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Amsterdam & Brussels Bound

We’ve fallen in love with this dynamic cruise through The Netherlands and Belgium, you will too. Experience Amsterdam’s famously gezellig cityscape—a Dutch quality that roughly translates as “cozy.” Stop by the futuristic city of Rotterdam, walk along Middelburg’s majestic harbor and see Ghent’s history come to life. Brussels delivers a historic, yet hip vibe, and of course, the best chocolate.

Amsterdam & Brussels Bound

8

Brussels to Amsterdam
Days

Amsterdam & Brussels Bound

8

Amsterdam to Brussels
Days

The Goods

  • 3 included meals daily
  • Complimentary happy hour every day
  • 2 dedicated U Hosts
  • Included excursions
  • U+ optional excursions
  • Local DJ set

2020 Cruise DatesChoose a date below to view pricing

May
01
08
29
June
05
26
July
31
August
21
28
September
18
25
This sailing operates in reverse direction.
Ship: The B Rhine River
2020 Celebration Event: Save 30% on select 2020 cruises! We’ve reduced the Single Supplement by 50% on a select number of 2020 itineraries and departures for guests eager to see the world solo. Call for more info.
From
$1,749*per person
$219*per day
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  • Amsterdam to Brussels

Schedules are subject to change. Final day-to-day schedules will be provided in your pre-cruise documents and onboard. Optional U+ excursions are an additional fee and may require a minimum number of participants to operate.

  • DAY 1 - Brussels

    Embark. Your adventure begins today.

  • DAY 2 - Brussels

    Included - Intro to Brussels

    The best way to get a feel for this cosmopolitan city, we’ll wander through a few neighborhoods and see some sights. You might just find something you’d love to see again.

    Included - Bike Tour around the Atomium

    A landmark building built for the 1958 World Expo, the Atomium is a must-see. We’ll also bike though some of Brussels’ best parks and trails.

    U+ Excursion - Best of Brussels

    For those of you who want to see the famous attractions of Brussels, this is for you. And of course, the city is famous for chocolate...you might just get a taste on the way.

  • DAY 3 - Antwerp

    Included - Choice of "Intro to Antwerp" or "Culture & Food Tour by Bike"

    Today you have your choice of one of these fun excursions in Antwerp:

    1) INTRO TO ANTWERP: Get to know Antwerp by foot on this tour through the city famous for vibrant fashion, architecture and cultural contrasts. Stop for a complimentary tasting of native foods and wines as you soak up the local color; 

    OR 2) CULTURE & FOOD TOUR BY BIKE: Come hungry, because you’re in for a real treat. We’ll bike through some of Antwerp’s famous neighborhoods and taste everything from Moroccan mint tea to Turkish delights to Jewish pastries.

    U+ Excursion - Antwerp with a Photographer

    This tour is for all the social media mavens and amateur Instagram influencers out there. Join a photographer on a tour through Antwerp: see the most beautiful, photo-worthy spots and have a photographer take professional pics of you and your friends in the coolest locales. Consider that photo: liked.

    U+ Excursion - Antwerp Beer Tour

    With the highest number of pubs per capita, you simply have to join in on this tour. Would you go to Italy and not eat pizza? We didn’t think so. We should also mention there’s no legal closing time in this city.

  • DAY 4 - Ghent

    Included - Intro to Ghent

    Once the second largest city in Europe, a lot has changed in this city since WWII, but it’s still one of our favorites. You’ll get a taste of its history and see plenty of its famed squares and marketplaces.

    U+ Excursion - Bruges in Depth

    All aboard! We’re going to Bruges and we’re getting there by train. Take in the sights and scenes with your local guide before going to the Fries Museum. And yes, it is a museum dedicated to all things fried potato. Enjoy a tasting and end the excursion with a complimentary wine tasting.

    U+ Excursion - Sightsee with Local Students

    We’d like to introduce you to Ghent’s local students who are privy to all things hip and cool. Join them for brunch onboard and then into town. Tours are completely customizable based on the groups’ interests and will take place either via bike, walking, taxi or all three!

