Bruges or Amsterdam Cruise & Stay just £85

Bruges or Amsterdam Cruise & Stay just £85?

Check out these awesome Cruise and Stay Deals over at Groupon which you can snap up for as little as £85.

There are various options available to choose from which you can check out HERE.

Travellers are invited to experience a mini cruise to Belgium or Netherlands. In Bruges or Amsterdam holidaymakers may explore the intricate canal system and get a glimpse of the cities historical heritage. Holidaymakers will stay in en suite cabins and may take advantage of a choice of restaurants and bars, live entertainment, cinemas, a casino and more. The cruise departs from Hull.

The Hotels

Occupying a convenient location near the centre of Bruges, Ibis Bruges Centrum Hotel and the four star Aragon Hotel Bruges sit close to transportation links offering easy access to the city’s main sights.

Guests are invited to spacious rooms fitted with large beds, hot drink-making facilities and en suite bathrooms.

The restaurant at Ibis Bruges Centrum Hotel serves up a la carte plates in an informal setting with exposed beams, chandeliers and dark brown wooden furnishings. On-site amenities at Aragon Hotel Bruges include a casual dining room, a bar and a lounge.

Located a 3-minute walk from Henk Sneevlietweg metro station, 4km from the Van Gogh Museum and 5km from the Rijksmuseum, the four star Corendon Vitality invites tourists to enjoy rich cultural and historical heritage of the city. The rooms are kitted out with en suite bathrooms, air conditioning, TVs and minibars. On-site amenities include a restaurant and 2 bars.

Situated 4.2km from the Heineken Experience museum and a 5-minute walk from the nearest train station, the four star Novotel Amsterdam City offers an ideal base for exploring the city’s main attractions. All rooms come complete with en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, minibars and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The hotel features a restaurant and a modern bar offering sushi and tapas. Other amenities include a fitness room, a spa and a kids’ play area.

Set in a refined, 19th-century converted hospital property, just 3.1km from Dam Square and 3.2km from the Rijksmuseum, the four star Hampshire Hotel Lancaster offers a starting point for exploring the local area. The rooms feature en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and tea- and coffee-making facilities. The hotel features an Italian restaurant with a terrace, plus a lounge/bar and gardens.

Bruges

With numerous market squares, medieval brick buildings and canals, Bruges takes travellers for a leap through time back to the Middle Ages of north-west Belgium.

The historic centre of Bruges has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as Gothic landmarks such as the Town Hall and The Church of Our Lady illustrate significant stages in the commercial and cultural fields in medieval Europe. The artistic heritage is present throughout Groeninge Museum, housing six centuries of Flemish and Belgian paintings, while the Bruges Art Route may be the star of a cycling tour through the city’s growing collection of paintings, sculptures and works-in-progress. Visitors with a sweet tooth will find chocolate-filled display windows all over town, and the Choco-Story provides an insight into the history and making of this cocoa treat.

Weather in the medieval city of Bruges consists of a moderate climate, with hot summers and colder winters. The best season to visit Bruges is summer, with an average temperature range between 13-21°C. August is considered the hottest month, but the temperature hardly climbs to 22°C. The colder season starts in September but becomes unpredictable in late December and January; Bruges gets some shorter days with a very poor level of sunshine during this period.

Amsterdam

Sitting on the south bank of IJ Lake, Amsterdam is a port city connected to the North Sea, with Amstel River flowing through from south to north. Mixing vibrant nightlife and many diverse festivals with Renaissance architecture and cultural events, Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands, is a convenient spot for exploration and relaxation.

Guests can take a breath of fresh air with a stroll through the Erasmus Park, where ponds, gardens and local attractions make for a nice day of adventure or lazing in the sunshine. Moving inside, travellers can visit the Van Gogh Museum, which exhibits the works of the great master alongside pieces painted by his contemporaries. In this city of many tastes, tourists may enjoy Asian or Indonesian cuisine at one of the city’s restaurants or have dessert in one of the famous pancake houses, before renting a bicycle for a refreshing ride along the canals. Amsterdam also boasts shopping streets, filled with a wide range of stores and street markets selling food and clothes.

The weather in the capital city of Netherlands features an oceanic climate, strongly influenced by the North Sea. The temperatures during the summer season are mild, with the average high of about 20°C. The city gets a great level of sunshine throughout the season. However, the average low temperature, especially in the evenings, reaches about 12°C. Starting from mid-September, autumn is a rainy and wet period, with October having an average of 13°C and November one of 9°C. Amsterdam rarely sees the temperatures drop below 0°C in winter, with the average high around of 5°C. The level of sunshine drops to one hour per day in December, but this improves as the season progresses. In the spring, the weather starts to heat up. Although March and April are still chilly, May is often very pleasant with highs reaching 20°C.

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