The Netherlands is situated in Northwestern Europe and is a center for tourism for its vivid natural features and architectural prowess. The country is known for its flat landscape of canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes which takes everyone to its much-rated countryside. In this 7 days Netherland vacation package, you will be visiting Amsterdam and 10 other destinations in the country. apart from its natural beauty and architectural heritage, the country’s capital, Amsterdam, is known for being home to some of the greats in the fields such as Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh whose contribution to the country can be read and understood in its libraries and museums. The capital city is one of the oldest ones in the Netherlands with a history of more than 700 years but its elegant and classic architecture, cafes and restaurants, museums and canals still attracts millions of tourists every year. Additionally, it also has the memories of the holocaust when Jewish diarist Anne Frank had to find asylum here during WWII. Also, the remains of the city’s 17th century ‘Golden Age’ such as works from artists like Rembrandt and Vermeer bring more tourists here. Check out the highlights of the trip here –
Trip at a Glance:
- Arrive in the beautiful capital city of Amsterdam to start a 7 days Netherland vacation to the best of delight. Throughout the seven days, visit more than 12 destinations including the capital in detail.
- Check out the architecture, cafés and restaurants, renowned museums, and picturesque canals and the bike paths to understand the cultural and historical significance.
- Get on a cruise to know the city of Amsterdam through its ancient canals, on the sides of which the stately homes dating back to the Golden Age are situated.
- Stay in Rotterdam which is a relatively younger city with busiest ports and modern architecture and design to understand how Netherland has grown over the century.
- You will also take a tour of the flower production in the country and visit the fascinating Aalsmeer flower auction where more than 20 million plants and flowers are sold every day.
- Get on a mandatory visit to 70-acre Keukenhof garden to witness the display of colors from seven million flower bulbs.
- Visit the Royal Delft Pottery Factory to see how the famous pottery of Netherlands is made followed by a visit to Gouda which is known for its cheese market held on the Market square.
- Get to know the old fishing village of Volendam known for its old fashioned fishing boats and small houses perched near the canals followed by a drive to the 19 mile Barrier am which was constructed to protect Holland.
To start the 7 days Netherlands Visit, you will be arriving in the capital city of Amsterdam. Throughout the seven days, you will be visiting Amsterdam and 10 other destinations in the country and return to the capital city for departure. Check out the details of the tour for day-wise itinerary here –
Day 1: Arrival in Amsterdam to start the trip
On the first day of the trip, you will be arriving in the beautiful city of Amsterdam to start the much-awaited trip to the Netherlands. You will be received by the tour operator and guide who will take care of your transfer to the pre-booked hotel. Depending upon the timing of your arrival, you can plan an outing to the city or take rest and wait for the official start to the tour. Anyway, come out in the night to explore the beautiful nightlife of the city which is vibrant and enter into pubs to enjoy it fully.
Day 2: Visiting Amsterdam
One of the busiest cities in the world, Amsterdam has made name for its beautiful amalgamation of history, culture, cuisine, and beautiful scenic settings. After breakfast on the second day, you would make way to understand the city’s culture and vibe through a group touring party. Amsterdam has been a seafaring traders country ever since and has played a significant role in the history of the world. The country has reclaimed 40% of its territory from the sea and has produced an agricultural surplus in Holland which is Europe’s most densely populated area but still scenic and quaint. The first schedule for the day would be an outing on the Canal Cruise to see the capital city from the water level. Then get on to watch skill craftsmen play with a diamond at a diamond cutting and polishing center. Then your guide will take you to see the highly visited locations around Amsterdam which are jewels of the city. Stay in the night and have a traditional Dutch dinner which will blow your mind.
Day 3: spending more time in Amsterdam
The third day of the tour would begin with a visit to the famous Aalsmeer Flower Auction w where more than 20 million plants and flowers are sold every day. Additionally, you can also choose to visit the nearby farm to see some 7 million tulips bloom at the world-famous Keukenhof which is a 70-acre garden and is the world’s largest flower garden. You will then continue to the historic Delft to visit the Royal Delft Pottery Factory to check out how exquisite pottery is made, colored and designed. Do take photographs of the hand-painted earthenware which is a rarity in this part of the world. You will then continue to Rotterdam which is the world’s busiest port and marvel at its futuristic architectures with a local guide. Check out the fusion of the modern architecture and ancient culture of Holland here and stay the night here.
Day 4: Visiting Gouda and Arnhem Area
On the morning of the fourth day, you would arrive in the beautiful city of Gouda which is famous for its cheese. After arriving here, do have breakfast with lots of cheese and stroll around the scenic setting of Gouda to get to the Medieval Market Square where you can find the gothic Town Hall which has its iconic red and white shutters and the Goudse Waag which is used to weighing cheese from the 17th century. After that, you will have an interactive cheese experience. Next on the schedule is Arnhem which is the site for the WWII Battle of Arnhem where you can see the John Frost Bridge named after the commander of British forces which held the bridge for four days against a raging German outpost. Check out some more places here which can take you back to the memories of WWII. Stay here for supper.
Day 5: Visiting Giethoorn and Groningen
On the morning of the fifth day, you will head for the serene village of Giethoorn which was built on Canals and is a beautiful place to spend a day. This village is mostly a car-free area and is known for its boat-filled waterways, footpaths, and trails for a bicycle. The village also borders some parts of Weerribben-Wieden National Park which were famous for peat and reed harvesting. Spend the night in the provincial capital of Groningen.
Day 6: Visiting Groningen, Zaanse Schans, Volendam and transfer to Amsterdam
In the morning, you can explore the province of Groningen which was an important center of trade in the 13th century and hailed today as the “World Cycling City”. you will then cross the 19-mile Barrier Dam which is an attractive system of 1200 miles of dams, dikes, and dunes which was built 900 years ago to protect the part of the country which was below the sea level. You can then visit the Wooden clog workshop situated in the Zaanse Schans. After that, proceed to visit the fishing village of Volendam and then get transferred to Amsterdam For departure. Stay in the capital and enjoy its nightlife for one last time.
Day 7: Departure from Amsterdam
Today, your tour operator would plan for your departure depending upon your pre-planned schedule.