River Life Along the Dutch Waterways | April 26 - May 4, 2024

Not only did the Dutch wrest a portion of their land from the sea, but they succeeded in building upon it an enchanted realm carpeted by vibrantly hued flowers and traced with storied waterways unparalleled anywhere else in the world. Come celebrate the beauty of Holland and old-world Flanders in springtime and travel with alumni and friends from April 26 - May 4, 2024, on this comprehensive itinerary.

Discover the true essence of River Life® in the Low Countries. Our expert-guided tours explore seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites—Amsterdam’s 16th- and 17th‑century house‑lined canals, the medieval Flemish jewel of Bruges, and four of the historical belfries included in the Belfries of Belgium serial property. Experience this region’s pastoral idyll and fascinating history with visits to the world‑famous Keukenhof Gardens, the mercantile town of Antwerp, and medieval Ghent. Visit the legendary 18th‑century windmills of Kinderdijk, watch traditional craftspeople create the iconic “Delft Blue” porcelain, and discover the world‑class Kröller‑Müller Museum. Learn more about the modern life and cultural heritage of the Netherlands during an exclusive River Life® Forum with local residents and encounter the rich history of the Flemish‑speaking county of Flanders in its main cultural centers.

Unpack just once and delight in specially arranged cultural enrichments, including a privately chartered canal cruise. Enjoy an included, guided excursion in every port, deluxe accommodations, and all meals.