    U+ Excursion - Kayaking in Ghent

    Easily the coolest way to see the city. We’ll take you to the canals and get a different view of Ghent.

  • DAY 5 - Middelburg

    Included - Intro to Middelburg

    One of the most beautiful towns in the Netherlands, you’ll get a feel for this charming city. From its old winding streets to spacious parks and bunkers leftover from WWII, there’s no shortage of sights.

    Included - Domburg Beach by bike

    With wide beaches, long boardwalks and sandy dunes, Domburg Beach is a perfect place for a bike ride. We’ll pedal around the coastline and make a few stops.

    U+ Excursion - Dutch engineering

    Did you know that 20% of the Netherlands is below sea level, and only half is 3 feet above sea level? Considered one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World,” the storm surge barriers are a true engineering marvel.

  • DAY 6 - Rotterdam

    Included - Jogging through Rotterdam

    With 1,900 running paths in the city, there’s no way we’d skip this. We’ll take a run by the water and see some of the sights.

    Included - Rotterdam by Design

    Experience the best of Rotterdam’s architecture on this tour through the city’s coolest buildings. See the Cube Houses of Piet Blom that were built in the 1930s, the contemporary Market Hall that houses the masterpiece that many call “the Sistine Chapel of Rotterdam,” and of course, the iconic Erasmus Bridge that’s made its appearance in fashion spreads, movies and as a backdrop to musical events.

    Included Night Out - Rotterdam at Night

    As one of the trendiest cities in the Netherlands, Rotterdam at night is full of contrasts. Whether you’re a craft cocktail person or dive bar lover, your U host will give you a recommendation on where to go.

    U+ Excursion - Best of Rotterdam

    This is a best of architecture and best of food tour. We’ll see the famous Market Hall, where we’re making you look up because the ceiling is a true work of art. You’ll get a taste of Dutch cheese and stroopwafels. We’ll also pass by the famous Cube Houses.

    U+ Excursion - The Windmills of Kinderdijk

    Kinderdijk is a beautiful landscape of empty marshes, waterways, and 19 historic windmills (some brick, some timber) that ornament the area. The mills are kept in operating condition and some still even function as residences. Explore the scenery of tall reeds, lily pads, and gorgeous birds by bike, and stop at a local farm for a cheese-tasting. It's an amazing – and quintessentially Dutch – landscape to wander through.

    U+ Excursion - Rotterdam Behind the Scenes

    The Netherlands’ second-largest city of Rotterdam is home to some of Europe’s most impressive innovations—and the Port of Rotterdam is no exception. This tour will take you through the largest port in Europe, the behind the scenes action, and the future plans to remain a booming industry.

  • DAY 7 - Amsterdam

    Included - Amsterdam Canals

    Known as the Venice of the North, you haven’t done Amsterdam until you’ve truly explored the canals. Mimosa in hand, we’ll take the canals by boat. Sure, we won’t see all 165 of them, but we’ll get close.

    U+ Excursion - Six Senses of Amsterdam

    Named because you’ll be using all of your senses on this deep dive into the local food scene. We don’t ruin the surprise, but we can say: Dutch apple pie, Gouda cheese, and stroopwafels. Hungry yet?

    U+ Excursion - Amsterdam Old and New

    There’s something for everyone in Amsterdam – and this is your chance to find it. We’ll explore the city by bike, see the sights and talk about Amsterdam’s fascinating history.

    U+ Excursion - Dutch Crash Course

    Buckle your seatbelts, cause you’re about to get a crash course in all things Dutch. From art, history, and beauty at the Rembrandt Rijksmuseum, to a tasting and brewery tour of Heineken, you’ll be feeling decidedly Dutch.

  • DAY 8 - Amsterdam

    Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

Schedules are subject to change. Final day-to-day schedules will be provided in your pre-cruise documents and onboard. Optional U+ excursions are an additional fee and may require a minimum number of participants to operate.

