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Tulip Time Cruise with 3 Nights Paris (WAA12019)

Code: WAA1-2019

A 11-Day Avalon Waterways tour starting from $3,530.00

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03/23/2019 04/02/2019 3,530.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
03/25/2019 04/04/2019 3,538.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
03/30/2019 04/09/2019 3,638.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/01/2019 04/11/2019 3,638.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/05/2019 04/15/2019 3,738.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/06/2019 04/16/2019 3,738.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/08/2019 04/18/2019 3,738.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/12/2019 04/22/2019 3,838.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/13/2019 04/23/2019 3,838.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/19/2019 04/29/2019 4,038.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/20/2019 04/30/2019 4,038.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
04/27/2019 05/07/2019 4,333.00 Get A Quote Lowest Price  
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Price Details US
Port charges:$182Gratuities to Local Guides & Excursion Drivers are included on Avalon portion only.Avalon offers the opportunity for solo travelers to sail with no single supplement (subject to availability).Please call for single accommodation price. Triples not available.Extra nights per person in Amsterdam:in single room from $204 to $387, in twin room from $132 to $227All prices per person based on double occupancy. Cruise price based on Category E in a deluxe outside stateroom on Indigo Deck. See below for upgrade pricing.To upgrade to a higher category, add per person:Category / Decks / PriceD / Indigo Deck / $199B / Sapphire Deck / $1149A / Sapphire Deck / $1199P / Royal Deck / $1299Royal Suite / Royal Deck / $2199NOTES:Special Interest Cruises: Beer Tasting April 1, Garden and Nature April 12 & April 19

Related Tours
WAA|Tulip Time CruiseWAA1-T1|Beer Enthusiasts DepartureWAA1-T2|Garden & Nature Lovers Departure


All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

Escorted Tour Highlights

Countries Visited:

Belgium, France, Holland

Cities Visited:

See Description


Sightseeing Highlights

City Highlights


Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation):
onboard welcome reception

Day 2 Rotterdam:
choice of guided sightseeing in Gouda or visit to Keukenhof Gardens; harbour cruise in Rotterdam

Day 3 Antwerp:
guided sightseeing

Day 4 Ghent:
guided sightseeing, visit St. Baaf’s CathedralDay 5 Middelburg–Veere. Excursion to the Delta Works:
guided walk in Middelburg; guided tour of the Delta WorksDay 6 Willemstad:
time at leisure; cheese tasting on boardDay 7 Amsterdam:
canal cruiseDay 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation)—Paris, France:
transfer from your ship to the train station, then travel by high speed train (first class) to ParisDay 9 Paris:
guided sightseeing, Seine river cruiseDay 10 Paris:
full day at leisureDay 11 Paris:
your vacation ends this morning

Notes
In the event of water level problems or any problems of a technical nature, it may be necessary to operate the itinerary by motorcoach or to alter the program.Included visits and special features are subject to change. If a change is necessary, a substitute will be offered.Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.

Overview

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Title
Tulip Time Cruise with 3 Nights Paris

Vacation Overview
Your scenic river cruise through Holland and Belgium begins in the colorful capital of the Netherlands—Amsterdam. Visit the world’s largest flower garden at Keukenhof—with more than seven million bulbs, including tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths planted across 70 acres in Lisse. Alternatively, you can also visit the charming town of Gouda—famous for its Dutch cheese and other culinary delights. Next, sail to Antwerp, Belgium’s second-largest city, combining ancient buildings and monuments with modern architecture. Join a guided tour of Ghent, including a visit to St. Bavo’s Cathedral and back to Holland to visit Middelburg, Veere, and Willemstad. No trip to Holland is complete without a visit to the technical miracle that is the Delta Works, a storm flood barrier almost six miles long. Return to Amsterdam to see the most fascinating areas of the city on a canal cruise along the elegant Grachten. You’ll then continue your European vacation with a high-speed train transfer to spend 3 nights in Paris—“The City of Lights.” Enjoy guided sightseeing of this iconic city, and spend another day at your own pace to experience the wonderful cafés, museums, and legendary cityscape in the most romantic city in the world. Your Local Host® is available with recommendations and assistance in making the most of your free time in Paris—as part of your Monograms Paris vacation package. Your Tulip Time cruise and visit to Paris will bloom in your memory for many seasons to come. You’ll want to return again or add more beautiful journeys to your future travel wishes.


Year Round Offers

  • Single Supplement Waived on Select River Cruises
  • Save $100 per person on Groups of 5 or more

Tulip Time Cruise with 3 Nights Paris (WAA12019) Day 1:
AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (EMBARKATION) Welcome to Amsterdam. Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding.

Flights into Amsterdam must arrive by 3:30 pm.

Guests must be on board ship by 5 pm.

Your day in Amsterdam is free to explore at your leisure.

You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to beautiful Zaanse Schans where you’ll see a wonderful collection of well-preserved historic windmills and Dutch houses.

Enjoy dinner and explore the ship on your first night on board.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ROTTERDAM

(D)

Day 2:
ROTTERDAM Windmills and Skyscrapers in Holland’s Modern Maritime Marvel

CLASSIC Join a full or half-day Guided Tour of breathtaking Keukenhof—known as the “Garden of Europe”—for its 70 acres of lush parkland, lakes, and the world’s largest flower gardens—with more than seven million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths as well as other bulbs, planted each year, OR:

CLASSIC Enjoy an excursion to Gouda. You’ll join a Guided Tour of the town famous for the Dutch yellow cheese that bears its name—as well as stroopwafels (syrup waffles), Gouda candles, and the beautiful city center.

