2020

DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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# Package

DISCOVERY EXCURSIONS PACKAGE

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Description

Included in tour package

  • Keukenhof Gardens*
  • Amsterdam by night
  • Amsterdam by bike
  • Volendam and Zaanse Schans
  • Biking through the de Hoge Veluwe national park**
  • Rüdesheim : wine tasting and Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments
  • Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)
  • Frankfurt and Main tower
  • Wurtzburg
  • Rothenburg
  • Nuremberg
  • Regensburg
  • Melk Abbey
  • Vienna by night
  • The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes
  • Budapest by night
  • Budapest by bike***
  • Traditional evening in Budapest

*The Keukenhof Gardens are open from March to May. The rest of the year the visit is replaced by Delft.

**Except on Mondays: optional visit of the Dutch open-air museum in Arnhem.

***Attention: children are under the responsibility of their parents and must be autonomous by bike.

Cruises

This shore excursion is available for one or several cruises

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Springtime in Holland, the Romantic Rhine Valley and the Danube

Next departures: 04/26/2020
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ANTWERP - ROTTERDAM - AMSTERDAM - COLOGNE - RÜDESHEIM - Heidelberg - MANNHEIM - STRASBOURG - MAINZ - FRANKFURT - WURZBURG - NUREMBERG - REGENSBURG - PASSAU - MELK - VIENNA - BUDAPEST

From Antwerp to Budapest, discover the Netherlands, land of the tulips, mills and cheese. Through this cruise and its excursions, we invite you to discover the authentic Holland, with many canals and cities which have been classified as UNESCO World Heritage. We'll also sail along the Rhine and discover the world's largest flower garden at the Hoge Veluwe Nature Park(4), not forgetting the Kröller Müller Museum(4), home to Van Gogh's second largest collection. We'll end our majestic trip with Vienna and Budapest. Enjoy a perfectly combined cruise between nature and culture.

23 Days FROM $ 6,013 PP
START IN 2020
Departure 04/26/2020
Arrival 05/18/2020
FROM $ 6,013 PP
Ship : MS L'Europe Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

Shore Excursions

Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the ship 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 Classic

Guided tour of Heidelberg and its castle (outdoor)

We'll leave from Mannheim by coach and head towards Heidelberg. This cosmopolitan, friendly, and vibrant city is made up of 15 distinct neighborhoods and is particularly attractive to families, students, business people, and researchers. Its high...

Duration 4h30 Classic

Biking through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park

Enjoy a great bike ride through the De Hoge Veluwe National Park, home to diverse forests, shifting sands, red deer, wild boars, and mouflons. Set out on a pleasurable tour of this magnificent natural reserve. PLEASE NOTE This is an unguided tour...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided tour of Rothenburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess for the charming town of Rothenburg. Located along the "Romantic Road", this town has kept its Renaissance layout virtually intact as it has not undergone any changes since the Thirty Years&...

Duration 5h15 Classic

Guided tour of the Melk Abbey

Departure by coach in company of your host/hostess towards Melk Abbey. We will meet up with our guides in the inner courtyard to start our visit. The Abbey overlooking the Danube was first built as the Babenberg's fortified castle. It was founded...

Duration 1h45 Classic

Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach with our guide 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 famo...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Guided tour of Würzburg

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess to the center of Würzburg. Our tour will start with a visit to the Würzburg Residence (or Residenz), former palace of the Prince-Bishops of Würzburg. Construction was commissioned by P...

Duration 3h30 Classic

Guided tour of Nuremberg

Join us for a guided tour of Nuremberg by coach. We'll enjoy a panoramic visit of the monuments found outside of the city's medieval walls, including the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, the Nazi Documentation Centre and Party Rally Grounds, the...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Frankfurt - "Mainhattan" and the Main Tower

Frankfurt is the largest financial center in continental Europe, earning it the nickname "Mainhatten." During a panoramic tour of the city, you'll be able to admire the huge skyscrapers housing the headquarters of many international ban...

Duration 3h00 Classic

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 4h30 Classic

Visiting Delft and its pottery factories

We'll leave by coach with our guides for the city of Delft. We'll discover this charming city made famous by its blue and white ceramics, Delftware, as well as its connections to the Dutch Royal Family and the renowned painter Johannes Vermee...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Budapest by bike

From the ship, we'll set out to explore Budapest by bike. You'll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture. We'll pass in front of the basilica, Liberty Squa...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Guided tour of Regensburg

Regensburg saw its political and economic heyday in the 12th and 13th centuries when it was located at a crossroads between major trade routes and became a Free Imperial City in 1245 until other great Bavarian cities were preferred. This poorly indus...

Duration 4h15 Classic

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 Classic

Rüdesheim : wine tasting* and visit of the Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments

You will start the visit with a tour and commentary of the Rüdesheim vineyards by mini-train, during which you will discover the famous vineyards already cultivated in the Roman period. During this tour, the history of winemaking in the region w...

Duration 2h30 Classic

Guided tour of Vienna by night

Discover Vienna by night with a panoramic coach tour. This two-thousand-year-old city is a true open-air museum. Vienna embodies Romanticism through its powerful architecture and numerous monuments. We'll take the famous Ring which encircles hist...

Duration 2h00 Classic

The high art of Viennese living: music and Viennese cafes

Our guide will meet us at the ship, where we'll set off on foot for the subway station to discover the high art of Viennese living. We'll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus concert hall, which has the Vienna Symph...

Duration 4h00 Classic

Budapest by night

Explore Budapest by night from the comfort of our coach. Your guide will show you the charms of this capital city with its turbulent but incredibly rich past. Despite the vicissitudes of history, Budapest has managed to preserve and bear witness to a...

Duration 2h00 Classic

Traditional evening in Budapest

Transfer by coach in the company of your guides to a theater downtown for a traditional Hungarian show. This one-and-a-half-hour show will take you across all the regions of Hungary through its folklore and Gypsy dance and music. After this show, the...

Duration 2h00 Classic

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