If you’ve dreamed of a view filled with windmills and blooming fields of colour in Holland and Belgium, it all comes true on your European river cruise from Amsterdam to Brussels, -perfect for garden and nature enthusiasts. For flower lovers, an expert botanist will provide lectures on board, sharing his knowledge about botany and the world of plants! Cruise on the Rhine River to visit Nijmegen—the oldest city in the Netherlands. Choose a visit to Arnhem’s WWII Airborne Museum or abike ride through the nature reserve Ooijpolder. In Maastricht, tour the old cobblestoned university town or learn more about the climate change.
On to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur and free time to browse its ancient architecture, charming cafes, and bookshops. In Liège, see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City” as well as its romantic streets, steps, and tiny alleyways. Next, you’ll explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Pieter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist on your guided tour of the diamond capital. In Brussels, you’ll find landmark buildings of Town Hall with a collection of cafes and shops on the Lower Town streets on your guided tour. If you are a nature lover, you will have the opportunity to visit the most beautiful natural sites of the area by partaking in some unique excursions. This river cruise through Holland and Belgium will bloom in your memory for seasons to come!