Each winter during the festive season, the beautiful canal-side city of Amsterdam is illuminated by fascinating light sculptures, projections and installations created by Dutch and international artists, designers and architects for Amsterdam’s Light Festival, offering a fantastic way to see the picturesque network of canals and historic cobbled streets of Holland’s capital.
We’ll stay at a comfortable 4-star hotel within approximately one hour’s drive of central Amsterdam and well placed for our excursions. All rooms are en suite and other facilities include a bar and restaurant.
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Day 1 – Journey to our hotel via Gouda
We catch the ferry to Calais and stop en-route in the Dutch town of Gouda, famous for its cheese, pretty canals and beautiful Gothic City Hall. We continue on to our hotel, where we stay on a bed and breakfast basis.
Day 2 – Amsterdam including guided city tour & Light Festival canal cruise
We visit Amsterdam, the city of canals, bridges, bicycles and cafés where we enjoy a guided city tour by coach to see some of the landmarks such as the Royal Palace and Dam Square. Later, we take to the water for a scenic canal cruise which takes in a selection of spectacular illuminated artworks from Amsterdam’s Light Festival.
Day 3 –Volendam & Amsterdam
We head first to the fishing village of Volendam, with its harbour and traditional Dutch costumes often featured on postcards. We then spend some time in Amsterdam at leisure, where we have time to find a local restaurant for an early dinner before boarding our coach back to our hotel.
Day 4 – Journey home
We check out of our hotel and head back to Calais for our return ferry home.
You will have the option to book your own flights independently with the operator.
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