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Springtime Dutch River Cruise w/Flights

Brabant - River Cruise, See itinerary below
£999
per person
Based on 2 sharing
 
Reference:
OFFDISHOL4
Destination:
Dutch River Cruise
Resort:
See itinerary below
Property:
Brabant - River Cruise
Duration:
5 Nights
Board Basis:
Full Board
Rating:

Includes:
Return Flights
 
Atol Protection
 
Luggage Allowance
 
Full Board
 
Complimentary tea & coffee station 24 hours a day
 
Complimentary afternoon tea & coffee with sandwiches and cakes
 
Welcome Cocktail, Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Gala Dinner
 
Complimentary Wi-Fi
 
Use of leisure facilities including Fitness Room and Wellness Tub

Dates:
4 Apr 2019 (£999 London, Manchester & Scotland)
14 Apr 2019 (£999 Heathrow, Manchester & Scotland)

Juliette balcony rooms from £1,149pp

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This offer was last checked 16 July 2018.
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Holiday Information

If you’ve never experienced river cruising before or only have time spare for a short escape, this relaxing and rewarding cruise from Amsterdam to Düsseldorf is the perfect spring break. You’ll be able to marvel at the seasonal delights of the Dutch capital before taking in the beautifully diverse countryside of the Netherlands and visiting a string of towns and cities steeped in history and authentic culture.

Brabant - River Cruise
Brabant - River Cruise

River Cruise Highlights

  • Discover Amsterdam’s world-famous attractions, such as the Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House; or opt to view tulips in full seasonal bloom on a tour to the legendary Keukenhof Gardens

  • Enjoy scenic cruising across the Ijsselmeer, sail by the picturesque cities of Zutphen and Zwolle via the Ijssel River and see the imposing Pannderden Fort as Brabant transits the Pannerden Canal

  • Visit a string of towns and cities steeped in history and authentic culture, including Nijmegen – the Netherlands’ oldest city – and Kampen, home to one of the country’s best–preserved historic centres

Springtime Dutch Discovery

After joining Brabant in Amsterdam, you’ll have the following morning to explore this iconic city before setting sail. The excellent Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House and the grand architecture lining the famous canals will vie for your attention, however a trip to the resplendent, 32-hectare Keukenhof Gardens is a must at this time of year to see the vibrant tulips in their spectacular spring bloom.

Cruising on the Ijsselmeer Lake follows en route to Hoorn. This historic town was a major trading base during the Dutch ‘Golden Age’ and the cosy harbour here harks back to those prosperous times. In the compact town centre seven fascinating museums are within easy reach on foot. You’ll also stop in Kampen for the chance to see centuries-old churches, towers and remains of the ancient city wall in one of the Netherlands’ best-preserved Hanseatic city centres.

Itinerary

Day 1
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Day 2
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Cruising Across Ijsselmeer, Netherlands

Hoorn, Netherlands

Day 3
Kampen, Netherlands

Cruising on Ijssel River, Netherlands

Deventer, Netherlands

Day 4
Deventer, Netherlands

Cruising by Zutphen, Netherlands

Arnhem, Netherlands

Day 5
Arnhem, Netherlands

Cruising Pannerden Canal & Fortress, Netherlands

Nijmegen, Netherlands

Day 6
Düsseldorf, Germany

Brabant

Built in 2006, this elegant and comfortable vessel has bright and spacious public areas and 79 well-equipped rooms and suites, spread across four decks providing an intimate, home-from-home feel. Cruise ship staples such as swimming pools, a number of lounges and on-going activities are not in evidence on board, making way for a comfortable ambience and ample space in which to relax and enjoy the river cruise experience with around 150 fellow guests.

Accommodation

You’re sure to settle in straight away aboard Brabant, thanks to the boat’s comfortable and contemporary accommodation. Each bedroom features cherry wood interiors, stylish décor and generous storage space to ensure you feel relaxed and right at home from the moment you step on board.

Juliette balconies and panoramic windows are a welcome feature in many of the rooms (available for a supplement) – perfect for admiring gorgeous river scenery from the comfort of your own space.

A wide range of in-room facilities include a large flat-screen TV, complementary Wi-Fi, individual climate control, an in-room safe and a well-equipped en suite bathroom, all provided to make your stay relaxing and stress-free.

Please note: the windows in the Standard Rooms are positioned high up and cannot be opened.

Dining

The quality and variety of the cuisine on board Brabant is sure to be a highlight of your holiday.

In the morning you can wake up with 'Early Riser' coffee, tea and pastries, all before tucking into a hearty breakfast buffet. At lunch, you have the option to indulge with three delicious courses, supplemented by a variety of buffet options, in the Panorama Restaurant. Mid-afternoon the Panorama Lounge will serve up a sweet tooth-satisfying Afternoon Tea to help refuel after a morning of exploration. The crowning moment is sure to be the sumptuous five-course à la carte dinner*, served every evening in the Panorama Restaurant. To round the day off, late night snacks are available for those who are – somehow – still peckish. What's more, all this is included in your cruise price.

