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New ! Holland & Belgium in Bloom

Save £500 per person on 2019 River Cruises, PLUS Free Gratuities , FREE Drinks on board, Book by 31st December 2018
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New! Holland & Belgium in Bloom

From £2,595 pp

Set sail on our 10-day itinerary through the inland waterways of the Low Countries—Holland and Belgium. Enjoy scenic cruising through the vast network of canals and rivers, with stops in key cities that allow you to soak up Dutch and Flemish culture and immerse yourself in their history.

Cycle through tulip fields or stroll the renowned Keukenhof Gardens. See the windmills of Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and fascinating Rotterdam, one of Europe’s most dynamic cities.

Finish your cruise with an overnight stay in Europe’s diamond capital, Antwerp.

What’s Included:

 

  • complimentary shore excursions, one in every port of call
  • Beer, wine & soft drinks with onboard lunch & dinner
  • 24-hour specialty coffees, teas & bottled water
  • Unlimited free Wi-Fi
  • Visits to UNESCO Sites
  • Enrichment lectures & Destination Performances
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Ground transfers with Viking Air purchase

 

Historic Delfshaven area of Rotterdam
Canals of Amsterdam
Day 1 - Amsterdam

Arrive in Amsterdam, then transfer to your ship.* After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or explore the city on your own. If your arrival schedule permits, you may wish to visit the Rijksmuseum, or the Van Gogh Museum next door.

Dinner

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Cruise Amsterdam’s charming canals this morning, passing under pretty bridges and enjoying streets lined with gabled houses of centuries past.

This afternoon, join an optional excursion—perhaps a visit to one of Amsterdam’s world-class museums to explore the Dutch Golden Age, or uncover the city’s fascinating Jewish history.

Your Viking Program Director can help you plan your afternoon

Day 2 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Haarlem

After breakfast, visit the picturesque Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s largest floral park. Admire the stunning beauty at both indoor and outdoor exhibits of millions of vibrant blooms including tulips, hyacinths, crocuses and daffodils.

This afternoon, you may explore Haarlem at your leisure or join an optional tour highlighting the best of this historic city.

Enjoy dinner on board your ship.

Day 3 - Haarlem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Hoorn

Early this morning, sail across the IJsselmeer (once known as the Zuiderzee) to the ancient shipping village of Hoorn.

After breakfast, enjoy a guided walk through Hoorn’s cobbled streets; see age-old cheese warehouses and the town’s main square, which dates back to Hoorn’s heyday. Enjoy a warm welcome during a home visit to a local family and get acquainted with daily life.

Perhaps take an excursion through the Dutch countryside to see the country’s famed tulips and windmills, or traverse the West Frisian countryside on a vintage train ride.

Depart after dinner and cruise through the night

Day 4 - Hoorn

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Delta Works, Zeeland

Arrive in Rotterdam today and take an afternoon to explore the modern face of Holland.

The city has been extensively rebuilt after the destruction suffered during World War II, and some of its architecture is quite innovative.

This evening, your ship sets sail for a scenic dinner cruise around the harbor.

Admire the twinkling lights of the cosmopolitan skyline of Europe’s largest port.

Day 5 -  Delta Works, Zeeland

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Kinderdijk

Arrive this morning in Kinderdijk and disembark for a tour of this ingenious 18th-century community. Learn why the windmills were built and see how they work to help control flooding, then tour a working windmill to see its pumping mechanism and living quarters at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Enjoy scenic afternoon cruising along the Lek and Waal Rivers and the busy Amsterdam Rijn canal, an ingenious feat of Dutch engineering, and dinner on board your ship

Day 6 - Kinderdijk

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Nijmegen

After breakfast, step back in time as you witness one of The Netherlands’ most dramatic chapters come to life.

Learn how Operation Market Garden—the planned attack by the Allied forces in late summer 1944 portrayed in the epic war movie A Bridge Too Far—unfolded, and pay homage to the many soldiers who lost their lives.

This afternoon, choose to stay on board and enjoy scenic cruising along the meandering Meuse River, or take an optional excursion to explore more of Nijmegen before rejoining your ship.

Day 7 - Nijmegen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Maastrict

Disembark your ship and enjoy a walking tour around historic Maastricht. Stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of the Old Town, and see the Gothic-style church Sint Janskerk and the Romanesque Basilica of St. Servatius.

This afternoon, enjoy free time at your leisure to explore or join an optional excursion to Aachen to see Charlemagne’s chapel, a UNESCO Site.

Or pay your respects at the American Military Cemetery of Margraten, the final resting place of 8,000 American soldiers who gave their lives to liberate Europe from the Nazis

Day 8 - Maastrict

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 - Antwerp

Arrive in Antwerp this morning and enjoy a walking tour of the historic quarter. See the Cathedral of Our Lady with its 3 monumental altarpieces painted by Peter Paul Rubens; the Grote Markt (Grand Square) surrounded by the Renaissance Town Hall and guild halls; and Het Steen (Steen Castle), Antwerp’s oldest building.

This afternoon, you can enjoy an optional excursion to sample the delights of Belgium’s cuisine, or free time at your leisure so you can explore more of charming Antwerp as we remain docked overnight.

