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    André Rieu in Maastricht
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    Historic Roermond

Andre Rieu in Maastricht and mini cruise and stay

Dutch and Belgian Waterways

  • A car with a tick VIP on selected river cruises
  • A plate with a knife and fork Half board at hotel/All inclusive on ship

Enjoy a live performance by André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra…

Enjoy an overnight stay in the cosmopolitan city of Brussels before embarking Rex Rheni for a mini cruise.

Your first stop is in medieval Maastricht, where a live performance from André Rieu and the Johann Strauss orchestra is sure to be a highlight of your holiday. Continue your cruise to Roermond, where the town centre has been designated a conservation area and many of the buildings and monuments are listed, and Venlo, from where you can visit the castle gardens at Arcen during an optional visit.


A car with a tickVIP door-to-door travel service from anywhere on the UK mainland

Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Dinner plate14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners

CocktailFree bar open 12 hours a day†

PersonCruise Host


  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Captain’s dinner and drinks reception
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry

MapIncluded excursion

  • Concert by André Rieu and his orchestra

HeadphonesInteractive maps and audio headsets for independent exploration
†The free bar on board is open from 12pm to midnight, serving non-branded alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

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29/07/2022 UK to Brussels

Brussels, Belgium

Travel by coach via Eurotunnel or ferry to Brussels (a journey from Calais of approximately three hours).

Stay overnight at the locally rated 4-star Thon Hotel Bristol Stephanie (4Q) in the city centre. The 142-room hotel has a gym, sauna and free Wi-Fi. Bedrooms are air-conditioned and include a television, fridge, hairdryer, espresso maker and safe.

30/07/2022 Brussels to Maastricht

Vrijthof Square, Maastricht

Spend the morning at leisure in Brussels, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. Its wide avenues are lined with huge buildings, including the Palais de Justice and the headquarters of the European Parliament, while its historic city centre is intimate and pleasant to walk around.

Early this afternoon you’ll travel by coach to Maastricht and embark Rex Rheni late this afternoon. This evening you’ll enjoy dinner at a local restaurant before transferring by coach to Vrijthof Square in the heart of Maastricht, where you’ll take your seat for the open-air André Rieu concert.

Your ship remains moored in Maastricht overnight.

Maastricht Netherlands Europe

31/07/2022 Maastricht to Roermond

Roermond in the Netherlands

Depart Maastricht at breakfast and arrive in Roermond during lunch. An optional walking tour explores the town’s 800-year history.

Roermond Netherlands Europe

01/08/2022 Roermond to Venlo to Arnhem

Venlo's historic town hall, Netherlands

Sail from Roermond early this morning, to arrive in Venlo shortly after breakfast. From here an optional excursion visits the castle gardens at Arcen.

Your ship sails through the afternoon to arrive in Arnhem this evening.

Arnhem Netherlands Europe

02/08/2022 Arnhem

Arnhem, Netherlands

Spend the morning at leisure in Arnhem or join an optional tour to see famous sights associated with the Battle of Arnhem, a battle fought by British and Polish airborne troops during World War Two, before setting sail during lunch bound for Düsseldorf.

Arnhem Netherlands Europe

03/08/2022 Düsseldorf to UK

The old town, market square, Düsseldorf

Disembark your ship after breakfast and begin your return journey to the UK.

Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently.

Walking Grades

1 – Walking at your own discretion. For example, on panoramic coach tours when the only walking is at photo stops.

2 – Minimal walking. Up to approximately 1,640 feet (500 metres) on mainly flat terrain.

3 – Moderate walking. Between 1,640-4,920 feet (500-1500 metres) over mixed terrain with the possibility of some steps.

4 – Considerable walking. More than 4,920 feet (1500 metres) over uneven terrain with many steps.

5 – Strenuous walking. Long distances over rough terrain with climbing, steps and trekking.

Andre Rieu in Maastricht and mini cruise and stay

Dutch and Belgian Waterways