HOLLAND & BELGIUM

Dive into Idyllic Holland & Belgium!

This sample itinerary through the Netherlands and Belgium lets you explore the picturesque canals of Amsterdam, taste decadent Belgian chocolate, and if the timing is right, see the famous tulips in bloom! Combine Amsterdam with Paris or London for an unforgettable trip of a lifetime!

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OUR SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1 

Welcome to Amsterdam

Arrive in Amsterdam, where you will be met for the transfer to your centrally located hotel. Free time on your own to explore the city, see the Anne Frank House or visit the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Restaurant suggestions will be provided throughout

Day 2

Uncover the Charms of Amsterdam

Daily breakfasts in each of your hotels. Detailed private sightseeing of the main canals of Amsterdam and Dam Square. Free time in the afternoon will give you a chance to shop or enjoy a boat ride circulating the canals.

Day 3

Delve into the Famous Artworks in the Hague

With your driver, enjoy a day trip to The Hague to visit the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag and Mauritshuis Museum, housing collections by Van Gogh, Monet, Picasso, Rembrandt and Vermeer. If you’re traveling during April or May, it’s a perfect time to drive into the enchanting tulip fields in Keukenhof Gardens, the world’s second largest flower garden, plus the floating flower market of Bloemenmarkt

Day 4

Experience the Quintessential Icons of the Dutch Countryside

Explore the historic town of Volendam, with plenty of opportunities for pictures and shopping. Continue to charming Edam, famous for their large wheels of cheese and peaceful shorefront of the Zuiderzee

Day 5

Journey Across the Belgian Border to Historic Antwerp Before Departing to Brussels

​​Train ride to Antwerp, drop off your bags, then learn about the diamond capital of the world in the Diamond Pavilion or grab a box of famous Belgian chocolates. Retrieve your bags and hop onto your next train to Brussels, where you will be met for the transfer to your centrally located hotel

Day 6

Discover the Cultural Delights of Brussels

​Free day to visit the Grand Place and the old quarter, Notre Dame du Salon cathedral, the European Union Quarters, or the Horta Museum

Day 7

Enjoy an Excursion to Ghent 

​​Train ride into the medieval city of Ghent, where you'll see the Gravensteen Castle and fascinating city center.  Hop on the train again for the ride back to Brussels

Day 8

Soak up the Beauty of the Medieval Bruges

​Day trip to Bruges via train today, where you can stop by the Historic Centre and the Town Hall, or climb the steps of Belfry and Market Hall. Perhaps schedule a couple of overnights in Bruges, plenty of things to do in this medieval historic city!

Day 9

Depart Brussels

Same-day arrival in the USA. Welcome home! Transfer to the airport now for your home-bound flights

When should I go?

Year Round - mid-April features beautiful tulips and hyacinths, especially at Keukenhof Gardens!

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