Saturday 31. March:
Arnhem - Zaandam
Boarding for this new Easter cruise takes place on Saturday morning in Arnhem. As soon as everyone is on board we’ll weigh anchor and at 09:30 we’ll sail towards our first destination, Zaandam. On the way the crew will introduce themselves and you can meet your fellow passengers. After dinner you can take a walk through the centre of town that is famous throughout the world for its lovely Zaandam wooden houses and beautifully coloured windmills.
Sunday 1. April:
Zaandam - Hoorn
Today is Easter Sunday. A delicious Easter buffet awaits you in the restaurant. After breakfast you’ll have the entire morning to visit the centre of Zaandam or the Zaanse Schans. During lunch we continue our journey towards Hoorn, a pleasant shopping town with an attractive centre. The lively harbour contains many memories of its East India Company past
Monday 2. April
Hoorn - Enkhuizen - Medemblik
We set sail early and follow the coastline of the Markermeer lake northwards. The first town we moor at will be Enkhuizen. In the past Enkhuizen was noted for its herring fishing. You can find out more about its history and life by the Zuiderzee by visiting the Zuiderzee Museum. At the beginning of the afternoon we’ll sail further along the Ijsselmeer to Medemblik. This town in Western Friesland is mainly noted for its watersports.
Tuesday 3. April
Medemblik - Hasselt
We weigh anchor during breakfast and cross over the IJsselmeer towards Hasselt. We’ll reach our destination early in the afternoon via the Ijssel and the Zwarte Water (Black Water) rivers. You’ll get a good impression of the history of this Hanseatic town during a walk along the canals and through the narrow lanes.
Wednesday 4. April
Hasselt - Deventer
We continue our journey further upstream along the Ijssel to Deventer. This town is one of the oldest in the Netherlands. The prosperity of the ‘golden age’ can still be seen in the large merchants’ houses in the town centre. In the evening the captain will invite you to the Captains Dinner.
Thursday 5. April:
Deventer - Arnhem
The last day of the holiday has arrived. The ship will arrive in Arnhem at around 14:00 where we will take our leave of you. We hope you enjoyed this lovely Easter cruise.
Free boarding the evening before
Several excursion opportunities
Live entertainment on two evenings
No available ships