Netherlands and Belgium: Chocolate, cheese and intriguing curiousities (3 Weeks)
Day 1-5 Amsterdam
Glide along the canals in the Netherlands’ largest city, nicknamed the Venice of the North. Its many world-class museums are supplemented by lesser-known but no less absorbing attractions such as the Tulip Museum and the Dutch Resistance Museum. Canalside, explore the cobbles of De Negen Straatjes (the Nine Streets), where you’ll stumble upon countless designer boutiques, gift shops and art galleries.
Transfers to The Hague 1h20m0h37m
Top Activities in Amsterdam
- Tulip Museum
- Anne Frank House
- Dam Square
Awesome Restaurants in Amsterdam
- The Seafood Bar
- Kitchen & Bar Van Rijn
- The Harbour Club Amsterdam-East
- Koffee Huis “De Hoek
Day 6-9 The Hague
Explore the Dutch capital, city of peace and justice. The Dutch Parliament meets there at the Binnenhof, a Gothic building once the seat of the Dutch counts that occupies a stunning location on the banks of Hofvijver Lake. Also worth exploring is the 16th century Noordeinde Palace and the United Nations’ International Court of Justice.
Transfers to Rotterdam 0h33m0h32m
Day 10-13 Rotterdam
Discover the seafaring history of one of the world’s great maritime cities. Rotterdam is a thriving port to this day and its Maritime Museum is a good starting point for those hoping to understand a little more about the city’s history. Later, wander the Delfshaven neighbourhood; dating from the 17th century, you’ll find the Pilgrim Father’s Church and a great many shops and boutiques.
Transfers to Brussels 2h10m1h23m
Day 14-17 Brussels
Uncover hidden alleyways and great squares in the Belgian capital. The Flemish architecture of the Grand Place houses the city’s Guildhalls and its Town Hall; it’s also the setting for a biennial Flower Carpet which attracts visitors in their thousands. Search the streets for Manneken Pis, the diminutive statue erected in the 17th century which has had passers-by chuckling ever since.
Transfers to Ghent 1h02m0h37m