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Explore the Waterways of Holland and Belgium with a River Cruise

A Holland and Belgium river cruise offers a unique way to explore two of Europe’s most beautiful and culturally rich countries.

Discover the timeless beauty of the Netherlands and Belgium with a Holland and Belgium river cruise. This delightful voyage offers travelers the chance to explore vibrant cities, picturesque towns, and stunning countryside, all while enjoying the comfort and luxury of river cruising. With stops in iconic ports such as Rotterdam, Amsterdam, and Brussels, this cruise promises an unforgettable journey through some of Europe’s most captivating regions.

If you’ve never taken a river cruise before, be sure to check out our post on the top 5 reasons why river cruising is the best way to experience Europe!

Rotterdam river cruise through the city.

Rotterdam: The Gateway to Modernity

Your Holland and Belgium river cruise begins in Rotterdam, a city renowned for its modern architecture and vibrant cultural scene. As Europe’s largest port, Rotterdam boasts an impressive skyline dotted with innovative buildings like the Cube Houses and the Erasmus Bridge. Take a leisurely bike ride through the city’s extensive network of cycle paths, visit the Maritime Museum, or explore the bustling Markthal, a food lover’s paradise. Rotterdam’s dynamic atmosphere and cutting-edge design make it a must-visit destination on your cruise.

River cruise boats lined up in an Amsterdam canal.

Amsterdam: The Venice of the North

Next, your cruise brings you to Amsterdam, the enchanting capital of the Netherlands. Known for its picturesque canals, historic buildings, and world-class museums, Amsterdam offers something for every traveler. Take a canal tour to admire the city’s unique architecture, visit the renowned Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, or explore the Anne Frank House for a poignant glimpse into history. Don’t miss the vibrant neighborhoods of Jordaan and De Pijp, where you can enjoy charming boutiques, lively markets, and cozy cafes.

The Grand Palace in Brussels.

Brussels: A Blend of History and Modernity

As your journey continues, you’ll arrive in Brussels, the capital of Belgium and the heart of the European Union. This city seamlessly blends historical grandeur with contemporary vibrancy. Explore the stunning Grand Place, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and marvel at its ornate guildhalls. Visit the Atomium, an iconic symbol of Brussels, and enjoy panoramic views of the city. Brussels is also famed for its culinary delights, including exquisite chocolates, waffles, and a wide variety of Belgian beers.

Special Themed Cruises: Tulip Cruises and Golf Cruises

Enhance your Holland and Belgium river cruise experience with a special themed cruise:

Experience the Netherlands with a tulip river cruise.

Tulip Cruises

Witness the breathtaking beauty of the Netherlands’ famous tulip fields in full bloom. These cruises are timed to coincide with the tulip season, offering you a spectacular display of colors. Visit the Keukenhof Gardens, one of the largest flower gardens in the world, and immerse yourself in the vibrant floral landscapes.

Golf Cruises

For golf enthusiasts, our golf cruise itineraries provide the perfect blend of leisure and sport. Enjoy rounds of golf at some of the most prestigious courses in the region, all while cruising through picturesque waterways. These cruises offer an ideal combination of relaxation, sightseeing, and golfing excellence.

Why Choose a Holland and Belgium River Cruise?

A Holland and Belgium river cruise offers a unique way to explore two of Europe’s most beautiful and culturally rich countries. Whether you are drawn to the artistic heritage of Amsterdam, the modern allure of Rotterdam, or the historical charm of Brussels, this cruise provides a diverse and enriching experience. The added options of tulip and golf cruises ensure that there’s something special for everyone.

Book your Holland and Belgium river cruise with R3Travel today and embark on a journey filled with beauty, history, and unforgettable experiences. Enjoy the best of what these charming countries have to offer, all from the comfort of your luxurious river cruise.