Floriade visit and Countryside tour - Groups

Northern Holland

Holland owes much of its world fame to such Dutch icons as tulips, wooden shoes, cheese, windmills and the Amsterdam canals. This  tour for 3 days/2 nights based in a 4* hotel in the surroundings of Amsterdam with all entrances reserved, can be booked for your convenience. Highlight of this tour will be the visit of Floriade 2022 and all separate options will give you  the best of Holland. It gives you the opportunity to see the real Holland and smell the flowers on your way. All tours can be adjusted to the size of your group and your interests; so kindly inform us with your wishes and we will send you the possibilities accordingly.

Itinerary per day

Day 1:  We suggest you start with a visit to the Museum Square, where the coach can drop the guests off and park in the parking garage. A visit to Costser Diamonds diamant factory and museum will be the starting point where guests can enjoy the tour, have a coffee and use the toilets. We will continue with a short walk past the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum passing the I-Amsterdam sign for some excellent photo opportunities to walk to the canal boats. A tour through the canals is a must to acquaint yourself with the city and find out the best spots for shopping and restaurants! You will be dropped of in front of Heineken Experience, where you visit the former brewery and find out more about this famous beer. A tasting afterwards will not be forgotten! In front of Heineken Experience the coach can pick up (4 coach unloading spaces) the guests to continue with the tour.

Leisure activities in Amsterdam include Diamond Museum and visit the diamant factory, Canal cruise of 90 minutes and a visit to the Heineken Experience. All can be arranged at your own leisure and interest.

Day 2: Pick up at the reception area at 8:30 AM for a tour through the countryside. First visit Zaanse Schans, one of the highlights of the Netherlands. Be part of a vibrant and stunning living and working community that dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries. The village is packed with wooden windmills, barns, houses and museums and built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, relocated here piece by piece since 1961. Along the way to the fishing villages Volendam and Marken (boat tour to the island included) the guided tour will show the typical Dutch countryside and make a stop at a cheesefarm, where cheesemaking and clogmaking in the traditional way will be shown. Off course, a free tasting of Dutch cheeses is included. Your driver will point out all interesting highlights of the Dutch countryside and you can make photo-stops along the way. Volendam is also a great place for lunch; traditional Dutch herring or baked fish would taste great after a busy morning.

Day 3: The highlight of the tour would be a visit to  the Floriade; Expo Floriade 2022 Almere is a six month A1 horticultural exhibition registered by the International Association of Horticultural Producers (AIPH) and recognized by the Bureau International des Expositions (BIE).Exhibits and presentations at Expo 2022 Floriade Almere will address how the green city concept can be expressed and how urban challenges like feeding the city, improving the health of citizens, ensuring enough green space and reducing energy consumption will be tackled.

What can be included in the program?

  • Transportation by VIP bus
  • Transfers
  • Canal Tour Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam City Tour
  • Visit the windmills in the Zaanse Schans with private guide and explanation
  • Visit the authentic Fishermen village ‘Volendam’
  • Boat tour to the Island ‘Marken’
  • Private Tour through Cheese farm with tasting and glass of wine
  • Visit a clog maker
  • Entrance to Diamond Museum
  • Hotelovernight on BB or HB
  • dinner/lunch at restaurant; typically Dutch, seafood, any budget and any style

Optional sightseeing’s:

  • Evening Candle light dinner cruise Amsterdam canals (2,5 hours)
  • Heineken experience or Heineken VIP tours (with tasting)
  • Visit and tour a windmill at Zaanse Schans
  • Volendam Experience with virtual reality glasses and tour through the museum
  • Informative tour about traditional eel smoking and tasting in Volendam
  • Dutch or International dinners and lunches at various restaurants

Hotel Information / rates on request:

3* or 4* category hotel: Centrally located to accommodate your guests on a bed and breakfast bases in Amsterdam or it’s surroundings depending on your budget and travel program.

Bookable: whole year round with a minimum stay of 2 nights

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