Overview

Dutch Delights & Antwerp Adventures: Tulip Trails & Timeless Treasures Singles Cruise

Embark on an unforgettable singles cruise from Amsterdam to Antwerp, and immerse yourself in the charm of the Netherlands, the land of tulips, windmills, and cheese. This unique journey invites you to explore the authentic beauty of Holland through its enchanting canals and historic cities, many of which are UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Highlights of Your Cruise

  • Delightful scents and springtime colours at the Keukenhof floral gardens
  • Amsterdam and its unique atmosphere
  • Volendam, an authentic Dutch village
  • Zaanse Schans, its windmills and traditional houses
  • Amsterdam: Begin your adventure in the vibrant capital of the Netherlands, known for its picturesque canals, world-renowned museums, and lively cultural scene.
  • Wijk bij Duurstede: Discover the quaint charm of this historic town, with its medieval architecture, scenic river views, and rich history.
  • Rotterdam: Experience the modern pulse of the Netherlands in this bustling port city, famous for its innovative architecture, maritime heritage, and dynamic urban vibe.
  • Antwerp: Conclude your cruise in the captivating Belgian city of Antwerp, renowned for its stunning Gothic cathedral, vibrant fashion scene, and delectable chocolates.

Throughout this cruise, you'll have the opportunity to partake in various excursions that showcase the rich cultural heritage and natural beauty of the region. Whether you're strolling through fields of blooming tulips, visiting iconic windmills, or savouring local cheeses, each day will offer new and memorable experiences.

Join us on this singles cruise to connect with fellow travellers, explore fascinating destinations, and create lasting memories. Let the serene waterways and charming cities of Holland and Antwerp enchant you on this remarkable journey.

4 Nights 5 Days Available on request
Cruise Ship

MS Douce

Step aboard the MS Douce France, a magnificent cruise ship that underwent a complete transformation in 2017 to meet the latest standards set by the company. This revamped vessel now boasts more expansive cabins on the upper deck, featuring large bay windows that provide panoramic views of the picturesque surroundings. Immerse yourself in the soothing and feminine ambience of the ship's interior, adorned with a delightful mix of pink, aubergine, and anise colours in common areas. The cabins, designed to evoke a marine atmosphere, serve as comfortable and stylish retreats for guests.

Cabins

With a total of 55 cabins, each equipped with essential amenities like TV, telephone (for internal calls only), bathroom with shower and toilet, towels, safe, independent air-conditioning, and Wi-Fi for connectivity, the MS Douce ensures a comfortable and enjoyable cruise experience.

On board Facilities

Restaurant & Lounges

The upper deck hosts the lounge/bar at the front and the restaurant at the rear, both offering wide panoramic windows for guests to enjoy the scenic beauty of their journey. The restaurant, centrally located on the upper deck, becomes the heart of the ship where all meals are served in a casually elegant atmosphere, featuring tables of varying sizes and a panoramic view. The tastefully decorated lounge, spanning the bow of the ship, serves as a social hub for cocktails, games, dancing, and various forms of entertainment.

Sun Deck

For those seeking relaxation, the sun deck on the MS Douce is the ultimate haven. Furnished with comfortable armchairs and sun loungers, it provides the perfect space to unwind while enjoying panoramic views of the passing landscapes. Guests can also maintain a healthy balance by starting their day with a morning fitness class on the sun deck.

Embark on a delightful journey with the MS Douce, where guests can create lasting memories against the backdrop of stunning views and a ship meticulously designed for a rejuvenating experience.

Itinerary

Arrival in Amsterdam - You will be transferred by road from Amsterdam airport to Antwerp for embarkation

Day 1: Antwerp

Welcome aboard in the vibrant city of Antwerp. After comfortably settling into your cabins, join us for a welcome cocktail where you'll meet the crew and your fellow travellers. This is the perfect opportunity to forge new friendships and gearing up for an exciting adventure.

Day 2: Antwerp – Rotterdam

  • Morning: Discover the old city of Antwerp on a guided tour with your hostess. Marvel at the stunning architecture, rich history, and cultural landmarks of this charming Belgian city.
  • Afternoon: Return to the ship and begin cruising toward Rotterdam. Enjoy the scenic journey as we cross small inland seas and navigate immense locks, showcasing the engineering marvels of the region.
  • Evening: Arrive in Rotterdam. Celebrate the evening with a gala dinner and delightful entertainment onboard, making for a memorable night with new friends.

Day 3: Rotterdam - Amsterdam (or surroundings)

  • Morning: Join us on an optional excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens, renowned for its breathtaking displays of tulips and other springtime flowers (pre-booking required before departure).
  • Afternoon: Enjoy free time in Rotterdam to explore at your own pace, whether it's visiting local attractions, shopping, or simply soaking in the vibrant atmosphere.
  • Evening: Return to the ship and continue cruising toward Amsterdam (or its surroundings), taking in the beautiful landscapes along the way.

Day 4: Amsterdam (or surroundings)

  • Morning: Choose from two optional excursions:
    • CLASSIC: Embark on a guided tour of Amsterdam, exploring its historic canals, famous museums, and cultural sites.
    • DISCOVERY: Opt for a bike tour in Amsterdam, allowing you to see the city from a unique perspective and uncover both well-known and hidden treasures.
  • Afternoon: Join us for an optional excursion to the picturesque villages of Volendam and Zaanse Schans. Experience traditional Dutch culture, from charming windmills to artisanal cheese-making.
  • Evening: Enjoy free time to explore Amsterdam at your leisure. Whether you choose to dine out, visit a local pub, or simply stroll through the lively streets, the evening is yours to relish.

Day 5: Amsterdam (or surroundings)

  • Morning: Savor a final buffet breakfast onboard as you reflect on the unforgettable experiences and new friendships made during the cruise.
  • 9:00 a.m.: Disembark and bid farewell, marking the end of our services.

Join us on this enchanting singles cruise to discover the Netherlands' breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow travellers, explore iconic destinations, and create lasting memories on this unique journey through Holland and Antwerp.

Price Includes

What is included in the tour

  • Stay 4 nights on board on Ms Douce 
  • Your own single occupancy air-conditioned cabin   
  • All Inclusive - All meals and drinks included
  • Refined French cuisine - Welcome cocktail and Gala Dinner
  • Flights from London Gatwick 
  • Flights from your local airport at a small supplement
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Excursions and activities (Optional Extra)
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • All port fees included.
  • Airport Transfers
  • Meet other single, like-minded travellers who wish to socialise and make new friends

Flight Timings - 

Outbound - London Gatwick 08:00 - Amsterdam 10:20 

Inbound - Amsterdam 14:50 - London Gatwick15:10 

Price & Itinerary may be subject to change

**EURO STAR train option is available on request**

 

Destination
European River Cruise
Holiday Types
All Inclusive, Singles Cruises, First Singles Holiday, Over 50s, Discovery Tours, Late Deals