Netherlands & Belgium Small Group Tour by Firebird - Firebird Tours ®
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Trip Overview

Set off on a small group tour exploration of Amsterdam and blooming Holland tulip fields of Bollenstreek, see Ann Frank's Museum, enjoy Kinderdijk windmills and major must-sees of the Hague. Then continue to inspiring Belgium and explore the best attractions of port-city Antwerp, discover the castle-town Bruges both from land and water, and tour fairy-tale Ghent. As another highlight of the trip, take in the beauty of multi-sided Brussels and even go on a tasting of delicious Belgian chocolate.

Tour type:
Small group tour
Tour rating:
4.94 / 5, Based on
  • BEST HOTELS
  • 4-star central hotels
    standard rooms
    7 nights
  • BEST CONNECTIONS
  • Private transfers
    boat ride
  • BEST SIGHTSEEING
  • 6 guided tours
    Chocolate tasting
    Boat ride in Bruges
  • MEALS
  • 7 breakfasts
    Chocolate tasting

Day-by-Day

Day 1
Arrival to Amsterdam

Welcome to the incredible capital of the Netherlands Kingdom - Amsterdam! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your centrally located hotel for check-in.

The rest of the day is free so you can start exploring the magnificent city center on your own, dine in one of the local restaurants or take a good rest in your comfortable room.

No meals included.

Day 2
Anne Frank Museum & Amsterdam Sightseeing


Following breakfast at the hotel, you meet your guide in the lobby and have a walking city tour around the most famous Amsterdam attractions.

The tour starts with a walk along the canals in order to reach the Anne Frank House, where the girl and her family lived in hiding for more than two years during World War II. Now converted into a museum it contains a sobering exhibition about the persecution of the Jews during the war, about Anne Frank, her diary, and death in a concentration camp after the secret annex was discovered.

Then walk through the historic city center of Amsterdam. At first, you walk towards the Dam Square. The exciting Royal Palace and the National Monument to remember the victims of the Second World war are situated there.

After you explore the beguinage, the beautiful houses which are the oases of silence in the middle of noisy Amsterdam. Then you pass by the Floating Flower market. The highlight of your day is a fantastic canal cruise on a public boat to enjoy Amsterdam from the water.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

  • Optional tour: Van Gogh Museum Tour, Amsterdam
    Explore the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Breakfast is included.

Day 3
Day-trip to the South Regions of 
Netherlands

After breakfast in the hotel, you meet your guide-driver who takes you on an unforgettable full day trip to incredible Dutch regions.
 Your first stop is the world-famous tulip fields of Keukenhof which are sure to dazzle you with the incredible landscape of more than seven million flowering bulbs planted across a 70-acre site. Gardens and four pavilions show a fantastic collection of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids, roses, carnations, irises, lilies and many other flowers. You get overwhelmed by a spectacle of colors and perfumes.

You then continue your trip to Bollenstreek, one of the brightest and well-known bulb-growing areas near Leiden.

After you travel to Hague, the Seat of the Netherland government. During the tour, you pass by the Houses of Parliament, Ministries, Embassies and the International Court of Justice. After all, you see the beautiful beach of Scheveningen.

In the evening you return to your Amsterdam hotel.

Breakfast is included.

Day 4
Visit to Kinderdijk Windmills, Antwerp City Tour
 & Transfer to Bruges

In the morning after breakfast, you check out of your hotel. Your private guide-driver meets you in the hotel lobby and you start your trip.

The first stop for today is Kinderdijk, a remarkable village situated in the South province of the Netherlands. This village is world-known for its picturesque 18th-century windmills. Thanks to the outstanding contribution of the Dutch to the technology of handling water, Kinderdijk windmills were granted UNESCO World Heritage status.

Following your stop in Kinderdijk, you depart to Antwerp, which is not only the #1 diamond exporter in the world but is also considered one of the top fashion cities in Europe.

In the beginning, you see the Brabo's Monument which is located next to the amazing Antwerp City Hall. After you pass by the famous Belgian painter's House called Ruben's House. Then you stroll along with your guide through the shopping street called "Meir". You continue your walking tour of the lovely northern Belgian city until the Railway Station - where the Jewish quarter with its diamond factory and shops is located.

