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Springtime European river cruises

06 Dec 2016

Book a springtime European river cruise with The River Cruise Line and enjoy beautiful gardens, bulb-fields and waterways as they burst into life after the Winter.

Call Ultimate Destinations for more details on springtime European river cruises from The River Cruise Line on 01923 284148 or you can send us an email to We will be delighted to be of service.

Read on for some spring inspiration…

Dutch Towns and the Spring Gardens of Keukenhof

Experience Europe’s most beautiful gardens in full bloom with the Dutch Towns and the Spring Gardens of Keukenhof Cruise. The cruise starts in historic Arnhem before setting sail for the picturesque IJsselmeer. En-route to Amsterdam, visit the world’s largest flower garden, Keukenhof in full springtime bloom.

7 days from £579

Departs 23, 24, 29, 30 March and 5 April 2017

Amsterdam, Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent

On this relaxing river cruise, follow gentle waterways and take in an assortment of Dutch and Belgian highlights. Cruise from Amsterdam through the glorious windmill-studded countryside of the Netherlands. Then on to  Belgium where you will visit Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent before cruising back towards the Netherlands.

7 days from £729

Departs 5 and 6 April 2017

Amsterdam, Bulb-fields and Waterways of Holland

Cruise from Nijmegen along the waterways of Holland to Dordrecht and then Rotterdam. Prepare to be in awe of the world’s most beautiful spring gardens at Keukenhof, where more than seven million flowers burst into life. This cruise ends in Amsterdam, where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of this laid-back capital.

5 days from £379

Departs 13, 14, 20 and 21 April 2017

Spring Gardens in Holland and Belgium

This seven-day cruise takes you along the sublime waters of the Netherlands and Belgium, with visits to both country’s capital cities and the best botanical gardens each country has to offer. Keukenhof, also known as the Garden of Europe, Floralia which is Belgium’s must-see spring event, the Appeltern Gardens and the National Botanic Garden of Belgium, along with free time in beautiful Dutch and Belgian cities.

7 days from £779

Departs April 2017

Springtime European river cruises – a trip to look forward to!

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