• Visit the Venice of the North and two countries in one weekend! •

Our weekend tour to Amsterdam and Bruges is an action-packed adventure visiting two of the most beautiful cities in northern Europe. With a full day to explore Amsterdam, there so many things to do it can sometimes be hard to decide! With comfortable hotel accommodation and our modern coaches - we aim to make your fun-filled weekend as relaxing as possible. On our return to the UK we stop by the medieval city of Bruges to indulge in its delights such as beers, waffles and life-changing chocolates!

tour durationDuration: 3 Days
age range Age Range: 16 - 80yrs
tour pace Tour Pace: Active
group size Group Size: 25 - 55

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Departs Friday early evening - returns Sunday night
  • Visit two countries in one weekend (Netherlands and Belgium)
  • Explore Amsterdam's cobbled lanes, Walk down the many canals or hop on a canal cruise!
  • Visit Van Gogh Museum
  • Explore Amsterdam's cobbled lanes
  • Eat a waffle or Belgian fries by Markt Square
  • Indulge in Belgium Chocolate
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WHATS INCLUDED

  • Return travel to Amsterdam by a modern executive coach with reclining seats and WC
  • 1 night accommodation in a top rated hotel with 24 hour access to the city centre
  • Services of an experienced and friendly guide
  • Walking tour of Amsterdam city centre including Damrak, Dam Square, IAmsterdam sign, museumplein and shopping areas.
  • Guided walking tour of the medieval city of Bruges
  • Lots of free time for shopping and visiting museums
  • 1 Continental Breakfast
  • Canal Cruise of old harbour and oldest areas of Amsterdam (extra charge)
  • Visit to Zaanse Schans (Dutch Village with windmills, cheese shops and clog making) (extra charge)
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AVAILABILITY

Fri. 4th May 2018 - Sun. 6th May 2018GBP £185

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Fri. 22nd Jun 2018 - Sun. 24th Jun 2018GBP £185

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Fri. 13th Jul 2018 - Sun. 15th Jul 2018GBP £185

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Fri. 27th Jul 2018 - Sun. 29th Jul 2018GBP £185

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Fri. 26th Oct 2018 - Sun. 28th Oct 2018GBP £185

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ITINERARY

Day 1

After being introduced to your tour guide, we depart during the evening and take the Eurotunnel or ferry to Calais, France. We travel overnight by a modern executive coach with reclining seats and WC facilities.

Day 2

Before our arrival to Amsterdam we have an early stop at a service station where you can grab a coffee while freshening up for an amazing day in this beautiful city.

We start our tour with a walk down Damrak and onto Dam Square where we learn about this city's fascinating history and see it's famous buildings and monuments before continuing to the famous floating-flower-market. We take a break for about an hour for you to have a proper breakfast in one of the many restaurants offering authentic Dutch pancakes or a 'full English' menu. You are then invited to continue the tour to visit places such as the IAMSTERDAM sign and Museumplein - this is where you will find the Van Gogh and Rijks museums to enjoy or go shopping at your leisure.


In the afternoon we offer an optional Canal Cruise tour where you can relax while listening to an audio-tour on the boat which lasts for approximately one hour.

In the evening we do a short walking tour of the red-light district before taking a coach transfer to the hotel where we will check in and relax. The hotel has 24 hour access with public transport to the center.

Day 3

After a continental buffet breakfast we start our optional tour to Zaanse Schans, its a dutch village and you will have the opportunity to watch a clog making demonstration and taste authentic dutch cheeses. We depart Amsterdam mid-day and head towards Bruges, a historic medieval city in north Belgium. We explore this city with a walking tour before giving you enough time to go chocolate shopping or perhaps enjoy some local cuisines or famous beers!
We depart Bruges in the early evening and return back the UK in the late evening. Approximate times are shown on your tickets.

OPTIONAL TOURS

Zaanse Schans - Dutch Village - £30.00

A unique residential area inspired by 18th and 19th century Holland, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. Check the warehouse where the famous Dutch wooden ‘Clogs’ are made. Followed by the cheese factory and the various windmills. Don’t forget to see clog and cheese-making demonstrations!


Amsterdam Canal Cruise - £10.00

The best way to see real Amsterdam is floating down the many canals the city has and discover its many attractions and around its UNESCO protected canal rings. Enjoy a 1-hr cruise down the canals with a guided tour of its main sights.


These prices may be subject to change on certain weekends, please check the booking page of each tour

ACCOMMODATION

Ibis Hotel - Schiphol Airport

Ibis Hotel - Schiphol Airport

Located within 20 minutes of Amsterdam, Ibis Budget Schiphol offers free Wifi, buffet continental breakfast and, 24-hr access to Amsterdam city centre. The rooms compromise of triple bedded-rooms (1 double and 1 single room), flat screen TV, shower, private toilet and free Wifi.

Schipholweg 185, 1171 PK Badhoevedorp, Netherlands

This accommodation is the normal one we use, please contact us to confirm if required

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