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Benelux Day Tours

Amsterdam

 

Amsterdam Canal Luxurious Boat Tour

Price from $40.00 per person

Duration of tour: 1 hour

The Tour

Board a customized electric boat for a one-of-a-kind cruise on the canals of Amsterdam. Choose your sailing time and relax during a luxurious 1-hour ride on a small, open boat. The narrated tour begins and ends at a convenient location, in front of the Anne Frank House. Blankets and pillows are provided.

Includes:
  • Guided tour
  • Blankets and luxurious pillows
  • Pick and drop off right in front of the Anne Frank House
  • VAT
  • Entertaining fee (tax)
  • Maximum of 25 travellers

 

Tuk Tuk Private City Tour with Cheese & Wine Tasting

Price from $160.00 per person

Amsterdam is a charming labyrinth of cobbled streets and canals, flanked by houses with picturesque facades. This tuk-tuk tour of Amsterdam allows you to explore the Dutch capital with ease and efficiency. Save your legs and ride in an electric tuk-tuk while listening to history-rich commentary from your guide. Additionally, you’ll receive four cheese tastings accompanied by a glass of beer or wine. This small-group tour is limited to 15 people to ensure an intimate atmosphere.

Duration of tour: 2 hours

The Tour

Greet your guide in front of the Starbucks cafe next to Central Station. Here, you’ll board your electric tuk-tuk and embark on a tour of Amsterdam’s highlights and hidden corners. At a leisurely pace perfect for capturing photographs, you’ll glide past Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals and explore the controversial Red Light District. See, too, Anne Frank’s House, and hear her tragic tale. Then, disembark your tuk-tuk to sample one of the Netherland’s most popular exports: cheese. Discover the cheese-making process, and sample four types of cheese accompanied by a glass of beer or wine. Bid your guide farewell at the cheese shop, where your tour concludes.

Includes:
  • 1 hour tuk-tuk city tour
  • 4 cheese tasting with dips and mustard
  • Beer or red wine or non-alcoholic beverage
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

 

Amsterdam City Walking Tour

Price from $50.00 per person

Amsterdammers have always been fiercely independent, and this tour will give you all the gossip about some of this city’s most colourful events.

Duration of tour: 2 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

We’ll visit the stately Royal Palace and busy Dam Square at the centre of the city. Explore the beautiful Jordaan, once a working-class neighbourhood that now commands some of the highest property prices in Holland. Spot the tower of the Westerkerk church, where Rembrant, master of Dutch painting, is buried. Then, stop a moment at the anonymous-looking building that sheltered Ann Frank, Holland’s most beloved daughter, before she and her family were tragically discovered by the Nazis. Wander the quaint streets and discover the countless tiny churches and beautiful bridges in the city of canals. Then explore the more controversial side of Amsterdam with a wander through the infamous Red Light District, right at the heart of the old city. We’ll also pass the city’s famous coffee shops, where locals and tourists alike gather to enjoy more than just coffee. Uncover a complete cross-section of Amsterdam with this informative walking tour. Sometimes eccentric but always beautiful, the Dutch capital never fails to captivate.

Includes:
  • Guide tour
  • Traditional Dutch delicacies

 

Delft, The Hague and Madurodam

Price from $90.00 per person  

All you need is one afternoon to visit two of Holland's most iconic cities and the remarkable miniature version of the Netherlands at Madurodam. A smart choice if you're short on time.

