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Rhine River Cruise: Holiday

A couple admires a display of hanging Christmas ornaments At twilight, boats docked near a bridge and a Christmas tree on a canal flanked with lit buildings At night, a lit gothic cathedral A sign made of lights on a decorated entry gate read Iconic Dutch windmills along a river with clouds overhead A Christmas Market at night, with twinkling lights around wooden booths and a tall Christmas tree
A couple admires a display of hanging Christmas ornaments
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Discover delightful Christmas Markets at towns along the Rhine River.

Rhine River Cruise: Holiday

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Discover 7 destinations in 4 countries on the all-inclusive Adventures by Disney Holiday Rhine River Cruise! Customize your trip with the kind of fun that will please each member of your family on exclusive sailings with AmaWaterways, a leader in luxury river cruising. Experience holiday wonder in the locations where your favorite yuletide traditions began—and be filled with the joy of the season!

Holiday Rhine River Cruise

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Accommodations: AmaKristina

Choose either the full-day activity or one of the options for half-day activities.

Breakfast Onboard the AmaKristina

Begin your day with a delicious breakfast and get ready for the adventures ahead.

Full-Day Activity*

Visit a Fishing Village, See the Sights in Zaanse Schans, Participate in Clog-Decorating and See a Cheese-Making Demonstration Tour the classic fishing village of Volendam, located near IJsselmeer Lake just outside of Amsterdam. With its beautiful harbor home to old fishing boats and residents who still wear traditional clothing such as pointed bonnets, Volendam represents traditional life in The Netherlands.

Explore the traditional village of Zaanse Schans, located within a meadow landscape and appearing as if it's straight out of a child's storybook, with iconic wooden windmills. These windmills and other structures have been moved and reassembled here piece by piece to bring the history of this area to life. Feel welcomed by this community as you stroll past wooden houses, shops and museums.

Try your hand at clog-decorating and see a cheese-making demonstration.

Half-Day Activities

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

Begin your half-day of activities with this panoramic city tour. Travel by boat along one of the 165 canals that are Amsterdam's lifeline. Along the way, view this 800-year-old city's famous historical center and some of its most memorable and beautiful attractions—ancient churches, quaint canal houses, picturesque bridges, cobblestone streets and more.

Choose One of These Options:

Tour the Anne Frank House Tour the Anne Frank House, with its museum and famous attic where 2 Jewish families and a single man hid during World War II, as told in the deeply moving diary of one of the family members, teenager Anne Frank.
Discover History at the Rijksmuseum** Discover the art and history of Amsterdam in The Rijksmuseum. This national museum displays nearly 8,000 pieces of art dating from the 9th to 19th centuries. Housed in over 150 rooms in an impressive, gold-leaf building, magnificent 15th- to 17th-century paintings are on display—masterpieces such as The Night Watch by Rembrandt and The Milkmaid by Vermeer, among others. It also houses some outstanding 19th-century works as well as a remarkable Asian collection.
Visit the Van Gogh Museum and Paint Workshop** Explore The Van Gogh Museum with over 1,000 paintings, drawings and letters of Vincent Van Gogh. This museum contains the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world. Learn about Van Gogh's personal history, how conservators restored his paintings and more. Get an intimate view of some of his greatest masterpieces, including Sunflowers and The Bedroom, as well as many works of his contemporaries. Then, express yourself in a painting workshop designed to bring out the artist in you!
On Your Own at Leidseplein Square Visit this attractive square, which is transformed into a winter wonderland with festive lights and a large Christmas tree in the center of its impressive ice skating rink. Delight in a small Christmas market and sample traditional Dutch treats!

Lunch Onboard the AmaKristina

Relax with a tasty lunch as you sail towards your next destination.

Afternoon Holiday Party and Dinner Onboard the AmaKristina

Enjoy an afternoon to remember during daytime sailing at a delightful holiday party with your family and fellow Adventurers! Afterwards, savor a delicious dinner and share stories about your incredible adventure.

* Until 1:00 PM
** Minimum age is 6 years old.