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Summer in Amsterdam
From
£
89
pp

Set sail this summer on a mini cruise to Amsterdam

Enjoy the fresh sea air, great dining options, designer shopping and your own private cabin on an Amsterdam mini cruise.

Spend the day exploring Amsterdam before stepping back onboard for your return journey. Whether it’s a canal cruise, a picnic in Vondelpark or hiring bikes to cycle the city like a local, there’s plenty to do and see in Amsterdam.

We have also implemented various measures for your wellbeing onboard. Find out more here.

Prefer to take your car? Check out our transportation prices here.

Private en suite cabin onboard

A day in Amsterdam

Bus transfer available

Excellent onboard facilities

Mini Cruise including transfer from £89pp
Book & travel by by 31 August 2020

Day 1

13.00

Check-in opens

17.30

Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle

Day 1

13.00

Check-in opens

17.30

Depart IJmuiden for Newcastle

Day 2

09.15

Arrive in North Shields near Newcastle

09.30

First Coach departs for Newcastle city centre

10.00

Day at Leisure begins

15.45

Coaches begin departing Newcastle for ferry terminal

17.00

Depart North Shields for Holland

Day 3

07.30

Breakfast buffet available onboard

09.45

Arrive in ​IJmuiden

Group overlooking the canal in Amsterdam

A summer city break

If you’re craving a short break, a mini cruise to Amsterdam is perfect.

If the sun is shining you can spend the afternoon in one of the city’s parks, browse the world’s only floating flower market or if you’re looking to soak up some culture, why not visit one of the many famous museums in the city? With pre-booking and social distancing measures in place, you can browse some world-famous museums without the normal crowds you would expect. You won’t want to leave before sampling some delicious Dutch pancakes too!

We recommend you book in advance any museum visits or canal cruises and check the guidelines of the venue before visiting.

Onboard Entertainment

North Sea Bistro - Newcastle to Amsterdam

Food & Dining

Our unique dining experiences onboard include an international buffet and a luxurious à la carte restaurant when you sail between Amsterdam and Newcastle.

À la carte dining is unavailable until 1 Jan 2021.

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Newcastle Highlights

Newcastle is a perfect location for a family getaway. It is fun and educational for both the young and older ones. After a relaxing time onboard our ferry, you'll arrive in Newcastle ready to explore great museums for children such as the planetarium in the Life Science Center and the Great North Museum.

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All DFDS Mini Cruises

Our mini cruise breaks are our most popular breaks, and it’s easy to see why. Not only do you get to spend time in a fantastic city, but you’ll also be treated to 2 nights onboard our modern, comfortable and well-equipped cruise ferries.

Our mini cruises are the perfect combination of a short city break and a cruise experience.

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