Amsterdam and Haarlem

Amsterdam - © Wallace
Molen De Adriaan - © Hans Westerink
Ambacht klompen - © fotos Ritbergen
Desert Greenhouse Hortus Amsterdam
Spring Hortus Amsterdam
Zaanse panden - © fotos Ritbergen
Zaansmuseum, verkadepaviljoen - © fotos Ritbergen

Holiday Highlights

  • Cultural and historic excursions
  • Informative guided tours
  • Haarlem as a base offers a charming, authentic Dutch experience
  • A leisurely and varied itinerary to suit all tastes
  • 5 days from £690pp
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Tour Dates:
Monday 12 June to Friday 16 June 2017

Just 20 minutes by train from Amsterdam, the medieval city of Haarlem offers a quieter, more authentic view of Dutch life for our 5-day cultural visit to the Netherlands.

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Day 1 – Travel to Haarlem

Boarding a mid-morning Eurostar to Brussels we begin our journey to the Netherlands, arriving Haarlem early evening.

Day 2 – Flora and Sightseeing

Travel by train from Haarlem to Amsterdam for a visit to Hortus Botanicus, one of the world’s oldest botanical gardens, before spending the afternoon enjoying a guided tour of Amsterdam.

Day 3 – Windmill and Canals

We make our way back into Amsterdam this morning for a canal cruise of the city. After lunch we return to Haarlem for a tour of De Adriaan Windmill, which offers a breathtaking view of Haarlem from the viewing platform.

Day 4 – Zaanse Schans

Open-air museum Zaanse Schans offers a glimpse of what life was like in the Netherlands during the 18th and 19th Centuries. After our half-day excursion, you have a free afternoon to explore at leisure.

Day 5 – Homeward Bound

We leave Haarlem mid-morning, travelling via Amsterdam and Brussels to arrive London early afternoon.

Selected Hotels

Golden Tulip Lion D’Or, Haarlem

Please note - hotels can be subject to change

Price Includes

  • Standard class rail travel throughout
  • All excursions as detailed
  • Accommodation in a good quality hotel on a bed and breakfast basis
  • Services of a tour leader from London and throughout the tour

Price per person

Escorted holiday: £690
Single room supplement: £229
Deposit for this holiday: £100
Rates of exchange used are as at 1st August 2016

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