  • DAY 1 - Amsterdam

    Embark. Your adventure begins today.

  • DAY 2 - Amsterdam

    Included - Amsterdam Canals

    Known as the Venice of the North, you haven’t done Amsterdam until you’ve truly explored the canals. Mimosa in hand, we’ll take the canals by boat. Sure, we won’t see all 165 of them, but we’ll get close.

    U+ Excursion - Amsterdam in Bloom (May. 1 sailing only)

    Spring has sprung! So why not experience it in its fullest bloom? A trip to the Keukenhof Gardens plays host to over 7 million blooms, and 800 varieties of tulips across its near 80 acres (32 hectares) of land. Get lost exploring the beauty of spring, crafted by Mother Nature herself.

    U+ Excursion - Amsterdam Old and New

    There’s something for everyone in Amsterdam – and this is your chance to find it. We’ll explore the city by bike, see the sights and talk about Amsterdam’s fascinating history.

    U+ Excursion - Dutch Crash Course

    Buckle your seatbelts, cause you’re about to get a crash course in all things Dutch. From art, history, and beauty at the Rembrandt Rijksmuseum, to a tasting and brewery tour of Heineken, you’ll be feeling decidedly Dutch.

  • DAY 3 - Rotterdam

    Included - Jogging through Rotterdam

    With 1,900 running paths in the city, there’s no way we’d skip this. We’ll take a run by the water and see some of the sights.

    Included - Rotterdam by Design

    Experience the best of Rotterdam’s architecture on this tour through the city’s coolest buildings. See the Cube Houses of Piet Blom that were built in the 1930s, the contemporary Market Hall that houses the masterpiece that many call “the Sistine Chapel of Rotterdam,” and of course, the iconic Erasmus Bridge that’s made its appearance in fashion spreads, movies and as a backdrop to musical events.

    Included Night Out - Rotterdam at Night

    As one of the trendiest cities in the Netherlands, Rotterdam at night is full of contrasts. Whether you’re a craft cocktail person or dive bar lover, your U host will give you a recommendation on where to go.

    U+ Excursion - Best of Rotterdam

    This is a best of architecture and best of food tour. We’ll see the famous Market Hall, where we’re making you look up because the ceiling is a true work of art. You’ll get a taste of Dutch cheese and stroopwafels. We’ll also pass by the famous Cube Houses.

    U+ Excursion - The Windmills of Kinderdijk

    Kinderdijk is a beautiful landscape of empty marshes, waterways, and 19 historic windmills (some brick, some timber) that ornament the area. The mills are kept in operating condition and some still even function as residences. Explore the scenery of tall reeds, lily pads, and gorgeous birds by bike, and stop at a local farm for a cheese-tasting. It's an amazing – and quintessentially Dutch – landscape to wander through.

    U+ Excursion - Rotterdam Behind the Scenes

    The Netherlands’ second-largest city of Rotterdam is home to some of Europe’s most impressive innovations—and the Port of Rotterdam is no exception. This tour will take you through the largest port in Europe, the behind the scenes action, and the future plans to remain a booming industry.

  • DAY 4 - Middelburg

    Included - Intro to Middelburg

    One of the most beautiful towns in the Netherlands, you’ll get a feel for this charming city. From its old winding streets to spacious parks and bunkers leftover from WWII, there’s no shortage of sights.

    Included - Domburg Beach by bike

    With wide beaches, long boardwalks and sandy dunes, Domburg Beach is a perfect place for a bike ride. We’ll pedal around the coastline and make a few stops.

    U+ Excursion - Dutch engineering

    Did you know that 20% of the Netherlands is below sea level, and only half is 3 feet above sea level? Considered one of the “Seven Wonders of the Modern World,” the storm surge barriers are a true engineering marvel.

  • DAY 5 - Ghent

    Included - Intro to Ghent

    Once the second largest city in Europe, a lot has changed in this city since WWII, but it’s still one of our favorites. You’ll get a taste of its history and see plenty of its famed squares and marketplaces.

