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Best of Holland

Duration 7 days

Destinations visited :
  • Netherlands
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Trace the steps of the Dutch Masters, ramble through rainbow fields and explore centuries-old maritime heritage, ending your Dutch discovery with Dignie and Gina in Groningen.

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DAY 1

Arrive Amsterdam (2 Nights)
What better place to start your jaunt through Holland than Amsterdam? Spend your day strolling through its pretty streets and tree-lined canals, stopping for a coffee and speculaas along the way. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening on a scenic canal cruise, including a light meal and welcome drinks, admiring the centuries-old façades.
Hotel: Bilderberg Garden
Meal: Welcome Reception

DAY 2

Amsterdam Sightseeing
Delve into the Golden Age and its extraordinary art, architecture and history traversing the city’s inner labyrinth of canals and narrow streets, along which hundreds of sturdy Dutch bicycles rattle day and night. Enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing tour of the Rijksmuseum, featuring the works of great Dutch masters, including Rembrandt’s ‘The Night Watch’ before visiting a historic diamond-polishing factory. Here you’ll ‘Dive Into Culture’ and gain insights into Amsterdam’s centuries-old diamond cutting traditions.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 3

Amsterdam – Aalsmeer/Keukenhof – The Hague – Delft – Rotterdam
We rise with the birds this morning, taking a trip to Aalsmeer to visit the vibrant flower auction and see the vividly hued blooms for which Holland is so famous. Alternatively, during the flowering season (end March until mid-May), we’ll enjoy an included visit to the tulip fields of Keukenhof – the mesmerising sight of several million flowering bulbs planted across 32 hectares will leave you in absolute awe. This afternoon, we travel through The Hague to the historic town of Delft and ‘Dive Into Culture’ at the Royal Delft Pottery workshop where we’ll gain insights into the manufacturing of this delicate hand-painted blue and white porcelain. We continue to edgy Rotterdam, where we’ll have an opportunity to ‘Dive Into Culture’ twice in one city this afternoon. Board a Spido boat cruise along the most important river port in Europe and ascend the iconic Euromast Tower for panoramic views of the city. This evening, we stay on board the SS Rotterdam – one of Trafalgar’s ‘Stays With Stories’ and a former flagship of the Holland America line.
Hotel: SS Rotterdam
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 4

Rotterdam – Groesbeek – Arnhem – Oosterbeek
Explore the tragic history of Operation Market Garden in Groesbeek, whose residents were forced to flee intense battles which obliterated the city during World War II. We’ll visit the National Liberation Museum, built on one of the landing sites of this airborne operation and learn about the occupation and liberation of Holland. We travel north to Arnhem to see John Frost Bridge, so named to pay tribute to the commander of the British forces that held the bridge for four days with a mere 750 soldiers, during the World War II Battle of Arnhem. This afternoon, we’ll also visit the Hoge Veluwe Park and the Kröller-Müller Museum, featuring the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world.
Hotel: De Bilderberg
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 5

Oosterbeek – Zwolle – Groningen
We head north to the beautiful Hanseatic city of Zwolle, where we’ll join our Local Specialist for a walking tour through its medieval centre. Ending our day in Gronginen, we’ll ‘Connect With Locals’ joining Dignie and Gina on their farm for a hearty Be My Guest dinner and meet-and-greet with their neighbour’s cows, just in time to see them being milked.
Hotel: Apollo Groningen
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Dinner with wine

DAY 6

Groningen – Volendam – Amsterdam
‘Dive Into Culture’ and saddle up to explore the university city of Groningen during a guided bicycle tour of its medieval centre. Ramble along the city’s ring of canals like a local, before enjoying a stunning drive through the mesmerising Frisian Lake District en route to Volendam, a former fishing port on the edge of IJsselmeer. ‘Dive Into Culture’ learn about the craft of wooden clog making and Dutch cheese, followed by a celebratory Farewell Dinner.
Hotel: Mercure City
Meal: Buffet Breakfast,Farewell Dinner

DAY 7

Depart Amsterdam
For now we say a fond tot ziens to Amsterdam and our newfound friends, closing the door on a memorable Dutch experience. Airport transfers are available. Conditions apply.
Meal: Buffet Breakfast

Sightseeing Highlights

  • CITY TOUR in Zwolle
  • TICKETS for Keukenhof Bulb fields are included during the flowering season (end March until mid-May)
  • ORIENTATION of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and guided bicycle tour in Groningen
  • VISIT the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Aalsmeer or Keukenhof (when open), Royal Delft Pottery, a trip up Euromast Tower in Rotterdam, National Liberation Museum at Groesbeek, Hoge Veluwe Park, Kröller-Müller Museum in Zutphen and Volendam
  • CRUISE of Rotterdam Harbour
  • VIEW the John Frost Bridge in Arnhem
  • SMALL GROUP SIGHTSEEING in Amsterdam, enjoy a guided visit to the Rijksmuseum with a group size of no more than 25 guests

Dining Highlights

  • 6 hot buffet breakfasts
  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and a professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
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Best of Holland

Trace the steps of the Dutch Masters, ramble through rainbow fields and explore centuries-old maritime heritage, ending your Dutch discovery with Dignie and Gina in Groningen.

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