Arrive in Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, today on your own. This magnificent city is a case study in contrasts, showcasing modern buildings, soft parklands, historical streets, and contemporary museums. Of course, the thing Amsterdam is best known for is its canals. Look upon all these sights and more as you transfer from the airport to the riverfront on your own to board our exceptional Amadeus river cruise ship. Your Tour Manager and fellow travelers will meet you as you board and, later, join them in toasting the adventure to come with a welcome cocktail and dinner this evening. Overnight ship.