Welcome to a unique experience! Assemble at Changi Airport for our flight to Amsterdam, Holland.
Transfer to Alkmaar after immigration procedures. Thousands of visitors visit the Cheese Market filled with cheese and cheese carriers with their white uniforms and straw hats with coloured ribbons (Friday only from early April to early September).
Continue to Zaanse Schans with its collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses. Learn about the making of wooden clogs and cheese.
Amsterdam city tour: Drive to Dam Square. See the Royal Palace, New Church and the National Monument before boarding the glass-doomed waterbus for a canal cruise.
End the cruise at a diamond-cutting factory.
Enjoy the afternoon at leisure to explore the city.
Begin the day with a scenic drive through Holland’s lush eastern countryside to Giethoorn. Its narrow but picturesque canals demonstrate how the Dutch is able to live and thrive without roads and cars.
A boat ride showcase beautifully restored thatched houses along the canals.
Spend some time visiting quaint shops and cafes before we make our way towards the impressive 20km long dike on the Ljsselmeer, one of Europe’s largest lakes.
Suggested optional tour: Visit the traditional fishing village of Volendam.
Embrace the glorious colours of spring at Keukenhof Spring Gardens where millions of bulbs and flowers form fantastic flower shows and sculptures (Opens 21 March to 19 May 2019. Replaced by Heineken Brewery visit when garden is close).
Travel to Kinderdijk (UNESCO Heritage Site), where we can find the world’s biggest concentration of windmills.
Drive to one of the world’s busiest seaport – Rotterdam, also famous for its ultra-modern architecture for an orientation drive around the city.
Today, learn about the world’s largest flood protection system, The Delta Works. This imposing project illustrates how the Dutch deals with water.
See the Eastern Scheldt Storm Surge Barrier, a unique flood protection construction 8km in length that can shut off the entire Eastern Scheldt in 75 minutes. This ingenious system of 62 gates is meant to prevent a disastrous flood like the one in 1953。.
Zeeland is famous for oysters, lobsters and mussels. See how they are harvested and prepared before enjoying these fruits of the sea.
Enjoy a leisurely drive to Brussels, the capital of Belgiumand home to the European Union & European Commission.
Brussels orientation tour: Stop at the Atomium, a unique structure forms the shape of a unit cell of an iron crystal magnified 165 billion times. View the regal Royal Palace before we drive into the city centre. Visit the cheeky Manneken Pis and be awed by the splendour of Grand Place.
Journey to The Lion’s Mound, a large conical artificial hill built in commemoration of the Battle of Waterloo for a photo stop.
Drive to the southernmost city in Holland, Maastricht. The Treaty of Maastricht which formed the European Union and the Euro currency was signed here in 1992.
Maastricht walking tour: Start our tour at Vrijthof Square, a bustling meeting place surrounded by trees and terraces. The oldest church in Holland, the St Servaas Basilica, presides proudly over the square together with the Generaalshuis. Visit the Dominican Selexyz bookstore. An incredible conversion from an eight hundred year-old Dominican Church. Take a stroll along the old city walls at Helpoort near the Maas River banks.
Enjoy some retail therapy at a factory outlet in the morning.
Proceed to the Dusseldorf Old Town to experience history coming to life..
Learn about the twisted tower of St Lambertus Church, the story behind the Rider statue and the birthplace of famous German poet Heinrich Heine. The Burgplatz with the Schlossturm holds great charm. A stone’s throw away is the Rhine embankment promenade – offering a stunning view of Dusseldorf’s skyline and the Oberkassel Rhine banks.
Transfer to the airport for our flight back to Singapore.
We hope you have had an enjoyable vacation with Dynasty Travel and look forward to bring you to your next holiday destination!
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