Tour descriptions / Optional tours -
All our bus excursions depart from our office at Paulus Potterstraat 8
(between Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum) at 9.30 AM and 2.30 PM. We provide a
free pick up service from the major hotels.
HALF DAY BUS EXCURSIONS
Ultimate Amsterdam Tour - Daily at 9.30 AM - Duration ± 2,5 hrs
Bus only € 22,- Bus + Van Gogh Ticket € 33,-
Bus + boat ticket € 30,- Bus + Rijksmuseum Ticket € 33,-
Bus + museum + boat ticket € 40,-
On this extensive bus excursion you will see all Amsterdam has to offer, from
the historical monuments in the centre to the modern architecture of the 21st
century. From the Eastern Docklands to the Ajax Arena! A picture stop at a
windmill at the river Amstel and a visit to a diamond factory are included.
You can visit the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh Museum and/or do a one-hour canal
cruise with a separate open-date ticket. (see rates above, supplements for
special exhibitions are not included)
Anne Frank House, Diamond Factory and Canal Cruise € 37,-
Friday and Sunday at 2.30 PM – Duration ± 4 hrs
We start the tour by coach showing you the most important monuments that our
city offers, followed by a picture stop at a windmill. A visit to a Diamond
factory is made where you get acquainted with the diamond polishing process.
Continuing the tour by boat we cruise along Amsterdam’s harbor and its famous
canals, which brings us to the “Jordaan” quarter where we visit the attic where
Anne Frank and her family were hidden during the Second World War. This is also
the place where the tour will end. ( The entrance to Anne Frank House and canal
cruise are included)
Windmills and Edam € 34,- Daily at 9.30 AM – Duration ± 4 hrs
This excursion takes you north of Amsterdam, to the edge of the river Zaan,
where you visit the windmill village `de Zaanse Schans`, with its characteristic
green wooden houses. On the turn of the 18th century this district was an
industrial area with approximately 700 windmills in use. In this day and age
there are only five left. We will pay a visit to a windmill and a wooden shoe
manufactor. Before returning to Amsterdam, we take a stroll through the medieval
town of Edam. (entrance to the windmill is included).
Fridays (April 2rd - Sept. 3th ) Edam is replaced by Alkmaar. See ´Alkmaar
Alkmaar Cheese Market and Windmills € 34,- Fridays only at 9.30 AM (April
– Sept. 7) - Duration ± 4,5 hrs
Tradition is the key element on this excursion as we visit Alkmaar, a 750 year
old city which is famous for its weekly cheese market. You will learn about a
long-established Dutch tradition of the weighing of cheese and taste testing.
This is a unique experience while the four teams from the Cheese Carrier’s Guild
compete for the fastest and most impeccable timing while handling tons of
produce. Driving through polder landscape the tour will lead to the windmill
village of Zaanse Schans where you get the opportunity to visit a wooden shoe
factory and a windmill (entrance fee included).
Keukenhof Flowershow € 35,- Daily at 9.30 AM and 2.30 PM (March 22 - May
20) - Duration ± 4,5 hrs
Behind the dunes that run from Haarlem to Leiden lies the bulb area like a
magical canvas of daffodils, hyacinths and tulips, alive with the most
delightful smells and colours. We visit the flower exhibition ‘Keukenhof’, and
experience the perfection of millions of bulbs displayed over a wonderful park
with fantastic flower shows and sculptures. (entrance fee included)
FULL DAY BUS EXCURSIONS
Grand Holland LandmarkTour €46,- Daily at 9.30
AM – Duration ± 9 hrs
Our first stop is at Aalsmeer´s world famous flower auction (closed Sundays).
Continuing to Rotterdam we take you on a city tour by bus with a photo stop at
renowned Hotel New York. Then it´s onto Delft for lunch. We visit a Delft Blue
Pottery and our guide will take you on a city walk. During a city tour by bus of
the Hague we drive by the highlights of our governmental city like the House of
Parliament and the Peace Palace. During this excursion you can visit Madurodam.
This miniature city offers you the highlights of the Netherlands on a scale
1:25. (lunch not included)
Dutch Country Side Tour € 43,-
Zaanse Schans – Edam – Volendam – Marken (incl. entrance windmill and boat trip)
Monday/TueThu/Fri/Sat at 9.30 AM – Duration ± 7 hrs
Thisvery complete tour covers the magnificent area of Dutch polder landscape
north of Amsterdam, marked by windmills, dikes and ditches. After a stop to
taste some traditionally made products at a cheese farm, we will visit the
picturesque villages of Edam and the Zaanse Schans, where you will have the
opportunity to visit a windmill and wooden shoe factory. We continue to Volendam
and Marken, fishermen’s villages along the former Zuiderzee. Marken used to be
an island until it was connected to the mainland by a dike. Some people of both
places still wear the traditional costumes. (lunch not included.)
