New: Overnight mooring in the 'Venice of the North' on Saga's Canals and Cafes mini-cruise

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Four-night sailing is the perfect opportunity to try a Saga cruise with all of Saga’s included extras

New: Overnight mooring in the 'Venice of the North' on Saga's Canals and Cafes mini-cruise

Saga Sapphire’s new mini cruise offers guests the chance to get beneath the skin of one of Europe’s famously bohemian capitals and explore the streets and sites of Amsterdam. Saga’s cruise includes all gratuities, table wine with lunch and dinner and UK travel service to and from the ship, to name but a few, so anybody wanting to try a cruise for the first time can do so with the reassurance that they won’t be given a big unexpected bill at the end of their trip.

With a full day and overnight mooring in the city there is plenty of time to experience all that the city has to offer. Museum Square houses a trio of famous establishments, the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk representing the city’s cultural heritage.

The four-night ‘Cafes and Canals of Amsterdam’ cruise also offers passengers plenty of innovative excursions to choose from with a twilight canal cruise along the river including cheese and wine or a trip to Historic Haarlem for an organ concert in St Bavo’s Church followed by a private tour.

The cruise also calls at St Peter Port, in Guernsey, before heading back to the Dover. Guests have time to explore the various historical sites the Channel Island’s Capital has to offer, occupied by German Soldiers in WWII a number of sites remain from this era, including a German Underground Hospital and Pleinmont Point observation tower.

For those that just want to relax maybe take a stroll along the cobbled streets and discover the Capitals great selection of boutiques, while observing the stunning mix Gallic and British architecture.

Saga Sapphire is a classic cruise ship and offers a warm welcome to up to 720 passengers. The ship boasts first-class service and exceptional fine dining with a choice of table wines included at lunch and dinner. The mini-cruise price also includes a chauffeur service to and from Dover, gratuities, wifi and all on board entertainment – it’s the perfect opportunity to try a Saga cruise.


For details visit or call 0800 50 50 30

Four nights from £599 departing from Dover on July 3, 2017. Price includes UK travel service to and from Dover, all meals and entertainment, choice of table wines at lunch and dinner, afternoon tea, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail party and Captain’s dinner, unlimited tea and coffee in selected venues, free wifi, all on-board gratuities, porterage, free shuttle bus to nearest town centre (whenever possible and when the ship is berthed more than 500 yards away), optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a discount if passenger has own insurance.

There is a separate charge for optional tours.

Price based on two people sharing an Inside Guarantee where guests receive their cabin number shortly before sailing or at embarkation and not at the time of booking. The cabin may be allocated anywhere on the ship and twin cabins may have either two single beds or one double bed. Further terms and conditions apply. 

Contact Press Office Jessica Myers email or call 01303 776133

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