DUTCH AND BELGIAN WATERWAYS Flowers on Parade Discover the floral highlights of the lowlands... Marvel at the majesty of Keukenhof Gardens Day 1: Day 2: Day 3: Day 4: Day 5: Day 6: Day 7: Day 8: UK to Amsterdam Embark Spirit of the Rhine. Amsterdam Optional excursions: · Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam's botanical gardens. · Vondelpark the city's largest park. Antwerp Included excursion: · Floralia Brussels Flower Show Antwerp to Utrecht to Zaandem Included excursion: · Utrecht Botanical Gardens Zaandem Included excursion: · Keukenhof Gardens Zaandem to Haarlem Flower Parade arrives in Haarlem this evening Haarlem to Amsterdam Parade floral arrangements on display this morning Amsterdam to UK Disembark Spirit of the Rhine after breakfast. For your full day-to-day itinerary visit saga.co.uk/sotrflowers Be in Haarlem as the spectacular annual Flower Parade arrives in town. Step aboard the brand new Spirit of the Rhine to discover the glorious gardens of Keukenhof and Utrecht in spring, enjoy Haarlem's famous Flower Parade and visit the Floralia flower show in Brussels. Be among the first passengers to step aboard Saga's brand new luxury ship, Spirit of the Rhine, for a seven-night river cruise timed to coincide with the most spectacular floral displays in Holland and Belgium. Your holiday includes included visits to the 17th annual Floralia flower show in Brussels and the magnificent gardens of Keukenhof and Utrecht at a time when they are at their most breathtaking, when millions of tulips and daffodils are in full bloom. Your cruise has also been planned to allow you to admire the fantastic floral displays of Holland's annual Flower Parade as it arrives in Haarlem during your visit. You might wish to visit Amsterdam's glorious Botanic Gardens or Vondelpark too to ensure you don't miss any of the floral highlights of the lowlands. Indulge your passion Look who'll be joining you on board... Charlie Dimmock The gardening expert and TV presenter will deliver a series of talks and join you on your included excursions. Extend your holiday After your cruise stay two nights at the locally rated 4-star Westcord Fashion Hotel (4Q) with breakfasts included. The hotel has great links to be able to explore at your leisure. Available only when you fly or travel by Eurostar. Please note: = Interactive maps and audio headset tours are available for exploring independently at no additional cost. 18 Please do not call. Our agents will contact you soon to finalise your booking.