Antwerp and Brussels € 55,- Monday at 9.30 AM (May 2th – August
Monday and Thursday at 9.30 AM (27May-27 Aug on Mondays/5Jul-30Aug on thursdays) -Duration 11 hrs
An interesting drive through the Dutch country side to Antwerp; a city filled
with history where we will have time for a stroll around the main square near
the Cathedral. We will then continue on to the city of Brussels for an extensive
city tour. We will see the Cathedral, the Royal Palace, the Grand Place, and of
course the world famous Manneken Pis. As an optional sight you have the
opportunity to see the genuine lace making. After spending free time in the
city, we will return to Amsterdam.
Bruges € 60,- Saturday at 9.30 AM (24Mar-27Oct)
Wednesday at 9.30 AM (4Jul-29Aug ) - Duration ± 12 hrs
Crossing the Netherlands, enjoying its typical countryside, we will drive you to
Belgium. Our destination today: one of the most beautiful towns in Europe
“Bruges”. Upon arrival you will be guided through the historical center. The
rest of the afternoon you can spend to your liking: enjoy a boat trip along the
beautiful canals, visit one of its museums, shop for lace , or taste the
excellent Belgium “cuisine” and chocolates. Let yourself be carried away by
beauty and romance! Bruges is the perfect place! (lunch is not included).
Day Pass Canal Bus € 22,00 The fun way to get around Amsterdam.
Children (5-12) € 11,00
Children (0-4) free
Daily from 10.00 AM. 20 STOPS. Company: Canal Company
Canal Bus is the perfect way of getting around Amsterdam with its wealth of
waterways. Our comfortable boats offer a regular service along 4 routes with 20
stops located near the major museums, shopping areas and attractions. On board
there are interesting commentaries on Amsterdam. Your day pass is valid on the
Green, Red orange and Blue line for 24hrs hop on, hop off all day long !
Amsterdam Candlelight cruise € 29,50
Every night at 9.00 PM - Duration ± 2 hrs children € 17,50 Not on April 30
In front of Central Railway Station. Company: Holland International
This romantic evening cruise through Amsterdam’s enchanting canals is a
memorable experience. Passengers relax in glass-enclosed comfort, while gliding
through the canals. Each table is provided with a variety of cheese, red and
white wine. Soft drinks are also available. During the cruise a multi-lingual
host or hostess will gladly answer your questions and give you information about
the city’s places of interest.
Amsterdam Dinner cruise with live cooking on board - Every night at 8pm
Euro 75 per person
Not on April 30
In front of Central Railway Station. Company: Holland International
On board one of the comfortable boats a cruise through the illuminated canals is
combined with a sumptuous four-course dinner. You are greeted with a welcoming
drink. With the various courses you are served white and red wine and of course
there is also beer and a selection of soft drinks on board. After the ‘petit
grand dessert’ the dinner is rounded off in style with tea and coffee.
(includes cruise/ four course dinner / wine /drinks)
Evening Cruise € 15,-
Daily at 20.00 / 2100 / 2200 hrs - Duration ± 1,5 hours children € 10,-
This boat trip is dubbed the cruise of the ‘Venice of the North’. You’ll get a
different impression of the city after you have seen Amsterdam from the water.
The canal boat brings you to parts of the city centre unreachable by car.
1 hour Canal Cruise: 100 Highlights Canals and Harbour Cruise € 13
Daily from 9 AM till 6 PM, every 15 min - children € 6,50
Daily from 6 PM till 10.00 pm, every 30 min - Duration ± 1 hr
In front of Central Station. Company: Holland International
A cruise along Amsterdam’s picture-book canals… it’s something not to be missed!
Cruising through a number of Amsterdam’s canals, this cruise passes along some
of the city’s most beautiful spots. While gliding through the old centre of the
city you see elegant merchant’s mansions, carillon-crowned churches and the
warehouses with their rich history from Holland’s Golden Age.
The Ultimate Cruise € 17,50
Daily at 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM children € 10,00
In front of Central Station. Company: Holland International - Duration 90 min.
For the true Amsterdam lover! Experience Amsterdam from the water. Marvel at the
cutting-edge architecture of the Eastern Docklands and soak-up the atmosphere of
the historic ring of canals. Relax with a drink in hand while our guide
entertains you with interesting stories about the canals and their bridges, the
canal houses and the houseboats. Inclusive sof drik live guide (only English
Children under 13 years 50% discount on bus tours only.
Children under 4 years free on all regular tours.