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Springtime in the Netherlands for solo travellers

Dutch Waterways

from £1,149 per person 5 1
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
  • VIP travel service included on selected European tours VIP on selected river cruises
  • Solo travellers Solo Travellers

Discover brilliant blooms on a cruise of the Netherlands' waterways

Discover the contrasting highlights of the Netherlands at their most colourful, on this five-night springtime cruise aboard the popular Rex Rheni in the company of other like-minded travellers. Look forward to an included visit to the sprawling Keukenhof Gardens and join your fellow solo travellers for a special guided walking tour of Hoorn with plenty of time to wander the quirky streets of Amsterdam too.

A dedicated Solos Host will organise a drinks party and social activities exclusively for the solo travellers on board.

Including...

14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 5 dinners

  • Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
  • Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry
  • Wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Welcome dinner and drinks reception
  • Solos drinks party
  • Farewell dinner
  • Solos Host
  • Social activities
  • Saga Cruise Host
  • Saga Cruise Assistant on board
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Entertainment and activities on the ship

Excursions

  • Visit to Keukenhof gardens
  • Walking tour of Hoorn

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17/04/2020 UK to Amsterdam to Beverwijk

Amsterdam

Travel by coach from Folkestone to Amsterdam via Eurotunnel or ferry, and embark Rex Rheni. Meet your dedicated Solos Host before enjoying a welcome reception and dinner on board. Get to know your fellow travellers as you spend the evening cruising to Beverwijk.

Amsterdam Holland Netherlands Europe Beverwijk

18/04/2020 Beverwijk to Zaandam

Keukenhof Gardens

Gardeners! You'll love this included full-day excursion to world-renowned Keukenhof gardens, which are ablaze with colourful flowers during springtime. It's the largest bulb flower park in the world covering 32 hectares, with 4.5 million tulips and over 87 different varieties of trees. The exhibition is an annual event lasting eight weeks and featuring various activities, themed displays and a flower parade. During your visit you can view flower and plant shows in the pavilions and pick up ideas for your own garden from the seven themed gardens here. It also contains the largest sculpture park in the Netherlands. Rejoin your ship at Zaandam this evening.

Zaandam Netherlands Europe

19/04/2020 Zaandam to Enkhuizen

Zaanse Schans, Zaandam

This morning explore Zaandam independently or join an optional tour to see the the historic village of Zaanse Schans. The Zaan region was an industrial area and its hundreds of windmills were used in the production of a wide variety of different items. See the traditional houses, warehouses, workshops and reconstructed windmills and you'll get an idea of what it was like to live here in the 18th and 19th centuries. Spend a relaxing afternoon cruising to Enkhuizen.

Enkhuizen Netherlands Europe

20/04/2020 Enkhuizen to Hoorn

Historic town of Hoorn

Discover picturesque Enkhuizen this morning, a town made wealthy by its association with the Dutch East India Company. Amazingly, much of the land in this part of the country is land reclaimed from the Zuiderzee. You depart at midday for Hoorn, where you can look forward to an included walking tour. Enjoy exploring the winding streets and market square of the attractive harbour town, one of the main towns in Western Friesland. Here the founders of the Dutch East India Company had their houses and the trade brought great wealth – as you can see in the historic buildings and the Westfries Museum. You will also be treated to a talk on tulips by your host. Moor here in Hoorn overnight.

Hoorn Netherlands Europe

21/04/2020 Hoorn to Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Sail to Amsterdam, arriving around lunchtime with an afternoon to explore. It's easy to make your own way around this compact and pedestrian-friendly city – perhaps explore the Royal Palace, discover the wealth of art in one of the museums, see Anne Frank House or admire the paintings of Van Gogh. Or you might like to join an optional city tour and a canal cruise that fits in as much sightseeing as possible!

Amsterdam Holland Netherlands Europe

22/04/2020 Amsterdam to UK

Flower market

Disembark Rex Rheni after breakfast for your return journey to the UK.

Please note

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


Springtime in the Netherlands for solo travellers

Dutch Waterways

from £1,149 per person 5 1
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
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Springtime in the Netherlands for solo travellers

Dutch Waterways

from £1,149 per person 5 1
Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required