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Enjoy a look at some of Amsterdam's most notable sights and then explore the wonderful Hermitage Amsterdam Museum.
Amsterdam is the city of canals and bridges, and is full of its own special charm. During a short canal cruise, watch for the many mansions and guild buildings dating from the Golden Century, when Dutch merchants traded prolifically with the Far East.
The Amstel River flows through Amsterdam, and on its northern bank you will find the beautiful Hermitage Amsterdam Museum-counterpart to the world-famous Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia. The Amsterdam facility, which opened in 2009, is a satellite museum exhibiting both visiting and permanent loan artworks from the Hermitage St. Petersburg, allowing Europeans and visitors to the Netherlands to experience part of the wealth of art that comprises the enormous Hermitage collection. You will have plenty of time to explore the museum on your own before it's time to transfer back to the cruise ship pier.
Please note: This tour includes approximately 1-hour of moderate walking and guests must be able to enter and exit the canal boat with limited assistance. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and those with mobility concerns are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Weather appropriate clothing; umbrella or raincoat; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
NOTICE: All Oceania Cruises shore excursion fares are listed per person, and are subject to change and availability. Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Tour departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. While Oceania Cruises makes every effort to adhere to the specifics mentioned in each shore excursion description, circumstances may require otherwise. All shore excursion information contained on this website is subject to change without notice at Oceania Cruises’ discretion. Oceania Cruises is not responsible or liable for typographical error, omissions or misprints.
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