Duration of tour: 6 hours

The Tour

This afternoon tour takes you to Delft and The Hague from Amsterdam, with a final stop at Madurodam. Start your tour in central Amsterdam and board the sightseeing coach for the roughly hour long drive south. On arrival, watch how Holland’s iconic blue-and-white Delft pottery is produced at Royal Delft, the only remaining earthenware factory from the Golden Age of the 17th century. View a large collection of Delft antiques at the museum and marvel at a likeness of Rembrandt's The Night Watch reproduced with original Delft blue tiles. With a bit of time to explore the historic city center independently, meander past landmarks such as the Oostpoort (Eastern Gate), Waag (Weigh House), Oude Kerk (Old Church) and Nieuwe Kerk (New Church). Then meet back up with your guide for the drive to The Hague, considered the world’s judicial capital. There will be a tour of the city by coach of the former Netherlands capital. Next stop on the tour will be Madurodam. Reaching Holland's miniature city, where you can wander among miniature models of famous Holland attractions replicated in minute detail. See Amsterdam’s canal houses, the Alkmaar cheese market, spinning windmills and ships sailing through the harbor as well as the largest miniature railway in the world. After your half-day tour, depart for central Amsterdam in the evening.

Includes:
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • The Royal Delft Manufactory
  • Walking tour in Delft
  • Photo stop at the Peace Palace in the Hague
  • Entrance to Madurodam

 

Volendam, Marken and Windmills - Live Guided Tour

Price from $150.00 per person   

Visit a cheese factory to sample local dairy products, admire a classic line-up of authentic windmills, and watch a shoemaker fashion wooden clogs using traditional methods. Hear commentary from your audio guide during the coach journey, and enjoy guided tours in each picturesque village. Choose the full-day option for more time at each stop. Enjoy a complimentary canal cruise in Amsterdam to use at your leisure.

Duration of tour: 5 hours 30 minutes

The Tour

Hop aboard your transport in central Amsterdam and settle in for the scenic journey out of the city to the Dutch countryside. En route to several North Holland villages, listen to your audio guide and learn about the passing sights, including dikes and polders—areas of land reclaimed from the water. Your first stop is at Zaanse Schans, a pretty town on the Zaan River and a popular destination due to its well-preserved windmills, some dating back to the 17th century. See evocations of traditional Dutch life at the historical shipyard, as well as iconic Holland windmills—entry into one is included with your tour. Next, continue to Volendam and Marken and admire a quaint scene of fishing boats and the occasional local wearing traditional Dutch dress. In addition to stops in each town, visit a nearby cheese farm for a demonstration and a sampling of its dairy production. A visit to a local shoemaker to admire the art of carving and painting the wooden clogs the Netherlands is known for is also a memorable part of the trip. In the summer, you have the option to board a boat for a trip between the two towns. Once you’ve snapped plenty of photos, your half- or full-day tour concludes with the return to central Amsterdam by coach. Please note that this tour requires a moderate amount of walking.

Includes:
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • GPS audio guide system available in 16 languages
  • Live guide in English, Spanish and German on the Extended Tour
  • Visit to an authentic Dutch windmill + demonstration by the miller
  • Visit of the traditional fishing village Marken + demonstration by a clogmaker
  • The Cheese Factory + the Old Dutch Bakery in Volendam
  • A boat trip on the Ijsselmeer
  • Special offer: Free Amsterdam Canal Cruise

 

Best of Holland Tour including Madurodam

Price from $215.00 per person

Discover the best of Holland whilst you immerse yourself into Dutch history, eat some cheese and tower over the city of Madurodam, a fun filled day of wonder and amazement.

Duration of tour: 11 hours

The Tour

Leave the heart of Amsterdam and discover a different side of Holland. Have some fun as you travel with your experienced tour guide as you ride northward to the old-fashioned villages of Volendam and Zaanse Schans. Say cheese and pose for pictures with a quaint wooden shoe maker. Be amazed at the 18th-century still-functioning windmill whilst you sample local cheeses at a delicious tasting. Cruise across IJsselmeer Lake to the village of Marken and see their picturesque wooden homes, before continuing to the fabled city of Delft where you will visit one of the original Delftware factories. Why not bring home a classic Dutch souvenir for your loved ones with a piece of white and blue patterned pottery? Visit The Hague; home to Binnenhof, Madurodam, and the Noordeinde Palace. Explore Binnenhof, one of the world’s oldest active House of Parliament and even get some photos at King Willem-Alexander’s working palace. Feel like a giant in Madurodam, the renowned miniature theme park, and an incredible tourist destination. You will find a 1:25 scaled down representations of the charming countryside, villages, and various historic buildings of the Netherlands.

