Tour Type: Country Explorer
Brochure Type: TT & BV Europe Summer 2024 v1

Delight in the best of the Netherlands on this in-depth exploration. You'll see the works of great masters at the Rijksmuseum, cycle through medieval Groningen like a local and soak up some of that characteristic gezellig spirit with a family on their farm.

Choice Highlights
Must-see Highlights
  • Explore the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Zwolle and Groningen (on a bicycle tour) with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Amsterdam and Rotterdam
  • Visit Aalsmeer or Keukenhof (when open), Royal Delft Pottery, the Airborne Museum in Arnhem and a cheese and clog factory in Volendam
  • View the John Frost Bridge in Arnhem
  • Tickets for Keukenhof Tulip Bulb gardens are included during the flowering season (end of March until mid-May)
Dive Into Culture
  • Amsterdam: Visit the Rijksmuseum, the national art gallery of the Netherlands, where you'll enjoy its exceptional collection of works by the Dutch masters.
  • Delft: Visit the Delft Pottery factory to see how this delicate porcelain is created.
  • Groningen: Take a guided bicycle tour of Groningen and discover how wooden clogs and Dutch cheese are made.
Be My Guest
  • Amsterdam: Go Dutch and share a gezellig Be My Guest dinner, savouring delicious local cheeses, with the Pauw family on their dairy farm near Amsterdam.
Whats Included
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Breakfast daily and up to half of your evening meals
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with Wi-Fi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Optional Experiences and free time

Call (303) 504-0400 for more information or to book today! Mention code 17112966

Tour Operator
Trafalgar Tours
Offer valid through 3/31/2023
7 Days
Escorted - Yes
Day 1AmsterdamWelcome to Amsterdam: What better place to start your jaunt through the Netherlands than Amsterdam? Spend your day strolling through its pretty streets and tree-lined canals, stopping for a coffee and speculaas along the way. Join your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening on a scenic canal cruise, including a light meal and welcome drinks, admiring the centuries-old facades.
Bilderberg Garden
Day 2AmsterdamExplore Amsterdam??s Art and Architecture Dive Into Culture: Delve into the Dutch Golden Age and its extraordinary art, architecture and history, traversing the city's inner labyrinth of canals and narrow streets, along which hundreds of sturdy Dutch bicycles rattle day and night. Dive Into Culture and enjoy a Small Group Sightseeing tour of the Rijksmuseum, featuring the works of great Dutch masters, including Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch'.
Bilderberg Garden
Day 3RotterdamJourney to Aalsmeer/Keukenhof, The Hague and Rotterdam Dive Into Culture: We rise with the birds this morning, taking a trip to Aalsmeer to visit the vibrant flower auction and see the vividly hued blooms for which Holland is so famous. Alternatively, during the flowering season (end of March until mid-May), we'll enjoy an included visit to the tulip gardens of Keukenhof - the mesmerising sight of several million flowering bulbs planted across 32 hectares will leave you in absolute awe. This afternoon, we travel through The Hague to the historic town of Delft and Dive Into Culture at the Royal Delft Pottery workshop where we'll gain insights into the manufacturing of this delicate hand-painted blue and white porcelain. We continue to edgy Rotterdam, which was rebuilt from the ground up after being destroyed during World War II. Your orientation tour will reveal an innovative city with architectural treasures worth capturing on camera and a vibrant multicultural scene around every turn.
Bilderberg Parkhotel
Day 4Arnhem and ZutphenOnwards to Arnhem and Zutphen: Enjoy a morning at leisure, or perhaps consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed village of Kinderdijk, famous for its 19 monumental windmills. Later we travel east to Arnhem to see the John Frost Bridge, so named as a tribute to the commander of the British forces that held the bridge for four days with a mere 750 soldiers, during the World War II Battle of Arnhem. Learn about this famous battle, inspiration behind the film 'A Bridge Too Far', on an included visit to the Airborne Museum at Oosterbeek. This afternoon, continue on to the Hanseatic town of Zutphen, our home for the night.
Hampshire Gravenhof Zutphen
Day 5Zwolle and GroningenOff to Stunning Zwolle and Groningen: Leaving Nijmegen behind, we head north to the beautiful Hanseatic city of Zwolle, where we'll join our Local Specialist for a walking tour through its medieval centre. Later we continue to Groningen, where the rich history and peculiar dialect will certainly be a highlight for culture and history buffs alike.
Day 6Volendam and Return to AmsterdamVenture to Volendam and Return to Amsterdam Dive Into Culture Make Travel Matter Connect with Locals: Dive Into Culture this morning and saddle up to explore the university city of Groningen during a guided bicycle tour of its medieval centre. Ramble along the city's ring of canals like a local, before enjoying a beautiful drive through Friesland en route to Volendam, a former fishing port on the edge of IJsselmeer. Dive Into Culture and learn about the craft of wooden clog making and Dutch cheese. Then meet Tom, miller of Katwoude, for a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience. Visit the mill and learn about the important role the mill plays in managing rising water levels. This evening, enjoy a celebratory Be My Guest Farewell Dinner with the Pauw family as you Connect With Locals over a traditional Dutch meal.
Mercure City
Day 7AmsterdamFarewell Amsterdam: For now we say a fond tot ziens to Amsterdam and our newfound friends, closing the door on a memorable Dutch experience. Find out more about your free airport transfer at

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  • Best of Holland

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    Tour Type: Country ExplorerBrochure Type: TT & BV Europe Summer 2024 v1Delight in the best of the Netherlands on this in-depth exploration.