Day 9 - Antwerp

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Antwerp

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.*

Perhaps see more of Belgium on a 2-night city stay in the capital, Brussels.

Or enjoy a 3-night extension in the fairy-tale medieval city of Bruges, with visits to Ghent, Bruges and Flanders Fields.

* Ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase.

Breakfast

Day 1 - Antwerp

Arrive in Antwerp, then transfer to your ship.*

After boarding, the afternoon is yours to relax or explore the city on your own.

If your arrival schedule permits, you may wish to visit the Museum aan de Stroom, Antwerp’s oldest museum

Dinner

Day 2- Antwerp

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of the historic quarter. See the Cathedral of Our Lady with its 3 monumental altarpieces painted by Peter Paul Rubens; the Grote Markt (Grand Square) surrounded by the Renaissance Town Hall and guild halls; and Het Steen (Steen Castle), Antwerp’s oldest building.

This afternoon, you can enjoy an optional excursion to sample the delights of Belgium’s cuisine, or free time at your leisure so you can explore more of charming Antwerp.

Enjoy dinner on board as we sail to Maastricht.

Day 2- Antwerp

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3 - Maastrict

Arrive in Maastrict this morning and disembark your ship for a walking tour around this historic city. Stroll the narrow cobblestone streets of the Old Town, and see the Gothic-style church Sint Janskerk and the Romanesque Basilica of St. Servatius.

This afternoon, enjoy free time at your leisure to explore or join an optional excursion to Aachen to see Charlemagne’s chapel, a UNESCO Site. Or pay your respects at the American Military Cemetery of Margraten, the final resting place of 8,000 American soldiers who gave their lives to liberate Europe from the Nazis.

Day 3 - Maastrict

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Nijmegen

Enjoy scenic cruising this morning along the meandering Meuse River, or take an optional excursion.

After lunch, your ship arrives in Nijmegen. Step back in time as you witness one of The Netherlands’ most dramatic chapters come to life.

Learn how Operation Market Garden—the planned attack by the Allied forces in late summer 1944 portrayed in the epic war movie A Bridge Too Far—unfolded, and pay homage to the many soldiers who lost their lives during a visit to the touching National Liberation Museum in nearby Groesbeek.

Day 4 - Nijmegen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Delta Works, Zeeland

This morning, enjoy a scenic cruise along the Waal and Lek Rivers and the busy Amsterdam Rijn canal, an ingenious feat of Dutch engineering.

Arrive in Rotterdam for lunch, where you can take an afternoon to explore the modern face of Holland. The city has been extensively rebuilt after the destruction suffered during World War II, and some of its architecture is quite innovative.

This evening, your ship will set sail for a scenic dinner cruise around the harbor. Admire the twinkling lights of the cosmopolitan skyline of Europe’s largest port.

Day 5 - Delta Works, Zeeland

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Kinderdijk

Arrive this morning in Kinderdijk and disembark for a tour of this ingenious 18th-century community.

Learn why the windmills were built and see how they work to help control flooding, then tour a working windmill to see its pumping mechanism and living quarters at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This afternoon and evening, sail across the IJsselmeer (once known as the Zuiderzee) to the ancient shipping village of Hoorn.

Day 6 - Kinderdijk

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Hoorn

After breakfast, depart your ship and enjoy a guided walk through Hoorn’s cobbled streets; see age-old cheese warehouses and the town’s main square, which dates back to Hoorn’s heyday.

Enjoy a warm welcome during a home visit to a local family and get acquainted with daily life.

Perhaps take an excursion through the Dutch countryside to see the country’s famed tulips and windmills, or traverse the West Frisian countryside on a vintage train ride. Dine this evening as you cruise to Haarlem.

Day 7 - Hoorn

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Haarlem

After breakfast, visit the picturesque Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s largest floral park. Admire the stunning beauty at both indoor and outdoor exhibits of millions of vibrant blooms including tulips, hyacinths, crocuses and daffodils.

This afternoon, you may explore Haarlem at your leisure or join an optional tour highlighting the best of this historic city.

Enjoy dinner on board your ship.

Day 8 - Haarlem

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 - Amsterdam

After breakfast, disembark your ship and enjoy a full day in Amsterdam.

Cruise charming canals, passing under pretty bridges and enjoying streets lined with gabled houses of centuries past.

This afternoon, join an optional excursion—perhaps a visit to one of Amsterdam’s world-class museums to explore the Dutch Golden Age, or uncover the city’s fascinating Jewish history.

Your Viking Program Director can help you plan your afternoon

Day 9 - Amsterdam

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Amsterdam

After breakfast, disembark and proceed to the airport for your return flight.*

Or you can choose to see more of Amsterdam on a 2-night city stay.

* Ground transfers are included with Viking Air purchase.

Breakfast

The Viking Longships provide guests with more ways to personalize their trip. Choose from a variety of stateroom classes, onboard entertainment options and ship locations from which you can enjoy sailing through the scenery, all the while enriching your time in some of Europe’s most remarkable destinations.

