André Rieu's hometown concerts
Join the Waltz King and his Johann Strauss Orchestra in Vrijthof Square, Maastricht, for one of their special summer 2019 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.
WHAT DOES THE PRICE INCLUDE?
Concert Seating Plan
The advertised price includes a 59€ face-value, CAT 5 seated ticket. Upgrades to 69€ face-value CAT 4, 79€ face-value CAT 3, 92€ face-value CAT 2, 102€ face-value CAT 1, and 125€ face-value Premium tickets are available for supplements (upgrade prices will be displayed during the booking process and will include any booking fees). Please note this is an outdoor concert with no tiered seating.
Day One: Travel to Brussels via Eurostar
Leave London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet International by Eurostar in the morning or early 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 Two: Visit to Amsterdam and optional cheese and wine cruise
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.
In the late afternoon, our coach will take you back to your hotel.
Day Three: André Rieu concert in Maastricht
Today we'll head to beautiful, historic Maastricht. Leaving the hotel at around 1pm, we will arrive in André's hometown with plenty of time to spare before your concert this evening. 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.
Later this evening, take your seat in Vrijthof Square for the highlight of your break - André 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.
Day Four: Afternoon visit to Antwerp
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 Five: Travel home by Eurostar
After breakfast, return to Brussels to board your Eurostar train home (which will depart in the afternoon or early evening), taking with you the memories of a wonderful concert break.
You will be staying in a four-star standard hotel in the Eindhoven area of the Netherlands. All the hotels used will represent a good combination of quality and value for money, and offer excellent public facilities including a restaurant and bar.
N.B. Some of the hotels we use have not been officially star-rated, but have been assessed by us as the equivalent of a four-star-standard hotel.
Hotel transfer times
The transfer time from Brussels Midi Station to your hotel in the Eindhoven area is approximately 100 minutes.
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. Your show/event ticket(s) will be given to you by your Newmarket Tour Manager on the day.
Optional cruise excursions
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.
At this time, exact outbound and inbound departure times have not been confirmed. Times shown are our best estimate based on current information. You can choose to depart from London St Pancras or Ebbsfleet station (where there is secure parking). Final times will be confirmed to you in your Final Travel Documents though we will make every effort to secure timings close to those indicated on your booking.
Please ensure that you allow sufficient time to check-in and pass through the security checks and remember that you will need a valid passport in order to travel.
Passport and ID documentation
Please note you will be asked to supply Passport / ID documentation details for each passenger at the time of booking or as soon thereafter.
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.