Holland and Belgium tulip tour

  • Delight in the beauty of spring blosoms

    14 days

    Apr. 14 – 28, 2020

    Nothing is more breathtaking than experiencing fields of vibrant tulips set against a background of historic windmills, quite coastal villages and historic monuments.

     

    Join Dignity Travel on this exciting tour as we experience the beauty of springtime in Holland and Belgium. From the vibrancy of Amsterdam, the quite splendor of the tulip gardens and the medieval charms of Bruges and Ghent – this will be a trip to remember.

     

    This hosted tour is designed for people who use wheelchairs or have difficulties walking and includes highlights such as a canal boat tour of Amsterdam, Kuekenhof Gardens, one of Europe’s most beautiful squares in Brussels, cheese tasting in Holland and much more.

     

    Tour package

    $10,695.15* per person (double occupancy)

    $16,566.15* per person (single occupancy) 

     

    Reservation deadline for this tour is Feb. 14, 2020

    Space may be available after this deadline. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. A deposit of $4,000.00 per person is required to confirm your reservation. If traveling as a single occupant a $6,000 deposit is required. All major credit cards accepted for deposit. Deposits are fully refundable until the final payment deadline – minus processing fees. Final payment is due by Feb. 28, 2020.

     

    Dignity Travel advantages for this tour

    • Small group experience with fulltime group hosts to assist throughout tour
    • Deluxe accessible 4-star hotel accommodations with daily breakfast
    • Only two hotel changes to make for an easy tour experience
    • Lunch and dinners per itinerary
    • Evening dinner show in Amsterdam and Belgium
    • Canal boat tour in Amsterdam
    • Day tour to the world famous Kuekenhof Gardens to see the spring bulbs in bloom
    • Dutch cheese tasting experience
    • Tips for local guides and drivers included
    • Entrance fees to listed attractions included as per itinerary
    • Local English-speaking guides at all destinations
    • Be surrounded by culture as we discover the many different cities this region has to offer
    • Personal care attendants and/or nurse (based on group size or arranged on an individual basis)
    • Roommates for single travelers may be arranged
    • Security and social opportunities of group travel experience
    • Accessible ground transportation throughout tour

     

    Itinerary at a glance

    Apr. 14 – Depart US

    Apr. 15 – Arrive Amsterdam and transfer to hotel

    Apr. 16 – Day tour to Kuekenhof Gardens

    Apr. 17 – Guided tour of Amsterdam

    Apr. 18 – Day tour to northern Holland and living museum

    Apr. 19 – Visit the Rijksmuseum and Van Gough Museum

    Apr. 20 – Day tour to Gouda and Dutch cheese tasting

    Apr. 21 – Visit to Delft and The Hague

    Apr. 22 – Free day in Amsterdam

    Apr. 23 – Scenic drive to Brussels with stop in Antwerp

    Apr. 24 – Guided tour of Brussels

    Apr. 25 – Day tour to Brugge and evening dinner show

    Apr. 26 – City tour of Ghent

    Apr. 27 – Free day in Brussels

    Apr. 28 – Transfer from hotel to airport

    *Rates include all of the listed group benefits. Rates are subject to availability and are the same for accessible or non-accessible rooms. The number of accessible rooms are limited and available on a first come basis. Book early to guarantee your room choice. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice and are based on estimated group size. The rate does not include international airfare or travel protection.


  • Amsterdam Apr. 15

    Arrive Amsterdam and transfer to 4-star accessible hotel centrally located in the heart of the city. After time to rest after your transatlantic flight, we will have a welcome dinner and time to meet your fellow group travelers.

