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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.

Your Itinerary

Thursday 9th: Our outward journey takes us via York for time for sightseeing before
continuing to Hull for the evening P&O overnight ferry to Rotterdam.

Friday 10th: On arrival in Rotterdam, we disembark after breakfast and 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.

Saturday 11th: Full day to Amsterdam. Holland’s most vibrant city boasts 165 canals,
1281 bridges, 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.

Sunday 12th: 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. The women's costume of
Volendam, with its high, pointed bonnet, is one of the most recognizable of the Dutch
traditional costumes. In the afternoon we'll return to the port of Rotterdam to embark for
your overnight voyage to Hull.

Monday 13th: 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. 

Postillan Hotel ***, Dordrecht

Located between Breda and Rotterdam, this modern hotel provides 98 elegant guest rooms as well as a fitness centre. Each room of Postillion Hotel Dordrecht comes with box-spring bedding, a flat-screen TV and a desk area. The private bathroom is fitted with a rain-shower and fair-trade toiletries.

A breakfast buffet is available in the morning. The hotel's restaurant with a spacious terrace serves lunch and dinner.

Your Tour Includes

  • All Travel by Executive Extended Legroom Coach
  • Return overnight Ferry Crossings including cabins, (Dinner & Breakfast not included)
  • 2 Nights Dinner, Bed & Buffet Breakfast in Holland
  • Excursions as Detailed
  • Visit to Keukenhof Gardens

Single room supplement £82

Inside Lower Berth Cabin £11pp.

Outside Lower Berth Cabin £13pp.

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