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Dutch & Belgian Waterways

Amsterdam

Sail through the waterways of Holland...

The scenic waterways of Holland and Belgium offer a unique way to see this colourful part of Europe. Join us and see the famous Dutch windmills and the magnificent cities of Belgium as we sail along these tranquil waterways. Gaze over the acres of vivid bulbfields that the Netherlands is renowned for and see the vibrant city of Amsterdam and its myriad of canals and cobbled streets. Or discover the Grand Palace in Brussels as well as charming cities such as Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht.

Shearings offer Dutch and Belgian river cruises on three exclusively chartered vessels - the MPS Rotterdam, the MV Virginia and the MS Alegria. Cruises include travel to your ship by coach or Eurostar, full board accommodation on board your ship with delicious food, enteratainment on the ship and wonderful excursions to places like the Keukenhof Gardens.

See the range of Dutch river cruises on offer below, or alternatively, browse the full range of Shearings river cruises.

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Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 7 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

 

MV Virginia

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7 days from only £519 per person.

£519 per person.

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Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

MV Virginia

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7 days from only £529 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch & Belgian New Year River Cruise 5 days 

New Years Eve

From the start of your cruise it’s a festive celebration. Enjoy the winter scenery of Belgium and Holland and bring in the New Year onboard the MV Virginia.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £549 per person.

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4 nights from £549

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Tulips and Windmills

Discover the delightful Dutch scenery as we visit awesome Keukenhof Gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as enjoying the river landscapes, passing historic windmills on the way. This is truly a wonderful short cruise which captures the real essence of Holland, with a perfect mix of city, riverscapes and spring colour.

MV Virginia

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7 days from only £549 per person.

£549 per person.

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Close this result item Springtime in Holland 7 days 

Capture the real essence of Holland on our wonderful short Spring cruise, with a perfect mix of city, scenery and fantastic floral colour. Discover Dutch delights as we visit superb Keukenhof gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as taking in the traditional landscapes, passing iconic windmills along the way.

MV Virginia

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7 days from only £549 per person.

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Close this result item Tulips and Windmills 5 days 

Tulips and Windmills

Discover the delightful Dutch scenery as we visit awesome Keukenhof Gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as enjoying the river landscapes, passing historic windmills on the way. This is truly a wonderful short cruise which captures the real essence of Holland, with a perfect mix of city, riverscapes and spring colour.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £601.50 per person.

£601.50 per person.

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Close this result item Springtime in Holland - By Air 5 days 

Capture the real essence of Holland on our wonderful short Spring cruise, with a perfect mix of city, scenery and fantastic floral colour. Discover Dutch delights as we visit superb Keukenhof gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as taking in the traditional landscapes, passing iconic windmills along the way.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £601.50 per person.

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Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 6 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £619 per person.

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London St Pancras 5 nights from £619

Close this result item Tulips and Windmills 5 days 

Tulips and Windmills

Discover the delightful Dutch scenery as we visit awesome Keukenhof Gardens, the largest bulb flower park in the world, as well as enjoying the river landscapes, passing historic windmills on the way. This is truly a wonderful short cruise which captures the real essence of Holland, with a perfect mix of city, riverscapes and spring colour.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £619 per person.

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Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 6 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

 

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £619 per person.

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London St Pancras 5 nights from £619

Close this result item Dutch & Belgian New Year River Cruise 5 days 

New Years Eve

From the start of your cruise it’s a festive celebration. Enjoy the winter scenery of Belgium and Holland and bring in the New Year onboard the MV Virginia.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £649 per person.

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London St Pancras 4 nights from £649

Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 6 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £681.50 per person.

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5 nights from £681.50

Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 6 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

 

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £681.50 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Christmas River Cruise 7 days 

Ghent

From the moment you board it’s time to relax and enjoy a wonderful festive break cruising through Holland & Belgium. Celebrate with fellow ‘cruisers’ as we enjoy a sumptuous Christmas lunch and Captains Gala dinner.

MV Virginia

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7 days from only £689 per person.

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6 nights from £689

Close this result item Dutch & Belgian New Year River Cruise 5 days 

New Years Eve

From the start of your cruise it’s a festive celebration. Enjoy the winter scenery of Belgium and Holland and bring in the New Year onboard the MV Virginia.

MV Virginia

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5 days from only £741.50 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch Gardens & Flanders Fields 8 days 

Our spring cruise combination takes in the colourful flowers of Holland at Keukenhof Gardens, as well as visits to the Flanders Museum and the Menin Gate, unravelling the historic events at the battlefields.

MPS Rotterdam

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8 days from only £759 per person.

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Ghent

From the moment you board it’s time to relax and enjoy a wonderful festive break cruising through Holland & Belgium. Celebrate with fellow ‘cruisers’ as we enjoy a sumptuous Christmas lunch and Captains Gala dinner.

