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- 7-Night cruise in an outside stateroom
- Daily included port excursions
- All meals included while on ship (including Captain’s & farewell dinners)
- Complimentary beer and wine with lunch and dinner
Photo: 8-Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Brussels - Itinerary Map
8-Day River Cruise Amsterdam to Brussels
Day 1: AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION)
Welcome to Holland. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 2 pm. Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. You may take a Guided Optional Excursion to Zaanse Schans to see historic windmills and charming Dutch houses.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NIJMEGEN
Photo: Beer at the Avalon bar
Day 2: NIJMEGEN. EXCURSION TO ARNHEM
Wildlife, WWII Valor, and Famous Mills
ACTIVE Join a Biking Tour on the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery, from dense forests to sand dune, OR:
DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing to discover Arnhem—a key WWII operations site and home to impressive historical monuments and memorials—then visit a medieval castle for a regional herb and vegetable product tasting, OR:
CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of the Airborne Museum of Hartenstein commemorating the 1944 WWII Battle of Arnhem. You may join a Guided Optional Excursion to the Windmill of Thorn or an Optional Cooking Workshop.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO MAASTRICH
Day 3: MAASTRICHT
Dutch History, School Spirit and an Architectural Feast
Enjoy an early morning sailing to Maastricht.
ACTIVE Maastricht's charm awaits, get physical via nordic walking with your Adventure Host, OR:
DISCOVERY Discover this vibrant university town with its lovely cathedrals, old houses, historical buildings, and impressively cobblestoned town center. Your Sightseeing will be followed by a culinary experience where you will learn more about local traditions. Later enjoy live entertainment on board.
OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO NAMUR
Day 4: NAMUR, BELGIUM
Ancient Architecture and Charming Cafés
ACTIVE Explore Namur's countryside by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the picturesque old-town, fortress citadel, and medieval architecture, followed by a brewery visit where you will have the chance to taste the world-famous Belgian beers.
Take free time to stroll along Namur’s cobblestone lanes and visit its charming cafés and bookshops.
This evening, enjoy an onboard food and beer pairing dinner hosted by a Beer Expert.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN NAMUR
Photo: Belgian Beer
Day 5: LIÈGE
Historic Wonders and Wonderful Waffles
DISCOVERY Join a Guided Sightseeing Tour of the “Fiery City” of Liège with its beautiful ancient quarters, peculiar alleys, and romantic streets. And take the chance to sample the authentic sweet Liège Waffles.
EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ANTWERP
Day 6: ANTWERP
A Rubenesque Cathedral in Artful Antwerp.
Join your Adventure Host for today’s special activities.
ACTIVE Explore Antwerp by bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
DISCOVERY Take a Guided Tour of this sophisticated city to visit the central Grote Markt, lined with 16th-century guildhall houses. You’ll also see the beautiful city hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady with its stunning altarpiece paintings by Rubens. Your sightseeing will end at a brewery where you will learn something more about Belgian beers.
DISCOVERY This afternoon, enjoy a beer and cheese tasting on board as you sail to Brussels
Later, enjoy dinner and live entertainment.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS
Day 7: BRUSSELS
Ancient Landmarks and New Haunts
ACTIVE See Brussel's Aquaculture farm on bike with your Adventure Host, OR:
DISCOVERY See the major highlights of Brussels and join a do-it-yourself chocolate workshop for a fun and interactive experience, OR:
CLASSIC Join a Guided Tour of Brussels, see the Town Hall with its landmark buildings and discover the many local bars, cafés and shops of the Lower Town Streets. The afternoon is free to explore Brussels at your pace.
OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN BRUSSELS
Day 8: BRUSSELS (DISEMBARKATION)
Your cruise ends with breakfast this morning.
Photo: Avalon Panorama Suite (category B, A, P)