The carefully crafted lunch and dinner menus feature a few classic favourites and vegetarian options too, as well as regional dishes inspired by the stunning destinations on your itinerary. Should you have any special dietary requests, simply let us know at the time of booking – we’ll do our utmost to ensure your needs are met wherever possible.

And, on top of all the above which is included in the price of our River Cruises – we can offer you a great value Dining Drinks Upgrade package. For £10 per person, per night, you can enjoy as much red and white house wines, European lager, bitter and branded soft drinks at lunch and dinner as you like.

Dining Drinks Upgrade

Why not add the great value Dining Drinks Upgrade? For just £10 per person, per night, you can enjoy a choice of red and white house wines, a choice of beers and branded soft drinks at lunch and dinner.

Bar & Lounge

Brabant's bar and lounge are perfect for enjoying some peaceful relaxation with family and new-found friends as the boat glides slowly along beautiful rivers and by postcard-perfect scenery.

There’s the Amadeus Club, where you can sit back and take in unforgettable scenery with a refreshing cup of tea or coffee – which is available 24 hours a day – in hand, browse a small selection of books and newspapers, or play cards, games and puzzles. You can even catch up on your emails and social media on one of the desktop computers.

When the weather's fine, you can grab a drink from the Lido Bar out on Sun Deck before retiring to one of the many sun chairs to soak up the scenery and sunshine.

The Panorama Bar and Lounge is always a great place to relax, enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple and socialise, however it’s in the evenings when this stylish venue on Mozart Deck really comes to life. Gentle live entertainment rounds off each day here, with performances from singers, pianists and other musicians, complemented by specially-chosen regional acts where available.

Facilities & Amenities

The time you spend on board Brabant should be relaxing and carefree from the moment you embark, which is why the river boat features everything you need to refresh and rejuvenate your mind, body and soul and make the most of your well-earned time away from the stress and strains back home.

The Sun Deck is a great place to enjoy fresh air, top-up your tan and take in breathtaking scenery on one of the many sun chairs perhaps with a drink from the Lido Bar in hand. For the ultimate indulgence, you might want to treat yourself to a soothing massage or luxurious bath experience at the Vital Club on Haydn Deck. Next door to the Vital Club is the Hair Salon, where you can perfect your current look or perhaps try something new at the hands of the expert stylist.

If you want to ensure you stay in shape during your river cruise, you can do so at Brabant’s on board Fitness Room. It’s open around the clock, so you can work out to your heart’s content and at a time that suits you. You can also use one of the boat’s complimentary bicycles for a leisurely bike ride ashore – it’s a great way to keep fit while exploring the charming towns, cities and villages on your itinerary.

Entertainment

With so much time in port, river boats tend to have less activities on offer than ocean ships. However, despite Brabant being little smaller than many other river boats, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to keep you entertained throughout the time you spend on board.

During the day you might choose to relax at the Amadeus Club, where you can play cards, games and challenge yourself with brain-teasing puzzles; lose yourself in a good book; and browse the internet to catch up with the latest news, or friends and family at home. Or of course you could simply sit back and marvel at the ever-changing countryside scenery with a cup of tea or coffee in hand.

Alternatively, you might prefer to spend your time out on the Sun Deck, where you can take in spectacular views over a drink from the Lido Bar; top up your tan on one of the many sun chairs; or even try your hand at shuffleboard and giant chess.

In the evening, be sure to take a seat at the stylish Panorama Bar to enjoy gentle live entertainment from a host of talented performers. Whether you’ve spent the day sailing along beautiful rivers or exploring ashore in a captivating town or city, you’re sure to savour soothing sounds of singers, pianists and other musicians here.

Boat information

Rooms: 79
Passengers: 156
Crew: 40
Length / width: 360ft / 37.5ft
Speed: 13.5 knots
Built: 2006

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* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £5 per person.

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Disclaimer

All property information is the tour operators brochure description and is provided by an independent source. Facilities and amenities described herein can not be guaranteed by the Agent. All holidays are subject to availability changes. When a deal is gone, it is gone.

Certain countries require visas prior to travel. It is your responsibility to check for any necessary visa or inoculation requirements for your destination.

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

Book Now:

0114 250 4090
Reference: OFFDISHOL4
Request a call-back »
Book With Confidence:

ABTA Number: J4920. Trading Since 1991. Agents for Atol Protected Tour Operators. Members of the Advantage Travel Partnership. Find out more About us.

This offer was last checked 16 July 2018.

* Additional Charges

If the number of people staying in this room is less than the maximum occupancy, there may be a slight charge for under-occupancy. Booking fee’s apply on all bookings and will be confirmed at the time of booking. Minimum booking fee £5 per person.

Terms and Conditions

Voyager Travel Direct Terms and Conditions

Disclaimer

All property information is the tour operators brochure description and is provided by an independent source. Facilities and amenities described herein can not be guaranteed by the Agent. All holidays are subject to availability changes. When a deal is gone, it is gone.

Certain countries require visas prior to travel. It is your responsibility to check for any necessary visa or inoculation requirements for your destination.

For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information click here.

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