Andre Rieu live in his hometown
Join the 'Waltz King', Andre Rieu, and The Johann Strauss Orchestra in Vrijthof Square, Maastricht, at one of their special summer evening concerts. Travel with us to this magnificent setting for an extraordinary and unmissable night of musical entertainment, plus enjoy day trips to Antwerp and Amsterdam on this wonderful break.
Leave London St Pancras by Eurostar in the mid morning or mid afternoon. Upon arrival in Brussels, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to your chosen hotel. You're then free to relax for the rest of the day.
Day One: Travel to Brussels via Eurostar
After breakfast, we'll travel to central Amsterdam where you'll have the afternoon free to shop and sightsee. Visit famous sights like the Royal Palace, the renowned Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, or take advantage of our private afternoon cheese and wine cruise.
Day Two: Visit to Amsterdam and optional cheese and wine cruise
In the late afternoon, our coach will take you back to your hotel.
Today we'll head to beautiful, historic Maastricht. Leaving the hotel at around 1pm, we will arrive in Andre's hometown with plenty of time to stroll the delightful, pedestrianised cobbled streets around the Vrijthof Square, relax in one of the attractive cafes and bars, or take advantage of our optional private river cruise.
Day Three: Andre Rieu concert in Maastricht
In the evening, take your seat in Vrijthof Square for the highlight of your break - Andre Rieu and The Johann Strauss Orchestra in concert. Take in the stunning spectacle and enjoy wonderful music from the innovative showman's repertoire of waltzes, classics, operatic themes and music from well-loved films and musicals.
After this not-to-be-missed experience our coach will return you to the hotel.
Spend your morning relaxing before we head to historic Antwerp - the Diamond Capital of the World and home of Rubens. See the great market square, stroll the pretty cobbled streets, and perhaps visit its fine Gothic churches, magnificent railway station and Rubenshuis museum. In the late afternoon, our coach will take you back to your hotel for a final night in the Netherlands.
Day Four: Afternoon visit to Antwerp
After breakfast, return to Brussels to board your Eurostar train home (which will be departing in the mid morning or mid afternoon), taking with you the memories of a wonderful concert break.
Day Five: Travel home by Eurostar
The transfer time from Brussels Midi Station to your hotel in the Eindhoven area is approximately 100 minutes.
Hotel transfer times
Please note that this is an outdoor concert with no tiered seating, which will start at approximately 9pm and finish at about 11.45pm. Afterwards our coach will return you to the hotel, arriving at around 2.00am. It will be necessary to walk between the coach drop-off / pick-up points and the concert venue.
The advertised price includes a 59 € face-value, seated ticket. Upgrades to 69 €, 85 €, 95 € and 109 € face-value tickets are available for supplements (upgrade prices will be displayed during the booking process), which include any booking fees.
Your show/event ticket(s) will be given to you by your Newmarket Tour Manager on the day.
We have organised two optional excursions during your holiday - a private afternoon Maastricht Summertime Cruise and a private afternoon Amsterdam Cheese & Wine Cruise. Further details will be available during the booking process.
Optional cruise excursions
At this time, exact outbound and inbound departure times have not been confirmed. Times shown are our best estimate based on current information. You must be able to travel to/from London St Pancras International station - please note that, at this time, trains will not be stopping at Ebbsfleet International. Final timings will be confirmed to you in your Final Travel Documents, approximately 10 days prior to departure, though we will make every effort to secure timings close to those indicated when you book.
Please note you will be asked to supply Passport / ID documentation details for each passenger at the time of booking or as soon thereafter.
Passport & ID Documentation
If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged.
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.