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Adventures Afloat: Belgian Cities and Waterways by Barge

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Program #20370RJ
9 Days | 8 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Mar 29, 2014
10:30 AM group transfer from Brussels Airport by coach to the barge in Bruges.
You will be staying at the Fleur that night.
Location: Moerbrugge
Transportation to site: If you cannot make the 10:30 AM meeting time, take a train to Brussels Airport to Brussels' main train station: Bruxelles-Midi / Brussel-Zuid. Direct trains run from Brussels Airport to Brussels-Midi every 15-20 minutes; approximate travel time is 20 minutes. Upon arrival at Brussels-Midi, take a train to Bruges. Direct trains run from Brussels to Bruges every 30-45 minutes; approximate travel time is 90 minutes. Train fare will cost about €20. On arrival at the Bruges train station, take a taxi to Bargeweg, where our barge, the Fleur will be moored. Taxi fare will cost about €15. The barge can only be boarded after 3:00 PM. If you arrive in town before this time, you are welcome to leave your luggage on board and then return to the barge after 3:00 PM. If you are departing the U.S. prior to the group departure and plan to connect with the group at the airport on the day the program commences, be sure to be at the meeting point at the time indicated. If you plan to meet the group at the barge, please notify our office prior to your departure: (860) 767-7005 or info@internationalbicycletours.com.

End of Program
Apr 5, 2014
Early morning group transfer from the barge in Brussels to Brussels Airport.
You will be staying at the Fleur the night before.
Location: Brussels
Transportation to site: Take a taxi from the barge in Brussels to Brussels Airport; approximate travel time is 15 minutes. Taxi will cost about €30.
Type: Barge

Ship Information: Fleur: Classic deluxe river barge, she measures 127’ long and 17’ wide, the Fleur was put into service in 2002. She offers 10 cabins for a total of 20 participants.

Contact info:
No street address available as
the barge continually moves, NA Belgium
phone: +31 (0) 651552268
Room amenities: Closet/storage, shampoo, shower gel/soap, hairdryer, mirror.

Facility amenities: There are two decks: the upper deck has a saloon where meals are taken, a spacious sitting area, and a bar. There is also a sundeck. All cabins are on the lower deck with air-conditioning and private bathrooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Type: Barge

Ship Information: Fleur: Classic deluxe river barge, she measures 127’ long and 17’ wide, the Fleur was put into service in 2002. She offers 10 cabins for a total of 20 participants.

Contact info:
No street address available as
the barge continually moves, NA Belgium
phone: +31 (0) 651552268
Room amenities: Closet/storage, shampoo, shower gel/soap, hairdryer, mirror.

Facility amenities: There are two decks: the upper deck has a saloon where meals are taken, a spacious sitting area, and a bar. There is also a sundeck. All cabins are on the lower deck with air-conditioning and private bathrooms.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.


Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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7 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 7 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
11 Field trips

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