Discover two of Flanders’ most enchanting cities and follow our guide back in time! Ghent’s medieval architecture and youthful vibrant atmosphere will impress you. We visit Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb painting (optional), and walk along the Castle of the Counts of Flanders, the picturesque medieval harbor and many more highlights. In Bruges, you enjoy the view of the peaceful Lake of Love and the old beguinage. Your guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. You also have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals. Do not forget your comfortable shoes to brave the cobbled streets!
• 10 hours
Take this Brussels beer-tasting tour to discover why Belgium is so famous for its mouth-watering beers! No country in the world boasts a brewing tradition as rich and diverse as Belgium’s, and this tour is the perfect way to learn about the country's beer heritage and taste great beers. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 20 people on this small group Brussels Beer tasting tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable guide.
• 4 hours
Explore Brussels on a 4-hour guided walking tour with a twist as you following the trail of the city’s top chocolate shops. Your guide will point out the major sights as you go, explaining the history of Brussels and why it's famous for its chocolate. Enjoy tastings of these Belgian treats and learn to make your own creations during a 1 hour chocolate workshop.
• 4 hours
Discover Bruges – one of the most captivating cities in Belgium – on this day trip from Amsterdam. After traveling to Bruges by coach, you will receive a brief overview of city sights from your knowledgeable guide. Then, enjoy 5 full hours exploring the churches, canals and lace shops of Bruges on your own. See the Begijnhof, the city gates and the eye-catching windmills. And indulge in some delicious Belgian chocolates on your ride back to Amsterdam! In addition get a complimentary 1-hour canal cruise in Amsterdam to use at your leisure (worth €16).
• 12 hours
Discover the pure beauty of Bruges in a day. From monasteries to cathedrals and palaces, you’ll be guided though the city center that well deserves its UNESCO world heritage title. Admire the splendor of original medieval architecture and enjoy the fascinating story of its history. Take in the incredible sites of the Venice of the North cruising along its romantic canals and take time out to leisurely lunch and shop. The city’s romantic charm and stunning architecture make this a perfect day to remember.
• 14 hours
Your visit first takes you to a very moving German Cemetery, from where we drive to a section of the WW1 trenches. You visit the Monument of the ‘Brooding Soldier’, which commemorates the sacrifice of 2,000 Canadian soldiers during the first German gas attack. After a set lunch in Ypres your guide takes you to the outstanding Flanders Fields museum. You will hear the touching stories behind four years of trench war. Next, our coach takes you to Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery which is the largest Commonwealth cemetery in the world. You will also visit Essex Farm Cemetery. This was the dressing station where Dr. John McCrae wrote the famous poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ Time for an evening snack. At 8 pm you can attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate, a daily tribute to all Commenwealth soldiers and officers that were missing after battle.The tour offers ample opportunity for reflection and to take pictures
• 13 hours
Luxemburg is a modern and vibrant city with a rich history and impressive architecture. In the old part of city, our guide will take you to the cathedral, the Palace of the Grand Duke and the Place des Armes. In the lower part of the city you will enjoy a spectacular view of the Kirchberg district, home to several European institutions. In the valley, we will show you a trail of casemates, the abbey of Neunmünster, the city walls and the picturesque sites along the river Alzette. After some free time in the city, we visit the quaint town of Dinant, with its fifteenth century collegial, its citadel and its saxophone museum (optional). Our drive to Brussels, takes us through the valley of the Meuse
• 11 hours
Want to get a taste of Belgium while you're in Amsterdam? This private tour takes you to Brussels for a full day in the country’s wonderful capital city to discover beautiful architecture, diverse culture, centuries of history and Belgian beer, waffles and chocolate. See main sights like the Royal Palace, Atomium, Manneken Pis and European Union buildings on a panoramic tour, followed by free time to wander Brussels at your leisure.
• 10 hours
Holland is only at a stone’s throw away from Brussels. Don’t miss the opportunity to visit bustling Amsterdam! Upon arrival in Amsterdam we visit a local crafts center where you see the production of traditional cheeses and clogs. Time for a short photo break near a traditional quaint Dutch windmill. We drive on to the heart of Amsterdam, passing the Dutch National Bank and the former Heineken brewery museum. You can embark on an optional guided boat tour that takes you along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals. This is an unforgettable way to discover the old city and it is undoubtedly the number one attraction of Holland’s capital. Next stop: the tour now takes you to Amsterdam’s most famous square called the “DAM”. The guide takes you on a brief guided walk to the Royal Palace and other highlights of the city. Then it is time for some free time. Stroll along the shopping streets, visit the flower market. Just enjoy!
• 11.5 hours
Cruise Express Return Shuttle Service Your cruise shuttle to Bruges provides a return shuttle service from your cruise ship to Bruges and back at regular intervals (max. waiting time 30 min.), so no delay in getting to Bruges and back from your cruise ship.Shuttles leave Zeebrugge between 8.30AM-12PM (noon), and return from Bruges in the afternoon. The schedule in the afternoon depends on the departure time of your cruise ship. First bus back: 4 hours prior to final embarkment/ last bus back: 1 hour prior to final embarkment. Shuttles every 30 minutes. Bruges Excursion (optional) Book an excursion through Bruges and upon your arrival a local guide will be waiting for you to explore the historic centre and let this fascinating city come to life through stories, descriptions, and medieval legends.
• 20 minutes