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Windmills, Tulips & Belgian Delights

From £2,120 pp

From the iconic canals of Amsterdam, join us for a wonderful Scenic river cruise through the heartland of the Netherlands and Belgium. This historic corner of Europe is yours to discover over 8 memorable days, as we take a round-trip cruise from the Dutch capital to explore Hoorn, Rotterdam, Veere, Antwerp, Bruges and Arnhem. See the tulip fields of Holland, savour the creamy indulgence of local cheeses, pedal the towpaths of Amsterdam, and cruise through the medieval heart of Bruges – all in exceptional 5-star Scenic luxury.

What’s Included

  • Return flights or rail from the UK & ship transfers
  • Elegant accommodation, 85% Balcony Suites with Scenic Sun Lounge
  • All meals, in multiple dining venues, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day
  • Carefully selected tours and exclusive experiences Scenic Enrich – An unforgettable and exclusive event Scenic Freechoice – A Choice of flexible excursions and activities Scenic Sundowners – An exclusive hosted event in a stunning location Scenic Tailormade – GPS for self-guided touring and on board commentary Scenic e-bikes – electronically assisted bicycles Authentic local entertainment
  • All gratuities
  • Personalised butler service & Scenic Cruise Director to advise and assist
  • Gym & Wellness, Wi-Fi & Laundry concierge
Keukenhof Kitchen Garden Holland
Canals of Amsterdam
Old Harbour of Hoorn, Netherlands
Keukenhof park, Netherlands
Day 1 - Amsterdam

Choose from a selection of ways to travel to Amsterdam. Pick from one of up to 14 UK regional airports or travel direct from London Heathrow. If you prefer not to fly, why not travel Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar from St Pancras International to Brussels and then onto Amsterdam on first class rail. You’ll then be transferred to your Scenic Space-Ship

Dinner

Day 2 - Hoorn

Travel to the sleepy fishing village of Volendam and then head to Edam, famous for its round cheese. You’ll love this village with its beautiful squares, old-style bridges and cheese warehouses. Or, discover Hoorn with a local guide, immersing yourself in local life at cheese and fish tastings. Alternatively, you can choose to explore by bike, as it’s a great village to cycle through. Enrich This evening, a special experience awaits you. You’ll get the chance to commune with the hospitable locals of this quiet pocket of northeastern Holland. Not only is there much friendly conversation in store, you can anticipate a truly sumptuous dinner, in the local style, with accompanying entertainment. What a fabulous way to celebrate your time in this charming region.

Day 2 - Hoorn

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Rotterdam, Delft, Kinderdijk

This exciting post-war city is filled with modern influences. Freechoice Join a knowledgeable local guide on a tour of Rotterdam – a dynamic, international city with a bold and passionately beating heart. Known as the architectural capital of the Netherlands, you’ll see highlights such as the Erasmus Bridge and the Beeldenroute Westersingel – the Westersingel Sculpture Route that runs along the Westersingel Canal and displays various works of art by renowned local artists. Or if you’d prefer, you could choose to explore beautiful Delft, before dropping in to a pottery factory and museum to discover more about world-famous Delft Blue Pottery. Alternatively, discover picturesque Kinderdijk, famous for its beautiful historic windmills.

Day 3 - Rotterdam, Delft, Kinderdijk

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Veere

Freechoice Take a guided tour of Veere or embark on a cycling tour of Veere and its surroundings. Alternatively, visit Holland’s Delta Works. Sundowners Raise a toast to the end of a wonderful day. As the sun sets, you’ll be able to reflect on what you’ve seen so far.

Day 4 - Veere

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Antwerp, Bruges

Today you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to explore one of two fascinating Belgian cities. Where you visit is up to you. Freechoice Let a local expert guide you through Bruges, the charming World Heritage-listed city with a hive of picturesque canals and cobblestone streets. Alternatively, explore Antwerp, Belgium’s second city, renowned as the diamond capital of the world and located on the banks of the River Scheldt. The city offers an abundance of world-class restaurants, striking architecture and is home to some of Belgium’s finest fashion designers.

Day 5 - Antwerp, Bruges

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Arnhem

Freechoice Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem.  The Airborne experience allows you to follow in the footsteps of the British parachutists who made their way across dangerous terrain to Arnhem in September 1944. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills.  The museum portrays impression of daily life for the average Dutchman over the past few centuries. Or, if you’re feeling more active you might wish to journey to the nearby Hoge Veluwe National Park and enjoy cycling on one of their white bicycles.  The national park is one of the largest continuous nature reserves in Holland, and the best way to explore it is by bicycle.

