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River Cruise Holiday April 1-6, 2018

Sail on the rivers of the Netherlands and visit one beautiful historic town each day.

Enjoy a wonderful holiday on a River Cruise through the Netherlands and Belgium. This holiday includes full board and excursions in each town that is visited during the River Cruise Holiday. The ship is fully accessible for people with limited mobility and people using a wheelchair or mobility scooter. 

If you are interested in the River Cruise Holiday, you can send a request form on this page. When we receive your request, we can send you more information and we can place a cabin in option for you.

This fully accessible River Cruise Holiday has three departure dates in 2018, all addressing different destinations. 

More information River Cruise departing Sept 2nd, 2018

More information River Cruise departing Sept 9th, 2018

River Cruise April 1st - 6th, 2018

Dordrecht - Antwerp - Willemstad - Schoonhoven - Kampen - Zwolle

Your journey starts in Dordrecht, where you will be welcomed by the captain on April 1st.

Our first stop will be Antwerp, Belgium, on April 2nd for a visit to the old city centre. A local tourist tram will take you along many sites and places with historic value and beautiful shapes.

On April 3rd we will be back in the Netherlands again. The ship will arrive in the beautiful fortress town called 'Willemstad'. Besides that the town has the beautiful shape of a star, the street pattern and the many historic buildings give the town special atmosphere.

On the fourth day we will arrive in Schoonhoven which is better known as the 'Silver town'. Silver ware has been designed and traded in Schoonhoven since the 19th century. The local tour guide will bring you therefore to the Silver Museum.

The fifth destination is Kampen: one of the 9 cities in the Netherlands that drove prosperous trade during the Middle Ages. Together with the tour leader you will explore this city which holds over 500 monuments, an historical harbor and 3 preserved city town portals.

The final destination will be Zwolle where the bus awaits you for your transfer to Schiphol Airport. 

Accessible no steps Elevator Accessible restaurant or terrace Wheelchair accessible toilet Wheelchair accessible bathroom Wheelchair accessible room 

Accessibility information

The modern PWA river cruise ship has 25 spacious accessible cabins and 23 cabins for co-travellers and assistants. The cabins on the ship are equipped with two electric high-low beds, a wash basin, a television, an alarm system and plenty of closet space.

The cabins are not equipped with private bathrooms but there’s one large fully adapted bathroom available per 3 cabins. The bathrooms have step-free (wheel-in) showers, toilets with support rails on both sides and lowered wash basins. The wide sundeck is accessible with a large elevator that is spacious enough for a care bed. The entrance of the ship is wide and has a ramp. Furthermore, the river cruise ship has a bar and restaurant.

The bathrooms have been designed as seperate bathrooms in order to have bigger cabins and bigger accessible bathrooms. With regards to toilets, there are four additional accessible toilets on the main deck. Here is a remark from one of the travellers who participated the a river cruise holiday April 2017: “There are literally so many bathrooms it was not a problem ever. The 1 per 3 is for large bathrooms with showers. There are 4 other bathrooms on the main floor above the cabins :) My hubs and I went in April.”

The wide sundeck is accessible with a large elevator that is spacious enough for a care bed. The entrance of the ship is wide and has a ramp. Furthermore, the river cruise ship has a bar and restaurant.

Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are allowed on the ship and can be used at all times. Additional mobility equipment can be delivered on the ship such as a hoist, a shower commode chair or other equipment.

People that can provide care assistance are available on the ship.

How to get there?

The transfer from the airport or hotel will be organised as well. These can either be shared or private. 

The price is still excluding transfer.

What activities can I do?

The 6-day River Cruise Holiday will dock at a new town each day. Excursions and guided tours will be offered in these towns. You'll be able to enjoy the unique places, learn about the local culture and architecture and enjoy the local coffee places. 

Free choice: Keukenhof flower gardens are open and can be visited before or after the River Cruise Vacation.  You can also book a Prestay in Amsterdam or another city in the Netherlands such as Dordrecht, Rotterdam or The Hague. 

The cruise ship View from the ship Adapted toilet on board Fascinating views of the Netherlands Dutch 'Poffertjes' View from the ship River Cruise ship Bathroom River Cruise ship

Terms and conditions

  • The price per person varies and depends on the number of participants for this holiday.
  • The price is based on full-pension, this means that the following services are included; breakfast, lunch, dinner, coffee, tea and pastries during the day, excursions in all towns that are visited.
  • Care assistance is available, we can discuss the required assistance during the booking process and this can be arranged in advance. There are volunteers and professional care takers present on the ship.
  • The prices are based on occupation of two persons in one room.
  • An English-speaking tour leader will be on the ship on assist you and lead the tour excursions.
  • The price is excluding the transfer to the river cruise dock in Utrecht and excluding the river cruise dock in Meppel. These prices can be provided based on the type of vehicle needed for the specific number of people.

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