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You'll begin your tour with a short drive through the historic city center before boarding a glass-topped canal boat for your journey through Amsterdam's lovely canals. Outside your boat, the houses have many styles, ranging from striking Renaissance facades to, simpler, more classic ones - each with its own distinct type of gable. On occasion, you will see that a mansion house has replaced a slender old merchant house. As you cruise the canals, bridges of many different types, from rare old wooden bridges to larger ornamental ones, loom overhead. Numerous houseboats and tiny skiffs are tied up beside stone canal walls, an indelible part of the city's fabric.
Following your canal cruise, you will re-board your coach and enjoy a scenic drive through Amsterdam as you make your way back to the ship.
Please note: This tour includes a small amount of walking between the ship and the canal boat. There are steps to be taken in and out of the canal boat. Caps and flat, comfortable walking shoes are suggested along with an umbrella and light raincoat as in lowlands weather can change rapidly. This tour is not considered suitable for wheelchair guests.
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 Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice.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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