Best of the Netherlands

Offer

Price per person
from £940

Price based on
London Southend
21st Apr 2018 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

Book any European holiday before 30 November and we will include free airport lounge passes for your party, so you can relax and start your holiday in style.

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  • 7 days

  • Netherlands

  • Steady pace

  • Classic escorted tour

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
  • Zaans Schans Volendam
Best of the Netherlands map

What's included

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

Our single share option will match you with a fellow solo traveller of the same gender in a twin room, so you don't have to pay a single supplement. If there's no one available to share with, you don't pay any additional single supplement. Please call us to book a single-share holiday.

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.

Total meals included:

  • 6 breakfasts, 3 dinners

UK - Amsterdam

Day
1

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

Amsterdam

Day
2

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

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Amsterdam area - Rotterdam

Day
3

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

Rotterdam - Groesbeek - Arnhem area

Day
4

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

Arnhem area - Staphorst - Giethoorn - Groningen

Day
5

This morning, travel from the Arnhem area and head to Staphorst for a stop to take in the views of the lengthy farmlands. Many built between 1850 and 1910. Next, travel to Giethoorn, a small serene town filled with an enchanting network of canals. Conclude your day in Groningen.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Groningen - Volendam - Amsterdam

Day
6

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

Amsterdam - UK

Day
7

Depart Amsterdam today.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Things to note

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

Tour hotels will as specified or of a similar standard.

Hotels

Tour hotels will be as specified or alternatives of a similar standard.


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

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