Wake up and smell the flowers with Emerald Waterways

Emerald Waterways ( hosts BBC Gardeners’ World presenters Carol Klein and Joe Swift for an exclusive specialty cruise. Book this eight-day ‘Holland and Belgium in Bloom’ river cruise, starting from £1,845, saving £1,000 per couple. 

This gardening focused river cruise departs 10 April 2020, as springtime is undoubtedly one of the best times to visit Holland and Belgium, where fields are full of blooming tulips. 

This exclusive budding cruise also includes extra special inclusions to make this itinerary one to spoil and delight gardening fans and all those who love taking in the vibrant colours of spring. Join the special guests on a visit to world famous Keukenhof Gardens, which is a feast for the eyes in April. Enjoy peace and tranquillity at the Antwerp’s Botanical Gardens, unique to this itinerary. Also, with Carol and Joe on-board, who better to get gardening tips from, listen to their private on board talks followed by a question and answer session. 

This eight-day ‘Holland and Belgium in Bloom’ river cruise departs from Amsterdam (Netherlands) and calls at Rotterdam, Veere, Antwerp, Arnhem, ending in Amsterdam. 

Prices include return flights or travel via rail, transfers, seven nights on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship, all meals and selected *drinks, all tipping and gratuities, shore excursions and exclusive events and experiences. 
Regional departures are available from up to 15 airports, including Birmingham, Edinburgh, East Midlands, Glasgow, Leeds – Bradford, Manchester and London Gatwick/Heathrow.

For more information and to book please visit or call 0808 301 3352. 


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*Drinks on board – wine, beer and soft drinks are included with lunch and dinner. Complimentary tea and coffee is available throughout the sailing. 

About Emerald Waterways:  Emerald Waterways offers a diverse range of river and ocean cruises. A multi-award winning tour operator, Emerald Waterways operates eight Star-Ships, seven sailing in Europe and the brand new Emerald Harmony sailing in South East Asia. Also, two yachts based in the Adriatic Sea and two chartered river ships in Russia and Egypt.