When planning this river cruise, we did not find a lot of information on this particular ship. I hope this information is helpful to those who may be considering a Gate 1 River Cruise or this particular ship.
We arrived in Amsterdam 3 days pre-cruise and stayed in an AirBNB in Utretch. Between train and bus service we arrived at our destination in about an hour. We were able to spend a full day in Amsterdam and another day in Utretch. We arrived at the Monarch Countess 2 hours before official boarding time, but were told we could leave our luggage if we wanted to walk around outsi