    U+ Excursion - Bruges in Depth

    All aboard! We’re going to Bruges and we’re getting there by train. Take in the sights and scenes with your local guide before going to the Fries Museum. And yes, it is a museum dedicated to all things fried potato. Enjoy a tasting and end the excursion with a complimentary wine tasting.

    U+ Excursion - Sightsee with Local Students

    We’d like to introduce you to Ghent’s local students who are privy to all things hip and cool. Join them for brunch onboard and then into town. Tours are completely customizable based on the groups’ interests and will take place either via bike, walking, taxi or all three!

    U+ Excursion - Kayaking in Ghent

    Easily the coolest way to see the city. We’ll take you to the canals and get a different view of Ghent.

  • DAY 6 - Antwerp

    Included - Choice of "Intro to Antwerp" or "Culture & Food Tour by Bike"

    Today you have your choice of one of these fun excursions in Antwerp:

    1) INTRO TO ANTWERP: Get to know Antwerp by foot on this tour through the city famous for vibrant fashion, architecture and cultural contrasts. Stop for a complimentary tasting of native foods and wines as you soak up the local color; 

    OR 2) CULTURE & FOOD TOUR BY BIKE: Come hungry, because you’re in for a real treat. We’ll bike through some of Antwerp’s famous neighborhoods and taste everything from Moroccan mint tea to Turkish delights to Jewish pastries.

    U+ Excursion - Antwerp with a Photographer

    This tour is for all the social media mavens and amateur Instagram influencers out there. Join a photographer on a tour through Antwerp: see the most beautiful, photo-worthy spots and have a photographer take professional pics of you and your friends in the coolest locales. Consider that photo: liked.

    U+ Excursion - Antwerp Beer Tour

    With the highest number of pubs per capita, you simply have to join in on this tour. Would you go to Italy and not eat pizza? We didn’t think so. We should also mention there’s no legal closing time in this city.

  • DAY 7 - Brussels

    Included - Intro to Brussels

    The best way to get a feel for this cosmopolitan city, we’ll wander through a few neighborhoods and see some sights. You might just find something you’d love to see again.

    Included - Bike Tour around the Atomium

    A landmark building built for the 1958 World Expo, the Atomium is a must-see. We’ll also bike though some of Brussels’ best parks and trails.

    U+ Excursion - Best of Brussels

    For those of you who want to see the famous attractions of Brussels, this is for you. And of course, the city is famous for chocolate...you might just get a taste on the way.

  • DAY 8 - Brussels

    Disembark and head off to your next adventure.

*The displayed pricing is in USD. Standard pricing is per person based on double occupancy. Pricing does not include port charges of $190. Gratuities are included. For complete details view our terms and conditions.

2020 Celebration Event is valid for new, individual bookings on select 2020 itineraries and departure dates only, made between February 26, 2020 and March 31, 2020. Offer applies to full-fare bookings only. Availability of all stateroom categories cannot be guaranteed. All fares and savings listed are in US Dollars. Fares featured are for cruise or cruise/tour only, per person (unless otherwise noted) based on double occupancy. Rates for single guests are available upon request. Rates and savings vary by itinerary, departure date and category of accommodations. Offer is not combinable with any other promotional offer or program, except loyalty savings/benefits. All applicable discounts are applied sequentially; fixed savings amounts are deducted prior to applying any percentage-based discounts. Offer is capacity controlled and may be modified or withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply.

Solo Traveler offer is valid for new, individual bookings on select 2020 itineraries and departure dates only, made between February 26, 2020 and March 31, 2020. Category upgrade charges apply. Solo Traveler offer is not applicable to suites. All applicable discounts are applied sequentially; fixed savings amounts are deducted prior to applying any percentage-based discounts. This offer is capacity controlled and may be modified or withdrawn at any time. Other restrictions may apply. Offer expires March 31, 2020. CST #2075415-20