Tulip Time Cruise

cenic view of vibrant pink tulip fields against a backdrop of traditional Dutch windmills - Tulip Time Cruise

This tour has multiple departures

This springtime River Cruise gets underway in Holland’s colorful capital of Amsterdam, 8 Day River, with Avalon Waterways

Embark on a historic river cruise journey from Amsterdam, a city steeped in 700 years of culture. After exploring its classic architecture and culinary delights, set sail to Rotterdam, passing through the world’s busiest port. Experience the vibrant hues of Keukenhof Gardens before venturing to Antwerp, renowned for its diamond trade history. In Ghent, discover ancient landmarks, including St. Baaf’s Cathedral. While returning to Holland, explore Middelburg’s rich trading legacy amid Gothic splendor. Conclude your adventure with ample time in Amsterdam, cruising its iconic canals and admiring homes from the “Golden Age.”

Explore Avalon’s Classic, Active, and Discovery experiences with a variety of activities to choose from:

  • Join a full- or half-day Guided Tour of breathtaking Keukenhof—known as the “Garden of Europe”—for its 70 acres of lush parkland, lakes, and the world’s largest flower gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths as well as other bulbs, planted each year.
  • Explore Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders”—with a Guided Sightseeing Tour that showcases medieval Flemish wealth. You’ll visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral, which has remarkable Flemish artwork.
  • Join a Guided Walking Tour through the winding cobblestones and canals of Middelburg. 
  • See Willemstad by bike with your Adventure Host.
  • Discover the Aalsmeer Flower Auction, the largest in the world, where around 20 million flowers are sold every day.

This enchanting Tulip Time cruise promises unforgettable memories at every stop.

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