Amsterdam, Keukenhof and Floriade

Overflowing with vibrancy and colour, Amsterdam is a treasure trove of quirky museums, vibrant cafés, vintage boutiques and wonderful galleries. The Dutch proudly lay claim to some of the most famous artists of all time, including Rembrandt and Van Gogh. Art isn’t just reserved for the galleries, though. There’s an artist’s touch everywhere you look in the Netherlands; nature shows off her splendour in the bulbfields of Keukenhof – this explosion of colour has to be seen to be believed! Only taking place every 10 years, 2022 is the year of Floriade, a stunning Horticultural Expo, where 40 countries will showcase their eclectic flowers, plants, vegetables and fruits.

Date

11/04/2022 - 15/04/2022

Location

Carlton Beach Hotel

Amsterdam, Keukenhof and Floriade

About this excursion

£849 per person

Itinerary

Day 1

We leave from our usual pick up points and travel south for the short crossing via Eurotunnel to Calais. We continue to our hotel, the Carlton Beach Hotel, our base for the next 4 nights, with appropriate stops en-route.

Day 2

We spend today visiting the wonderful gardens of Keukenhof. The ephemeral beauty of over 7 million tulips spread over 79 acres of fields is horticultural heaven and an unimaginable delight for the senses. This spectacular event blooms from March to May, offering 800 varieties of tulips, inspiring gardens, and unique artwork.

Day 3 Amsterdam 2

Today is spent in the city of Amsterdam. Overflowing with vibrancy and colour, Amsterdam is a treasure trove of quirky museums, vintage boutiques and wonderful galleries. The city’s centre is an intricate web of winding streets and glistening canals; beautiful bridges and grand merchants’ houses; colourful boats and unique shops. We will enjoy a 2 hour morning guided walking tour followed by some time to explore at leisure. We’ll also enjoy a relaxing canal cruise in the afternoon with complimentary audio commentary guides during the cruise.

Day 4

Comfortable shoes will be needed today, as we spend a full day exploring Floriade. This event coversFloriade 2022 148 acres comprising of 40 inspiring country presentations, a spectacular greenhouse complex, and a real aerial cableway across the park. It is the perfect place to enjoy flowers, plants, vegetables and fruits in park-like surroundings.

 Day 5

  Checking out of the hotel, we begin our homeward journey, with appropriate stops en-route.

The exact order of excursions may be subject to change.

Our Hotel  – The Carlton Beach Hotel, The HagueCarlton Hotel Scheveningen

Located 50 yards from the beach in Scheveningen. Carlton Beach offers comfortable and modern ensuite rooms with tea and coffee in room facilities. The wellness facilities include an indoor swimming pool with a solarium, steam bath and fitness centre. There are also indoor and outdoor saunas plus guests can enjoy a range of relaxing massages treatments. Holland Casino Scheveningen is a 10-minute walk from the hotel and the famous pier is only 5 minutes’ away. The centre of Den Haag is a 15-minute tram journey away from the Zwarte Pad tram stop which is 50 yards from Carlton.

Included in Your Tour

  • Executive coach travel throughout
  • Return short sea crossing
  • 4 nights half board accommodation
  • Porterage
  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival
  • Buffet breakfast each morning
  • Excursions and admissions as stated in the itinerary

What’s Not Included

  • Single supplement of £112 per person for the duration
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance

 

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Book on this excursion

£849.00