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14th December 2017 • 7 nights • Sails from Southampton • Black Watch • CRUISE ID: W1726 Embark on this enchanting adventure and you’ll discover the magic of Christmas spread across three countries, with Hamburg, Amsterdam and Antwerp wrapped up in the warm, festive atmosphere. It’s the perfect time of year to indulge yourself. With shops, traditional markets, fairy lights, food festivals, ice rinks, arts and crafts, and sweet treats North Sea Canal City Lights & Overnights Date Arrive Depart Destination DECEMBER 2017 Thu 14 PM Southampton Fri 15 Cruising Sat 16 early am late pm Hamburg, Germany Sun 17 early pm late pm Cruising FREE upgrade offer on selected grades, subject to availability Single friendly: We will always offer an Ocean View Twin Room at a reduced price for sole occupancy. Please call for details. From only £699 per person in store, there’s something to suit everyone. The overnight stops gave more time to enjoy the ports. 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 trip to Brussels to admire the highlights, including the city’s renowned Christmas Market, where festive treats and Belgian chocolates are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. Hamburg, Germany Hamburg boasts a Hanseatic League heritage harking back 700 years and an infectious maritime spirit. Impressive landmarks, including the neo-Renaissance style Rathaus (City Hall) and St. Michael’s Church, populate the city’s skyline, while vibrant neighbourhoods, such as the famous Reeperbahn, thrive with stylish bars and multicultural eateries. For something a little different, visit Miniature Wonderland – the world’s biggest model railway. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE After absorbing the city’s highlights, visit one of Hamburg’s most delightful Christmas Markets, complete with traditional stalls laden with confectionery, toys and crafts. 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. 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. independent customer reviews Hamburg Amsterdam (overnight) Antwerp (overnight) Western Scheldt River Southampton Upgrade prices per person, per night from > Ocean View Room: £9 | Balcony Room: £58 | Suite: £65 | Single Rooms from > £1,099 Prices are correct at time of going to print, but may change at any time. Call for latest prices. North Sea Canal Sun 17 late pm Amsterdam, Netherlands Mon 18 late pm Amsterdam, Netherlands Tue 19 early am early pm Cruising Western Scheldt River Tue 19 early pm Antwerp, Belgium Wed 20 early pm Antwerp, Belgium Thu 21 AM Southampton Europe Rivers & Waterways 171 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 • 2 formal nights Overnight stays in Amsterdam & Antwerp Antwerp View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv


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