- Belgian chocolates
Perhaps enjoy a taste of Belgium at one of the many chocolatiers in Antwerp.
- Dutch delights
Grab the opportunity to visit 'the most beautiful spring garden in the world!'
Diamonds or chocolates... Which will you bring back from the city renowned for both?
- Pretty Honfleur
Explore the cobblestone streets and charming old harbour, set in a sheltered cove off the Seine’s tidal estuary.
Holland’s second city has a proud maritime history and a skyline of modern and historical architecture.
Voyages with partner cruise lines
Chocolates and Tulips
Braemar sailing from Southamptonfrom £1,169 per person 7 2 Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
- Free upgrade to all inclusive
- VIP door to door
A springtime exploration of France, Belgium and the Netherlands
Stimulate your senses on this indulgent springtime cruise, with chances to smell seasonal floral scents, indulge with sumptuous chocolates and see the iconic sights of European cities. From Amsterdam, marvel at the seasonal splendour of millions of tulips in spring bloom at the Keukenhof Gardens, whilst an overnight stop in Antwerp offers the chance to explore the legendary diamond district, revel in the city’s architecture, arts and culture and sample wares from artisan Belgian chocolatiers.
Saga price includes...
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
- All port taxes, fees and charges
- Tourist visas if required
- Drinks package*
And on your cruise...
- Full board
- Afternoon tea
- Room service
- Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
- Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
- Shuttle bus at selected ports
- Porterage of luggage
09/04/2021 Southampton, England
After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Southampton, embark Braemar.
Depart late afternoon.
10/04/2021 Honfleur, France
Arrive early morning. Depart late night.
The pretty town of Honfleur lies beside the mouth of the Seine where it flows into the Channel. Explore the picturesque old harbour – the Vieux Bassin – with its tall narrow buildings, as well as the cobbled streets and alleys. Within the town you’ll also find St Catherine’s Church – one of the largest wooden churches in France, and the Satie Museum dedicated to the composer. Honfleur also served as inspiration for many painters including Boudin, Monet and Dufy.
11/04/2021 Antwerp, Belgium
Arrive late afternoon on April 11. Depart late afternoon on April 12.
Diamonds, chocolates and beer… these are just a few of the things that have shaped Antwerp into one of Europe's most important cities. Former residence of Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens, Antwerp's Royal Museum of Fine Arts is partly dedicated to his work and you'll also find his altarpieces in the medieval Cathedral of Our Lady, which has the highest church tower in Benelux at 403 feet.
13/04/2021 Rotterdam, Netherlands
Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.
Sailing north to the Netherlands, you’ll enjoy views of the iconic Erasmusbrug Bridge and Rotterdam’s soaring skyline as you glide into port via the Nieuwe Mass. Once ashore in the Netherlands’ stylish second city, discover fantastic museums and unique architecture; from the 1970’s Cube Houses to the modern Markthal. The iconic UNESCO-listed Windmills of Kinderdijk are just a short distance away.
14/04/2021 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Arrive early morning. Depart late night.
This vibrant city has enough attractions to entertain every taste. Whether you choose to take a cruise along the scenic network of canals, relax in one of the many cafes, or explore the countless museums and galleries where extensive collections include work by Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer, you'll find plenty to do here. Must-visit attractions include the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frankhuis.
15/04/2021 At Sea
Spend the day at sea.
16/04/2021 Southampton, England
Arrive early morning.
Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.
*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails. All excursions mentioned are optional, at an additional cost and are subject to change. Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.