Enjoy the indoor-outdoor Aquavit Terrace at the bow of the ship, or relax on the Sun Deck. These “green” ships, featuring energy-efficient hybrid engines, solar panels and an organic herb garden, were named to honor prominent members of the Norse pantheon.

Each ship carries 190 guests in comfortable, understated elegance, with hotel-style beds and amenities like 26-inch flat-panel TVs and in-room refrigerators.

  • 95 comfortable outside staterooms (2 Explorer Suites, 7 Veranda Suites, 39 Veranda Staterooms, 22 French Balcony Staterooms, 25 Standard Staterooms)
  • Sun deck with 360-degree views and shaded sitting area; organic herb garden and solar panels, putting green, chess and walking track
  • Varied dining options including the Aquavit Terrace with a revolutionary indoor/outdoor viewing area at the bow of the ship and grills for al fresco dining
  • Observation lounge and bar with floor-to-ceiling glass doors, piano and dance floor
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the vessel
  • Library corner & Onboard Boutique
  • Lift
  • Ecologically friendly hybrid engines producing less vibrations for a smoother ride
  • 40″ flat-panel TV with infotainment system featuring movies on demand, news and entertainment cnhannels
  • Laundry service*

* Payable locally.

Explorer Suite ES

445 ft² – (Upper) Deck

  • Private wraparound veranda off the spacious living room offers 270-degree views
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom
  • Large bathroom with shower, heated mirror & floor, premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • In-suite premium bathrobes & slippers, binoculars, coffee brewer, cashmere blanket & complimentary shoe shine service
  • Individual climate control
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Two Sony 40-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: BBC News, CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, TNT Series, Sky Sports, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • Welcome champagne, daily fruit basket, mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily)
  • Complimentary Silver Spirits Beverage Package, laundry service & room service (during breakfast)
  • Private airport transfers in Europe

Veranda Suite AA

275 ft² – (Upper) Deck

  • Full-size veranda off the spacious living room
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, known as a French balcony, in the bedroom
  • Large bathroom with shower, heated mirror & floor, premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • In-suite premium bathrobes & slippers, binoculars, coffee brewer, cashmere blanket & complimentary shoe shine service
  • Individual climate control
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Two Sony 40-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: BBC News, CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, TNT Series, Sky Sports, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
  • Welcome champagne, daily fruit basket, mini-bar with wine, beer & soft drinks (replenished daily)
  • Complimentary Silver Spirits Beverage Package, laundry service & room service (during breakfast)

Veranda Stateroom A & B

205 ft² – (Upper& Middle) Deck

  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, Open to a full size veranda
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobes & slippers available upon request/li>
  • Individual climate control
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Two Sony 40-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: BBC News, CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, TNT Series, Sky Sports, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom

French Balcony C & D

135 ft² – (Upper & Middle) Deck

  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors, Open to create a french Balcony
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobes & slippers available upon request/li>
  • Individual climate control
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Two Sony 40-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: BBC News, CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, TNT Series, Sky Sports, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom

Standard E & F

150 ft² – (Main) Deck

  • Half height picture window
  • Private bathroom with shower and premium bath products
  • Telephone, refrigerator, safe, hair dryer & bottled water replenished daily
  • Bathrobes & slippers available upon request/li>
  • Individual climate control
  • Space under bed for storing suitcases
  • Roomy wardrobe with wooden hangers
  • Two Sony 40-inch flat-panel TVs with premium entertainment package including: BBC News, CNBC, CNN, National Geographic, TNT Series, Sky Sports, videos on demand and “View From the Bridge”
  • Voltage: 220V and 110V in stateroom
Viking Longship Deck Plan

DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Mar 27Viking TirAmsterdam£2845SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat F150 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Lower DeckCat E150 ft², Fixed Windows£3095  
Middle DeckCat D139 ft², French Balcony£3345  
Upper DeckCat C139 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckCat B200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat A200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat AA275 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckExplorer Suite445 ft², Wraparound TerraceSold  
Apr 5Viking TirAmsterdam£2845SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat F150 ft², Fixed Windows£2845  
Lower DeckCat E150 ft², Fixed Windows£3095  
Middle DeckCat D139 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat C139 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckCat B200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat A200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat AA275 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckExplorer Suite445 ft², Wraparound TerraceSold  
Apr 14Viking TirAmsterdam£3095SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat F150 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckCat E150 ft², Fixed Windows£3095  
Middle DeckCat D139 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat C139 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckCat B200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat A200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat AA275 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckExplorer Suite445 ft², Wraparound TerraceSold  
Apr 23Viking TirAmsterdam£3095SAVE £500Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckCat F150 ft², Fixed WindowsSold  
Lower DeckCat E150 ft², Fixed Windows£3095  
Middle DeckCat D139 ft², French BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat C139 ft², French BalconySold  
Middle DeckCat B200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat A200 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckCat AA275 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckExplorer Suite445 ft², Wraparound TerraceSold  

* we work very hard to make sure our prices are up to date at all times.  However, please ring for live availability of cabin types and pricing as specifics are always subject to change until booked.


Enquire now about this cruise & speak to one of our friendly river cruising team on 0800 471 4754.

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