Amsterdam to Berlin Escape


  • 8 days

  • Germany

  • Comfortable pace

tour : KEBX

Overview

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Take the perfect 8-day escape from Amsterdam to Berlin on this guided tour of Holland and Germany. Explore the 700-year-old city of Amsterdam during your 2- night stay with a canal cruise through the “golden bend” of the Herengracht past stately canal houses, guided sightseeing and a visit to a major diamond center in the city of the Golden Age. Travel to Germany with a stop in Bremerhaven on the North Sea. Visit the German Emigration Center for a fascinating glimpse of historic journeys to America.

In Bremen, time to admire the Gothic Town Hall, Market Square, and St. Peter’s Cathedral. Enjoy guided sightseeing in the Alster Lake areas of Hamburg and see the port city’s landmarks and 7th-century houses. Top off your tour with 2-night stay in historic Berlin, and see its famous landmarks, including the Berlin Cathedral, State Opera House, Brandenburg Gate, and the 210-foot Victory Column, among others. Visit the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and see the Holocaust Memorial. A farewell dinner concludes your vacation in Germany and Amsterdam. A fantastic week of beautiful and moving sights— off-season travel in Europe means fewer crowds and lower prices!

Highlights

AMSTERDAM
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing; canal cruise; visit a Diamond Center
BREMERHAVENVisit Europe’s largest Emigration Center
BREMENOrientation; [LF] dinner at a local restaurant
HAMBURGGuided sightseeing
BERLINGuided sightseeing; visit Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church; picture stop at Brandenburg Gate & Holocaust Memorial; farewell dinner at local restaurant

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2021 Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND

Day
1

Welcome to Amsterdam. At 6pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

AMSTERDAM

Day
2

Meet your Local Guide and hear about the fascinating history of the 700-year-old capital during a leisurely CANAL CRUISE. Admire the patrician mansions and the gabled façades, the “Golden Bend,” the most prestigious part of the Herengracht and a monument to the Golden Age, the Stopera, Amsterdam’s proud concert hall, the Hermitage, a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, and much more. Also visit a major DIAMOND CENTER.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

AMSTERDAM–BREMERHAVEN, GERMANY–BREMEN

Day
3

Enter Germany, and arrive in Bremerhaven on the North Sea coast, visit the EMIGRATION CENTER, Europe’s largest theme museum about emigration, and learn about the history of the people who left from this city to go to America. On to Bremen, where LF dinner has been prepared for you at a local restaurant.
Today’s Distance: 280 mi / 450 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BREMEN–HAMBURG

Day
4

In the morning enjoy an orientiation of the city of Bremen. Admire the Gothic Town hall, the Hanseatic buildings on the Market Square, St. Peter’s Cathedral, and the Roland statue. Time to explore the little shops before leaving for Hamburg, a major harbor connected to the North Sea by the River Elbe.
Today’s Distance: 93 mi / 150 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

HAMBURG

Day
5

Guided sightseeing this morning features the Inner Alster lake, the residential areas around the Outer Alster lake, the Jungfernstieg boulevard, that connects the New Town with the Old Town, with the Town Hall, St. Michael’s Church, the 7th-century houses and the port. Balance of the day is at leisure.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

HAMBURG–BERLIN

Day
6

A comfortable drive brings you to Germany’s capital, Berlin, one of the most iconic cities in Europe with a long and turbulent history and now an international center of creativity, technology and culture.
Today’s Distance: 180 mi / 290 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

BERLIN

Day
7

Sightseeing with a Local Guide in the once-divided metropolis includes the fabulous boulevard Unter den Linden with its historical building. See the Berlin Cathedral and State Opera House, Museum Island, a picture stop at monumental Brandenburg Gate, the restored Reichstag, the 210-foot Victory Column in the vast Tiergarten Park, Charlottenburg Palace and the elegant Ku-Damm. Visit the KAISER WILHELM MEMORIAL CHURCH with its bomb-damaged bell-tower, stop for pictures at the Holocaust Memorial, and pass the former Allied Checkpoint Charlie. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits you at one of Berlin’s local restaurants.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

BERLIN

Day
8

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.

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