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Amsterdam and the Dutch Bulbfields

Amsterdam and the Dutch Bulbfields

Europe’s largest and most beautiful gardens ‘KEUKENHOF’ opens its doors every spring to visitors. See the dazzling displays of tulips, narcissi, hyacinths and other bulb flowers in all their glory covering over 32 hectares. It is a magnificent park with ongoing indoor and outdoor exhibitions which are quite unique. Take home lots of ideas for your own garden!

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Your Itinerary

Sunday 8th: Our outward journey takes us via York for time for sightseeing before continuing to Hull for the evening P&O overnight ferry to Rotterdam.

Monday 9th: We head to Keukenhof Gardens. Famed for its breathtaking displays of bulbs, Keukenhof has a whopping six million bulbs bloom every year to form a sea of flowers, between March and May. Keukenhof spring flowers blend beautifully in a landscape of established trees, flowering shrubs, a huge variety of perennials, water gardens, fountains and a large lake.

Tuesday 10th: Full day to Amsterdam. Holland’s most vibrant city boasts 165 canals, 1281bridges, 42 museums and many great sights. Admire the 17th century merchant houses or the floating flower market, which is ablaze with colour in every season.

Wednesday 11th: After breakfast we travel North to De Simonehoeve a local cheese farm and wooden shoe factory, for demonstrations of how these traditional Dutch products are made. We will then continue on to the nearby old fishing village of Volendam, well-known for its old fishing boats and the traditional clothing still worn by some residents. In the afternoon we'll return to the port of Rotterdam to embark for your overnight voyage to Hull.

Thursday 12th: Arrive in Hull. Disembark after breakfast and return home via Liverpool for free time before arriving in Oswestry late afternoon.

NB: EU Health Insurance Card recommended

 

P&O Hull-Rotterdam: With night sailings on P&O’s two luxury cruise ferries, you can enjoy great onboard entertainment and delicious food choices on board your Hull ferry to Holland. You’ll be assured of a good night's sleep too, thanks to comfortable ensuite cabins. 

Fletcher Hotel****, Loosdrecht

Located on the Loosdrecht Lakes the pleasant hotel is in a fantastic setting. Situated in the town centre the location is perfect for a stroll into town. The charming terrace at the back of the hotel overlooks the lake and is perfect for an evening drink.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Coach
  • Return overnight Ferry Crossings including cabins, (Dinner & Breakfast not included)
  • Two Nights Three Course Dinner with 2 Choices + Vegetarian Option
  • Tea & Coffee After Dinner at Resort
  • Hot/Cold Buffet Breakfast at Resort
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Visit to Keukenhof Gardens 

Single room supplement £75

Inside Lower Berth Cabin £11pp.

Outside Lower Berth Cabin £14pp.

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