Grand Tulip Cruise of Holland & Belgium

Aboard Avalon Imagery II with Avalon Waterways

Departure Date

29 April 2024


14 Nights

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Cruise Overview

Begin your tulip season cruise in Amsterdam.

In Arnhem, tour its WWII Airborne Museum commemorating the brave battle of 1944.

In Maastricht tour the old cobblestoned university town.

On to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur and free time to browse its ancient architecture, charming cafes, and bookshops.

In Liège, see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City” as well as its romantic streets, steps, and tiny alleyways.

Next, you’ll explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Peter Paul Rubens.

Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist.

In Brussels, you’ll find landmark buildings and a collection of cafes and shops on your guided tour.

Visit “The Diamond of Flanders”, Ghent, for stunning Flemish artwork in St.

Bavo’s Cathedral.

Explore more of the Flanders area with tours in Bossuit—the In Flanders Fields Museum and moving battlefield memorials and memorabilia.

In Middelburg, explore its grand history in the Dutch East India Company.

Tour the Veere Delta Works to see the world’s largest flood-protection system.

Continue your cruise through Kinderdijk—where windmills built in 1740 for water management helped the iconic structures become a symbol of Holland.

See the Erasmus Bridge in Rotterdam, and the quintessential Dutch towns of Zaandam and Haarlem with their signature flower farms, windmills, waterways, and North Sea trading.

Your cruise through Holland and Belgium returns to Amsterdam for a guided canal cruise through the iconic city.

Cruise Itinerary

Aboard Avalon Imagery II

Launch Year: 2016 Length: 110 Width: 11.45 Currency: EUR Capacity: 130 Crew Count: 37 Deck Count: 4 Cabin Count: 64

If image is everything, the Avalon Imagery II is the real thing. The Avalon Imagery II embodies all of Avalon's outstanding traditions to deliver exceptional cruise experiences and service. Passengers can choose from two full decks of Panorama Suites, featuring wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows that transform the living space into river cruising's only Open-Air Balcony. At a spacious 200 square feet, our Panorama Suites are more than 30% larger than the industry standard, affording the incomparable opportunity to awaken each morning with Europe's splendid scenery at your feet. Onboard amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi access, an expanded Fitness Center, elevator, alternative light menu options in the Panorama Bistro or al fresco grill lunch at the Sky Bistro. Relax to your heart's content on the an expansive Sky Deck's premium lounge chairs, take a dip in the whirlpool, get cool in the shade on deck, and play deck games too! Your image just got a lot more relaxed.

Avalon Imagery II Facilities

Avalon Imagery II Includes

Cabin Details

Avalon Waterways are pioneering the look of river cruising. Not only are the staterooms and views 30 percent larger than any other small ship in Europe, providing cruisers a renewed feeling of freedom and space, every component∘ of the experience, from bed and bathroom positioning and colour palette∘ to storage space and sound-proof insulation, was wistfully designed for cruisers to ensure they enjoy all that river cruising has to offer.

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