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      Bulbfield Cruise
Bulbfield Cruise

The perfect way to see the best of Holland from the picturesque Dutch waterways. Enjoy all the comforts of the attractive 3* river cruise ship, MV Esmeralda, as you admire the ever changing scenery floating by. Visiting the dazzling rainbow displays of tulips in the Spring has always been a firm favourite of Crusader but why not try this very special Bulbfields holiday and take to the water!

  • MV Esmeralda Cruise for 4 nights full board (NB no lunch on Day 4)

  • Afternoon tea & biscuits daily

  • Onboard midnight snacks at 23.00

  • Captain's Farewell Dinner

  • Included tour to Bulbfields

  • Entrance to Keukenhof Gardens

  • Welcome drink on embarkation

  • Onboard entertainment for 2 nights

  • Porterage


MV Esmeralda

Comfortable river cruise ship decorated in traditional Dutch style
63 cabins with TV, minisafe, en-suite shower and WC
Lounge and restaurant
Lift between the promenade deck and main deck
Please note: All cabins are located on the outside (no inner) and have two single beds (no bunks).


DAY 1 - Cross the Channel from Dover to Calais and continue to the canal city of Alkmaar for evening embarkation of the MV Esmeralda. Welcome drink and dinner this evening. Ship remains docked in Alkmaar overnight

DAY 2 - Cruise all day to Hoorn with time this afternoon to stroll around this historic city with its picturesque port on the shores of the Ijsselmeer. Full board and dock in Hoorn overnight

DAY 3 - Cruise this morning to Zaandam with an optional visit this afternoon to Zaanse Schaans, a living museum with its working windmills. Full board and dock in Zaandam overnight

DAY 4 - Board the coach today for a full day included excursion through the glorious Bulbfields and enjoy an included visit to Keukenhof Gardens. Rejoin the MV Esmeralda this afternoon in Amsterdam. Farewell Gala Dinner on board this evening and dock in Amsterdam overnight

DAY 5 - Disembark and head back to Calais for the return Channel crossing and the journey home


Bulbfields & Keukenhof Gardens
Tour the glorious Bulbfields of Holland and enjoy an included visit to Keukenhof Gardens. This is the Dutch Master Growers showpiece and rightly draws visitors from all around the world to marvel at this spectacular sight.


Zaanse Schaans
An impressive open air conservation area with an unrivalled collection of windmills and historic wooden houses brought from various parts of the country and now reconstructed as an 18th / 19th century Dutch village. (NB additional admission for museum and windmill).

We wish you an enjoyable holiday.

Departure DateTour RefHotelBrochure PriceWeb PriceDaysSingle SupptAvailable 
Sun 08-Apr-2018ABC0408 1MV Esmeralda£599.00  £584  5£65.00 6
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