Amsterdam - Lisse - The Hague - Amsterdam (106 km)
Visit the famous bulb fields in South Holland and the Keukenhof flower park (departures March-May 18). Continue to the Royal Delft Pottery Factory and see skilled craftsmen at work. After an orientation drive of The Hague, return to Amsterdam and visit the Heineken Experience to learn about the history of beer and the art of brewing (departures June 1-October 5). Later, you may wish to join an optional Dutch dinner, followed by a walk through Old Amsterdam.
Lisse is a town and municipality in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. The most popular attraction in Lisse is Keukenhof, open only during spring when the tulips are flowering.
Also called the "Garden of Europe," Keukenof is the largest flower garden in the world. It is home to more than 7 million flowers of varying types splayed gorgeously across nearly 70 acres of land.
The Hague, NETHERLANDS
The Hague is the seat of government in the Netherlands, and the capital city of the province of South Holland. With a population of 515,880 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2015) and more than one million inhabitants including the suburbs.
The capital of the Netherlands, Amsterdam, is also the largest city in the country. This historic city is home to the Anne Frank House, the world's oldest stock exchange, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and much more!
A historic brewery and corporate visitor center for the internationally distributed Dutch pilsner, Heineken beer. The industrial facility was built as the first Heineken brewery in 1867, serving as the company's primary brewing facility until 1988 when a more modern, larger facility was constructed on the outskirts of the city.
Standard Hotel: NH Amsterdam Centre or similar
Amsterdam - Maastricht - Bastogne - Luxembourg (11404 km)
Enter the Province of Limburg and stop in the picturesque city of Maastricht with its famous Vrijthof Square. Cross the border and in Bastogne, visit the fascinating Bastogne War Museum, then see the American Memorial of the Battle of the Bulge, where thousands of soldiers and civilians died during the winter of 1944-1945. Later, arrive in Luxembourg.
A municipality in the southeast of the Netherlands. It is the capital city of the province of Limburg. Maastricht has 1677 national heritage sites. Also It is the birthplace of the European Union, European citizenship, and the single European currency.
A large urban square in the centre of Maastricht, Netherlands. The square developed from an ancient Roman and Frankish cemetery into a semi-private space that belonged to the Collegiate Church of Saint Servatius. In the 19th century it became the town's main square. It is surrounded by important heritage buildings, museums, a theatre and a range of hotels, restaurants and bars.
A Walloon municipality of Belgium located in the province of Luxembourg.
Bastogne War Museum
A World War II museum focusing on the Battle of the Bulge. It is located a few kilometers northeast of the Bastogne city center in the Belgian province of Luxembourg. It can be reached in about an hour and a half by car from Brussels.
Standard Hotel: Alvisse Parc Hotel or similar
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included
Luxembourg - Waterloo - Brussels (189 km)
Drive through the Belgian Ardennes to Flanders and to Waterloo. Visit the site where Napoleon was defeated and European history changed course, and relive the famous Battle of Waterloo. In Brussels, your orientation features the Rue Royale, the Parliament Buildings, the Royal Palace, and St. Michael Cathedral. Continue on foot and enter Grand Place to admire its baroque guild houses and the gothic Town Hall. You won't want to leave Brussels without touching the statue of Everard t'Serclaes, a 14th-century hero, for good luck, and taking pictures of the tiny but world-famous statue of Manneken Pis.
Waterloo, located north of Braine-l'Alleud, is a municipality in the province of Walloon Brabant, Belgium. Well known as the site of the Battle of Waterloo, it has a rich history and offers many attractions including museums, castles, memorials, and more.
The Battle of Waterloo, fought on June 18th, 1815, is one of the most storied battles in history, when Napoleon's forces were defeated by the English and the Prussians. The battlefield in Belgium is now a popular tourist attraction.
Brussels, Belgium is not just the capital of the country, but also serves as a headquarters for the European Union. This city has vibrant history stretching back centuries, and visitors can see impressive architecture as well as natural beauty.
This UNESCO World Heritage Site is the main square in Brussels and the city's most popular and most important tourist destination. It is bordered by several important buildings, including the dramatic Town Hall and Maison du Roi.
"Manneken Pis" literally means "Little Man Pee" and that sums up this world-famous statue nicely. Dating all the way back to 1619, this statue is a fountain that depicts a little boy peeing into the basin below.
Standard Hotel: Radisson Blu Royal or similar
Brussels - Bruges - Brussels (176 km)
Focus on Bruges, one of Western Europe's most perfectly preserved medieval towns. A canal cruise (weather permitting) and Belgian Chocolate Bonbons will give you a first taste of this delightful town. The local guide will show you the Madonna of Bruges by Michelangelo in the Church of Our Lady and the famous Market Square. Also enjoy a traditional Lace Demonstration, a reminder of Bruges' history of cloth-making. Time for souvenir hunting and exploring on your own before returning to Brussels.
The capital and largest city of the province of West Flanders in the Flemish Region of Belgium, in the northwest of the country.
Canal Boat Tours in Bruges
Famous for its beautiful canals, cobbled streets and medieval buildings, explore Brugge, Belgium by boat during a canal tour. Listen to a knowledgable guide provide commentary about city highlights and history while admiring amazing scenery at an affordable price.
Duration: 30-45 Minutes
Church of Our Lady
The church dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. Its tower, at 115.6 metres (379 ft) in height, remains the tallest structure in the city and the second tallest brickwork tower in the world (the tallest being the St. Martin's Church in Landshut, Germany).
The Market Square is located in the heart of the city and covers an area of about 1 hectare. Some historical highlights around the square include the 12th-century belfry and the West Flanders Provincial Court. In the center of the market stands the statue of Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck.
Standard Hotel: Radisson Blu Royal or similar