Custom and development interlace here: aesthetic magnum opuses, hundreds of years old windmills, tulip fields and sentimental candlelit bistros exist together with visionary engineering, forefront plan, and extraordinary nightlife.
Let the wonder commence as you embark your Scenic Space-Ship.
Freechoice: Join a knowledgeable local for a guided tour of Rotterdam. A dynamic, international city with a bold and passionately beating heart, Rotterdam is known as the architectural capital of the Netherlands. Or, you could choose to explore beautiful Delft before dropping into the pottery factory and museum to discover more about the world-famous Delft Blue Pottery. Alternatively, discover picturesque Kinderdijk, famous for its historic windmills. Or visit Gouda, a town synonymous with cheese, and visit its local cheese market that dates back centuries.
In and around Veere
Freechoice: Visit the Delta works, including the famous Storm Surge Barrier, an incredible feat of modern engineering, purpose-built to protect the flooding Delta Plain. Alternatively, you can choose to explore the charming village of Veere, located on a series of regional dykes, with a history that extends all the way back to the 15th century. Or, for something more active, embark on an enjoyable guided cycling tour of Veere and its surroundings. Alternatively, choose to visit an oyster farm for a tour and tasting.
Freechoice: Let a local expert guide you through Ghent, one of Belgium’s most historic cities with a myriad of medieval buildings and charming canals or walk the cobblestoned streets on a guided tour of the fairytale city of Bruges. Alternatively, explore Antwerp, renowned as the diamond capital of the world. Or, choose to learn about the life of the famous Flemish painter, Peter Paul Rubens during a guided tour of Antwerp. Visit his former residence and the cathedral that is now home to some of his most important works.
In and around Arnhem
Freechoice: Explore the Arnhem Airborne Museum and learn about the Battle of Arnhem. Alternatively, visit the Netherlands Open Air Museum and discover historic houses, farms and windmills. Or, if you’re feeling more active, join a cycling tour through pretty surrounds.
In and around Hoorn
Freechoice: Travel from Hoorn to the sleepy fishing village of Volendam, with its unusual raised homes and its quaint wooden church, then continue to Edam, famous for its round cheese. You’ll simply love this village and its beautiful squares, old-style bridges and cheese warehouses. Or, discover Hoorn with a local guide and be immersed into the local life while tasting fine regional cheese and seafood. Alternatively, you can choose to explore Hoorn by bike.EnrichA special experience awaits you as you will have the chance to meet the hospitable locals of this quiet pocket of northeastern Holland. Not only is there much friendly conversation in store, you can anticipate a truly sumptuous local dinner, with accompanying entertainment to celebrate your time in this charming region.
Discover Keukenhof Gardens, complete with over seven million flowering bulbs. Keukenhof has delighted visitors for more than 70 years and you are sure to be impressed.
Depart Amsterdam after breakfast, taking many wonderful memories with you.