The world's most beautiful spring garden
A glorious visual feast awaits visitors in the 'Bulbfields' at Keukenhof Gardens. This 32-hectare site is planted with some seven million flower bulbs, and when they bloom they become a magnificent spectacle, unique throughout the world - an explosion of colour which has become one of Holland's most popular tourist attractions.
Tour Highlights And Inclusions
- A visit to Keukenhof Gardens
- A visit to Amsterdam
- A visit to Bruges
- Three nights' bed and continental breakfast accommodation in a three-star standard hotel within 60 minutes by coach of Keukenhof Gardens
- Return Channel crossings
- Comfortable coach travel and transfers
- The services of a friendly Tour Manager
Single rooms are available for a supplement
Leaving the local area in the early morning we travel to Dover or Folkestone for our channel crossing. Once in France, we continue to Holland, arriving at our hotel by mid to late evening.
Today we visit Keukenhof Gardens. Here acres of daffodils, crocuses, narcissi and hyacinths carpet the ground with stunning colour, and you'll have the opportunity to explore or join our optional Bulbfield Cruise before we return to the hotel in the late afternoon.
Today we'll visit cosmopolitan Amsterdam. Alternatively join our optional excursion to visit a traditional cheese farm, a wooden shoe factory and the pretty seaside resort of Volendam.
Before we return to the hotel, you'll have the opportunity to join our optional Amsterdam canal cruise, taking in the Royal Palace and world-renowned Rijksmuseum - home to the artwork of the Dutch masters. Cruising along the city's meandering network of canals is one of the best ways to see this beautiful city.
Today we'll begin our journey home. En route we'll make a short stop in Bruges, famous for its picturesque network of canals, fine medieval architecture and magnificent town square. After time to relax and explore we'll continue to Calais to board the ferry/Eurotunnel and head home, arriving in the local area by the late evening.
Coach seating arrangements
Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)
Joining your holiday
Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.
Meet at port option
If you have chosen a "meet at port" pick-up, this will either be Stop 24 Folkestone Services or Dover Port, depending on the final coach route. You will be notified of the pick-up point with your Final Travel Details that you will receive approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.
Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.
If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.
The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.
The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.
Where possible, we will cross the Channel by ferry at the beginning and end of your holiday. However, we reserve the right to substitute crossings by Eurotunnel when necessary.