Along the Dutch Waterways
April 18–26, 2018
Journey through the enchanting and history-rich waterways of Holland and Flanders during lush tulip season on this exclusive, seven-night cruise through the arteries of the Netherlands and Belgium. Aboard the stylishly appointed and “Green Certificate” of environmental preservation approved Amadeus Brilliant, discover Dutch history and culture through harbors, idyllic towns, and canals.
Expertly guided tours of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Amsterdam’s stunning canal district and the medieval Flemish town of Bruges bookend the cruise; in between, enjoy walking and private boat tours of Hoorn, Giethoorn, Nijmegen, Maastricht, and Antwerp. These lively, well-preserved cities and towns boast fairytale architecture, stone guildhalls, and picturesque cobblestone town squares like those of the ancient city of Maastricht. During an excursion to Keukenhof Gardens at the peak of the season you’ll gaze across the dazzlingly beautiful seventy-nine-acre wooded park, home to more than seven million flowers.
To foster life-long learning the trip features the popular River Life Forum, a series of lectures and conversations with local Dutch community members, who offer candid perspectives on their modern life in this historic district. A post-cruise program exploring Delft, Kinderdijk, and The Hague is also available.
For more information, or to make reservations, call Gohagan & Company at 800-922-3088 or visit www.gohagantravel.com.
Photo: Steve Collis from Melbourne, Australia – Amsterdam Canal, CC BY 2.0
July 13, 2017