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New Year in Dutch Flanders

 

Antwerp centre
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    • Celebrate the New Year with a wonderful holiday to Dutch Flanders
    • Admire Antwerp’s amazing architecture, including the Grote Market
    • Spend time in beautiful Bruges to take in its many attractions

    We’ll enjoy a wonderful New Year break in Dutch Flanders, staying in Terneuzen at the Hampshire Hotel and making the most of some excellent excursions. Not only will we get to ring in the New Year in style, but we’ll also explore vibrant Antwerp and beautiful Bruges, and can join some superb optional tours! Read More

    Great for:

    • Great for - City
    • Great for - History
    • Great for - Scenery
    • Great for - Walking


    Antwerp centre

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    Our great New Year getaway will give us a chance to relax and enjoy a fantastic holiday, with celebrations and wonderful excursions to take in. We’ll begin with a trip to Antwerp, one of Belgium’s best-loved cities. This amazing city is filled with excellent things to do, from admiring the beautiful architecture to exploring its many shops and attractions. We’ll have free time to see the sights, which includes everything from the stunning Grote Markt with its 16th-century Guildhouses, to the Gothic Cathedral of Our Lady.

    On New Year’s Eve, we’ll make our way to Bruges, famous for its medieval architecture and the towering Bruges Belfry. We’ll enjoy time at leisure in this fascinating city, so we can see attractions such as the Basilica of the Holy Blood and St Salvator's Cathedral.

    We’ll spend New Year’s Day celebrating at our hotel, or we could join our optional tour. With all this to enjoy during our holiday, we’re sure to have a splendid time!
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    INCLUDED EXCURSIONS


    Antwerp
    Full Day: Antwerp

    Antwerp, with its attractive architecture and excellent history is a fantastic place to visit, and we’re sure to enjoy our day spent there. We’ll be able to look forward to everything from shopping to visiting attractions, and there’ll be time to enjoy lunch at one of the many cafes or restaurants in the city as well.

    There are a number of ‘must-see’ sights in the city, such as the Cathedral of Our Lady, Rubens House, the Museum aan de Stroom (MAS) and the Museum Plantin-Moretus. We’ll be able to tour some of these attractions during our stay in the city, and will also be able to wander through the streets admiring the pretty architecture.

    Bruges centrre with horses
    Full Day: Bruges

    Enjoy the exquisitely preserved medieval city of Bruges during this excursion. Charming Bruges is known for its winding cobbled streets, pretty gabled houses and attractive tree-lined canals, each crossed by a humpback bridge.

    We’ll spend a full day in Bruges and will be able to explore the city at leisure, enjoying its architecture and historical details. Whether we choose to simply soak up the atmosphere here and admire the scenery, or visit one of the city’s many attractions - such as its medieval belfry - we’re sure to have a lovely time.

    Ghent
    Half Day: Ghent

    Comprising a mixture of French and Flemish cultures, Ghent is often referred to as the historic heart of Flanders and is certainly filled with wonderful things to do. This charming destination is home to a number of attractions, such as the Graslei port and Saint Bavo Cathedral. It too has a historic belfry which we’ll be able to visit while we’re there, as well as enjoying a spot of shopping or trying out one of the many cafes or restaurants in the city.

    OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS


    Antwerp Town Hall
    Antwerp Guided Walking Tour

    Antwerp is the second largest city in Belgium, but it wasn’t always this way. During this intriguing walking tour, we’ll be able to find out more about how Antwerp has become the city it is today, by enjoying a tour of the city and its assorted highlights.

    These include attractions such as the Cathedral of Our Lady, St. James' Church and St. Boniface Church, as well as particular areas of the city. Zurenborg, a popular area known for its art nouveau architecture, is often included, although the exact route of our walking tour may differ.

    We’ll also be able to find out more about the Marian statues which are dotted about the city, and will get to see some of them for ourselves.

    Bruges
    Bruges Guided Walking Tour
    Bruges is a fascinating city, and we’ll be able to enjoy a guided walking tour of the city while we’re there. This will provide us with more information about the city, as well as showing us some of the most famous attractions and landmarks.
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