Tulip Time Cruise (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ship: Varies by Departure
Amsterdam, Netherlands to Amsterdam, Netherlands
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome to Amsterdam. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding. Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm. Guests must be onboard ship by 5 pm. Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to beautiful Zaanse Schans where you'll see a wonderful collection of well-preserved historic windmills and Dutch houses. Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night onboard. (Dinner)

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Windmills and Skyscrapers in Holland's Modern Maritime Marvel. This morning cruise through Rotterdam harbor. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Antwerp, Belgium

Gothic Cathedral, Crêpes, and Waffles in Artful Antwerp. You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the nearby capital, Brussels—considered home to the European Union, and admire its magnificent palaces and cathedrals. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Ghent, Belgium

Ghent's Cobblestones, Canals, and Cosmopolitan Charisma. You'll have time for an early—morning walk (or jog) to explore the architecture and canals of Ghent—"Belgium's best-kept secret". (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Middelburg, Netherlands
Veere, Netherlands

A Spicy History in Middelburg's Dutch Harbor Town. Spend some free time biking or walking through Middelburg to sample Babbelaar cookies, fries, or beer before cruising to Veere this afternoon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Willemstad, Netherlands

Willemstad's Windmills and Historic Harbor. Enjoy a free morning on your own to explore the well-preserved fortifications of this historic town. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Colorful Amsterdam—with Canals, Crooked Houses, and Cuisine of a Golden Age. Take some free time to explore Amsterdam's colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

Insider Tip

Step aboard Europe's youngest fleet and you'll find yourself surrounded by the most expansive views, innovative technologies and inspired designs.

Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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