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Cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of Holland's treasures (port-to-port cruise)

6 Days - AIJ_PP
# Description



Cruise on one of the largest lakes in the Netherlands in the heart of authentic towns and villages. Between historical monuments and unmissable traditions, discover the beauty of Holland through its canals, the cheese museum, the mills of the seventeenth century, old fishing ports and the village of Giethoorn. The Keukenhof Gardens, true haven of peace, are considered the most beautiful floral gardens in the world.

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 along the most beautiful canals and lakes in Holland
  • Discover(1):
    • Fishermen's huts typical of the Dutch countryside
    • Amsterdam by coach or by bike for a tour of its most secret and unique spots
    • The ancestral know-how of cheese and clog makers in Zaanse Schans


Day 1


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.

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Day 2


This morning, 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.
We'll spend all afternoon sailing towards Lemmer.

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Day 3


This morning, 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.
We'll cruise on the IJsselmeer, one of the largest inland freshwater lakes in Holland. We'll reach Enkhuizen in the afternoon.
Enjoy time at leisure 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).

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Day 4


This morning, join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Alkmaar and its Cheese Museum.
DISCOVERY: Bike tour on the polders.
We'll spend this afternoon cruising on the Markermeer towards Amsterdam.

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Day 5


This morning, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Stroll through the Keukenhof Gardens(2). Outside the opening dates of the park, 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 this afternoon to discover Amsterdam at your own pace.
Tonight's our gala dinner and evening.

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Day 6


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

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Dates & Prices

Departure 02/04/2022
Arrival 07/04/2022
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 07/04/2022
Arrival 12/04/2022
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 10/04/2022
Arrival 15/04/2022
FROM 1075 PP
Ship : MS Lafayette Ship category : PREMIUM

* 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 - onboard drinks included (except for drinks from our special lists) - double-occupancy cabin with shower in bathroom - assistance from our onboard multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - onboard entertainment - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - all port fees.

Drinks from our special lists, or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - optional excursions (must be reserved and paid for on board or at travel agency) - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Amsterdam and diamond producer

We’ll leave by coach for a guided tour of the city. Amsterdam is one of the most unique and extraordinary cities in the world. From its romantic canals to its world-renowned museums and historical significance, it’s a city that never ceas...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 41.00 € Before departure 46.00 € On board
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Amsterdam by bike

You'll leave on foot to head to the bike rental office. This guided bike tour will last about 2.5 hours, and you'll be able to explore and learn about all the must-see and out-of-the-way sites in Amsterdam. Enjoy some free time at the Flower...

Duration 3h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 49.00 € Before departure 54.00 € On board
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Amsterdam by night

Departure on foot from the ship in the company of our hostess to reach the riverboat dockside where we'll start our guided tour with commentary. We will pass the Port of Amsterdam, made famous by the beloved Jacques Brel song. We'll glide fur...

Duration 1h30 Classic
Price per pers. 19.00 € Before departure 21.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Giethoorn

Imagine a town straight out of a fairytale with no pollution nor cars to be found: this is Giethoorn. We’ll leave from Lemmer by coach to reach Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town. Located inside the Weeribben-Wieden National Park–part...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
Price per pers. 78.00 € Before departure 87.00 € On board
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Guided tour of Alkmaar

Departure by coach from Volendam or Enkhuizen for the town of Alkmaar. We'll reach the city center on foot in the company of our guide. Alkmaar is a historical town with over 400 monuments. The Waag (weigh house building), dating from the 14th ce...

Duration 3h30 Classic
Price per pers. 49.00 € Before departure 54.00 € On board
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Biking on the Polders

Take a bike tour of Hoorn and its surroundings. Located on the banks of the Ijsselmeer, Hoorn was one of the important Dutch East India Company towns in 17th-century Holland. Hundreds of merchant ships left Hoorn to sail across the world and return l...

Duration 3h30 Discovery
Price per pers. 71.00 € Before departure 79.00 € On board
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Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach with our guide for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famo...

Duration 4h00 Classic
Price per pers. 47.00 € Before departure 52.00 € On board
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Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h30 Classic
Price per pers. 52.00 € Before departure 58.00 € On board
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Several ships available for this cruise

STANDARD - 2 Decks

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

For the safety of our passengers, the captain and crew of the boat may decide to modify the navigational itinerary.

(1) Optional excursions.

(2) Open from March 24th to May 15th, 2022. The opening dates are subject to change by Keukenhof Flower Park.

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

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