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Have a superb New Year!

New Year - Cities of Belgium

 

Bruges at night
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Enjoy New Year’s Eve dinner on board, toasting the New Year at midnight and taking in a fireworks display in Rotterdam
    • On New Year’s Day, join your fellow passengers for a special Captain’s gala dinner!
      Visit beautiful Bruges and Ghent
    • Explore the magnificent city of Rotterdam
    • Take in Antwerp’s many sights

    Make the most of the New Year with a wonderful River Cruise aboard the MS Princess, exploring Holland and Belgium. Discover stunning sights in Bruges and Ghent, as well as taking in a fireworks display in Rotterdam on New Year’s Eve, exploring vibrant Antwerp at leisure, and enjoying a New Year’s Day gala dinner. Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - Activities
    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Entertainment
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    MS Princess in Rotterdam
      
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    Join us as we explore beautiful cities in Holland and Belgium, sailing on-board the MS Princess and enjoying a fantastic New Year celebration at the same time! We’ll begin our journey in brilliant Bruges, famous for its stunning medieval architecture.

    We’ll then continue to Ghent, where we may wish to join an optional guided walking tour, which can help us to see more of the sights in this charming city, such as the Belfry, and Saint Nicholas Church. Onwards to Rotterdam on New Year’s Eve; celebrate with a fantastic evening meal on-board with our fellow passengers. Not only this, we’ll also have a spectacular fireworks display to look forward to in Rotterdam!

    On New Year’s Day, we’ll celebrate in style with a Captain’s gala dinner, enjoying a wonderful party atmosphere as we make the most of our last night on-board.

    In the morning, it will be time to disembark in Antwerp to continue our journey home after a brilliant river cruise. What better way to celebrate the New Year?
  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Ship

    YOUR SHIP



    MS Princess

    • MS Princess in Rotterdam
    • MS Princess lobby
    • MS Princess single cabin
    • MS Princess bar
    One of our newest River Cruise vessels, the MS Princess is a smaller ship for smaller rivers, allowing our valued Shearings customers to explore unique routes that larger ships simply cannot traverse. This elegant ship is perfect for relaxing Elbe River Cruises, so you can discover these gentle waterways to admire the beautiful scenery as we travel, as well as visiting wonderful destinations along the Elbe River in Germany.

    With so much to see and do on-board, you’ll have a fantastic time while travelling with us. If you’re new to River Cruise holidays, or you’re looking for a more intimate travel experience, our MS Princess scenic River Cruises would be absolutely ideal. You’ll enjoy a quieter, more close-knit atmosphere, but you’ll still get to make the most of the fantastic service and facilities that larger ships boast. With its welcoming reception, lounge and restaurant areas, as well as a great bar and a well-stocked gift shop, the MS Princess offers up a unique mixture of comfort and cosiness.

    Get to know your fellow holidaymakers in our delightful lounge area, where you can also admire panoramic river views thanks to the large picture windows. There’s also a fantastic sun deck to explore, with sun loungers and a covered areas for those who would prefer to sit in the shade. Admire the beautiful views of the Elbe as we sail, or you could head to the bar for a pre-dinner drink.

    In the MS Princess’ restaurant, tuck into delicious buffest breakfasts, three-course lunches and four-course evening meals, as well as enjoying an exciting Captain’s gala dinner during your cruise! All of our Europe River Cruises get the benefit of a Shearings Cruise Tour Manager as well, who will travel with you on-board and will be more than happy to provide suggestions of great places to visit when we dock!

    We’re looking forward to welcoming you on-board our comfortable yet cosy ship - which MS Princess River Cruise will you choose?
    • Length: 80 metres
    • Width: 9.5 metres
    • Accommodation areas refurbished: 2010
    • Passenger Capacity: 102
    • Passenger decks: 2

    Cabins

    • MS Princess Grade A Twin Cabin

      MS Princess in Rotterdam
      • A higher deck for fantastic views
      • Private bathroom facilities including a shower and toilet
      • TV
      • Telephone
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Air conditioning
      • Large picture window
      • Folding twin beds
      For a superior experience when enjoying relaxing scenic River Cruises on-board the MS Princess, upgrade to one of our Grade A Twin cabins. Situated on the upper deck, you’ll be able to admire wonderful views as we travel, and these cabins make the perfect place to retire to after a fantastic day of sailing along the beautiful Elbe river.

      With folding twin beds, as well as private bathroom facilities including a shower and toilet, you’ll have everything you require for a comfortable stay aboard the MS Princess. You’ll also find a TV, telephone, safe, and hairdryer in your cabin. As well as this, you’ll be able to make use of your cabin’s air conditioning to ensure you stay perfectly comfortable during your River Cruise.
    • MS Princess Grade B Twin Cabin

      MS Princess in Rotterdam
      • Private bathroom facilities including a shower and toilet
      • TV
      • Telephone
      • Safe
      • Hairdryer
      • Air conditioning
      • Large picture window
      • Folding twin beds
      Our Grade B Twin cabins come as standard on our excellent Elbe River Cruises on-board the MS Princess, allowing you to relax after a day of admiring the beautiful changing scenery as we travel. Journeying along the picturesque Elbe, you can enjoy a relaxing night’s rest in your cabin, with its folding twin beds and private bathroom facilities to ensure you have everything you require for a great night’s sleep.

      These cabins also have a TV, telephone, safe, hairdryer and air conditioning, allowing you to relax and enjoy your wonderful River Cruise experience on-board the MS Princess.
     
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  • Excursions & Extras

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Ghent
    Ghent Guided Walking Tour

    When visiting the lovely city of Ghent, we’ll be given the option of taking a guided walking tour in order to find out more about its history and culture, as we’ll travel to some of the city’s most interesting attractions. This will allow us to find out how Ghent has become the fascinating city it is today.

    Ghent
    Ghent Guided Walking Tour

    When visiting the lovely city of Ghent, we’ll be given the option of taking a guided walking tour in order to find out more about its history and culture, as we’ll travel to some of the city’s most interesting attractions. This will allow us to find out how Ghent has become the fascinating city it is today.

    Ghent
    Ghent Guided Walking Tour

    When visiting the lovely city of Ghent, we’ll be given the option of taking a guided walking tour in order to find out more about its history and culture, as we’ll travel to some of the city’s most interesting attractions. This will allow us to find out how Ghent has become the fascinating city it is today.




    EXTRAS

    New Year's Day gala dinner
    Celebrate the season with a sumptuous gala dinner on New Year's Day. 

    Welcome drink on arrival
    Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival.

 


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What's included

  • Coach Travel
  • Four nights full-board cruise
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Services of a Shearings Cruise Manager
  • On-board evening entertainment programme
  • Chairlift between decks
  • New Year’s Eve dinner and fireworks display in Rotterdam
  • Captain’s gala dinner on New Year’s Day
  • One optional excursion
MS Princess in Rotterdam

MS Princess

One of our newest River Cruise vessels, the MS Princess is a smaller ship for smaller rivers, allowing our valued Shearings customers to explore unique routes that larger ships simply cannot traverse.

Learn more about the ship
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