Historic sites and cultural delights galore await you on this superb 7-night sailing aboard Braemar; from Anne Frankhuis in Amsterdam to the famous diamond and chocolate shops of Antwerp. You’ll also enjoy scenic cruising along picturesque waterways including the winding Western Scheldt River and the Nordzeekanaal; and call into charming Ghent and stylish Rotterdam.
CRUISE FARE INCLUDES:
- 7 night Belgium & Holland cruise aboard Braemar roundtrip from Southampton
- All shipboard main meals (excluding specialty restaurants)
- All port/govt charges
Valid: 06 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
Cruise rivers and canals of Belgium and Holland aboard the mid-size Braemar, for 7 nights from Southampton.
7 Night Cruise sailing from Southampton roundtrip aboard Braemar.
Enjoy relaxing journeys along wonderful waterways in Belgium and the Netherlands, and experience an in-depth exploration of some of Europe’s finest cities on this engrossing 7-night cultural cruise aboard Braemar.
Look out for the Verdronken Land van Saeftinghe Nature Reserve – which is a haven for a variety of birds – as you sail the fascinating Western Scheldt River to Antwerp. Picturesque parks and gardens; quaint cobbled streets lined with fine architecture; world-famous diamond and chocolate shops; and the medieval Cathedral of our Lady – these are just a selection of highlights to discover during your overnight stay here. Alternatively join a tour to admire the sights of beautiful Brussels, including the unusual Atomium and Grand Place. Next you’ll head into Ghent via the Ghent-Terneuzen Canal. In this charming city you can visit some of Belgium’s most interesting museums; and marvel at grand gothic structures such as St. Bavo’s Cathedral and the Castle of the Counts. Don’t miss the imposing, UNESCO-listed Belfry, which at 91 metres-high is Belgium’s tallest.
Sailing north to the Netherlands, you’ll enjoy views of the iconic Erasmusbrug Bridge and Rotterdam’s soaring skyline as you glide into port via the Nieuwe Mass. Once ashore in the Netherlands’ stylish second city, discover a plethora of fantastic museums and take in the unique architectural delights; from the innovative 1970’s Cube Houses to the magnificently modern Markthal. The UNESCO-listed Windmills of Kinderdijk are just a short distance Rotterdam and it is well-worth making the journey to see these Dutch icons. Finally Braemar will call into Amsterdam after an early morning cruise along the picturesque Nordzeekanaal. A full-day in the vibrant Dutch capital allows you plenty of time to explore at your leisure and discover must-visit attractions such as the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frankhuis. For a unique view of the city, join a canal cruise and let your guide show you the sights as you simply sit back and relax.
Highlights of this cruise:
With over 80% of the world's rough diamonds passing through the city's famous diamond district at some point, Antwerp is renowned for it's charm and sparkle. However, there's a lot more to this fine city than precious stones - it's home to plenty of other gems to discover and enjoy too.
Ghent is often described as Europe’s best kept secret. Quiet, yet vibrant; historic, yet contemporary, this beautiful Belgian city is brimming with culture and packed with sights and attractions.
Experience the modern architecture synonymous with this innovative city.
Amsterdam - Netherlands's historic capital - is packed with beautiful sights and unique cultural delights.
Terms & Conditions
Offer correct at 05Jul17 and subject to change. Offer subject to availability at time of booking and cannot be combined with other offers. Prices are per person twin share based on best available Anchor cruise fares, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations and are based on cash or cheque. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Please refer to Fred. Olsen Cruises Worldwide 2017/2018 brochure for full conditions prior to booking. Gratuities are payable on board and will be charged at GBP4 per person per day. Guests can vary the amount given via the Ships reception. Offer valid for sale to 31Jul17. unless sold out prior. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry.
Anchor Fare terms and conditions:- Full payment required at time of booking. 100% cancellation charges apply, no refunds permitted, non transferrable to any other cruise once booked. No cabin number and/or grade provided at time of booking (cabin number will be advised on the cruise ticket). Oceans Cruise Club discounts (advance booking discount, on board cabin accounts discount, shore tours discount) are not combinable with Anchor Fares. Oceans points will be earned however. Dining sitting will be allocated at our discretion and will be advised on the cruise ticket. Anchor Fare guests can choose to book a specific dining sitting at time of booking for a supplement of £2 per person per night (all guest types)