River Life Along the Waterways of Holland & Belgium Aboard AmaDolce

April 20 – 28, 2014

Meet the locals for a personal perspective of the Low Countries’ modern life and cultural heritage; visit fairytale Bruges; the legendary windmills of Kinderdijk; cruise along Amsterdam’s romantic canals and attend an expert-led excursion at the prestigious Rijksmuseum; see the profusion of color at Keukenhof Gardens; the medieval Flemish city of Antwerp; the traditional fishing village of Volendam; and the fast-paced Aalsmeer Daily Flower Auction.

Study Leader Information

Dwight Young has been actively involved in historic preservation for over 30 years. He joined the staff of the National Trust in 1977, and moved to Trust headquarters in Washington in 1992. He is the author of Alternatives to Sprawl and Saving America’s Treasures, as well as Dear First Lady: Letters to the White House and Dear Mr. President: Letters to the Oval Offi ce from the Files of the National Archives. He is best known as author of the “Back Page” feature in Preservation magazine. In 2003, the National Trust published a collection of these essays titled Road Trips through History. Dwight has enriched countless National Trust tours to historic destinations all over the world through his love and knowledge of architecture and unique places.

Tour Itinerary

For a detailed listing of daily activities during our trip, please click here for the tour brochure.


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