Netherlands, Belgium & France

Start: Belgium Finish: Netherlands

Visiting: Amsterdam, Bruges, Reims, Paris


Duration: 1 Nights

Physical rating: 3

Tour Operator: Collette


Prices From: $3999 $3899

-100.00

Tour Overview

Dutch windmills, cozy streets, bubbling champagne, and the “City of Light” – experience the essence of 3 European countries. Cruise through the canals of Amsterdam on a private boat. Sample Gouda nearby its namesake town. Stand in awe before the powerful windmills of Kinderdijk. Spend 2 nights in the storybook town of Bruges. Spend the day in the lively city of Brussels. Travel along the Route du Champagne and enjoy a local tasting menu. See Parisian boulevards through an open-roof retro car at night. Make the most of a free day in Paris. Connect with deeply rooted cultures as you make your way through the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

Highlights

  • iconSpend 2 nights in the quaint Belgian town of Bruges (UNESCO).
  • iconMeet a local cheese producer in Gouda and sample the famous cheese.
  • iconMake the most of a full-day exploration of Brussels, the bustling capital of Belgium.
  • iconCook up the local flavors at a hands-on culinary class in Paris.
  • iconStand before the iconic Dutch windmills of Kinderdjik.
  • iconRide through the “City of Light” in an open-roof retro car.
  • iconSelect from a “menu” of included restaurants in Amsterdam for <B>Diner’s Choice.</B>
  • iconGrab a drink and some snacks at a family-run brewery before enjoying a dinner of French and Belgian specialties.
  • iconImmerse yourself in France's champagne country on a full day of exploration along the Route de Champagne.

Places You'll See

Cities & Attractions:

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Overnight Flight

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Swissôtel

From iconic Dutch windmills and cozy Belgian streets to the world-renowned Champagne region and the “City of Light,” experience the essence of 3 European countries. Connect with deeply rooted cultures as you make your way through the Netherlands, Belgium, and France.

icon Day 2 : Amsterdam, Netherlands - Tour Begins

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Swissôtel

Meals: Dinner

Narrow canals, stone bridges, and bike-brimmed lanes – this is Amsterdam, the lively starting point of your journey. Check into your boutique hotel, located in the heart of the city center and your home for the next 3 nights. Get a taste of the local flavors and meet your fellow travelers at a welcome dinner.

icon Day 3 : Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Swissôtel

Meals: Breakfast

See the city the way it’s meant to be seen – by canal. On your private boat, cruise under sloping bridges and pass by quintessential Dutch houses. As the day draws to a close, meet with a local for a chat about the city’s progressive and often controversial culture. The evening is yours.

icon Day 4 : Amsterdam

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Hotel Aragon

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning it’s your choice! Hop on the train to The Hague and visit the Mauritshuis, home to iconic paintings of the Dutch Golden Age and the renowned Girl with a Pearl Earring -OR- bike the countryside with a local guide, riding through villages as you take in the charming scenery and history. No matter how you spend your day, come together for an Impact Moment at a local brewery that employs individuals that face obstacles in the workplace. Make the evening your own with Diner’s Choice, selecting the perfect spot for dinner from a “menu” of restaurants.

icon Day 5 : Amsterdam - Gouda - Kinderdijk - Bruges, Belgium

Location: Amsterdam

Accommodation: Hotel Aragon

Meals: Breakfast

Cross the Dutch Cheese Valley for a visit to a nearby dairy farm in Gouda, famous for its namesake cheese. Get a taste of this celebrated product while learning about the aging process from a local expert. Head through the countryside to Kinderdijk (UNESCO), where iconic Dutch windmills spin slowly over the marshy landscape. Step into a storybook when you end your day in Bruges, settling in for the next 2 nights.

icon Day 6 : Bruges - Optional Excursion

Location: Bruges

Accommodation: Continental Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, wander the cobblestone streets of Bruges while you get familiar with this cozy Belgian town during an orientation walk. The remainder of the day is yours. Perhaps you’ll embark on an optional tour of Bruges, where you’ll cruise through fairytale canals before connecting with local traditions – tasting Belgian chocolate and learning about the intricate craft of lace making. After a day at leisure, embark on a tasting tour of Bruges. Start with Belgium’s most quintessential beverage and some small bites at a historic family-run brewery. Your culinary campaign continues at a local restaurant that fuses the best of French and local specialties.

