BRUSSELS & AMSTERDAM: Belgium and Holland Experience

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Daily Departure: from 01 April to 20 October, 2019

7 Days / 6 Nights

DAY 1: Arrival to Brussels and Dinner: Arrival at Brussels Airport and transfer to the hotel with private car minibus with professional driver. Check in at the hotel and rest of the day at leisure to start enjoying this very fascinating city. In the evening your will get a great Belgian dinner at the restaurant “Le Bistrot”, just in front of the famous Porte de Hall. Overnight.

DAY 2: Morning grand city tour of Brussels and evening tour with beer tasting: Enjoy a perfect morning tour to admire this beautiful capital. Our tour of Brussels is an excellent introduction to Belgium. Discover the ancient buildings of the city and its splendid modern districts on board of our comfortable coach. Our visit begins at the majestic Grand Place which was the cradle of medieval Brussels. The coach will take us to Saint-Michael’s cathedral. We will make a brief stop at the famous Atomium and drive along the marvelous Chinese Pavilion and Japanese Tower. From the Royal Residence we will return to the city center to visit the cozy Sablon district, with its numerous antique shops. We show you the stunning Palace of Justice and the Royal Palace. The next part of our tour covers the district with the headquarters of the European Parliament, the Commission and the Council of Europe. Rest of the day at leisure to enjoy pleasant walks in the charming streets of city centre. In the evening you will be experience a really great evening walking tour with beer tastings during the walk. The tour starts at 18.00 and will be a real outstanding experience. Belgium has over 1000 beers and has a brewing culture that has been producing the world’s best for over 1000 years! On this Beer Tour, you will experience the best that Belgian has to offer, from the Trappist brews made by monks to the Lambic beers unique to the Brussel region. You will lear all about the brewing processes and have a chance to taste from the world’s largest selection of beers from Belgium the globe. On this three hours tour you will get one free Belgian Trappist ale and a tasting selection from one of Brussel’s most famous beer bars. Overnight.

DAY 3: Day trip to Ghent and Bruges: Today you will be visit the outstanding treasures of Flanders. Discover two of Flanders’ most enchanting cities and follow our guide back in time! Ghent’s medieval architecture and youthful vibrant atmosphere will impress you. We visit Saint-Bavo’s Cathedral, home to the world-famous Mystic Lamb painting (optional), and walk along the Castle of the Counts of Flanders, the picturesque medieval harbour Graslei and many more highlights. In Bruges, you enjoy the peaceful Lake of Love and the old beguinage. Our guide will explain the stories and secrets behind the city’s history from the Viking period until the end of the Middle Ages. You also have the option to enjoy a pleasant boat trip along the narrow canals. Do not forget your comfortable shoes to brave the cobbled streets!. Return to Brussels at 20.00 approximately, rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight.

DAY 4: From Brussels to Amsterdam: Transfer from hotel in Brussels to the rail station to take a fast train to Amsterdam (journey is approx. 2 hours). Arrival in Amsterdam rail station and meeting with our driver for transfer to the hotel in the city center. Rest of the day and evening at leisure to start enjoying this very fascinating city. Overnight.

DAY 5: Morning bike tour, afternoon canal cruise and dinner: You can not miss to visit Amsterdam as a real local … by bike ! This is a fantastic way to get an authentic experience of Dutch urban life. You will hit some of the most beloved landmarks in the city, including the Westerberk church and the Rembrandt House, all while cruising on a finely tuned and fully-equipped touring bike. The route on Amsterdam Bike Tour visits the famed Museumplein (Museum Square), home to the incredible Rijksmuseum, which has the largest art collection in the Netherlands. Get off your bikes and take a quick break at the Vondelpark, a gorgeous green space dotted with trees and crisscrossed with bike paths. After the bike tour enjoy a short free time, then you will have the chance to admire Amsterdam from its canals. Enjoy a 1 hour itinerary on board of comfortable boat with Multilanguage commentary. Renowned as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the canal district will have you amazed as you cruise through its canals. Lean back and examine the town from another point of view as you drift along the beautiful waters and treasured architecture. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. In the evening you will get a great Holland dinner at restaurant “LT Cornelis”, in the very city centre. Overnight.

DAY 6: Day trip to Volendam, Edam and Zaanse Schans: Get ready for an amazing half-day guided tour of the Dutch countryside, starting with a 20-minute drive to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans. This outdoor conservation area is situated on the banks of the Zaan River and is home to traditional 18th and 19th century architecture, including several functioning windmills. Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. From there continue on to Edam, also commonly referred to as the pearl of the Zuiderzee. Edam’s ancient streets and quite canals are lined by beautiful 17th century buildings, including the leaning Carillon tower, the Great Church, and town hall. Most famous in Edam is beyond any doubt the public weighing house, where in summer still every Wednesday the famous Edam Cheese is being sold. After a stroll around this history-rich town, you’ll have the opportunity to see how Edam’s world-famous cheese is made and, of course, to taste it in a closeby cheesefarm. Finally, you will stop in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This typical fishing village with its bustling harbor has been a major tourist attraction as early as 1875. Your guide will take you on a short walk through the oldest parts of the city, exploring a labyrinth of twists and turns to sites such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk and the Visafslag (Fish Auction). Return to Amsterdam at 16.00 approximately, rest of the afternoon and evening at leisure. Overnight.

DAY 7: Departure transfer: Free time for eventual shopping or last self visit before being transferred from the hotel to the airport with private car minibus with professional driver

RATES PER PERSON** 

Adults:

  • 1 Pax  $742.00
  • 2 Pax  $571.00
  • 3 Pax $520.00
  • 4 Pax  $488.00
  • 5 Pax  $469.00
  • 6 Pax  $455.00

Children:

  • 4 – 11 $440.00**

(** Children 3-18 will get soft drinks instead of beer tasting in Brussels **)

** All prices include transportation from Brussels International Airport on Day 1. If transfer is from Brussels Charleroi Airport there is an additional supplement .

Package Includes:

  • Private transfer from Brussels Airport to Hotel in city center
  • Dinner at restaurant Le Bistrot or similar in Brussels (3 courses menu – drinks not included)
  • Morning Grand City Tour of Brussels (2 hours and 30 minutes)
  • Evening Walking Tour in Brussels with 4 beer tastings (3 hours – dinner not included)
  • Day trip to Ghent and Bruges from Brussels (11 hours – lunch and boat trip not included)
  • Private transfer from hotel in Brussels to rail station
  • Private transfer from Amsterdam rail station to hotel in city center
  • Amsterdam Morning Bike tour (2 hours)
  • Afternoon Canal cruise in Amsterdam (1 hour)
  • Dinner at restaurant LT Cornelis or similar in Amsterdam (3 courses menu – drinks not included)
  • Day Trip to Volendam, Edam and Zaanse Schans (5 hours – lunch not included)
  • Private transfer from hotel in Amsterdam city center to airport

Notes:

  • Accommodations and train tickets can be arranged by TourCrafters.  Please contact us for pricing.
  • Luggage allowance for transfer services: each passenger is allowed to a maximum of 1 suitcase and 1 carry-on bag
  • The distribution of services included in this package may change accordingly to touring operations. In any case all inclusions are guaranteed to passengers.