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2 Days Tour Holland
DAY 1 Leave Amsterdam to visit the windmill village of the Zaanse Schans,
stop for a short walking tour to picturesque Edam - famous during the 18th
Century for its cheese - have lunch in Enkhuizen at its interesting Zuiderzee
Museum - cross the Enkhuizerdijk to Oosterbeek (near Arnhem).
Day 2 Visit the Kroller Muller Museum (Hoge Veluwe), famous for its Van Gogh's
collection continue to Gouda, Holland's prettiest Market Square, short walking tour
and lunch time. Drive to the Hague - city tour by passing by the Parliament, the
Queen's Working Palace, the International Court of Justice etc. End in Scheveningen at your hotel.
3 or more Days Tour Holland
Naturally all tour and travel destinations presented on our website (and more,
just ask) can be combined to accomodate you with a personal tour that can last 3 days or more.
Dont hesitate to contact us with your ideas and wishes.
Palace Het Loo and National Park
Drive to the Royal family's XVIIth Century Palace Het Loo with its Queen's
and King's Gardens. Continue to the National Park of the Hoge Veluwe and
its famous museum of Van Gogh, Picasso, Cezanne, Renoir, Monet and Mondraan.
Possiblity of cycling in theis beautiful park, available. If time permits,
we can drive to Arnhem, where during World war II 'Operation Market Garden'
and the battle of 'A Bridge too far' took place.
Also called the Venice of the North because it has more that 100 canals,
a 1000 bridges, 2500 house-boats and just one natural river. The River Amstel.
This scenic sight-seeing tour is partly by van and boat and on foot!
We will show you many interesting things in and around Amsterdam and also
take you to the outskirts of Amsterdam to show you part of the country-side,
while driving on a dike along the River Amstel and stop for a photo at a windmill.
Tour the city by driving through the Dam Square, the Queens Palace, the skinny bridge,
the Mint Tower, the Weeping Tower, the Red Light District, the Flower Market, the seven
Bridges. We will enter the Anne Frank House and your choice of the Rijks Museum or the Van Gogh Museum.
The Anne Frank House : pre-reserved tickets, so there is no waiting in line
This same tour you can do without the Anne Frank House or change any visit on your itenary.
Instead of the Anne Frank House we could take a canal cruise in Amsterdam (pre-reserved tickets).
Amsterdam and its surroundings
We will take a scenic drive out to the country-side north of Amsterdam.
While crossing polders, driving along canals and dikes, our first stop
will be at an authentic cheese farm that makes delicious, mouth watering
Gouda and Edam farmers cheese. You will get a private explanation and tour,
showing you the interesting process cheese go through prior to selling in the supermarket.
Additionally, no cheese explanation is complete without a tasting!
Sample the very delicious homemade cow, goat and sheep cheeses!
Midday we will travel to Volendam, a fishing village. Volendam is still well-known
for its old fishing boats and the traditional clothing still worn by some residents.
The womens costume consists of high pointed bonnets and is often featured on tourist
postcards from the area. You will have a short walking tour and plenty of free time to
The next sop is the former island of Marken, famous for its beautiful wooden houses
and interesting architecture. After a short walking tour through the village and have a lunch break.
Maybe you would like to eat some fried fish, or a typical Dutch pancake! For pancakes
you should proceed to the next very picturesque small town before we go to the Anne Frank House!
This special itinerary is only available in the spring when the famous Tulips
of Holland are blooming. After meeting your private licensed guide you depart
for the Keukenhof Gardens at Lisse. En route you see many scenic roads, dikes and many photo stops!
The famous spring flower garden
Once you arrive at Keukenhof, you will enjoy the 70 acre park which consists
of gardens and greenhouses dedicated solely to Tulips. Nowhere else in the world
are the flowers and colours of the spring as glorious as at Keukenhof. This
Flower Park offers you the opportunity to see millions of bulbs in bloom, fantastic
flower shows and the largest sculpture park in the Netherlands. Enjoy the spring!
As you walk along the footpaths you will understand why this is said to be the
greatest flower show in the world. In fact there are over 8 million bulbs planted
each year. Enjoy the splendour of spring! Of course we shall also have a tour among the Flower Fields.
You can add a visit to one of the following: the Windmills of Zaanse Schans -
Volendam - Amsterdam, if you choose to stay 2 - 3 hours at Keukenhof.
This tour lasts 8 hours for 5-6 passengers . Please look up our prices.