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Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium Escorted Tour from Amsterdam to Brussels

Embark on an unforgettable journey from Amsterdam to Brussels and discover the highlights of Holland, Luxembourg, and Belgium. From exploring the iconic Rijksmuseum and taking a guided canal cruise in Amsterdam, to visiting the International Court of Justice in The Hague and enjoying a canal cruise in Bruges, this tour offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and scenic beauty.

Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium Escorted Tour from Amsterdam to Brussels

DEPARTURE DATE: May 25, 2024
Countries Visited: Belgium, Netherlands

OVERVIEW

Tiptoe through the tulips, tread through famous battlegrounds, and sprint to the irresistible bonbons on this aromatic tour. Three nights in Amsterdam, two nights each in Luxembourg and Brussels, plus one night in the medieval town of Bruges is the perfect introduction to the sights and delights of the Benelux countries. Springtime departures include the exploding kaleidoscope of Holland’s famous bulb fields and the extraordinary Keukenhof Gardens, while summer and fall departures lead you to the bold tastes of barley and hops at the Heineken Experience where you’ll hear—and sample—the tradition of the world-famous beer. With intricate canals flowing as freely as the lager from lively Amsterdam to perfectly preserved Bruges, get ready to float up to some of Europe’s most impressive museums, markets, palaces, cathedrals—and confectionaries!

Travel Dates & Pricing

TRAVEL DATEPRICETYPE
May 25, 2024from $3,989 CADPer Person

What's Included

  • 8 night escorted tour from Amsterdam Netherlands to Brussels Belgium
  • 8 breakfast, 3 dinner
  • taxes

HIGHLIGHTS:

AMSTERDAM - Guided canal cruise, Visit the Rijksmuseum, Visit Keukenhof Gardens, the world-famous flower park

DELFT - Visit the Royal Delft Pottery factory

THE HAGUE - Join in an orientation drive with a photo stop at the Dutch Parliament and the International Court of Justice

MAASTRICHT - Visit Vrijthof Square

BASTOGNE - Visit the War Museum

LUXEMBOURG - Guided sightseeing

WATERLOO -Visit the battle site where Napoleon was defeated

BRUGES - Enjoy a canal cruise and Belgian chocolate bonbon tasting followed by guided walking tour of the city

BRUSSELS - orientation walk

Itinerary

DAYDATEPLACE
1Sat May 25AMSTERDAM
2Sun May 26AMSTERDAM
3Mon May 27AMSTERDAM
4Tue May 28AMSTERDAM–MAASTRICHT–BASTOGNE, BELGIUM–LUXEMBOURG
5Wed May 29LUXEMBOURG
6Thu May 30LUXEMBOURG–WATERLOO, BELGIUM–BRUGES
7Fri May 31BRUGES–BRUSSELS
8Sat Jun 1BRUSSELS
9Sun Jun 2BRUSSELS

DAY 1 – AMSTERDAM

Welcome to Amsterdam!

At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Dinner

DAY 2 – AMSTERDAM

Holland Days

AMSTERDAM Take a guided canal cruise. Visit the Rijksmuseum, followed by free time this afternoon and evening.

Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ART & ARCHITECTURE See the most fascinating views of Amsterdam on a canal cruise along the elegant grachten lined with homes dating back to the city’s “Golden Age.” Go even deeper into the artistry of Amsterdam with a visit to the Netherland’s national museum, the Rijksmuseum, illustrating 800 years of Dutch history through extraordinary works of art and photography.

DAY 3 – AMSTERDAM

Dutch Treats

Visit Keukenhof Gardens, the world-famous flower park (departures March 23-May 11).

AMSTERDAM Visit the Heineken Experience (departures May 25 – September 28).

DELFT Visit the Royal Delft Pottery factory.

THE HAGUE Join in an orientation drive with a photo stop at the Dutch Parliament and the International Court of Justice.

Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CULTURAL GEMS Delft Blue pottery is part of the Dutch cultural heritage like windmills, wooden shoes, and Dutch cheese. Learn how this centuries-old craftmanship has been passed on from generation to generation and the artisans who still create these iconic pieces today.

DAY 4 – AMSTERDAM–MAASTRICHT–BASTOGNE, BELGIUM–LUXEMBOURG

Heroic History
MAASTRICHT Visit Vrijthof Square.
BASTOGNE Visit the War Museum and take pictures of the American Memorial en route to Luxembourg.

Breakfast & Dinner

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SPOTS Witness the bravery of WWII allied troops commemorated in the Bastogne War Museum for a fascinating and moving look at the heroes of the historic Battle of the Bulge. Visit the museum’s American Memorial honoring the 76,890 American soldiers killed, wounded, or missing during this valiant victory on the Western Front.

DAY 5 – LUXEMBOURG

Lovely Luxembourg
LUXEMBOURG Guided sightseeing includes the Cathedral of Our Lady and General Patton’s grave.

Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
CITY SIGHTS Luxembourg City is one of Europe’s most scenic capitals spanning the gorges of the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers. Here, the city’s only cathedral is dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Nearby, General Patton is laid to rest, as he wished, at the American Cemetery together with his men.

DAY 6 – LUXEMBOURG–WATERLOO, BELGIUM–BRUGES

Battling Bonaparte

WATERLOO Visit the battle site where Napoleon was defeated en route to Bruges.

Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
ICONIC FOOTSTEPS Surrender to your love of history! Visit the site of Napoleon’s final defeat now home to the majestic Waterloo Memorial upon the Butte du Lion (Lion’s Mound) See the historical canvas of the Panorama of Battle, measuring 110 meters long and 12 meters high. Admire a sweeping view of the battlefield by climbing the 226 steps to the top of the Lion monument hill.

DAY 7 – BRUGES–BRUSSELS

Belgian Beauties
BRUGES Globus Local Favorite Enjoy a canal cruise and Belgian chocolate bonbon tasting followed by guided walking tour of the city, including the Church of Our Lady and a traditional lace demonstration.

BRUSSELS An orientation walk includes Grand’Place and a photo stop at the mischievous Manneken Pis statues and fountain.

Breakfast

LOCAL FAVORITE
CULTURE & TRADITION Indulge in delicious Belgian bonbons while taking a canal cruise through Bruges A sweet way to see the capital of West Flanders. Traditions continue flowing with a demonstration of the exquisite art of the centuries-old style of Belgian bobbin lace making.

DAY 8 – BRUSSELS

A Farewell Feast
BRUSSELS Enjoy a free day, followed by a Globus Local Favorite farewell dinner at Chez Léon restaurant.

Breakfast & Dinner

LOCAL FAVORITE
LOCAL TASTES Celebrate new experiences and new friends with an authentic dinner of traditional Belgian specialties, including mouth-watering Moules frites (mussels and fries) at Chez Léon, one of the best renowned restaurants in town.

DAY 9 – BRUSSELS

Safe travels until we meet again!

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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