If you’ve dreamed of a view filled with windmills and blooming fields of color in Holland and Belgium, it all comes true on your European river cruise from Amsterdam to Brussels! With special culinary highlights throughout your cruise, you’ll sample local specialties with onboard beer tasting with cheese and beer-and-food pairings. Cruise on the Rhine River with a visit of Arnhem with a local tasting at Doorwerth Castle. If you prefer, take a guided bike ride in the Hoge Veluwe National Park and admire its diversity of scenery. In Maastricht, tour the old cobblestoned university town and enjoy a culinary experience.
On to Belgium for a sightseeing tour of medieval Namur including a local brewery visit. In Liège, see the ancient quarters of the “Fiery City” and enjoy a waffle tasting. Explore the city of Antwerp—birthplace of the master painter Peter Paul Rubens. Stroll its cobbled lanes amid 16th-century guildhall houses and the cathedral’s stunning altarpiece paintings by the famous artist on your guided tour of the diamond capital. In Brussels, explore landmark buildings of Town Hall with a collection of cafes and shops on the Lower Town streets and enjoy a chocolate workshop. Memories of Holland and Belgium will bloom in your memory for seasons to come!