Great Minicruise Breaks

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Posted by Becky

If you are thinking of booking a short break but don’t want to spend a fortune then why not try a P&O minicruise break. With two nights on the ferry, return coach transfers and one or two night stays in great European cities they offer a relaxing and stress free break. Set off from Hull and enjoy a night of entertainment on the ferry before arriving at your chosen destination. With cruises sailing to both Amsterdam and Bruges there is plenty of stunning sights and fascinating attractions to keep you busy. Here is our guide to some of the best these two cities have to offer.

Top things to do in Amsterdam:

Renowned for its art, culture and waterways Amsterdam is a great destination for a weekend break. Steeped in history this magnificent city has plenty for you to discover, from the famed Red Light District to world class museums and an array of festivals Amsterdam is a city not to be missed. Here are our top places to visit in Amsterdam:

Anne Franks House – famed throughout the world for one girls struggle to survive.

The Van Gogh Museum – displaying the largest selection of Van Goghs art.

Gassan Diamonds – explore the history behind the city of Diamonds.

Rijksmuseum – the Dutch national museum.

The Canals – take a boat on the canals and enjoy a different view of the city.

 

Top things to do in Bruges:

A UNESCO world heritage site Bruges is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. With superb architecture, stunning canals and a medieval city centre Bruges is ideal for a short break. With a reputation for its chocolate making and fine selection of beers there is plenty to discover in this small city. Here are our top things to do in Bruges:

Take a boat trip on the canals -discover secret gardens and ancient bridges

Climb the 13th-century Belfry – see a great view of Bruges from the top

Visit the Basilica of the Holy Blood – dating from the 12th Century

Sample some local beers – over 400 types of beer

Visit the Chocolate museum – explore the history of Belgian chocolate.

With a three night cruise and stay in one of our hotels in Amsterdam from just £78, mincruise breaks are an ideal way of getting away from the hum drum of everyday life at an affordable price. So have you been on a minicruise? Which of these cities would you like to see?

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