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Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum

 

Rijksmuseum
  • Overview

    highlights

    • Explore Amsterdam at your leisure to see its many sights
    • Admire the works of art in the world-famous Rijksmuseum
    • Visit Volendam’s picturesque harbour and enjoy a cheese tasting experience
    • Take in seaside Ostend’s many sights with an en route visit

    Amsterdam is one of the most charming capital cities, and with its wealth of historical architecture, combined with a relaxed atmosphere, the Dutch capital is an ever-popular short break destination. During our break, we'll stay at the Holiday Inn Boelelaan and will visit the famous Rijksmuseum, as well as enjoying a cheese tasting at a local cheese factory in Volendam.

     

    Great for:

    • Great for - City
    • Great for - Culture
    • Great for - Food & Drink
    • Great for - History


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  • Itinerary

    ITINERARY

    LOCATIONS


  • The Hotel

    YOUR HOTEL


    Holiday Inn Boeleaan

    • Holiday Inn Boeleaan
    • Holiday Inn Boeleaan

    The Holiday Inn Boeleaan is located south of Amsterdam opposite the quiet Amstelpark and provides easy access to the many attractions in the centre of the Dutch capital.

    • All bedrooms have air-conditioning, telephone, cable/satellite TV, safe, tea/coffee-making facilities, minibar and hairdryer
    • Lift
    • ‘Vermont’ bar
    • ‘Vermont’ restaurant
    • Mini-gym
    • Official 4-star rating
  • Gallery
  • Excursions & Extras

    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Ostend station
    En Route: Ostend
    We make our way through the Belgian city of Ostend, with its galleries, pretty pier, and impressive Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk cathedral to admire. Marvel at the picturesque scenery here during our journey. 
    Amsterdam
    Full Day: Amsterdam & Rijksmuseum

    A full day in Amsterdam with time for sightseeing and a visit to the Rijksmuseum, finally reopened in 2013 following a decade of extensive restoration. The museum's collections features historic art by Vermeer, Frans Hals, and Rembranat's The Night Watch'. There are also displays including Delftware, sculptures, archaeological artefacts and many other culturally significant objects. 

    Volendam
    Half Day: Volendam and Cheese Factory

    The picturesque village of Volendam is one of the best known ports of the old Zuiderzee and a favourite Dutch resort. It is also famous for its association with famous artists such as Picasso and Renoir who were attracted to the area. Wander along the narrow alleyways which wind between the pretty gabled houses.

    During our time here, we will visit a local cheese factory, where we will get the opportunity to sample local cheeses and to learn how this cheese is produced.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Amsterdam at night
    Amsterdam by Night

    This city of Amsterdam is transformed with an array of twinkling lights by night, as the city is illuminated along the canals and with the bright lights of the buildings. There’s nothing better than seeing a city come to life, and this is when we’ll really see this happen in Amsterdam. Come with us on an optional excursion as we explore Amsterdam by night.

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    Amsterdam Canal Cruise

    During our time in Amsterdam, we’ll get the option of taking a scenic canal cruise, which will take us along one of the many canals in the city. This will allow us to see why Amsterdam’s canals are so popular, and will give us a chance to learn more about how and why they were built.

 


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What's included

  • Return travel from the UK by Grand Tourer coach
  • Four nights accommodation
  • Overnight stay on return journey
  • Daily breakfast, three evening meals
  • Two included excursions
  • Two optional excursions
  • One en route trip
Holiday Inn Boeleaan

Holiday Inn Boeleaan

The Holiday Inn Boeleaan is located south of Amsterdam opposite the quiet Amstelpark and provides easy access to the many attractions in the centre of the Dutch capital.

Learn more about the hotel

Holiday Inn Boeleaan

  • Holiday Inn Boeleaan
  • Holiday Inn Boeleaan

The Holiday Inn Boeleaan is located south of Amsterdam opposite the quiet Amstelpark and provides easy access to the many attractions in the centre of the Dutch capital.

  • All bedrooms have air-conditioning, telephone, cable/satellite TV, safe, tea/coffee-making facilities, minibar and hairdryer
  • Lift
  • ‘Vermont’ bar
  • ‘Vermont’ restaurant
  • Mini-gym
  • Official 4-star rating
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  • British Travel Awards
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