Discover beautiful Holland and Belgium while cruising from Brussels to Amsterdam. Take in the quintessential Dutch scenes of windmills, waterways, and seemingly endless rows of blooming colour. With special culinary highlights throughout your cruise, you’ll sample local specialties with onboard beer tastings and beer-and-food pairings.
Embark in Brussels and sail to Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders”. Join a local expert for a canal boat followed by a brewery visit . Sail to Bossuit for moving battlefield remembrances, including In Flanders Fields Museum and the Last Post Ceremony. On to Holland for a visit to the former Dutch East India Company trading port. You’ll tour a marvel of flood-protection at the Delta Works in Veere. In Kinderdijk, see 19 windmills built in 1740 for water management and marvel at the Erasmus Bridge in the historic port city of Rotterdam including a culinary experience at Markthal.
Be amazed at the varieties and volume of tulips and other flowering bulbs in the flower farm regions of Zaandam and Haarlem and join a visit to Zaanse Schans before docking for two nights in Amsterdam, where you'll take a guided canal cruise past bridges and homes of a golden age.