Includes:
  • Transport
  • Guide
  • Tickets
  • 1-hr Amsterdam Canal Cruise (audio guide available)

Brussels

 

Luxembourg Day Trip from Brussels: Two Countries in One Day

Price from $135.00 per person

Luxemburg is certainly a modern and vibrant city with a rich history and impressive modern and ancient architecture. To our own surprise our guests seem to value very much the little town of Dinant which they proclaim to be very “typical Belgian, surprisingly picturesque and unbelievably interesting”. It is indeed the town of Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the saxophone and the cradle of the Leffe beer.

Duration of tour: 11 hours

The Tour

Cross the Belgian border to Luxembourg, a landlocked country famed for its Roman heritage and architectural beauty. Embark on a comprehensive sightseeing tour of the city with your guide, visiting alluring landmarks like the Royal Palace of the Grand Duke, the ambient Place d’Armes and the 17th-century Notre-Dame Cathedral. Next, head to the modern side of the city to see prominent government buildings that play a pivotal role in the European Union. Hear of the history of the European Court of Justice and the Secretariat of the European Parliament and then revitalize with a traditional lunch in a local restaurant (own expense). Enjoy some leisurely free time exploring the charming Old Town before returning to your vehicle for the scenic drive back to Brussels. On route, stop in the picturesque town of Dinant to marvel at its 13th-century Gothic cathedral and 19th-century citadel. You reach central Brussels by mid-evening.

Includes:
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

 

Brussels Chocolate Walking Tour and Workshop

Price from $150.00 per person

Fall in love with the sweet side of Belgium as you uncover the secrets behind the country's most delicious treats and learn the art of chocolate making in the heart of Brussels!

Duration of tour: 4 hours

The Tour

You are taught how to make chocolate yourself through a fun workshop. Orangettes, pralines, Easter eggs..etc. You will also take a walk through and around the Grand Place area which will help you to get to know the heart of the old city. You will see the Manneken-Pis, the oldest citizen of Brussels, the Sablon square filled with antique shops, the Royal Galleries being the seat for the oldest chocolate shop in Europe Neuhaus; credited with inventing the praline and the ballotin (box). Eventually you will follow the Brussels Comic Strip Route, a series of giant comic murals and colourful statues that enliven alleys throughout the old city centre. In addition to this extensive walk past the city's most luxury chocolate shops where you will taste some of the best sellers (Pierre Marcolini, Godiva, Withamer, Neuhaus) and historical landmarks, we will also tell you where to find the best bargains in Brussels.

Includes:
  • Chocolate demonstration
  • 1-hour workshop to make your own creations for you to take home
  • 2-hour guided walking tour escorted by a local multilingual guide along all famous landmarks and chocolate related features, also more on the Comic Strip Route 2009
  • Tasting in some of the most high-end chocolate boutiques: Godiva, Withamer, Marcolini, Neuhaus, Leonidas...
  • Hot chocolate, coffee or soft drinks during the workshop

Luxembourg

 

Hop off City Sightseeing

Price from $45.00 per person

Duration of tour: 1 hour

The Tour

Discover Luxembourg City from the top of our open-top double-decker buses. We invite you to experience the most beautiful landmarks of our city. Hop on, hop off at any of our 10 City Sightseeing bus stops. Daily departures, every 20 minutes from 10am-6pm (weekends + public holiday until 8pm), from the “Boulevard de la Pétrusse” (just outside the bank “Spuerkees”). You can also buy your ticket on-site at the departure point, or at the Constitution Square ("Place de la Constitution"). You will be given headphones to listen to our audio guide, which is available in 8 languages, during the tour. Ticket validity of 24 hrs. Free Wifi.

Includes:
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Hop-on hop-off tour