Discover the best of Holland on this full-day trip to Amsterdam from Brussels.Don’t miss the opportunity to visit bustling Amsterdam! Once you have crossed the border, you will admire pastoral polder landscapes and a multitude of windmills. Upon arrival in Amsterdam we visit a local crafts centre where you see the production traditional cheeses and clogs. Time for a short photo break near a traditional quaint Dutch windmill. We drive on to the heart of Amsterdam, passing the Dutch National Bank and the former Heineken brewery museum. You can embark on an optional guided boat tour that takes you along Amsterdam’s picturesque canals. This is an unforgettable way to discover the old city and it is undoubtedly the number one attraction of Holland’s capital.
Following a morning pickup from your hotel in Brussels, hop aboard your air-conditioned coach and drive out of the city to begin your tour. Travel through low-lying countryside dotted with traditional Dutch windmills, before arriving in Amsterdam approximately three hours later.First, visit a traditional craft center with your guide and admire all that makes Holland so special. See tasty cheeses, wooden clogs and beautiful pottery on display and perhaps pick up a souvenir or two. Afterwards, enjoy a little time for lunch (optional) and head off along the Amstel River and make a photo stop at a traditional, quaint windmill.Continue on to the center of Amsterdam — passing the Dutch National Bank and the famous Heineken brewery — and perhaps take the opportunity to explore the picturesque canals on an optional boat tour (own expense).From there, travel on to the famous Dam Square in the historic center of the city and follow your guide on an informative walking tour. Admire the Royal Palace of Amsterdam — built as a town hall during the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. Wander along tranquil canal ways and through the infamous red light district.At the end of your walking tour, enjoy a little free time to stroll along the shopping streets at your leisure then hop back aboard your coach for the journey back to Brussels.