Welcome to Belgium. Arrive in Brussels – the capital city and also the Headquarters of the European Union and NATO. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in and relax. Overnight in Brussels.
Today Validate your Hop On Hop Off pass. One can enjoy the Mini Europe interactive exhibits along with a visit to the Atomium. A truly unique voyage! Stroll amid the typical ambiance of the most beautiful towns of the Old Continent. The incomparable chimes of Big Ben welcome you to the heart of London. The gondolas and mandolins will invite you to discover the charms of Venice. Follow the T.G.V. from Paris to the other end of France. You can make the models work yourself: the eruption of Vesuvius, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullfight in Seville, and many more… In total 300 models and sites in quite unequaled craftsmanship. You could add a visit to the Museum of Original Figurines located just outside the Central Station. All in all a perfect day out and then well in time to enjoy the night in Brussels
Post breakfast checks out and makes your way to the train station to board the train to the town of Bruges. The historic center of this town is on the list of UNESCO. Do a horse carriage ride here that lasts around 30 minutes. One of the stops is the Beguinage House where the unmarried women, working women were housed in the city until the 19th century. Walk around the city center, head to the chocolate museum – Chocostory. Here you can try your hand at the actual making of chocolate that lasts around 1 hour and is a very unique experience for kids and adults. The chocolate museum is 3 stories high and traces the origin of chocolate and what is it today. You could also visit the chocolate store called The Chocolate Line. Bruges has so many canals that it is often referred to as the Venice of the North. Bruges also has 24 art museums, 55 chocolate shops and also ranks top in the world in terms of the amount of Michelin stars per capita. Overnight in Bruges.
After breakfast this morning and spend the day walking around and taking in the most of the picturesque city, visit the Lake of Love, discover the Church of Our Lady with the statue by Michaelangelo, the Market Square with its belfry and the Holy Blood Chapel, also Cycling around makes for an amazing day well spent. They say you can never take a bad picture in Bruges, that’s how picture-postcard perfect the city is. Overnight in Bruges.
After breakfast this morning it is time to check out and head to the train station to Ghent. Though historic, the city is also quite modern in its vibe. Come night and the entire city center is lit up and looks gorgeous. Ghent also houses the Van Eyck brothers painting – a unique altarpiece from 1432 called the Mystic Lamb which is the most valuable painting in the world. Spend the afternoon walking around the city, visit the St Nicholas church – The tower of this church is one of the marvelous “three towers” in the heart of Ghent. Every Friday morning there is a flea market held in Central Square. Later in the afternoon visit the GRUUT Beer brewery to see how the famous fruit beer is made without using hops. Overnight at Ghent.
Have breakfast this morning and head out to the canal front to enjoy a relaxing boat ride. It is a different experience to see the city from the water. Post this, spend time walking along the main streets and do not forget to buy a Mustard. Ghent is famous for its recipe of Mustard and you must visit Tierenteyn – a tasty tradition that packs a punch. The mustard that is sold here is still prepared according to the same old recipe. Evening relax. Overnight at Ghent.
Today you will enjoy Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal Cruise. a convenient and budget-friendly choice that’s ideal for first-time visitors. Guarantee your entry to the often sold-out Heineken Experience by booking in advance and get unobstructed views of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed waterways, without the crowds on land, during a canal cruise—a quintessential Amsterdam experience.
Today take a tour to zaanse Schans windmills & Hague day trip. Travel by coach from central Amsterdam and into the Dutch countryside to visit three North Holland villages. En route, learn about the passing sights from your guide. On arrival at Zaanse Schans, a lovely town on the Zaan River, marvel at a postcard-perfect scene of wooden windmills dating back to the 17th-century. visit a local shoemaker that makes classic wooden clogs. Also, visit the local cheese factory for a demonstration and a sampling of its dairy production. Take the ferry boat to nearby Marken, another traditional fishing town. Then continue by coach to each destination. The afternoon continued with a visit to Delft, The Hague, and Madurodam. Learn about Blue & white Delft Pottery products. Continue to The Hague, the former capital of the Netherlands and its third-largest city. Pass by Noordeinde Palace and the Houses of Parliament on a coach tour of the seat of the Dutch Parliament. Then make a photo stop at the Peace Palace, which houses the International Court of Justice. Lastly continue your journey to Madurodam, a famous miniature park. Marvel at scale models of Holland attractions replicated in minute detail, including Amsterdam’s canal houses.
Keukenhof Tulip Gardens are a very popular place to visit during spring in Holland. It’s the best day out among the flowers near Amsterdam! Every year more than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in autumn to bloom in spring. There is a variety of 800 different tulips. A unique and unforgettable experience for everyone. The flower park has 32 hectares of flowers. There are also spectacular flower shows, surprising inspirational gardens, unique artworks and wonderful events.
Giethoorn Day Trip from Amsterdam
Giethoorn is a beautiful village in Netherlands which has no roads. Giethoorn, often referred as the ‘Venice of the Netherlands. “ Giethoorn is a mostly car-free village in the northeastern Dutch province of Overijssel. It’s known for its boat-filled waterways, footpaths, bicycle trails and centuries-old thatched-roof houses. It borders a section of the Weerribben-Wieden National Park, a marshy area once popular for peat and reed harvesting. Round trip transportation from a central meeting point in Amsterdam
After breakfast check out & take a train to Airport. Take your return flight.