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Delightful Holland & the Floriade with Charlie Dimmock

13 May 2022

This tour is currently sold out, but if you'd like to register your interest we can put you on a wait list in case we have any cancellations. Just fill in your details below and we will contact you if a place becomes available.

Join us for the ultimate spring escape as we visit one of the most famed floral events. Not only will the river cruise see us sail to the likes of Amsterdam, Den Helder and Lelystad but we will also experience the once-in-a-decade Floriade Expo and have the opportunity to visit Het Loo Palace and De Orchideeën Hoeve.

  • Visit the once-in-a-decade Floriade Expo
  • Q&A session with Charlie Dimmock
  • Experience and enjoy free time in Hoorn, Den Helder, Harlingen, Kampen & Lelystad
  • Explore the Dutch baroque Het Loo Palace


Join us for this celebration of colour as we experience one of the Netherlands most famed floral events. On this seven-day river cruise, we will see the best of Dutch springtime as we view the vibrant displays from Amsterdam to Kampen. The focal point of the cruise will be the fabulous Floriade Expo. Held in Almere, on the outskirts of Amsterdam, the theme will be the important one of 'growing green cities', and here you will be treated to a cornucopia of trees, shrubs, perennials, creepers and flower bulbs. We'll also be joined by special guest Charlie Dimmock who will share her insight and expertise on an exclusive talk and QA session. There is also the opportunity to visit to Het Loo Palace and De Orchideeën Hoeve Gardens and more - making this the ultimate spring escape!

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MPS Calypso


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