Summer Dutch Delight
9 Day / 8 Night River Cruise
RT Amsterdam
MS Royal Crown
July 28 - August 5, 2019
        $1,359 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
        $1,409 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
        $1,459 Deluxe Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
   $1,749 Premium Cabins ppdo - Cruise-Only
 
Rates Include all Taxes & Port Charges


FAM News
is pleased to be offering very Special Discounted Rates on the 90 passenger 5-Star MS Royal Crown on the July 28-August 5th for a 9 day / 8 night "Summer Dutch Delight" river cruise RT Amsterdam visiting Amsterdam, Netherlands; Hoorn, Netherlands; Enkhuizen, Netherlands; Volendam, Netherlands; Schoonhoven, Netherlands; Kinderdijk, Netherlands; Dordrecht, Netherlands; Rotterdam, Netherlands; Nijmegen, Netherlands; and back to Amsterdam.

Embark the 5 Star MS Royal Crown in the cultural capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam. Your journey will take you to towns and cities, old and new.  Discover beautiful old fishing villages such as Hoorn & Volendam across the IJsselmeer lake, with their picturesque quaysides and quaint restaurants and shops. Enkhuizen will also delight with its 16th Century fortifications, historic harbor and the famous Zuiderzee Museum which takes you back in time and tells of the stories of the local people and culture of this region.  We will also visit the 13th Century Schoonhoven which lies on the river Lek. This charming town is best known for its silver industry dating back centuries and the stunning work of artisan gold and silversmiths.  Step back in time with the oldest cities in the Netherlands, Dordrecht, and Nijmegen.  Nijmegen takes us back to WWII, the occupation and the events of Operation Market Garden. Enjoy the bustling, cosmopolitan city of Rotterdam. Some of these historic harbors have excellent water sports facilities if you are looking for action!  Our Summer Dutch Delights cruise finishes back in Old Amsterdam.

                                               

Date:

         Port:

Arrival:

Departure:

Sun. July 28th

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Embark 3:00 pm  

Mon. July 29th

Amsterdam, Netherlands
2:00 am

Mon. July 29th

Hoorn, Netherlands

6:00 am

7:00 pm

Mon. July 29th

Enkhuizen, Netherlands

11:00 pm


Tues. July 30th

Enkhuizen, Netherlands


2:00 am

Wed. July 31st

Volendamn, Netherlands

8:00 am 11:45 pm

Thurs. Aug. 1st

Schoonhoven, Netherlands 8:00 am 12:00 pm

Thurs. Aug. 1st

Kinderdijk, Netherlands

2:00 pm

7:00 pm

Thurs. Aug. 1st

Dordrecht, Netherlands

8:30 pm


Fri. Aug. 2nd Dordrecht, Netherlands   1:00 am
Fri. Aug. 2nd Rotterdam, Netherlands 8:00 pm  