Day 6 - Arnhem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Amsterdam, Keukenhof

From its quirky cafés to abundant museums, Amsterdam is a cosmopolitan hub of intrigue. With 165 canals that stretch over 100km, the city’s magnificent waterways weave a complex route through the streets which pay homage to the grandeur of the Golden Age. You’ll enjoy a visit to Keukenhof Gardens, which have delighted visitors for over 60 years. Known as the Garden of Europe, Keukenhof Gardens is the world’s second largest flower garden and explodes with colour against a backdrop of neatly manicured lawns. An expert tour guide will be delighted to show you around this springtime spectacular.

Day 7 - Amsterdam, Keukenhof

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Amsterdam, Return Home

After breakfast, transfer to Amsterdam airport for your return flight home. Travel direct to London or one of up to 14 UK regional airports. Alternatively, travel by first class rail to Brussels and then Standard Premier Class aboard the Eurostar to St Pancras International.

Breakfast

Selected Departures in Association With

Discover more about the landmarks and cities you visit during your river cruise as you are accompanied by a National Geographic Expert. Enjoy a private tour of a portion of the “Delta Works” a striking series of ambitious damn and barrier projects which help to protect a large area around the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt. Learn or build upon photography skills as you are joined onboard by a National Geographic photographer for the duration of your river cruise. Cruise operates a slightly amended itinerary. National Geographic experts 17 Apr 2019 – Paula Swart & Gianluca Colla 24 Apr 2019 – Jan Nijman & Sisse Brimberg

Selected Departures in Association With
Scenic Opal Exterior

Part of the next generation of space ships added to the Scenic fleet in 2016 with a capacity of just 169 guests in 72 suites and 13 staterooms, with 53 crew, the Scenic Opal accommodates excellent levels of service.  The Scenic Opal features multiple dining venues, elegant suites and a vitality pool on the Sun Deck.

Depending on the class of suite or stateroom you opt for, you’ll enjoy a wealth of luxurious features, including Scenic Sun Lounges, 32-inch HD TVs and a state-of-the-art bathroom complete with revolutionary massage shower and wet room.  All balcony suites feature Scenic’s exclusive ‘Sun Lounge’ system which transforms your balcony into an all-weather conservatory style space.

From the Panorama Lounge Bar and the spacious Sun Deck with vitality pool, to the well appointed fitness and wellness suite, you’ll enjoy luxury wherever you stray aboard this elegant river cruise ship.

Scenic Amber Vitality Pool

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Riverview Terrace
  • Vitality Pool
  • Sun Deck
  • Walking Track
  • Portobellos Restaurant
  • River Cafe
  • Table La Rive Private Dining (Diamond deck guests only)
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Complimentary use of E-bikes
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Gym and Wellness Area
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hairdresser *
  • Complimentary Nordic walking sticks

Accommodation & Amenities

85 elegantly appointed Staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-475 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 2 Royal Panorama Suites, situated at the rear of the ship at 475 sq ft² in size.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

All Suites feature added enhancements such as a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

Offering a roster of distinct dining venues, including Crystal Dining, Riverview Terrace, Portobellos, Table La Rive and the Panorama Lounge Bar, guests will be spoilt for choice when choosing where to dine aboard a Scenic space ship. Couple this with the option to take breakfast, lunch or dinner from the privacy of your suite, and your dining preferences will be all perfectly accommodated aboard these majestic Space-Ships.

Scenic offer levels of service which are differentiated by the level of stateroom or suite booked.  Please see the individual room type description for details.

Royal Suites

Royal Panorama Suite 475 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck (pictured)

Royal Balcony Suite 360 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with upgraded bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO ROYAL SUITE GUESTS: unlimited complimentary laundry service, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml), morning delivery of newspapers, in-suite beverage and meal service, packing and unpacking of suitcases, 200 Euros on board credit, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive, priority dining reservations.  Private airport chauffeur service in Europe – restrictions apply.

Scenic Royal Panorama Suite
Scenic Space Ship Junior Suite

Junior Balcony Suites

250 ft² – Diamond (Upper) & Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO JUNIOR SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, in-suite beverage and meal service, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Balcony Suites

Deluxe Balcony Suite 225 ft² – Diamond (Upper) & Sapphire (Middle) Deck (pictured)

Balcony Suite 205 ft² – Diamond (Upper) and Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with l’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO DIAMOND DECK SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Scenic Jasper Deluxe Balcony Suite
Scenic Crystal Stateroom

Standard Suites

160 ft²  Jewel (Lower) Deck

  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service
Scenic Opal Deck Plan
Scenic Pearl Exterior

Introduced to the Scenic fleet in 2009 with a capacity of just 167 guests in 84 suites, with 53 crew, the Scenic Pearl accommodates excellent levels of service.  Since then in 2013, she’s been rebuilt and upgraded to bring her in line with newer members of the fleet, offering enhanced comfort, luxury and technological innovation without forgoing the charm which made this ship so popular with previous guests.

