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Dutch Delights & Medieval Flanders Cruise by Air

8 days from £1059*
Departing: April - May 2018
* Price shown: 29 April 2018 from London Stansted - STN
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Sail through Amsterdam and Belgium

Join Olympia on this pretty springtime cruise, as she travels on a round-trip from Amsterdam through the windmill-dotted landscape of South Holland and into Belgium. She'll call in Rotterdam then cross the border to visit a string of magnificent Belgian cities, including Ghent, Brussels and Antwerp, before making one final call in Arnhem on her return journey.

Life on board Olympia

Life on board OlympiaThere's far more to life on board Olympia than we could possibly fit on one page. Click here to find out more about her facilities and welcoming atmosphere.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Return flights from your local airport to Amsterdam
  • Return airport-to-Olympia transfers
  • Seven nights' accommodation in a standard lower cabin (upgrade cabins available)
  • Full-board arrangements whilst on board, including afternoon tea and evening snacks
  • On-board English commentary
  • Luggage porterage
  • The services of a friendly, professional crew
  • The services of a Newmarket Cruise Manager

All prices are per person and based on two sharing. Single cabins are available for a supplement

Ship Information

Modern, well-equipped Olympia offers all you could wish to ensure that you enjoy every moment of your Rhine cruise. With accommodation and dining facilities for just under a hundred passengers, the ship has a warm, intimate feeling about her from the minute you step on board.

Deck Plans

Click here to display the deck plans for this cruise.

Itinerary

Day One

Fly to Amsterdam, where you'll join Olympia in time for dinner on board. Spend the evening settling in, or step ashore to explore.

Day Two

Today is free for you to discover Amsterdam and its many highlights. Glide along the city's beautiful waterways on this morning's optional canal cruise, or step ashore to explore the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum or the Anne Frank House.

This evening, Olympia sets off on her journey south through Holland.

Day Three

You'll awake to find Olympia moored in the great maritime city of Rotterdam, home to world-class museums and striking architecture. Spend the morning wandering its beautifully-preserved historic quarters, then perhaps join our optional visit to the UNESCO-listed village of Kinderdijk, with its historic windmills.

Day Four

Olympia arrives in the Belgian city of Ghent, this morning. Wander along the pretty cobbled streets to see great St Bavo Cathedral, which towers over the city's main square - the Baafsplein. This afternoon, perhaps join our optional excursion to beautiful Bruges, a city famous for chocolate and lace, where you'll have the chance to visit the Choco Story for a chocolate-making demonstration and the chance to sample some delicious Belgian chocolates.

Day Five

Today brings the chance to discover Brussels, the magnificent Belgian capital. Join our included walking tour and discover the cities gastronomic glories, irreverent Manneken Pis and aptly named Grand Place of this centre of European politics. This afternoon, an optional tour brings the chance to visit the Atomium, a striking futuristic structure that's now an iconic symbol of the city.

Day Six

The ancient trading port of Antwerp, the 'Diamond Capital of the World,' offers a wealth of museums, including the studio of artist Peter Paul Rubens, as well as a fine Gothic cathedral and a bustling cafe life on the streets surrounding the vast Grote Markt. This afternoon's optional excursion visits the city's historic De Koninck brewery, where you'll have the chance to sample their delicious Belgian beer.

Day Seven

Step ashore to discover Arnhem, forever associated with 1944's Operation Market Garden. See the John Frost Bridge and Arnhem Airborne Museum in nearby Oosterbeek on this morning's optional excursion, and honour the brave men and women of the Army and the RAF who gave their lives during the epic advance here.

Olympia makes the final leg of her journey this evening, sailing back towards Amsterdam.

Day Eight

Bid farewell to Olympia, and transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Departure Airport Date Price From
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 29 April 2018 £1179
Aberdeen
Aberdeen 06 May 2018 £1189
Belfast International
Belfast International 29 April 2018 £1109
Belfast International
Belfast International 06 May 2018 £1119
Birmingham
Birmingham 29 April 2018 £1099
Birmingham
Birmingham 06 May 2018 £1109
Bristol
Bristol 29 April 2018 £1109
Bristol
Bristol 06 May 2018 £1119
Cardiff
Cardiff 29 April 2018 £1109
Cardiff
Cardiff 06 May 2018 £1119
Durham Tees Valley
Durham Tees Valley 29 April 2018 £1099
Durham Tees Valley
Durham Tees Valley 06 May 2018 £1109
East Midlands
East Midlands 29 April 2018 £1109
East Midlands
East Midlands 06 May 2018 £1119
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 29 April 2018 £1109
Edinburgh
Edinburgh 06 May 2018 £1119
Glasgow
Glasgow 29 April 2018 £1109
Glasgow
Glasgow 06 May 2018 £1119
Humberside
Humberside 29 April 2018 £1109
Humberside
Humberside 06 May 2018 £1119
Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford 29 April 2018 £1109
Leeds Bradford
Leeds Bradford 06 May 2018 £1119
Liverpool
Liverpool 29 April 2018 £1079
Liverpool
Liverpool 06 May 2018 £1089
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 29 April 2018 £1059
London Gatwick
London Gatwick 06 May 2018 £1069
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 29 April 2018 £1109
London Heathrow
London Heathrow 06 May 2018 £1119
London Luton
London Luton 29 April 2018 £1079
London Luton
London Luton 06 May 2018 £1089
London Stansted
London Stansted 29 April 2018 £1059
London Stansted
London Stansted 06 May 2018 £1069
Manchester
Manchester 29 April 2018 £1079
Manchester
Manchester 06 May 2018 £1089
Newcastle
Newcastle 29 April 2018 £1109
Newcastle
Newcastle 06 May 2018 £1119
Norwich
Norwich 29 April 2018 £1119
Norwich
Norwich 06 May 2018 £1109
Southampton
Southampton 29 April 2018 £1099
Southampton
Southampton 06 May 2018 £1109
Southend
Southend 29 April 2018 £1079
Southend
Southend 06 May 2018 £1089

Further Information

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Optional shore excursions

Optional excursions are available on all cruises, and we recommend that you book now to secure your place. If the number of bookings needed to operate any excursion is not reached, the excursion may be cancelled. In this case your payment will be refunded in full.

Pre-paid drinks package

Spend just £17.50 per person per night, and enjoy unlimited draught beer, house wine and soft drinks (including water, tea and coffee) between 10am and midnight while on board Olympia. All other drinks are not included. The drinks package must be purchased by every person occupying a particular cabin.

Tipping

Tipping is not compulsory, but from experience we know that many passengers like to leave gratuities for the crew. An envelope will be left in your cabin for this purpose.

Dress code

The dress code on board and ashore is casual. After 7pm, in the lounge and restaurant, shorts are not permitted, and footwear and a shirt or T-shirt must be worn.

Luggage

Where possible, non-rigid suitcases are easier to store within your cabin.

Drinking water

The tap water on board is safe to drink, but may not be to your taste due to the purification system.

Itinerary changes

On rare occasions, the Captain may need to alter the Cruise Itinerary. If this happens, the Cruise Manager will keep passengers informed.

Cabin sizes

The majority of cabins on board are 10.5m square. Single cabins are approximately 7.7m square. (These measurements include the bathroom.) Standard Promenade cabins are 15m square and most have double beds (which do not convert to sofas), but they do not have a table or stool and will by subject to engine noise during overnight and early morning sailing.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

*This offer applies to new bookings made between 1st July and 31st August 2017 (inclusive) only. Prices shown when booking do not include the discount. The discount amount will be added to your booking once the promo code has been entered and will be confirmed before purchase. The offer may not be used in conjunction with any other offer, is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time.