giethoorn Keukenhof Gardens or Volendam and Zaanse Schans
Discovery

Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the boat in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by the beloved Jacques Brel song. We'll glide fur...

Duration 1h30

Amsterdam by bike

You'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. This guided bike tour will last about 2.5 hours, and you'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites in Amsterdam. Enjoy some free time at the Flower...

Duration 3h00

Guided tour of Giethoorn

Imagine a town straight out of a fairytale with no pollution nor cars to be found: this is Giethoorn. We’ll leave from Lemmer by coach to reach Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town. Located inside the Weeribben-Wieden National Park–part...

Duration 4h00

Biking on the Polders

Take a bike tour of Hoorn and its surroundings. Located on the banks of the Ijsselmeer, Hoorn was one of the important Dutch East India Company towns in 17th-century Holland. Hundreds of merchant ships left Hoorn to sail across the world and return l...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h00

Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famous Gouda cheese is made...

Duration 4h00

Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

MS Symphonie

3 Decks

MS Monet

3 Decks

MS Gérard Schmitter

4 Decks

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) In 2018, the Keukenhof Gardens will be open from March 22nd to May 13th.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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