Take a journey from London to Amsterdam, to experience a weekend of the bohemian way of life, beautiful canals, party culture and colourful history. Enjoy a fully guided tour by bus, on foot and on an included canal cruise, with two nights central accommodation in the heart of this incredible city. Get the chance to see the Dutch countryside, windmills and cheese farms and on our final day enjoy a visit to the beautiful Belgian town of Bruges, a labyrinth of canals and ancient houses.
Fully guided weekend in Amsterdam and Bruges
Two nights bed and breakfast in central Amsterdam
Canal cruise along Amsterdam's waterways
Walking tours in Amsterdam and Bruges
Excursion to Zaanse Schans in the Dutch countryside to visit a cheese farm, wooden shoe maker and village of Dutch life
Visit the beautiful city of Bruges in Belgium
Travel by executive coach (including return Eurotunnel crossing Folkestone-Calais)
Flexible booking guarantee!
Travel with us from London across the channel and through the Low Countries to Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, with its beautiful canals and narrow gabled houses. Relax and enjoy the fun way of life this city proudly proclaims to the world. After a delightful cruise along the canals on our guided boat tour you will check in to your accommodation. Your guide will then offer a walking tour and after you will have time explore on foot other parts of the city, including the old fortifications and the Red Light District before heading out for a night in the bright lights and bars of Amsterdam!
After breakfast on our second day we board our coach and head into the lush green Dutch countryside passing historic windmills and vast tracts of land reclaimed from the ocean known as Polders. We visit a traditional cheese maker and sample the local produce then see how the famous wooden shoes or 'clogs' are made. At Zaanse Schans we visit a working Dutch museum with fascinating collection of wooden houses, farms and windmills. On our way back into Amsterdam we head back into the city centre with optional drop off locations such as the Anne Frank House or the Vincent Van Gogh museum or simply back to the hotel. Pre-booking is essential for the Anne Frank house and is recommended for the Van Gogh gallery.
The afternoon and evening is free for you to explore the many attractions, activities, restaurants and bars.
On our third day we check out after breakfast our weekend in Amsterdam ends, and we head to Belgium to visit the beautiful city of Bruges. We enjoy a guided walk through its cobble stone streets and timber framed buildings. Visit the famous chocolate shops, see traditional lace making, climb the 366 steps up to the Belfry, sample some of the world renowned Belgian beer or just relax next to one of the many canals.
After a visit to Bruges, our weekend break ends, and we begin the journey back to London through France and via the English Channel!
We offer two types of accommodation for this tour, catering for differing budgets and preferences. Breakfast is included in all options.
The basic price of this tour includes 2-6 bedded ensuite accommodation, sharing with other members of the tour (same sex). These rooms are exceptionally good value for money with a short walking distance to the city centre. Great for single travellers who do not want to pay for single room upgrades, and a great way to meet your fellow travellers.
Shared Accommodation If you do not select one of the upgrade options at time of booking, you will automatically be placed in a room with customers of the same gender.
Twin/Double Room Upgrade You can choose to upgrade from the shared accommodation to a twin/double room for a £22.50 per night supplement. If you are a single traveller booking the twin/double upgrade option, you will be placed in a twin room with another single traveller from the group (same sex). Please note that all room upgrades are on a per person basis.
3* Hotel upgrade
All hotels are good quality 3* hotels located in the city centre, walking distance to many attractions. Rooming is based on ensuite twin/double rooms.
3 star Twin/Double Accommodation You can choose to upgrade your accommodation to a twin or double room for an additional £30 per night supplement. If you are a single traveller booking the twin/double upgrade option, you will be placed in a twin room with another single traveller from the group (same sex). Please note that all room upgrades are on a per person basis.
3 star Single Accommodation At our 3* hotel we also offer a single supplement upgrade option, where you can book a single room for an additional £60 per night. Please note that all room upgrades are on a per person basis.
To avoid disappointment, all accommodation upgrades should be added at the time of booking.
We also have 4 or 5 star accommodation options available on request, please contact our office and we will be happy to provide you with a price.
Please ensure you arrive at your allocated departure point at least 15 minutes before your departure time.
Pick ups from Kent & Cambridge will be completed in smaller, private vehicles and passengers will be transferred to the coach prior to arriving at the EuroTunnel/ferry terminal.
This tour will finish in London at approximately 10:00pm on the Sunday. The finishing time for passengers who joined the tour in Cambridge, Ramsgate or Canterbury will vary, as the transfer service that we provide links in with our other tours. The transfer service will be by private transport or rail.
I have a Visa for the UK already, can I travel to the Netherlands?
International Friends cannot give immigration advice to our guests so we would strongly suggest you to check with neareat Dutch Consulate for more information about your visa requirements.
How much luggage I can bring with me?
Your luggage will be stored in locker compartment on your bus, each passenger can bring up two suitcases.
Should I pre book tickets to Anne Frank House & Van Gogh Museum?
Should you wish to visit either the Anne Frank House or Van Gogh Museum we strongly advise that you pre book your entry tickets. Tickets can sell out far in advance and cannot always be purchased on the day.
Tickets can be purchased through the links below -