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2022

Experience the 2022 Floriade (port-to-port cruise)

6 Days - AFL_PP
# Description

Cruise

AMSTERDAM - HUIZEN - ALMERE or LELYSTAD - LEMMER - URK or KAMPEN - AMSTERDAM

The International Horticultural Exhibition Floriade Expo will begin on April 14, 2022. The expo is a grand stage for local and international horticultural experts to exhibit solutions to making our cities healthier and more sustainable. Join CroisiEurope on an exceptional cruise through the Netherlands, and participate in this enlightening festival bursting with greenhouses and arboretums overflowing with flowers, plants, vegetables, and fruit. The spotlight will be on new technologies and products of the future, with special attention to global urbanization, food supply, health, and energy extraction.

Croisi +
All inclusive on board

THE CROISIEUROPE DIFFERENCE

  • All meals included - DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Refined French cuisine - Gala dinner and evening - Welcome cocktail
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Headsets are included for excursions
  • Official welcome from the captain and crew
  • Onboard activities
  • Travel assistance and repatriation insurance
  • All port fees included

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Take part in the Floriade 2022
  • Cruise on Lake Markermeer and the IJsselmeer
  • All excursions included:
    • Tour of Amsterdam and the trendy Jordaan district on an old-fashioned tram
    • The idyllic village of Giethoorn
    • Urk, a charming fishing village and historic Schokland, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
    • Lively Haarlem
    • Aalsmeer and the Dutch flower auction
    • A visit to the Keukenhof Gardens
  • Onboard lecture

Route

Day 1

AMSTERDAM

Passengers are welcome to board our ship at 6 p.m. After you’ve comfortably settled into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. We'll enjoy dinner on board. Join us for a tour of Amsterdam’s famous canals and take in its iconic sites.

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Day 2

AMSTERDAM - HUIZEN

This morning’s tour will take us through Amsterdam on a tourist tramway to the Jordaan district. We’ll visit the city on an old-fashioned tram, which includes a stop at the Westerkerk, the biggest church in Amsterdam.

We’ll begin our cruise to Huizen this afternoon. Enjoy time on your own to explore the area. We'll enjoy dinner and an evening of entertainment.

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Day 3

HUIZEN - ALMERE or LELYSTAD - The Floriade - LEMMER

Spend the day at the FLORIADE 2020 EXPO (lunch not included).

The city of Almere will host the six-month International Horticultural Exhibition Floriade Expo beginning on April 14, 2022. Enjoy the magnificent gardens, interesting symposiums and workshops, fun attractions, tasteful delights, and impressive exhibits.

We’ll return on board the ship in Almere or Lelystad and being to cruise to Lemmer.

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Day 4

LEMMER - URK or KAMPEN

This morning, join us for a tour of Giethoorn. This idyllic, mostly car-free village is surrounded by waterways, reed beds, and woods. We’ll enjoy a lovely boat tour on the Giethoorn canals.

The afternoon excursion will be to Urk and Schokland. Urk and Schokland are on the northeastern section of the Markermeer. The two areas are testimony to how the Dutch have struggled to live in harmony with the water for thousands of years.

We’ll return on board in Urk or Kampen and cruise the Ijsselmeer to the Markermeer.

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Day 5

AMSTERDAM

This morning’s excursion is dedicated to Haarlem and the Dutch flower auction in Aalsmeer. We’ll leave very early in the morning for the largest flower auction in the world, followed by a tour of Haarlem.

This afternoon, join us for an excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens.(1) Enjoy a tour of the beautiful spring gardens and pavilions bursting with gorgeous hues and alluring scents.

During the off-season, we’ll visit Volendam and Zaanse Schans instead.

Enjoy a free evening to explore Amsterdam on your own.

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Day 6

AMSTERDAM

Enjoy breakfast on board this morning before disembarking at 9:00 a.m.

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Dates & Prices

START IN 2022
Departure 12/04/2022
Arrival 17/04/2022
Ship : MS France Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 19/04/2022
Arrival 24/04/2022
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Ship : MS Victor Hugo Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 07/05/2022
Arrival 12/05/2022
Ship : MS Victor Hugo Ship category : STANDARD
Departure 23/08/2022
Arrival 28/08/2022
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Ship : MS Mona Lisa Ship category : STANDARD
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Departure 07/09/2022
Arrival 12/09/2022
Ship : MS Mona Lisa Ship category : STANDARD

* Price based on double occupancy

Sales

  • Child discount (2-9 years) : - 20%
Included :
Not included

Your cruise with all meals from dinner the first evening to breakfast on the final day - onboard drinks included (except from our special lists) - accommodations in double-occupancy, climate-controlled cabin with shower in private bathroom - onboard activities - visits and tours listed in program - assistance from our onboard, multi-lingual host/hostess - welcome cocktail - gala dinner - emergency/repatriation insurance - baggage carrying services - all port fees.

Drinks from our special wine list or drinks ordered during excursions or transfers - cancellation and baggage insurance - transfers/travel to and from departure/arrival points - personal expenses.

Shore Excursions

Full day at the Floriade Expo

Enjoy a full day at the 7th edition of the Floriade Expo, dedicated entirely to the “Growing Green Cities” initiative. More than 40 exhibits from different countries will be spread out over 148 acres and will include a spectacular complex...

Duration 8h00 Classic
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Excursion to the Keukenhof Gardens

Departure by coach in the company of your hostess towards Keukenhof. Upon arrival, your hostess will give you an entry ticket that will allow you to stroll freely inside this beautiful flower garden extending on 32 hectares (79 acres). You'll be...

Duration 4h30 Classic
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Guided tour of Giethoorn

Imagine a town straight out of a fairytale with no pollution nor cars to be found: this is Giethoorn. We’ll leave from Lemmer by coach to reach Giethoorn, a charming lakeside town. Located inside the Weeribben-Wieden National Park–part...

Duration 4h00 Discovery
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Tour of Amsterdam by tram with a visit to the Jordaan district

Enjoy a tour of Amsterdam from Leidseplein to Dam on an old-fashioned tram. Sites on this tour include the Museumplein, lively Leidsestraat, the floating flower market, the Spui, and much, much more. Of course, the canals are never far from view. We&...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Urk and Schokland

Our first stop will be charming Urk, where village streets seem frozen in time and you can still hear the local dialect. The most important monuments and the lighthouse are on the beautiful harbor. We’ll then head to Schokland, once an island i...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Excursion to Volendam and Zaanse-Schans

We'll leave by coach with our guide for Volendam, a charming village that has preserved its character for over six centuries thanks to the tough vitality of its fishermen. We'll then visit a cheese factory in the area to discover how the famo...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Haarlem and the Flower Auction

We’ll set out very early this morning for Aalsmeer and a tour of the famous Dutch flower auction. The action happens fast here, with bidders having only a few seconds to complete the sale. The prices start high and move lower, so it is a true D...

Duration 4h00 Classic
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Ships

Several ships available for this cruise

STANDARD - 2 Decks

Valid national identity card or passport required. Non-EU nationals are advised to consult their embassy or consulate.


For safety reasons, the company and/or the captain of the ship are the only authorities who can modify the cruise itinerary.

(1) The Keukenhof Gardens are open from March 19 to May 8, 2022. The Gardens reserve the right to change the opening hours and dates.

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