Take some free time to relax on the harbor-side in Rotterdam with an artisan beer, a slice of appeltart (Dutch apple pie), and a koffie verkeerd, a typical Dutch drink of half coffee, half milk. Take a bike from your ship to explore Rotterdam and the surrounding area. Before dinner, enjoy a cruise through Rotterdam harbor. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO ANTWERP

(B,L,D)

Day 3:
ANTWERP, BELGIUM Gothic Cathedral, Crêpes, and Waffles in Artful Antwerp

CLASSIC Take a Guided Tour of this sophisticated city to visit the central Grote Markt, lined with 16th-century guildhall houses. You’ll also see the beautiful city hall, the Cathedral of Our Lady with its stunning altarpiece paintings by Rubens.

You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion to the nearby capital, Brussels—considered home to the European Union, and admire its magnificent palaces and cathedrals.

You might prefer to take time on your own to indulge in Antwerp’s signature Belgian waffles and crêpes—or explore this bike-friendly city from its old wharfs to its legendary diamond district. Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO GHENT

(B,L,D)

Day 4:
GHENT Ghent’s Cobblestones, Canals, and Cosmopolitan Charisma

You’ll have time for an early—morning walk (or jog) to explore the architecture and canals of Ghent—“Belgium’s best-kept secret.”

CLASSIC Explore Ghent—“The Diamond of Flanders”—with a Guided Sightseeing Tour of this showcase of medieval Flemish wealth. You’ll visit St. Bavo’s Cathedral—with its remarkable Flemish artwork.

You may choose to join a Guided Optional Excursion of Bruges to explore its canals, cobbled streets, and medieval buildings. You’ll see its crisscrossed canals, the 13th-century belfry of Market Square, and charming patrician houses.

EVENING CRUISE TO MIDDELBURG

(B,L,D)

Day 5:
MIDDELBURG, HOLLAND A Spicy History in Middelburg’s Dutch Harbor Town

CLASSIC Join a Guided Walking Tour of the historic merchant city of Middelburg—with its 15th-century gothic Town Hall. You’ll learn about the spice trade of this Dutch harbor capital of Zeeland, its prosperity in the Dutch East India Company trading, and origins as a stronghold city. Enjoy its winding cobbled streets and canals that circle Old Town.

Spend some free time biking or walking through Middelburg to sample Babbelaar cookies, fries, or beer before cruising to Veere this afternoon.

VEERE

The Delta Works Stand Strong as a Technical Marvel

DISCOVERY Join a Guided Tour of the Delta Works, the largest flood-protection system in the world, and a miracle of modern technology.

Later, enjoy live entertainment on board.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO WILLEMSTAD

(B,L,D)

Day 6:
WILLEMSTAD Willemstad’s Windmills and Historic Harbor.

Enjoy a free morning on your own to explore the well-preserved fortifications of this historic town.

ACTIVE Join your Avalon Adventure Host for an Early Jog in Willemstad.

DISCOVERY Later, enjoy a Cheese Tasting on board as you prepare to sail to Amsterdam.

AFTERNOON/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO AMSTERDAM

(B,L,D)

Day 7:
AMSTERDAM Colorful Amsterdam—with Canals, Crooked Houses, and Cuisine of a Golden Age

CLASSIC Explore the iconic waterways of Amsterdam on a Guided Canal Cruise past stately homes of Amsterdam’s “Golden Age.”

Take some free time to explore Amsterdam’s colorful streets and canal houses, galleries, and shops.

OVERNIGHT DOCKING IN AMSTERDAM

(B,L,D)

Day 8:
AMSTERDAM (DISEMBARKATION)-PARIS, FRANCE Transfer from your Avalon Ship to the train station, to begin your Monograms package. Travel to Paris by high-speed train train (first class).

(B)

Day 9:
PARIS Morning guided sightseeing includes a drive past the Latin Quarter, Les Invalides, Place de la Concorde, the Arc de Triomphe and a stop to take photos of the Eiffel Tower from one of the best panoramic viewing points. Also admire the heart of the city from a different perspective on a SEINE RIVER CRUISE. Embark your comfortable boat near the Eiffel Tower and spend a relaxing hour gliding by many of the city's important landmarks such as the L'Institut de France; magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral where Napoleon was crowned emperor in 1804; Hôtel de Ville, the city's municipal headquarters; the Conciergerie, formerly a notorious prison where Marie-Antoinette spent the last days of her life; famous Louvre Palace and museum; and much more.

(B)

Day 10:
PARIS Spend a full day at your own pace to experience the wonderful cafés, museums, and legendary cityscape in the most romantic city in the world. Your Local Host® is available with recommendations and assistance in making the most of your free time in Paris.

(B)

Day 11:
PARIS Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

(B)

All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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All prices are per person, double occupancy, subject to availability and are quoted in U.S. Dollars. These pages are not endorsed or supported by the tour operator in any way. All information presented is based on promotional material provided by the tour operator. All prices, itineraries, accommodations and dates are subject to change without notice and at any time by the tour operators. Availability is limited and must be reconfirmed at time of booking. The prices on this website are not guaranteed. We are not responsible for errors, omissions, or changes in pricing. Please call us toll free at 1-800-942-3301 to confirm availability and pricing.

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