Holland & Belgium Along the Dutch Waterways

Holland & Belgium Along the Dutch Waterways



Join us on this exclusively chartered river cruise aboard the deluxe Viva Enjoy, one of the finest vessels to ply the waterways of Europe and the canals of this delightful land of polders. Celebrate the beauty of Holland and Flanders in blissful springtime — the ideal season for visiting, when the tulip fields are in full bloom.

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Trip Type
Group Travel Tour, International River Voyages
Departure Dates
Apr 8, 2025 - Apr 16, 2025


The newest member of the Scylla family is the Viva Enjoy, which debuts in 2024. Guests are welcomed on board by friendly, multilingual and international crew members who make guests’ well-being and comfort their priority. The ship’s appointments are luxurious, yet the feeling is relaxed and easygoing. All staterooms and suites are equipped with a flat screen TV, included minibar, beauty products from RITUALS®, hair dryer, safe,
air conditioning and en-suite bathrooms. The upper and middle deck staterooms and suites all have French balconies. Ship facilities include: two restaurants; bistro with terrace; lounge; library; fitness center; wellness area
with steam bath and sauna; sun deck with swimming pool, lounge chairs and shade awnings; putting green. Complimentary bicycles available for shore excursions.


Amsterdam Pre-Program Option – April 6 to 9, 2025 (Program Begins: April 7)
Immerse yourself in historical Amsterdam on a two-night itinerary that includes opportunities to see the Rijksmuseum’s Dutch masters collection, including famous paintings by Rembrandt. Visit the exquisite 17th-century Our Lord in the Attic museum; explore its narrow corridors and note the exceptional attention to detail in its historically accurate furnished rooms. Enjoy accommodations in the deluxe Doubletree Amsterdam Centraal Station Hotel.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $995
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $1,295

The Hague Post-Program Option – April 16 to 18, 2025 (Program Ends: April 17)
Conclude your journey with a two-night tour of The Hague, showcasing stately municipal buildings and structures long adored by the Dutch royal family. Visit the Mauritshuis, a 17th‑century neoclassical mansion featuring a world‑renowned Dutch and Flemish art collection, including Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring.” Explore nearby Gouda, famous for its cheese. Enjoy luxury accommodations in the deluxe Hotel des Indes.
Price per person, based on double occupancy: $995
Price per person, based on single occupancy: $ 1,295


Airport transfers and luggage handling abroad are only included if air arrangements are booked through Gohagan & Company. If travelers make their own air arrangements, transfers and luggage handling are not included; transfers can be organized through Gohagan & Company and purchased by the traveler.


  • David J. Brown

    David J. Brown

    Few names over the past twenty-plus years have been as synonymous with the National Trust for Historic Preservation as David J. Brown. David served as EVP and the organization’s founding Chief Preservation Officer, where he led the Trust’s advocacy, educational, field work, research, and historic sites programs. A national leader, speaker, and author with a four-decade record of achievement in saving historic places and supporting thriving communities, David is the founder of Bearden Brown LLC, which works to build nonprofit leadership and grow organizational impact. An affiliate fellow at the American Academy in Rome and a founding board member of the International National Trusts Organisation, David brings an international perspective to his discussions of preservation, history, and architecture.


A non-refundable administrative fee of $300 per person will apply for all cancellations received more than 7 days after booking and before other fees take effect at 120 days:
120 days $300 per person admin fee after 7-day grace period from booking
120 – 91 days 25% of full invoice fare
90 – 61 days 50% of full invoice fare
60 – 31 days 75% of full invoice fare
30 – 0 days 100% of full invoice fare
Separate airfare Terms & Conditions apply


Holland Belgium map


  • day 1

    U.S./Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Depart your home city on an overnight flight.

  • day 2

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands/Embark

    When you arrive, embark the deluxe river boat Viva Enjoy and have a light lunch. Enjoy a private cruise through the charming and picturesque canals of Amsterdam, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, attend the Captain’s Welcome Reception and Dinner with your fellow passengers onboard.

  • day 3

    Nijmegen for Kröller-Müller Museum

    Visit the world‑class Kröller‑Müller Museum, lauded for its enormous collection of Vincent van Gogh paintings and drawings. See works by  Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso, Piet Mondrian and others. Enjoy a walking tour of Nijmegen, a university town layered with more than 2,000 years of history and originally settled by the Romans in the first century B.C. See a variety of structures, from ancient Roman ruins to a WWII bunker. On board tonight, attend a forum to learn about modern life and the cultural heritage of the Netherlands.

  • day 4

    Kinderdijk/Willemstad/Delta Works

    In Kinderdijk, see the UNESCO-inscribed network of 19 authentic windmills built between 1722 and 1761. Visit one of the mills, among the largest assembly of such in the Netherlands. This afternoon, you will have the option to either visit the Delta Works, an impressive feat of hydraulic engineering hailed as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World; or explore Veere, once known for its rich history as the center of the Scottish wool trade.

  • day 5

    Ghent, Belgium/Bruges

    A scenic drive through Flemish countryside takes you to Bruges, where you’ll enjoy a walking tour to the Gothic Town Hall, the famous and UNESCO-inscribed octagonal belfry and tower, and the Church of Our Lady, with a visit to see Michelangelo’s “Virgin and Child” marble sculpture. Stroll through Ghent, replete with medieval and classical architecture. Admire the windows and Gothic steeples of St. Bavo’s Cathedral and see Hubert and Jan van Eyck’s magnificent altarpiece “Adoration of the Mystic Lamb” — the most frequently stolen artwork of all time. See the Belfry of Ghent, the tallest belfry in Belgium and a UNESCO World Heritage site.

  • day 6


    Famous for its diamond trade and fine arts legacy, Antwerp’s old city evolved within 16th‑century fortifications. It is home to four of the world’s 18 diamond exchanges and an abundance of Flemish Renaissance treasures. Visit the UNESCO-inscribed belfry at Cathedral of Our Lady and see 17th‑century Baroque masterpieces by the city’s native son, Peter Paul Rubens.

  • day 7

    Rotterdam, the Netherlands, for Delft/ Keukenhof Gardens

    Visit historic Delft, where Johannes Vermeer painted his famous “View of Delft.” Visit the original Royal Porceleyne Fles factory and watch craftspeople create the iconic “Delft Blue” porcelain. Enjoy lunch at the world‑famous Keukenhof Gardens and stroll through its tableau of blooming tulips meticulously landscaped with tranquil ponds, placid streams and tree-shaded paths. Attend the Captain’s Farewell Reception and Dinner on board the ship this evening.

  • day 8


    On a walking tour, discover Hoorn, which grew to become a major harbor town during Holland’s Golden Age and was an important home base for the Dutch East India Company.

  • day 9

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

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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