Christmas Markets, Amsterdam And Antwerp
3 nights. December 2019. From £259.00.
Festive cruise to Amsterdam & Antwerp
See Amsterdam's canals and wander its cobbled streets as you explore its shops and little waterside markets; and shop for traditional treats, local crafts and unusual gifts at Antwerp's Christmas Market. Join us to discover some of Northern Europe's most historic port-cities, dressed in their festive finery, on this wonderful pre-Christmas cruise.
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 HighlightsEnjoy three nights festive fun and relaxation
Explore Antwerp’s sparkling Christmas Market
Seasonal dining and entertainment on board
See the colourful Dutch capital in its festive cloak
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 London Tilbury
Depart: 1600hrs Board Columbus in Tilbury, today, settle in to your cabin and relax as your cruise begins.
Day 2Antwerp, Belgium
Arrive: 0830hrs Depart: 1800hrs This morning, Columbus calls in Antwerp, and you'll have the chance to explore the colourful Christmas Market held in the Grote Markt (the city's main square). Enjoy the atmosphere amid the twinkling lights, nativity scenes and festive music while savouring a cup of mulled wine or a delicious Belgian waffle.
Day 3Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arrive: 0830hrs Depart: 1700hrs Columbus's second stop is Amsterdam. At this time of year, the tree-lined canals and cobbled streets take on a magical air. A towering tree rises in front of the Royal Palace in Dam Square, and the lawns of the Museumplein south of the Rijksmuseum are replaced by a vast ice-rink. Explore this delightful, cosmopolitan city, and perhaps treat yourself to a glass of advocaat and a flaky, buttery slice of Roomboter Banketstaaf (a traditional Dutch festive treat).
Day 4Arrive London Tilbury
Arrive: 0800hrs Say goodbye to Columbus, her crew and your fellow passengers as she arrives in Tilbury, today, and you disembark at the end of a wonderful 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