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Trafalgar - Best of Holland Belgium and Luxembourg end Amsterdam (EHBLN117)

10 Days From Amsterdam to Amsterdam
Tour Style: Regional Explorer
Trafalgar Brochure Price from $2,650.00
Brochures: Europe & Britain 2022, Europe & Britain 2023
Visits: Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg

This Holland, Belgium, Luxembourg travel trio packs a punch with good food and epic sightseeing. The enchanting beauty of Bruges is a highlight, but there's more to experience, from seeing howBelgian lace is made, to dinner in an 18th-century Flanders farmstead.
Sightseeing Highlights
  • Explore the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, Luxembourg City and Bruges with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Amsterdam, Maastricht, Ghent and Brussels
  • Visit General George Patton's Grave in Luxembourg City, Orval Abbey, Dinant and a lace making workshop in Bruges
  • View The American Memorial at Bastogne
  • Scenic Cruise on the canals of Amsterdam and Bruges
  • Tickets for Floriade Expo in Almere (mid-April until end of September)
  • Tickets for Keukenhof Tulip Bulb fields are included during the flowering season (end of March until mid-May)
  • Connect With Locals Join a Belgian family at their Bruges farmstead to learn about Flanders farm life and enjoy a hearty Belgian Be My Guest dinner.
  • MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Visit Floriade Expo 2022, where you'll learn about the sustainable practices that would underpin a green city of the future and how these can be incorporated in your own life.
  • Dive Into Culture Visit the Rijksmuseum, the national art gallery of the Netherlands, where you'll enjoy its exceptional collection of works by the Dutch masters.
  • Dive Into Culture Learn about the 'green city of the future' at Floriade Expo 2022 and feel what it would be like to live in a city created with a green heart at its core.
  • Dive Into Culture See first-hand the famous tradition of Belgian lace at a workshop in Bruges.
  • Stays with Stories Stay where Europe's movers and shakers do when they visit Brussels. The elegant Sofitel Brussels Europe lies in the leafy European District of the city.

Trafalgar Tour Itinerary

Day 1Welcome to Amsterdam
Fall in love with the Lowlands, launching your holiday in the magical city of Amsterdam, whose labyrinthine canals and vibrant squares you will have an opportunity to explore on your own. Later, you’ll meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception cruise, including a light meal and welcome drink. Cruise the city's famous waterways admiring the picture-perfect surrounds and gabled façades.
Visits: Amsterdam
Meals: Welcome Reception
Accommodation: Apollo
Day 2Explore Amazing Amsterdam
Explore Amsterdam’s historic city centre this morning. Dive Into Culture as you join a Small Group Sightseeing tour of the Rijksmuseum with a Local Specialist. Come face-to-face with such masterpieces as Rembrandt’s 'The Night Watch', Van Gogh’s self-portrait, and 'The Milkmaid' by Vermeer. Celebrate spring and enjoy an included visit to Keukenhof (subject to season) where you'll stroll through an enchanting wonderland of tulips, daffodils and hyacinths with millions of blooms planted across the 32-hectare site.
Visits: Amsterdam, Keukenhof
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3A Day at Floriade Expo 2022
Today's excursion will deliver deep insights into the role of horticulture in city building. Dive Into Culture at the once-in-a-decade International Horticultural Expo, Floriade Expo 2022, a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience. You'll learn all about what it could be like to live in a green city of the future as you enjoy the tranquillity of all that greenery and a multitude of live events. Tour the location’s three districts – Food, Energy and Health – and its Green Island to understand how the urban landscape could change when a city is built entirely with environmental sustainability at its heart. You’ll return home inspired by the prospects of a better future for the planet and having enjoyed an unforgettable encounter with a unique collection of trees, plants and flowers sourced from across the world.
Meals: Breakfast
Day 4Onwards to Maastricht, Bastogne and Luxembourg City
The fortified city of Maastricht, with its beautiful old churches, ancient city walls, and stunning merchant houses, takes centre stage this morning. We spend some time strolling through its town centre before continuing to Bastogne, the site of bloody skirmishes in the World War II Battle of the Bulge. Visit the 12th-century Cistercian Orval Abbey, renowned for being one of the few breweries that produce Trappist beer before journeying to the Duchy of Luxembourg, where tonight we'll dine in our hotel.
Visits: City, Bastogne, Luxembourg, Orval
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Novotel Kirchberg
Day 5See the Sights of Luxembourg City
This morning, we pay tribute to Allied Forces hero, General George S. Patton, whose final resting place is the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial. Later, we embark on a leisurely walking tour of Luxembourg City with a Local Specialist. Our route takes us past the Cathedral and the Grand Ducal Palace, with its Flemish Renaissance façades, and includes spectacular views of the gorge of the rivers Alzette and Petrusse. Spend the rest of the day at leisure soaking up the quaint atmosphere of this tiny country or indulge in a coffee while you people-watch in the leafy Place d'Armes – the choice is yours.
Visits: Luxembourg
Meals: Breakfast
Day 6Journey to Bruges
En route to the enchanting medieval village of Bruges, we stop in Dinant whose famous son, Adolphe Sax, is credited with having invented the saxophone.
Visits: Dinant, Bruges
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: De' Medici
Day 7Uncover the Treasures of Bruges
Wake up in beautiful Bruges and join a Local Specialist for a walking tour of the town. Take to the water and enjoy a whimsical sightseeing cruise along the city's wonderful canals lined with Gothic façades. Dive Into Culture next and admire the delicate art of Belgian lace. Spend the rest of the day on your own, immersing yourself in the old-world allure of this town. This evening, we Connect With Locals, joining a Belgian family at their Bruges farmstead to learn about Flanders farm life and enjoy dinner at an exclusive Be My Guest experience.
Visits: Bruges
Meals: Breakfast, Be My Guest
Day 8Continue to Ghent and Brussels
Delve into centuries of trade heritage in the medieval port city of Ghent, with its picturesque riverine backdrop. See the three famous towers – Saint Nicholas Church, the Belfry and Saint Bavo's Cathedral – before continuing to Brussels, a multi-cultural melting pot, which you will have an opportunity to explore after your Travel Director shows you the city's highlights. See the Atomium, designed for the 1958 Brussels World's Fair, Mannekin Pis and the exquisite Grand Place with its opulent and ornate guildhalls. This evening, consider sampling mouth-watering Belgian cuisine washed down with the city's best beers. Our Stays With Stories hotel is the elegant Sofitel Brussels Europe. The hotel has long been the lodgings of choice for the world’s movers and shakers, including Mark Zuckerberg and Angela Merkel. It’s surrounded by leafy parks, cafes and museums, in the heart of the tranquil European District.
Visits: Ghent, Brussels
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Sofitel Europe
Day 9Brussels Your Way
Embrace this day at leisure to explore the Belgian capital as you wish. Stroll past the Royal Palace and through the leafy lanes of Brussels Park or indulge in tasting delicious chocolate. Your Travel Director will assist you to make the most out of your free day at leisure. This evening we celebrate a memorable sojourn through three fascinating countries during a Farewell Dinner.
Visits: Brussels
Meals: Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
Day 10Depart Amsterdam
We bid Belgium a fond adieu this morning as we prepare to close the curtain on a memorable holiday. Drop-off in Amsterdam will be at the Trafalgar Amsterdam hotel and not at the airport. Arrival will be at approximately 3pm, depending on traffic conditions.
Visits: Brussels
Meals: Breakfast

Available Room Types: Single, Triple, Twin, Twinshare
Child: ages 5 to 17

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