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The Best of The Netherlands (port-to-port cruise)

6 Days - ARO_PP
# Description



Vacation in the Netherlands on an unforgettable cruise across the Markermeer and Dutch canals. Visit all the must-see sites, including Edam, Volendam, Gouda, the windmills of Kinderdijk, The Hague and the Mauritshuis, the impressive flower auction in Aalsmeer, Haarlem, and the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board


  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included


  • Cruise on Lake Markermeer and the Dutch canals
  • All excursions included:
    • Edam and Volendam, quaint villages on the banks of the IJsselmeer
    • Gouda, where the famous cheese was born
    • The Windmills of Kinderdijk, the iconic reflection of the country
    • Haarlem, following the footsteps of painter Frans Hals
    • The flower auction in Aalsmeer
  • Tasting of regional products
  • Delicious Edam and Gouda
  • Smoked eel in Volendam
  • Stroopwafel, caramelized wafers
  • Poffertjes, Dutch mini-pancakes


Day 1


Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After you’ve comfortably settled into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board. The rest of the evening is yours to do as you please.

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Day 2


We’ll spend the morning cruising Lake Markermeer.

This afternoon, join us for an excursion to Edam and Volendam.

This evening, enjoy some free time to explore Hoorn on your own. While you sleep, our ship will begin to cruise to Gouda.

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Day 3


We’ll spend the morning cruising.

In the afternoon, we’ll set off for a tour of Gouda and enjoy a tasting of its famous cheese. Our ship will cruise to Rotterdam, and it will remain in port overnight.

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Day 4


This morning’s excursion is a trip to the Windmills of Kinderdijk—listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the only place in the world with so many windmills together.

This afternoon, we’ll head to The Hague for a visit to the Mauritshuis. The Mauritshuis is an art museum that houses works by many renowned Dutch and Flemish artists.

Tonight is our festive gala evening. Our ship will cruise to Amsterdam overnight.

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Day 5


We’ll leave very early in the morning for the largest flower auction in the world in Aalsmeer and then on for a tour of Haarlem.

In the afternoon, we’ll enjoy an audio tour of the Rijksmuseum, home to acclaimed works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Hals. This evening, enjoy some free time to explore Amsterdam on your own.

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Day 6


Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

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Dates & Prices

Departure 28/08/2022
Arrival 02/09/2022
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 02/09/2022
Arrival 07/09/2022
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 12/09/2022
Arrival 17/09/2022
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 18/10/2022
Arrival 23/10/2022
Ship : MS Victor Hugo Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy


  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - all onboard beverages (not including our special wine and drinks list) - accommodations in a double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - excursions listed in the program - welcome cocktail - gala evening - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - emergency/repatriation insurance - baggage carrying services - all port fees.

Drinks from our special wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance -  transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam

We'll visit the Rijksmuseum, Holland's ultimate national museum retracing the country's history from the Middle-Ages to the present day. The collection contains more than 2,000 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age, among which you'll g...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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The Hague and the Mauritshuis

We'll leave Rotterdam for The Hague, the seat of the Dutch parliament and the only major city with a beach on the North Sea. We’ll take a brief panoramic tour to see the important monuments and impressive sites, including the historic Binne...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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We all know about the cheese, but let’s discover the city it comes from. Gouda is full of fascinating things to see, including the 15th-century town hall and the brilliant stained glass windows in the Gothic Sint Janskerk.  At the end of o...

Duration 2h00 Classic
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The Windmills of Kinderdijk

We’ll leave by coach to visit the windmills of Kinderdijk. It’s the only place in the world where we can see so many windmills in one place, and that’s one of the reasons why they were listed as a prestigious UNESCO World Heritage S...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Edam and Volendam

We’ll leave for an excursion along the banks of the IJsselmeer, one of the largest freshwater lakes in Holland. Our first stop will be Edam. Although its name conjures up the delicious cheese, Edam is a small, lively city that is great to explo...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Haarlem and the Flower Auction

We’ll set out very early this morning for Aalsmeer and a tour of the famous Dutch flower auction. The action happens fast here, with bidders having only a few seconds to complete the sale. The prices start high and move lower, so it is a true D...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Several ships available for this cruise

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.

For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.

Alcohol can be harmful to your health. Please drink in moderation.

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