Dutch Waterways – Antwerp to Amsterdam

Dutch Waterways – Antwerp to Amsterdam



Embark on a carefree, seven-night cruise along the intimate waterways of the Netherlands and Belgium brimming with centuries of history and Old-World splendor! Delight in Amsterdam’s charming canals and stroll amid the glorious tulips at Keukenhof Gardens. Revel in Bruges’ wonderfully preserved Gothic gems and Antwerp’s impressive medieval old town. Admire Enkhuizen’s stately landmarks on foot and by boat, tour the picturesque, 17th-century port town of Hoorn, or bike through the pastoral West Frisian countryside. See The Hague and the Mauritshuis’ celebrated masterpieces, watch artisans at the Royal Delft porcelain factory or sample farm-fresh cheeses in Gouda. In Bruges, visit a chocolaterie, discover the beer culture or take in renowned Belgian art. Unpack once aboard your exclusively chartered, first-class ship and savor generous meals with wine and beer at lunch and dinner. No single supplement!

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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International River Voyages
Departure Dates
Apr 1, 2025 - Apr 9, 2025


Aboard the stylish, 82-cabin MS Amadeus Imperial, which debuted in 2020 as part of the innovative Lueftner Cruises fleet, savor attentive, friendly service from a professional crew ready to pamper you throughout your journey. Travelers can relax on the River Terrace, or gather in the Amadeus Club or Panorama Bar for entertainment. Savor delectable breakfast buffets and regional and international specialties for lunch and dinner served with wine, beer and soft drinks. Shipboard amenities include a sun deck, fitness center and massage room. Wi-Fi is complimentary.


Antwerp 2 Nights
Settle into pretty, vibrant Antwerp in a first-class hotel in the heart of the city center for extra days of fun and exploration! This inviting, walkable city offers plenty of wonderful diversions, from intriguing museums to the simple pleasures of scrumptious treats like Belgian waffles and crispy frites! Plus, marvel at the medieval splendor of Ghent on an engaging, guided excursion. Also includes deluxe motor coach to and from Ghent; the services of an AHI Travel Director and AHI Hospitality desk; baggage handling between the ship and hotel; and all taxes and service charges.

Amsterdam 2 Nights
Delve into picturesque Amsterdam in greater depth during this two-night stay! From your centrally located, first-class hotel, explore the city’s lively neighborhood streets, scenic canals and world-class museums and attractions. Plus, stroll through the Old Harbor and learn about Dutch nautical heritage at the National Maritime Museum, featuring a replica of a 17th-century, three-masted ship. Also includes museum admission and a guide; guide gratuities; the services of an AHI Travel Director and AHI Hospitality desk; baggage handling between the ship and hotel; and all taxes and service charges.



Final Payment will be due 120 days prior to departure and the Cancellation Fee schedule will be updated to:

  • CANCELLATION-All cancellations must be submitted in writing to AHI Travel.
    • Cancellation received up to 121 days prior to trip departure will incur a $300 per person administrative fee.
    • Cancellation received 120 to 91 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 25% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 90-61 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 50% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 60-31 days prior to departure will result in forfeiture of 75% of the entire cost of the trip per person.
    • Cancellation received 30 days prior to departure to the time of departure (or no show) will result in 100% forfeiture of the entire cost of the trip.


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  • day 1 & 2

    Depart the U.S./Brussels, Belgium/Antwerp

    Arrive at Brussels Airport, where an Travel representative will be on hand to take you to the ship in Antwerp. After getting settled, walk through Antwerp’s quaint, cobblestone streets with your guide to view its wealth of medieval architecture, including the cathedral, town hall and narrow guild halls in Grote Market square. Later, find out more about Belgian culture from a local expert. The ship remains docked in Antwerp.

  • day 3

    Bruges | Middelburg, Netherlands | Veere

    Relish Bruges’ medieval ambience on a guided stroll in the Gothic old town. Afterward, choose from a visit to (1) the Groeninge Museum to take in its outstanding artwork, (2) the De Halve Maan Brewery for a tour and tasting or (3) a chocolatier’s shop to discover the art of Belgian chocolate-making. Enjoy lunch on your own in Bruges, then rejoin the ship in Middelburg and sail to Veere. Gather for tonight’s Welcome Reception and Dinner.

  • day 4

    Veere | Willemstad

    Today, spend your free time exploring in Veere, a pretty seaside town with a 15th-century town hall and delightful shops. You can also join an Elective Activity to the artificial island of Neeltje Jans and its Delta Expo on the Zeeland coast. On this optional tour, learn about the Delta Works, a series of massive dams and storm surge barriers that protects the significant portion of the Netherlands that sits below sea level. The ship overnights in Willemstad.

  • day 5

    Schoonhoven | The Hague / Delft / Gouda

    This morning, join a local expert who’ll share insights on the legendary Dutch Golden Age artists. Next, choose from (1) a trip to see The Hague’s grand landmarks and view Dutch and Flemish masterpieces at the storied Mauritshuis, (2) a guided walk in historic Old Delft and a tour of the Royal Delft porcelain factory or (3) a visit to Gouda to tour Sint Janskerk, featuring lovely, 16th-century windows, and sample fresh Gouda cheeses. Return to the ship for lunch and an afternoon of sailing toward Enkhuizen. 

  • day 6

    Enkhuizen / Hoorn

    Arrive in Enkhuizen, which boasts beautiful architecture that reflects its heyday as a prosperous port during the Dutch Golden Age. Choose to (1) admire Enkhuizen’s stately landmarks on foot and by boat with your guide, (2) delight in the picturesque, 17th-century harbor town of Hoorn on a guided walk or (3) pedal through the scenic West Frisian countryside on a bicycle tour. Later, after lunch on the ship, enjoy some free time in Enkhuizen. The ship cruises toward Amsterdam.

  • day 7


    This morning, learn about contemporary life in the Netherlands from a local expert. Then board a canal cruiser for a tour through the tree-lined canals that make this romantic city truly unforgettable. Admire some of the city’s 1,500 bridges, the elegant, gabled homes and the architectural gems of the bustling city harbor. Savor lunch and then explore Amsterdam’s vibrant neighborhoods and top-notch museums on your own.

  • day 8


    Journey to Keukenhof Gardens, an 80-acre paradise of tulips, daffodils and other bright blooms, for a guided stroll through this enchanting setting. After lunch, make your own plans during free time this afternoon before gathering for a Farewell Reception and Dinner to commemorate your journey.

  • day 9

    Disembark ship/ Transfer to Amsterdam airport/Return to the U.S.

    Depart for home city After breakfast, depart for the airport for your flights home.

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