Depending on the class of suite or stateroom you opt for, you’ll enjoy a wealth of luxurious features, including Scenic Sun Lounges, 32-inch HD TVs and a state-of-the-art bathroom complete with revolutionary massage shower and wet room.

From the Panorama Lounge Bar and the spacious Sun Deck, to the well appointed wellness suite, you’ll enjoy luxury wherever you stray aboard these elegant river cruise ship.

Scenic Crystal Sun Deck

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • Riverview Terrace
  • Sun Deck
  • Walking Track
  • Portobellos Restaurant
  • River Cafe
  • Crystal Dining
  • Table La Rive Private Dining (Diamond deck guests only)
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Complimentary use of E-bikes
  • Complimentary Wi-fi
  • Gym and Wellness Area
  • Fitness Centre
  • Complimentary Nordic walking sticks

Accommodation & Amenities

84 elegantly appointed Staterooms and Suites range in size from 160-325 ft².  Most accommodations have a open air balcony.  Try one of the 2 Royal Panorama Suites, situated at the rear of the ship at 325 sq ft² in size.  An outdoor balcony, complete with open-air system, allows you to enjoy the views of your surroundings whatever the weather so you can enjoy the ever-changing scenery however you wish.

Suites feature added enhancements such as a larger sitting area with two chairs.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, free high-speed Internet access, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily.

Offering a roster of distinct dining venues, including Crystal Dining, Riverview Terrace, Portobellos, Table La Rive and the Panorama Lounge Bar, guests will be spoilt for choice when choosing where to dine aboard a Scenic space ship. Couple this with the option to take breakfast, lunch or dinner from the privacy of your suite, and your dining preferences will be all perfectly accommodated aboard this Space-Ship.

Scenic offer levels of service which are differentiated by the level of stateroom or suite booked.  Please see the individual room type description for details.

Royal Suites

325 ft² – Royal Panorama Suite Diamond (Upper) Deck

315 ft² – Royal Balcony Suite Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with upgraded bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO ROYAL SUITE GUESTS: unlimited complimentary laundry service, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, complimentary bottle of Laurent Perrier Brut (750ml), morning delivery of newspapers, in-suite beverage and meal service, packing and unpacking of suitcases, 200 Euros on board credit, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive, priority dining reservations.  Private chauffeur service in Europe – restrictions apply.

Scenic Ruby Royal Balcony Suite
Scenic Space Ship Junior Suite

Junior Suites

250 ft² – Diamond (Upper) & Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO JUNIOR SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, daily delivery of afternoon canapes, in-suite beverage and meal service, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Balcony Suites

205 ft² – Diamond (Upper) & Sapphire (Middle) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

EXCLUSIVE TO DIAMOND DECK SUITE GUESTS: complimentary daily pressing of two pieces of clothing, exclusive invitation to Table La Rive.

Scenic Balcony Suite
Scenic Crystal Stateroom

Standard Suites

160 ft²  Jewel (Lower) Deck

  • Marble bathroom with L’Occitane bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service
Scenic Pearl Deck Plan
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Apr 22Scenic OpalAmsterdam£2120SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£2120  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Middle DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£3290  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside Balcony£2940  
Upper DeckDeluxe Balcony Suite225 ft², Outside Balcony£3590  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite360 ft², Outside Balcony£4590  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite475 ft², Outside Balcony£5290  
Apr 29Scenic PearlAmsterdam£2370SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckStandard Suite160 ft², Fixed Windows£2370  
Middle DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Middle DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckBalcony Suite205 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckJunior Suite250 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckRoyal Balcony Suite315 ft², Outside BalconyPlease Call  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite325 ft², Outside BalconyPlease call  

Savings are already applied to prices shown, maximum discount is 15%, varies per itinerary. Offer ends 30th September 2019. Prices shown include Early Payment Discount of £125 per person when cruise is paid for in full before 31st December 2019. Free private door-to-door transfers are complimentary with 75 miles and are subject to availability. For guests who live outside 75 miles, an additional supplement of £2.00 per mile will be charged. UK mainland only.


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Scenic sit at the top of the luxury river cruise market.  A luxurious mix of contemporary, luxurious ships with top level touring and inclusions which add up to a relaxing, high level river cruise holiday.

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