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Cruise on the Ijsselmeer, One of Holland's Treasures 2019

6 days with CroisiEurope  Rating: Deluxe

River Cruise Itinerary
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 - LEMMER
This morning, 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.
 
We'll spend all afternoon sailing towards Lemmer.
 
DAY 3 LEMMER - ENKHUIZEN
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town, followed by a boat ride on the canals.
 
We'll cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of the largest inland freshwater lakes in Holland. We'll reach Enkhuizen in the afternoon.
 
Enjoy time at leisure 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).
 
DAY 4 ENKHUIZEN - HOORN - AMSTERDAM
This morning, 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.
 
We'll spend this afternoon cruising on the Markermeer towards Amsterdam.
 
DAY 5 AMSTERDAM
This morning, join us on an excursion for both packages: Stroll through the Keukenhof Gardens. Outside the opening dates of the park, this visit will be replaced by an optional guided tour of Volendam, a port specialized in eel-fishing, and Zaanse Schans. Enjoy some free time this afternoon to discover Amsterdam at your own pace.
 
Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.
 
DAY 6 AMSTERDAM
Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.
 
Tour Map
River Cruise Highlights
  • Cruise along the most beautiful canals and lakes in Holland
  • 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

All This Included
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.
 
  • 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

Accommodations on this Tour
Crusing: Cabin onboard the MS France, MS Symphonie or MS Gerard Schmitter
Notes
  • For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
Terms and Conditions

* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines. Sorry, we are unable to offer air from countries other than the U.S. However, for those international customers who are able to arrange their own transportation to the trip origination city, we are able to offer the land/cruise portion of the package at the price quoted.



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