Best of the Netherlands

  • 7 Days

  • Netherlands

  • Steady pace

Take in the best of the Netherlands. Start in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, travelling through to Rotterdam, Arnhem and finishing your adventure in Groningen.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Services of a tour director
Accommodation
Selected meals
Excursions
Porterage
Individual audio system
Single share option
VIP private home pick-up
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

of 7 days

Your detailed itinerary

Tour departing on 23rd September 2017

Meals included: 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Overview

Take in the best of the Netherlands. Start in the vibrant city of Amsterdam, travelling through to Rotterdam, Arnhem and finishing your adventure in Groningen.

At a glance

  • Amsterdam: City sightseeing & canal cruise
  • Amsterdam: Visit the Diamond centre
  • Alsmeer or Keukenhof Flower auction or Gardens visit (Subject to departure date)
  • Delft: Royal pottery workshop visit
  • Rotterdam: City sightseeing
  • Groesbeek: National Liberation Museum visit
  • Arnhem: John Frost bridge
  • Appledoorn: Het Loo bridge (2017 departures only)
  • Zaans Schans Volendam

Day 1

UK - Amsterdam

Fly to Amsterdam where you will transfer to your hotel to check in and meet your companions before enjoying dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Amsterdam

Discover Amsterdam on the included city sightseeing tour with a canal cruise and a visit to the diamond center.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Amsterdam area - Rotterdam

Today includes a visit to Aalsmeer flower auction, or, if you are travelling from the beginning of April to mid-May, you will experience the unique visit of the Keukenhof gardens, to experience the tulips in bloom. Next, visit the Delft Royal pottery workshop before concluding your day in Rotterdam with an included sightseeing tour.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Rotterdam - Groesbeek - Arnhem area

Today includes a visit to the National Liberation Museum in Groesbeek, commemorating Holland’s occupation during WWII. Next, continue on to Arnhem to hear the story of John Frost and the bridge named after him.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Arnhem area - Apleldoorn - Staphorst - Groningen

This morning, travel to Apeldoorn to visit the Royal palace of Het Loo for a guided visit. Next, travel to Staphorst for a visit and continue to Groningen.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Groningen - Volendam - Amsterdam

Begin today with a visit in Groningen, named “the world-s cycling city”, before continuing on to the Frisian Lake District for a scenic drive. Next, drive to Volendam for a visit to a wooden clogs workshop and a Dutch cheese workshop. Enjoy a farewell dinner at restaurant tonight.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Amsterdam - UK

Depart Amsterdam today.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hotels

  • Amsterdam area: (2018) Crowne Plaza at Schiphol (2017) NH Schiphol 
  • Rotterdam: Bilderberg Park Hotel 
  • Arnhem: Bilderberg at Oosterbek
  • Groningen: Apollo 
  • Amsterdam area: NH at Schiphol or Holiday Inn Express Arena  

Notes

Keukenhoff Gardens visit is only available on departures from April to mid-May.

Tour hotels will as specified or of a similar standard.

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