Your last destination for today is Bruges. Upon arrival there you are taken you to your hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 5
Bruges City Tour
 & Sightseeing Boat Ride

After breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and go on a wonderful walking tour around the most outstanding attractions of Bruges, the capital of West Flanders in northwest Belgium. The city boasts breathtaking canals, cobbled streets, and medieval buildings.

During the tour, you admire the sights of Bruges, including the town square, the Beguinage and the oldest Hospital in Europe built in the 12th century. You also see The Church of Our Lady, where the Emperor Maximillian of Austria Married. A special part of the day is dedicated to a sightseeing cruise on a public boat along picturesque canals.

The rest of the day is reserved for you to explore the city's charming medieval streets at your own pace.

Breakfast is included.

Day 6
Ghent City Tour

Today following breakfast you check out of your hotel and together with your private guide-driver proceed to another lovely Belgian city. Ghent is similar to Bruges but much less touristic - the reason why it may steal your heart.

During your visit to beautiful Ghent, your guide shows you the must-sees of the city. You walk through the old city along the canals crossing bridges to enjoy the view of an Old Castle.

You also get to see the three famous Gent towers – Saint Nicholas' Church, the Belfry and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Entrance to Saint Bavo's Cathedral is included.

After the city tour of Ghent, you head to Brussels. Upon arrival, you check into your centrally located hotel and have the rest of the day free.

Breakfast is included.

Day 7
Brussels City Tour & Belgian Chocolate Tasting

In the morning after breakfast, you meet your guide in the hotel lobby who takes you on a comprehensive walking tour of Brussels, the beautiful Belgian capital.

During your sightseeing tour, you get to discover the legendary landmarks and impressive monuments of Brussels. Among the sight you marvel at are the medieval majesty of the Market Square and the remarkable facade of the City Hall. The world-famous Manneken Pis is naturally on the program too!

As a special treat, you get to uncover the secret recipes behind delectable Belgian chocolate during a tasting session included in your city tour.

After the tour, you return to your hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure.

Breakfast is included.

Day 8
Departure Day

This is the last day of your amazing tour to Netherlands & Belgium! After breakfast, your driver transfers you to the airport for your flight back home. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future trips!

Breakfast is included.

  • Recommended post-tour extension: If you would like to continue your journey we recommend extending your tour to London, Paris, or to Luxembourg from Brussels. Contact your travel specialist for details.

Included

7 nights at 4-star centrally located hotels

  • Hand picked hotels
  • Best value rooms
  • Restaurant
4-star accommodation at top hotels

Always included:

  • Best location for sightseeing
  • Breakfasts
  • All taxes and fees

What's Included
  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located hotels in Amsterdam, Bruges & Brussels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Professional English-speaking guides;
  • Rich sightseeing tours according to the itinerary;
  • Canal boat ride on public boats in Amsterdam and Bruges;
  • Chocolate tasting in Brussels;
  • Entrances to: Anne Frank House, Keukenhof garden and St Bavo's Cathedral;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary with private drivers;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, gratuities, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

Tour Highlights
  • Visit to Anne Frank museum and Amsterdam sightseeing
  • Trip to the world-famous tulip fields of Keukenhof
  • Sightseeing in Bruges
  • Brussels city tour and Belgian chocolate tasting
What to Know
  • Be prepared for currency conversion fees when paying with a card issued in USD
  • Tips to guides, drivers and restaurant staff in Europe are accepted but are fully at your discretion
  • Bringing a water-resistant jacket, umbrella, and some warm clothes is a must

Dates & Rates

Dates
Apr 21
Apr - 28, 2019
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$2,948
deposit
$590
Two travelers: double occupancy
$3,148
deposit
$630
Single traveler
$4,548
deposit
$910
Dates
Apr 21
Apr - 28, 2019
Friends trip: 4+ travelers
$2,948
deposit
$590
Two travelers: double occupancy
$3,148
deposit
$630
Single traveler
$4,548
deposit
$910

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