    Dinner

  • Amsterdam Apr. 17

    The canals, fascinating architecture and culture make Amsterdam a world famous tourist destination. Today we will have the opportunity to enjoy the 17th century historical atmosphere and relaxed environment with a guided tour. The small scale of the buildings and the intimacy of the streets, canals and squares create an atmosphere that visitors find unique. After our morning tour, we will enjoy a traditional Dutch-style lunch and then continuing exploring this beautiful city via a canal boat tour. We will complete our day with an Amsterdam-style dinner show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Amsterdam/North Holland/Amsterdam Apr. 18

    It is off to North Holland for a day-trip to the picturesque towns of Enkhuizem, Volendam and Beemster. This area of Holland is known for its historic windmills, tulips fields, cheeses and storybook towns. We will enjoy time at an open-air museum to witness how life was in 17th century Holland. After our morning tour we will visit the Simonehoeve cheese farm for lunch and cheese tasting experience. We will continue our tour with a stop at Volendam. This old fishing village at the Ijsselmeer, offers costumes, sporting events, music, and of course fish. The village is characterized by countless little houses around the small fishing port. We will have dinner at a traditional fresh seafood restaurant to end our day.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Amsterdam Apr. 19

    Today we will explore the wonderful museums that Amsterdam has to offer. We will begin at The Rijksmuseum, which in English means – The State Museum, which has existed for more than two hundred years and today is one of the most breathtaking museums in the world. Here you will have the opportunity to view the most amazing works of the Dutch Master painters. After our time we will then visit the world-famous Van Gough Museum.

    Breakfast, Dinner

  • Amsterdam/Gouda/Amsterdam Apr. 20

    After breakfast, we will depart for a scenic river cruise. In the afternoon we will visit the town of Gouda and explore the old and monumental town, where we will find the weekly Cheese Market around the impressive and age-old town hall of Gouda. The cheese used to be weighed in the old days and the tax was determined and paid.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Amsterdam/The Hague/Delft/Amsterdam Apr. 21

    Our day tour from Amsterdam will include a visit to the town of Delft famous for its porcelain. We will then continue on to The Hague we will enjoy a harbor side lunch. The Hague is the capital of The Netherlands, where the politics are based and history goes far back. We will see the royal houses, visit the Parliament and the Binnenhof.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Amsterdam Apr. 22

    Free day in Amsterdam. You may enjoy this day however you like – rest, shop, sit in a coffee shop or explore the city on your own. It is your day to do as you wish.

    Breakfast

  • Amsterdam/Antwerp/Brussels Apr. 23

    We depart today for Belgium. On our way to Brussels, we will stop to visit the old market area in Antwerp to view the beautiful city hall and surrounding areas. Belgium’s second city and biggest port, Antwerp is the country’s capital of cool, a powerful magnet for art lovers and diamond dealers. In the mid-16th century it was one of Europe’s most important cities and home to baroque superstar painter Pieter Paul Rubens. The city retains an intriguing medieval heart with a riverside fortress and a truly impressive cathedral. Today Antwerp’s top drawcards are its vibrant fashion and entertainment scene, along with its startling architectural and cultural contrasts.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Brussels Apr. 24

    We will have a full-day tour of Brussels. It is the fascinating capital of Belgium and the administrative capital of the European Union. Brussels is historic yet hip, bureaucratic yet bizarre, self-confident yet not showy. All this plays out in a cityscape that swings from majestic to quirky and back again. Organic art-nouveau facades face off against regal 19th-century mansions contrast with the contemporary glass of the EU’s Gotham City. This whole maelstrom swirls out from Brussels’ medieval core, where the Grand Place is surely one of the world’s most beautiful squares.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Brussels/Brugge/Brussels Apr. 25

    Our day tour today includes the incredibly beautiful city of Brugge. No tour to Belgium would be complete without time in this wonderful city. If you set out to design a fairy-tale medieval town, it would be hard to improve on central Brugge. Picturesque lanes and dreamy canals link photogenic market squares lined with soaring towers, historic churches and old whitewashed almshouses. After spending the day exploring these exciting cities, we will enjoy an evening dinner show.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Brussels/Ghent/Brussels Apr. 26

    A city tour to the beautiful University city of Ghent is the highlight for today as we discover the historic city-center.

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Brussels Apr. 27

    Free day in Brussels. You may enjoy this day however you like – rest, shop, sit in a coffee shop or explore the city on your own. It is your day to do as you wish.

    Breakfast, Dinner

  • Brussels/Amsterdam Apr. 28

    in the morning we will depart the hotel for the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for your early afternoon flight back to North America. 

    Breakfast