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See Amsterdam's canals and wander its cobbled streets as you explore delightful Christmas Markets full of seasonal crafts, food and gifts. Join us to discover some of Northern Europe's most historic port-cities, dressed in their festive finery, on this wonderful pre-Christmas cruise.
Discover life on board Columbus
There's far more to life on board Columbus than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her fantastic facilities and welcoming atmosphere.
Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- 3 nights' accommodation in your choice of cabin
- Full-board arrangements including full breakfast, lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and midnight snacks
- On-board entertainment as arranged
- Calls at ports as detailed in the itinerary
- The services of a friendly, professional crew and cruise staff
- Port charges and taxes
Single and upgrade cabins are available for a supplement
Weighing in at 63,000 tonnes and 250 metres, Columbus is the biggest ship in the CMV fleet. Originally launched in 1989 (by Audrey Hepburn), she was extensively refitted in 2015, and now offers 1500 passengers spacious accommodation and elegant communal areas arranged over 12 decks and topped off with the panoramic Dome Observatory.
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The greatest pleasure of a cruise holiday is the knowledge that as each day dawns, there'll be a new adventure to enjoy, a new experience to savour.
Ports of call
- Day One - Depart London Tilbury, 1600hrs
- Day Two - Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Day Three - Zeebrugge, Belgium
- Day Four - Arrive London Tilbury, 0800hrs
N.B. All days not listed are spent at sea enjoying the excellent facilities aboard Columbus. Please see the Full Itinerary for details. Ports marked with an asterisk will be reached by landing boat and may be inaccessible for customers with mobility difficulties.
Embark at London Tilbury before your ships sails at the start of this short, pre-Christmas cruise.
Today Columbus arrives in Amsterdam. Prepare to be delighted by its step-gabled houses, canals and friendly atmosphere. Several Christmas markets take place around the city, which comes alive with festive cheer at this time of year, from Museumplein's 'Christmas Square' and the ancient Jordaan district to that beside Dam Square's illuminated tree.
This morning, Columbus docks in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge. From there you might choose to head to Bruges on an optional excursion, and explore this charming Belgian city, famous for its picturesque network of canals, fine medieval architecture and magnificent town square.
Disembark at London Tilbury and make your way home, after a wonderful festive break.
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