Sounds of the 60s in the Netherlands
Enjoy live music on board Rex Rheni on all five nights of your cruise, which begins in Arnhem, where you might wish to explore the history of the infamous WWII Operation Market Garden on an optional excursion during your two nights moored there. Cruise to historic Utrecht where you might choose to join another optional guided tour and continue to Hoorn where another excursion visits the once prominent trading town, and the interesting Westfries Museum. Your final port of call is the iconic capital city, Amsterdam, where you have 24 hours in which to explore, perhaps on an optional city tour and canal cruise, a fitting way to round off your musical holiday in style.
Day 1 UK to Arnhem
Your musical adventure starts as you travel by coach via Eurotunnel or ferry to Arnhem.
EmbarkRex Rheniand look forward to a welcome reception and dinner on board tonight as you remain moored here for the next two nights. You can also enjoy a live performance from Band of Gold to get your musical holiday off to an exuberant start.
Day 2 Arnhem
Today is at leisure for you to explore independently or perhaps join an optional tour to see famous sights associated with Operation Market Garden, a battle fought in 1944 and the subject of the epic war film A Bridge too Far.
Remain moored in Arnhem overnight and look forward to your second live on-board performance.
Day 3 Arnhem to Utrecht
Your cruise begins before breakfast this morning and you will sail through the morning to arrive in Utrecht at lunchtime.
This afternoon perhaps take an independent stroll through the medieval heart of the city with its 112-metre high Domtoren tower or visit one of the citys museums, alternatively you might prefer to join an optional two-hour guided walking tour of the city.
Remain moored here overnight with your third live set to entertain you on board this evening.
Day 4 Utrecht to Hoorn
Bid Utrecht farewell over breakfast and sail on to reach Hoorn around lunchtime.
Youll then have the afternoon in Hoorn to see the 16th and 17th-century town houses the Dutch East India Company made it a wealthy trading town. Perhaps join an optional walking tour which also visits the interesting Westfries Museum. Moor overnight in Hoorn where youll need your dancing shoes once more as your fourth live music set takes place.
Day 5 Hoorn to Amsterdam
Sail on before breakfast and arrive in Amsterdam with plenty of time left this morning for exploration, either independently or by joining an optional city tour which features a canal cruise.
The remainder of your day is yours to explore the iconic capital at your leisure. The final night of your holiday is spent moored in Amsterdam where you can enjoy a rousing musical finale on board this evening.
Day 6 Amsterdam to UK
Disembark your ship after breakfast and begin your return journey to the UK.