Cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of Holland's treasures

AIJ - 6 days

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AMSTERDAM - HOORN - ENKHUIZEN - LEMMER - AMSTERDAM

Day 1: AMSTERDAM

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6:00 p.m. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we'll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail before dinner. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Tour of Amsterdam by night on board a river boat.

Day 2: AMSTERDAM

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Amsterdam and visit to a diamond merchant.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour in Amsterdam. You’ll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites.
This afternoon, enjoy time at leisure to discover this beautiful city at your own pace.

Day 3: AMSTERDAM - HOORN - ENKHUIZEN

This morning will be spent cruising on the Markermeer towards Hoorn. Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Alkmaar and its Cheese Museum.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour on the polders and guided visit of an old windmill from the 17th century which is still in operation.
Enjoy an evening of entertainment. We'll start cruising to Enkhuizen.

Day 4: ENKHUIZEN - LEMMER

Enjoy time at leisure this morning to discover Enkhuizen on your own. The Zuiderzee Museum will give you a glimpse of everyday life in those former fishing harbors (entrance fee not included). We'll cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of the largest inland freshwater lakes in Holland. We'll reach Lemmer in the afternoon. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town, followed by a boat ride on the canals. Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

Day 5: LEMMER - AMSTERDAM

This morning will be spent cruising towards Amsterdam. Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Stroll through the Keukenhof Gardens(1). The other months, this visit will be replaced by an optional guided tour of Volendam, a port specialized in eel-fishing, and Zaanse Schans. Enjoy some free time tonight or ask to be dropped off in the city center for a walk through the Red Light District (transfer by coach with a supplement, to be booked and paid for on board).

Day 6: AMSTERDAM

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. End of our services.

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary. (1) In 2018, the Keukenhof Gardens will be open from March 22nd to May 21st. Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.
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