Spring Tulip & Windmill Cruisetour visiting 4 Countries: Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg, and Germany

12 Days - Tour Dates: April 23 - May 4, 2018 - Guaranteed Departure!

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Price Per Person:

From $4399.00 per person, double occupancy

Deposit of $500pp
Price below includes Air from LAX - See Highlights section for other cities

Tour Highlights:

  • Round Trip Home Pick-up
  • Round Trip Air from LAX ONLY for these prices- ADD $40 pp for San Diego, Orange County, San Antonio, Austin, Vegas, & Phoenix, or call for your home city
  • 12-Day 1st Class, Tulip Flower Cruisetour
  • Pre-cruise in quaint Valkenburg: 3 nights hotel, 5 meals, with day trips into Germany, Belgium, and Luxembourg
  • 7-Night Cruise Round Trip Amsterdam on the BRAND NEW 5-Star Amadeus ms Queen
  • 26 MEALS: 10 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), All 10 Dinners (D) + wine with dinners onboard ship
  • 8 Ports of Call with 6 Included Shore Tours: Amsterdam, Arnhem, Middelburg,  Bruges, Brussels, and Keukenhof Gardens
  • Onboard music, lectures, & cooking demos
  • AFC Tour Manager, Baggage Handling, All Airport Transfers 

Daily Itinerary:

Day 1 Monday, 4/23/2018 - Fly to Dusseldorf
Home Pick-up to the airport. Overnight flight to Dusseldorf, Germany.
Day 2 Tuesday, 4/24/2018 - Arrive / To Valkenburg
Arrive in Dusseldorf. Board the motorcoach for the quaint town of Valkenburg, in the southern Netherlands. Once part of Burgundy, this small, authentic river town is surrounded by Belgium & Germany. Check into your hotel for 3 nights.
Day 3 Wednesday, 4/25/2018 - Three Countries Day Trip                                    
Travel to the oldest town in the Netherlands, Maastricht, founded 2,000 years ago. Continue to "Little Switzerland" in Belgium and the town of Eupen, which became a Belgian possession though the Treaty of Versailles. Pass through the Duke's Forest to Germany and the picture-perfect town of Monschau, a medieval cobblestoned town of half-timbered houses decorated with flowers.
Day 4 Thursday, 4/26/2018 - Day Trip to Belgium                                
Travel to Europe's smallest nation, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, for a city tour. Continue on to the city of Bastogne, a pivotal part of the December 1944 "Battle of the Bulge" in which the Allies defeated Hitler's last attempt to win WWII.
Day 5 Friday, 4/27/2018 - To Amsterdam / ms Queen
Drive by coach through the Dutch countryside to Amsterdam. Enjoy a city tour including Dam Square, the Royal Palace, a flower market, the Museum Quarter, and a scenic narrated canal cruise. With 50 miles of canals and over 1,000 bridges, this is a sight to behold. Then board the NEW ms Queen, in the style of the award-winning AMADEUS Silver ships. Enjoy elegant public areas, spacious cabins, and an indoor pool, the roof of which can be opened in fine weather.
Day 6 Saturday, 4/28/2018 - Amsterdam & Volendam
Free morning in Amsterdam to explore on your own. Afternoon cruising along the Ijsselmeer to Hoorn or an optional excursion to North Holland and the windmills of Volendam.
Day 7 Sunday, 4/29/2018 - Arnhem              
Morning cruising through the Dutch countryside to Arnhem. Tour the city with its Open Air Museum containing more than 80 historic houses, farmhouses, and mills showing how Dutch people lived from 1700–1770. Also learn about the WWII battle "A Bridge Too Far" and the Airborne Museum.
Day 8 Monday, 4/30/2018 - Middelburg   
Tour Middelburg, capital of the province of Zeeland, a once bustling port for the Dutch East India Company. During the walk, you will be taken past the stately warehouses and impressive monuments of Middelburg, such as the town hall, the abbey and many more.
Day 9 Tuesday, 5/1/2018 - Ghent & Bruges
Morning stop in Ghent, one of Belgium’s most attractive cities, including a rich heritage of medieval buildings. Free time here or take an optional tour. Visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral, housing incredible art treasures by the old masters. This afternoon, we arrive in the quaint city of Bruges for an included city and walking tour. Enjoy the winding canals and historic pedestrian- only city center.  Try a Belgian beer - so delicious.
Day 10 Wednesday, 5/2/2018 - Antwerp & Brussels 
Discover one of Europe’s largest ports during your visit to Antwerp. Free time here or take an optional tour to see the Cathedral of Our Lady, containing works by Rubens and wall paintings dated from the 15th century. Continue on to the capital city of Brussels and enjoy another included walking tour visiting many of the city's highlights.  This evening enjoy the Captain’s Gala Dinner.
Day 11 Thursday, 5/3/2018 - Kinderdijk / Keukenhof Flower Gardens            
Optional tour to the historic windmills of Kinderdijk. At midday, the ship arrives in Utrecht.  Board your private coach as we motor to our grand finale, the Keukenhof Flower Gardens. This beautiful park features over 7 million tulips in bloom. Explore the network of footpaths that connects the garden's 79 acres. Rejoin the ship in Amsterdam.
Day 12 Friday, 5/4/2018 - Fly Home
After breakfast, disembark, and trasnfer to the airport for your return flight home.

Additional Tour Information:

  • Valkenburg  (3 nights) - Grand Hotel Monopole
  • Shipboard (7 nights) - Amadeus Queen
Prices are Per Person, Double Occupancy (or Single, as noted)

Cabin Type                  Price BEFORE      Book by Oct 31st        Your AFC
 & Deck                            Discount                & SAVE               CRUISE PRICE    
C-1 Haydn- SM. WINDOW  $4,599                     $200                    $4,399 pp    
C-1 Single- SM. WINDOW   $6,149                     $200                    $5,949 
B-1 Strauss- FR. BAL.          $5,449                     $600                    $4,849 pp 
B-1 Single- FR. BAL.              $7,139                    $600                    $6,539 
A-1 Mozart- FR. BAL.           $5,849                     $800                    $5,049 pp
S-1 Mozart- SUITE               $6,899                   $1,200                   $5,699 pp   

SAVE $1,700 per cabin off regular price French Balcony compared to Viking & AMA
SAVE $3,000 per cabin over the competition on a SUITE!

ADD $160 p.p. Port Taxes - Deposit of $500 pp

Air Upgrades: Economy Plus ADD from $550 pp
Premium Economy ADD from $989 pp