Amsterdam & Antwerp Bank Holiday Weekend Cruise
- Duration: 4 days
- Board Basis: Full Board
- Tour Ref: D2TNEW99727
- Travel Type: Make your own way to port
3 nights. August 2020. From £469.00.
Canals, Commerce & Culture
Spend the August Bank Holiday Weekend on board Columbus as she cruising across the Channel to two of Northern Europe's most historic ports. Explore Amsterdam’s cobbled streets, flower markets, bars and museums, and perhaps experience the city from a different angle on a canal cruise. Enjoy a night of good company, great food and spectacular entertainment on board Columbus as she cruises down the Dutch coast, then step ashore to explore Antwerp.Built on the wealth of the diamond trade, and home to a string of world famous artists - including Rubens, Breugel, van Dyck and even (briefly) Van Gogh - Antwerp is an elegant, enchanting city. Stroll across the Grote Markt and through pretty cobbled streets, see the city’s beautiful cathedral and magnificent railway station, and perhaps even head underground to discover the secret canals and waterways of the Ruien
What's Included3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
Delicious full board cuisine
Afternoon teas and late night snacks
Self service tea & coffee (6am to midnight)
Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
Daytime activities and leisure facilities
Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
Holiday HighlightsGood food and great entertainment on board
The elegant, enchanting "diamond" city of Antwerp
Amsterdam’s canals & cobbled streets
Lazy evenings relaxing on board
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1Depart from London Tilbury
Depart: 1600hrs Board Columbus in Tilbury, and settle in to your cabin as she prepares to set sail. Get to know your the ship, her crew and your fellow passengers, and enjoy your first dinner on board.
Day 2Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arrive: 0900hrs Depart: 1700hrs Spend the day exploring Amsterdam's canals, flower markets and museums. Wander cobbled streets lined with step-gabled buildings, stop for a drink and a bite to eat in one of the city's many excellent bars, cafes and restaurants, or take to the water on a canal cruise.
Day 3Antwerp, Belgium
Arrive: 0830hrs Depart: 1800hrs Today Columbus arrives in Antwerp, the Diamond Capital of the World. Explore the city, which was once home to the painter Rubens, or join optional excursions to the lovely Belgian cities of Bruges and Brussels.
Day 4Arrive back at London Tilbury
Arrive: 0700hrs Bid farewell to Columbus and all your newfound friends, today, as you disembark at the end of your cruise. Back to top
Passport requirementsBritish Citizens will need a full, 10-year passport to travel on this cruise. Since some countries require visitors to be valid for at least six months after the return date of the cruise we recommend that all customers ensure that this is the case. Holders of non-British passports should check with the relevant embassies to see if any requirements and restrictions exist for any countries visited during the cruise.
Foreign Office travel adviceVisit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas. Back to top