Grand Holland Tour – Day tour from Amsterdam, 8hrs
A full day tour of Holland (the Netherlands) is the ultimate way to enjoy all the main cities and attractions of this colourful and historic country. You will be travelling in a comfortable private vehicle accompanied by your own professional and knowledgeable guide throughout the day.
They will be at your service to inform and educate, regaling you with local stories and answering your questions to make this a truly comprehensive tour of Holland for both first-time and returning visitors.
This 8-hour private tour begins in Amsterdam with a visit to the largest flower auction in the world. See and smell the palettes and boxes of carnations, roses, tulips and chrysanthemums that pass beneath the auctioneers hammer at a rapid rate as buyers bid electronically for the best quality blooms at keen prices.
Then it’s off to the The Hague through scenic countryside to the Maritshuis Museum on an exclusive private visit to this renowned gallery.
You’ll discover some of the best Dutch masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and Fabritius as part of your luxury tour of Holland’s top sights. A walking tour with your guide will introduce you to the Houses of Parliament as you learn how the government operates, then it’s onward to the industrial hub and port city of Rotterdam.
Futuristic architecture and canal-surfing will surprise you in this innovative metropolis which has a longstanding maritime heritage and some outstanding museums. You’ll hear all about it as you tour the city on a Rotterdam walking tour with your informative local guide.
Another treat is in store as your full-day tour of The Netherlands transports you to Delft in the province of South Holland. Best known for its beautiful blue and white tiles and handpainted pottery, you will learn about some of the famous Dutch artists who were born here.
You well-informed tour guide will also reveal the connection between Delft and the Royal House of Orange and tell the astonishing story of the “Delft Explosion” when a gunpowder store exploded. The story features in Donna Tartt’s Pulitzer-prizewinning novel The Goldfinch.
Cities old and new, world-class artworks and museums, painters, historic sights and rural scenery all feature high on this tour of Holland’s major towns and cities.
You’ll see windmills and dykes, canal boats and bicycles, museums and warehouses that all make up the bustling country that The Netherlands is today. Our tour of Holland’s highlights is a unique way to discover this tiny flat country.
Let someone else plan the itinerary and do the driving while you sit back and enjoy one wonderful destination after another on this full day tour of Grand Holland.