Friday April 19:
We would like to welcome you on board from 20.00. After unpacking you suitcases the crew will be introduced to you en you will have the opportunity to get to know you fellow passengers.
Saturday April 20:
Arnhem - Schoonhoven
We'll cast off before breakfast and set sail for our first destination, Schoonhoven. In this little town on the Lek Here, the art of silversmithing is still important. Proof of this is in the many monumental silver workshops and silversmith houses, as well as the only vocational school for gold and silversmithing.
Sunday April 21:
Schoonhoven - Gouda
Today is Easter Sunday. In the restaurant you will find a delicious Easter breakfast waiting for you. While you enjoy your breakfast, we will continue our trip towards Gouda. This beautiful city lies in the Green Heart of the Netherlands, and is especially well known for its cheese market, candles and delicious stroopwafels (caramel waffles). Everything is within walking distance in the city centre. Take a stroll down the picturesque lanes and take a seat at a lively outdoor cafe where you can admire the beautiful city hall on the Market Square. Or participate in cruise through Gouda with a canal boat(*)
Monday April 22:
Gouda - Willemstad
Our destination today is Willemstad, one of the best preserved fortified towns in the Netherlands. The entire town is surrounded by fortified walls. Inside the walls there are many interesting structures, including the Arsenaal (Arsenal), the former town hall and the Mauritshuis.
Tuesday April 23:
Willemstad - Heusden - Gorinchem
We'll arrive in Heusden around coffee time. A walk through this historic town will give you a good impression. At the beginning of the afternoon, we'll sail on the dammed-up Maas towards Gorinchem, another beautiful fortified city. As well as the many attractions, you can also enjoy shopping in the lively shopping area.
Wednesday April 24:
Gorinchem - Zaltbommel - Wijk bij Duurstede
Further upstream on the Waal we'll arrive in Zaltbommel. It's possible to see the tower of St Maarten's Church from some distance. You can easily walk to the centre via the old Water Gate. This gate is the only one of five city gates that has survived. The picturesque lanes with characterful facades are evidence of a rich history. During lunch, we'll sail on towards Wijk bij Duurstede where the captain will invite you to partake of the Captain's Dinner in the evening.
Thursday April 25:
Wijk bij Duurstede - Arnhem
The last day of our trip has dawned. Our ship will arrive in Arnhem around 14:00, and we'll bid you farewell. We hope you've enjoyed this beautiful and lively Easter Cruise.
Coffee and tea included
Several opportunities for excursions
Live entertainment on two evenings