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26th March 2017 • 5 nights • Sails from Southampton • Boudicca • CRUISE ID: D1703 An itinerary inspiring and indulgent in equal measure, offering unmissable opportunities to visit colourful, fragrant tulip displays at Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens at the perfect time of year, and sample heavenly Belgian chocolates in Antwerp too. With extended stays in both cities, there’s plenty of time to explore the rest of the highlights that these European gems have to offer, from gratifying museums to pretty parks and gardens. North Sea Canal Date Arrive Depart Destination MARCH 2017 Sun 26 PM Southampton Mon 27 early am early pm Cruising Western Scheldt River Mon 27 early pm Antwerp, Belgium Tue 28 late pm Antwerp, Belgium Wed 29 early am early am Cruising North Sea Canal Wed 29 late am late night Amsterdam, Netherlands Thu 30 Cruising Fri 31 AM Southampton Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. Tulips & Chocolates Cruising the North Sea Canal The 16-mile long North Sea Canal stretches from Ijmuiden to Amsterdam and features an abundance of diverse sights, from intriguing World War II fortifications to attractive beaches and nature reserves. Amsterdam, Netherlands The effervescent Dutch capital oozes appeal, from stylish galleries and trendy boutiques to a plethora of museums satisfying all tastes; the Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House are two fine examples. Take a canal boat tour past the intricately-decorated houses or hire a bicycle if you’d prefer to take in the local culture from a different perspective. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Visit Keukenhof Gardens at this special time of year to enjoy dazzling displays of spring bulbs and inspirational gardens at their best. From only £499 per person Cruising the Western Scheldt River Glide along the fascinating Western Scheldt River en route to Antwerp. It has been a vital transportation link since the 16th century when it was famously used by the Holy Roman Emperor, Charles V. Look out for the Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe Nature Reserve along the way; it’s an important breeding area for a variety of birds. Antwerp, Belgium Lively Antwerp is eminently bright and stylish, with connections to fashion, diamonds, exquisite chocolate and fine arts. The city’s architectural highlight is sure to be the medieval Cathedral of Our Lady, with its 123- metre high tower. Add to the mix picturesque parks and gardens, and quaint cobbled walkways and you’ll find the city a delight to explore. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Take a walking tour of Antwerp to experience the highlights – from the gabled guild houses to medieval Pie Alley – all before browsing for delicious Belgian treats in an exquisite chocolate shop. Amsterdam Antwerp Southampton (overnight) Western Scheldt River Rivers & Waterways Europe Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £10 | Balcony Room: £60 | Suite: £70 | Single Rooms from > £799 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. 144 All of the following included from only £100 per person, per night: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, 5-course à la carte dinner, late night buffet & self-service tea & coffee • Varied daytime activities Lectures & talks • Swimming pools, Jacuzzis & gym • Choice of live evening entertainment • 1 formal night Overnight stay in Antwerp Keukenhof Gardens Statue of Anne Frank, Amsterdam Visit fredolsencruises.com, contact your travel agent or call 0800 0355 105


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