Get into the festive spirit with a delightful short voyage to Amsterdam and Belgium’s Zeebrugge. Enjoy Amsterdam’s beautiful charm by strolling down the fascinating cobbled streets laced with old merchants’ houses, idyllic bridges and tree-lined canals, or visit the city’s famed museums including the Van Gogh Museum and the Anne Frank House. Continue to Zeebrugge, Belgium’s gateway to Bruges, a charming little town of picturesque canals, beautiful stone bridges and exquisite medieval Flemish architecture. Or visit Brussels, the vibrant capital with historic buildings and ancient palaces.
At London Tilbury Port, embark Columbus (3T) in preparation for an evening sailing.
Day 2 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
We spend today exploring the charming Dutch capital, Amsterdam, a beautiful city known for its traditional appearance having hardly changed since its 17th century Golden Age. Stroll along the idyllic streets decorated with old, gabled houses and merchants’ mansions, charming bridges and canals lined with lush green trees. The city is also renowned for its array of fascinating galleries and museums including the Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. The Royal Palace is another famed attraction, originally built as a Town Hall in the 17th century this unique building can be found in the city centre.
Day 3 - Zeebrugge, Belgium
This morning we arrive in Zeebrugge, an important port working as the gateway to Bruges. Explore the beautiful, little city of Bruges, filled with an abundance of charming canals, stone bridges, medieval Flemish architecture and fascinating cobbled streets. You might want to take a short trip to Brussels, Belgium’s capital split into two regions: the Lower and Upper Town. Both have a unique appearance; the Lower Town hosts gothic, baroque and renaissance buildings from the Middle Ages and 18th century, while the Upper Town boasts exquisite 18th and 19th century palaces all situated around the spectacular Royal Quarter.