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £769 per person.

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London St Pancras 5 nights from £769

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Ghent

From the moment you board it’s time to relax and enjoy a wonderful festive break cruising through Holland & Belgium. Celebrate with fellow ‘cruisers’ as we enjoy a sumptuous Christmas lunch and Captains Gala dinner.

MV Virginia

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6 days from only £791.50 per person.

£791.50 per person.

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Close this result item Christmas Markets in Holland & Belgium 8 days 

Amsterdam

Enjoy the wonderful festive season as we cruise through Holland and Belgium, with the chance to explore the pretty Christmas markets. Pick up unique Christmas gifts and experience two of Europe's Historic Cities.

MV Virginia

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8 days from only £799 per person.

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London St Pancras 7 nights from £799

Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive (Reverse Itinerary) 10 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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10 days from only £799 per person.

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£799 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive 10 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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10 days from only £799 per person.

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Close this result item Spring Gardens Extravaganza 9 days 

Amsterdam

Join us for a very special garden-filled cruise, where we will discover some fabulous floral attractions including the famous Keukenhof Gardens and the Het Loo Palace Gardens - superb attractions whether you’re a floral expert or someone who appreciates nature’s splendour. Along the way you can relax on board the beautiful MPS Rotterdam, whilst enjoying Hollan and Belgium’s tranquil riverside scenery and magnificent cities as we sail by.

MPS Rotterdam

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9 days from only £819 per person.

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8 nights from £819

Close this result item Dutch Gardens & Flanders Fields 7 days 

Our spring cruise combination takes in the colourful flowers of Holland at Keukenhof Gardens, as well as visits to the Flanders Museum and the Menin Gate, unravelling the historic events at the battlefields.

MPS Rotterdam

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7 days from only £849 per person.

£849 per person.

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London St Pancras 6 nights from £849

Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive (Reverse Itinerary) 8 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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8 days from only £899 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive 8 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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8 days from only £899 per person.

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7 nights from £899

Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive (Reverse Itinerary) 8 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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8 days from only £899 per person.

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Close this result item Dutch & Belgian Inclusive 8 days 

Dordrecht

Enjoy a relaxing cruise through the gentle waterways of Holland and Belgium. An opportunity to see the vibrant city of Amsterdam with its myriad of canals and cobbled streets, discover the impressive Grand Place in Brussels as well as the charming cities of Ghent, Antwerp and Dordrecht. Join us on this great value cruise to discover the best of Holland and Belgium.

MS Alegria

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8 days from only £899 per person.

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London St Pancras 7 nights from £899

Close this result item Spring Gardens Extravaganza 8 days 

Amsterdam

Join us for a very special garden-filled cruise, where we will discover some fabulous floral attractions including the famous Keukenhof Gardens and the Het Loo Palace Gardens - superb attractions whether you’re a floral expert or someone who appreciates nature’s splendour. Along the way you can relax on board the beautiful MPS Rotterdam, whilst enjoying Hollan and Belgium’s tranquil riverside scenery and magnificent cities as we sail by.

MPS Rotterdam

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8 days from only £919 per person.

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Close this result item Spring Gardens Extravaganza 8 days 

Amsterdam

Join us for a very special garden-filled cruise, where we will discover some fabulous floral attractions including the famous Keukenhof Gardens and the Het Loo Palace Gardens - superb attractions whether you’re a floral expert or someone who appreciates nature’s splendour. Along the way you can relax on board the beautiful MPS Rotterdam, whilst enjoying Hollan and Belgium’s tranquil riverside scenery and magnificent cities as we sail by.

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8 days from only £921.50 per person.

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Close this result item Battlefields Remembered (Reverse Itinerary) 9 days 

Poppy field

Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

MPS Rotterdam

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9 days from only £939 per person.

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Poppy field

Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

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7 days from only £979 per person.

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Poppy field

Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

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7 days from only £979 per person.

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Close this result item SPRING GARDENS EXTRAVAGANZA & EXT 10 days 

Sit back relax, and let us whisk you away for a carefree holiday where you can enjoy the best, the very best the area has to offer. You can't beat a holiday with Shearings!

MPS Rotterdam

10 days from only £1079 per person.

£1079 per person.

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Close this result item Battlefields Remembered River Cruise & 2 Nights in Cologne 9 days 

Cologne

Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

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9 days from only £1149 per person.

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Close this result item Battlefields Remembered River Cruise & 2 Nights in Cologne 9 days 

Cologne

Join us as we discover the battlefields of Holland and Belgium. Both World Wars I & II shaped the 20th century and the monuments bear testament to those who bravely paid the ultimate price for peace. We pay our respects at the war memorials which evoke such poignant memories, discover what it was like to live through the preceding periods, experience the occupation and celebrate the liberation.

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9 days from only £1169 per person.

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