DUTCH ESCAPE (8 DAYS FROM AMSTERDAM to AMSTERDAM)


DUTCH ESCAPE (8 DAYS FROM AMSTERDAM to AMSTERDAM)

Tour/Holiday Package Information

TOUR CODE: KEW - November 2019 - March 2020 Departures

PACKAGE INCLUDES SIGHTSEEING AND MORE:
◆ AMSTERDAM Welcome and farewell dinners; guided sightseeing, canal cruise; visit the Rijksmuseum
◆ ENCLOSING DIKE
◆ ARNHEM Visit the Airborne at the Bridge Museum and see John Frost Bridge
◆ ANTWERP Guided sightseeing, visit the Grote Markt; dinner at a local restaurant
◆ BRUGES Guided walking tour, visit the Church of Our Lady, the Market Square, and enjoy a lace demonstration
◆ KINDERDIJK Take pictures of the 19 windmills
◆ ROTTERDAM Guided sightseeing, visit the Markthal
◆ DELFT Visit the Royal Delft Pottery factory
◆ THE HAGUE Orientation, walk through the inner court of the Parliament
◆ HOTELS AMSTERDAM Ramada Apollo Amsterdam Centre (F), ARNHEM Best Western Plus Haarhuis (F), ANTWERP Crowne Plaza Antwerp (F) or Hotel Leopold (F), ROTTERDAM Room Mate Bruno (F)
◆ MEALS Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 3 three-course dinners (D): welcome and farewell dinner in Amsterdam and dinner at a local restaurant in Antwerp
◆ TRANSPORTATION Motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam
◆ HEADSETS Throughout the tour
◆ FREE WI-FI available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies

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2019 DEPARTURE DATES TWIN SHARE PRICING from per pax
NOV
03, 10, 17, 24 $ 1539
DEC    
2020
JAN
FEB 23 $ 1399
MAR 01, 08, 15, 22 $ 1539
What you get?

Itinerary

About this Package

Departure dates: 03, 10, 17, 24 Nov 2019; 23 Feb;1, 8, 15, 22 Mar 2020

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

DAY 1. ARRIVE IN AMSTERDAM, HOLLAND (Sun)

Welcome to Amsterdam! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

DAY 2. AMSTERDAM (Mon)

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, and the “Golden Bend,” the most prestigious part of the Herengracht. Also visit the RIJKSMUSEUM with Rembrandt’s “Night Watch.” Later, an optional excursion is available to make the most of your stay. (B)

DAY 3. AMSTERDAM—ARNHEM (Tue)

A comfortable drive takes you north and across the 19-mile-long ENCLOSING DIKE, separating the salty North Sea from the freshwater IJsselmeer the former Zuiderzee. A monumental work designed by Cornelis Lely and constructed in the 1920’s. Via the provinces of Friesland and the Noordoostpolder, arrive in Arnhem, setting of the movie “A Bridge too Far.” Hear how the British forces defended the bridge during the Battle of Arnhem and visit the AIRBORNE AT THE BRIDGE MUSEUM with the world-famous John Frost Bridge. (B)

DAY 4. ARNHEM—ANTWERP, BELGIUM (Wed)

Cross the border into the Flemish-speaking part of Belgium, formerly part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands until 1830, and arrive in Antwerp. Enjoy guided sightseeing of this important harbour city on the River Scheldt, and visit the GROTE MARKT in the Old Town. This evening,  dinner awaits at one of Antwerp’s lively local restaurants. (B,D)

DAY 5. ANTWERP. EXCURSION TO BRUGES (Thu)

Take an excursion to Bruges, one of Western Europe’s most perfectly preserved medieval towns. Follow your Local Guide on a walking tour and visit the CHURCH OF OUR LADY with Michelangelo’s Madonna of Bruges, featured in the movie The Monuments Men. See also the famous MARKET SQUARE. Also enjoy a traditional LACE DEMONSTRATION, a reminder of Bruges’ history of cloth-making. Return to Antwerp. (B)

DAY 6. ANTWERP—KINDERDIJK, HOLLAND—ROTTERDAM (Fri)

Back in Holland, stop at the “Kinderdijk,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and take pictures of the 19 windmills which were built in the 18th century to drain the polders. Continue to Rotterdam, heavily bombed during World War II, resulting in a city with a totally modern centre and the largest harbour in Europe. Sightseeing with your Local Guide features the impressive MARKTHAL, opened in 2014 as a residential and office building with a market hall. This evening, an optional dinner outing is available. (B)

DAY 7. ROTTERDAM—DELFT—THE HAGUE—AMSTERDAM (Sat)

This morning, visit the ROYAL DELFT POTTERY FACTORY with the magnificent collection of hand-painted earthenware pieces, and see skilled craftsmen at work. Next is The Hague, residence of the king, the parliament, and the International Court of Justice. Walk through the INNER COURT of the parliament, a former hunting castle, and enjoy free time with a chance to visit the Mauritshuis Museum, home to the painter Vermeer’s Girl with the Pearl Earring. Return to Amsterdam, for a farewell dinner prepared at the hotel to celebrate your holiday. (B,D)

DAY 8 AMSTERDAM (Sun)

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)


Remarks

IMPORTANT:
~ Rates above is for Land package  
~ Prices are subject to confirmation at the time of booking
~ Prices and Itinerary are subject to change
~ Any un-utilized services, unused tours or hotel rooms are NON-REFUNDABLE
~ Terms and conditions apply

NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:
~  Transfer from Airport - Hotel - Airport
Air ticket and taxes
~ Travel Insurance
~ Tipping for guide and driver


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