Sat. Aug. 3rd

Rotterdam, Netherlands

  6:00 pm

Sun. Aug. 4th

Nijmegen, Netherlands

 2:00 am 6:00 pm 
Mon. Aug. 5th

Amsterdam, Netherlands

2:00 am  Disembark   11:30 am


Step on board the Royal Crown and enter the elegant romantic world of Europe in the 1930s ~ a time of economic depression during which musicians and actors provided a fantasy world of glamour and carefree amusement. The rich and famous traveled through Europe in style, enjoying elaborate meals, decadent company, and fine wines. Legendary ships and trains reigned supreme and marked a golden age of travel. The Royal Crown is a celebration of the style of that era. Everything on board the iconic Royal Crown suffuses style and decadent glory: Art Nouveau lamps shine a subdued light on polished bronze, glass mosaics and mahogany wood. Attractive veneers express the exquisite, exotic Art Deco sundeck. Soft upholstered armchairs invite you to nostalgic meals on opulently set tables. All the while, the stirring sounds of Gershwin, Duke Ellington or Marlene Dietrich add romance, adventure, and allure to this unparalleled ambiance. Your stay on the Royal Crown will be a travel experience in itself. Dining on the Royal Crown is a true pleasure. Seated at private tables with crisp white linen, candles, embossed silver and fine porcelain, you will dine in royal fashion. The cuisine of the Royal Crown is superb. Freshly prepared dishes made with local ingredients are graciously served along with recommendations of meticulously selected wines. Whilst you enjoy the relaxed conversation and watch the landscape tranquility pass you by, courses seamlessly follow one another. Also, the breakfasts and lunches on the Royal Crown are à la carte, and of a truly royal allure. You can enjoy Afternoon Tea just like royalty and late night snacks are available too. Bon appétit! This legendary ship offers you everything to discover the Romantic Heart of Europe. Enjoy the extraordinary devotion of the warm and caring staff on this illustrious ship celebrated for its matchless reputation. Once you stay on board, you’ll understand! We invite you to immerse yourself in a one-of-a-kind experience and take pleasure in an unparalleled array of onboard amenities.

​MS Royal Crown:

Length: 110 m / 361 feet
Width: 11.4 m / 37.5 feet
Draft: 1.6 m / 5.2 feet
Cruise speed: 22 km/h
Name: Royal Crown Ex Name: River Cloud
Port of registry: Hamburg, Germany
Built: 1996 Refurbished: 2010
Passengers: 90 Passenger cabins: 45

  • 110 meters of pure elegance gives you a taste for the private yacht experience
  • Attentive crew members, a diverse team of associates with fluency in multiple languages
  • Featuring 90 guests
  • Art Deco Style Brasserie
  • 2 bars provide myriad of choices for dining and entertainment
  • Concierge services, laundry, a ‘24/7 Business Center’, safe deposit boxes


Included Highlights:

  • Welcome & Farewell Receptions with Sparkling wine & hors-d’oeuvres
  • Welcome Aboard Dinner & Farewell Dinner
  • All Meals Included Daily (onboard your ship)
  • Locally inspired cuisine
  • Early Riser Breakfast in addition to Buffet Breakfast
  • Daily Afternoon Tea
  • Daily Midnight Snack
  • Complimentary Coffee & Hot Tea
  • Drink packages available for house wine, beer (draft beer only), and sodas in the restaurant.
    Unlimited Soda, Beer and House Wines with Lunch and Dinner is $114 per person for the entire cruise.
    All other drinks and cocktails are available at an additional cost. The Drink Package does not unclude drinks in the ship's lounge.
    
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi (Wi-Fi will not support large photos, videos, streaming movies, etc. It is only good enough for texting and emails of minimal size)
  • TeemingRC/PopGuide App City Walking Tour in all ports
  • Tech Talks
    • Using Your Smartphone As Your Personal Tour Guide
      • How to Navigate with your Smartphone without cell service or date
  • Daily Port Talks - We Give You the Tools to “Explore More for Less!”
    • Museums/Sites/History/Architecture
      • Opening Times
      • Information on Entry Fees
      • Location
      • Explore On Your Own Information
  • Musician for Live Music Onboard.
  • Room Steward and Twice Daily Housekeeping Service
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Non-Smoking Ship Interior
  • Port Taxes & Fees


Trip Notes:

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
  • Disruptions in cruising and itinerary may occur (low/high water levels).
  • Prices are for cruises only. Flights are not included.
  • Transfers to and from the airport are not included in cruise fare.
  • Shore Excursions are not included in cruise fare. These may be purchased for an additional cost.
  • Due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased.
  • Prices exclude gratuities.

 

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MS Royal Crown - Deck Plan:


Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1: $1,359 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,409 ppdo -
Deluxe Cabins Cat. #1:     $1,459 ppdo -
Premium Cabins Cat. #2: $1,749 ppdo -
Royal Suite Cat. #3:   $2,139 ppdo -

Rates are in US Dollars. Companions sharing a cabin pay the same rate. No Singles available. The rates are per person based on availability, cruise-only. They Do Not include Airfare, Transfers, nor Travel Insurance. Travel insurance is highly recommended.


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