Tulip Time – April 10-17 2015

A Marvelous River Cruise Vacation & Pilgrimage


Price: Group E Category Stateroom $2,549 per person double

Port Taxes $147

Subtotal $2,696 per person double occupancy

Roundtrip Air from BWI $1,344 per person (optional or use your

own air) (includes transfers) $4,040 per person double occupancy

Other options pre-paid:

Optional Travel Insurance $249 per person

Upgrade to Panorama Suite $999 per person double

Pre-paid Gratuities $94 per person

Single Supplement charge $1,402 Cat E

Pre and post hotel stays in Amsterdam – Quoted as needed.

Vacation Overview

Discover picturesque Holland and Belgium in the spring on this marvelous river cruise vacation! Drink in the colorful

blooming beauty of famous Keukenhof Gardens, vibrant gardens with the world’s largest bulb flower park, visit one of

the charming windmills at Kinderdijk, and learn about Holland’s complex flood controls at the fascinating Delta Works.

Discover St. Baaf’s Cathedral in medieval Ghent, explore Antwerp, and visit Maastricht, the university town on the

borders of Belgium and Germany.

Specially arranged visits to historical and beautiful Cathedrals and Churches (Mass at some). make this cruise a Pilgrimage too! On Sunday we are underway aboard ship so we will have the experience of Mass aboard the vessel. This cruise is the only one of the ten scheduled for this itinerary that has on board talks on Dutch and Belgian beers with samplings. There is also a sampling tour at a brewery. In addition there is a talk with samples of Dutch cheeses. All these special features are at no extra cost. For more information and a four page brochure call or email Msgr. John L. FitzGerald at 443-690-2447 or johnlfitzgerald@aol.com. There is an “Early Bird” $250 discount per person if a deposit is made on or before 28 October 2014.

Day 1 Amsterdam (Embarkation): welcome reception

Day 2 Schoonhoven. Excursion to Keukenhof–Kinderdijk: choice of full- or half-day visit to Keukenhof Gardens;

visit a windmill at Kinderdijk

Day 3 Veere. Excursion to Delta Works & Middelburg: guided visit of the Delta Works; guided walk in Middelburg

Day 4 Ghent: guided sightseeing, visit St. Baaf’s Cathedral

Day 5 Antwerp: guided sightseeing

Day 6 Maastricht: guided walk

Day 7 Amsterdam: canal cruise; cheese tasting

Day 8 Amsterdam (Disembarkation): your vacation ends this morning

Special onboard and onshore experiences presented by local chefs, entertainers, artisans, and experts, designed to enrich your cruise.