icon Day 7 : Bruges - Brussels - Reims, France

Location: Bruges

Accommodation: Continental Hotel

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a day in Brussels, the bustling capital of Belgium and the base of the European Union. Meander alongside 19th-century facades and medieval towers as you get a local’s perspective on the city. After some free time to explore, trade your waffles for wine as you enter Reims, set in the heart of France’s illustrious Champagne region. Settle into your city-centric boutique hotel before dining your way through French cuisine with a 5-course tasting menu and glass of champagne.

icon Day 8 : Reims - Épernay - Reims

Location: Reims

Accommodation: La Maison Favart

Meals: Breakfast

Discover Reims, uncovering the city’s Celtic roots and Gothic architecture. Step into Notre-Dame de Reims Cathedral, gazing up at a sea of colorful stained glass. Cityscapes give way to vineyard rows as you make your way along the Route du Champagne, learning about this world-famous artisan production. Peer at the sprawling mansions on the Avenue de Champagne en route to Épernay, where you’ll have free time to explore followed by a tour and tasting at a nearby maison du champagne.

icon Day 9 : Reims - Paris

Location: Reims

Accommodation: La Maison Favart

Meals: Breakfast

Say bonjour to Paris, a hub of innovative cuisine and artistic culture. Experience this creative flare in the Montmarte neighborhood, where hip bohemia meets heaven-seeking basilicas. Make the most of your free time before settling into your one-of-a-kind abode in the 2nd arrondissement. Explore your new neighborhood until the sun fades and the “City of Light” debuts its sparkling grandeur. Spin the wheels of time from the backseat of a retro car, cruising through the chic boulevards and peering up at the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe from the car’s open roof.

icon Day 10 : Paris - Optional Excursion

Location: Paris

Accommodation: La Maison Favart

Meals: Breakfast

Let the art scene leave its impression on you with a Claude Monet inspired choice on tour! Experience Monet in the city at the Musee D’Orsay, a former railway station that now houses the world’s best impressionist art -OR- visit Monet’s countryside home at Giverny with a local guide, where you’ll see the source for the artist’s inspiration, including the setting for his iconic Waterlilies. This evening, experience Paris’ nightlife during an optional dinner at the dynamic Paradis Latin* cabaret show, featuring champagne, can-can dancers, and endless excitement.

icon Day 11 : Paris - Optional Excursion

Location: Paris

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today’s your day to experience Paris however you please. Hop on Le Métro like a local, skirting your way to each iconic neighborhood and district. Perhaps you’ll spend your morning at the legendary Louvre, an otherworldly glass pyramid home to Da Vinci’s elusive Mona Lisa. End the day with a hands-on cooking class, mastering Parisian classics before dining on your creations at a farewell dinner.

icon Day 12 : Paris - Tour Ends

Location: Paris

Meals: Breakfast

Say au revoir to Europe as you depart for home.

Options

Paris: Showtime in Paris!

Join us for a spectacular evening in one of Paris’s most beloved institutions, the famous Paradis Latin. Situated in a building associated with Napoleon and rebuilt by Gustav Eiffel himself, the Paradis has been running here since 1889. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner with wine, then bring on the champagne and let the show commence! Duration approximately 5 hour(s). Transportation is included. A minimum of 10 passenger(s) is required to operate this option. Note that as a typical Parisian cabaret, the show does contain some tasteful nudity and may be considered unsuitable for children — consult with your Tour Manager.

Price: £165


Experiences

  • Ride through the “City of Light” in an open-roof retro car.
  • Meet a local cheese producer in Gouda and sample the famous cheese.
  • Spend 2 nights in the quaint Belgian town of Bruges (UNESCO).

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    Collette requires a deposit of 20% to secure a place on this tour, and the final balance is not due till 56 days before departure..

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