TULIP TIME IN HOLLAND
Itinerary (subject to change)
07:00 am departure from Böblingen, Panzerkaserne PX parking lot; 08:15 am from Ramstein Shell Autohof (parking fee € 5 per day); 08:45 am from Kaiserslautern Daennerplatz, P&R near Kleber Kaserne; 10:00 am from Wiesbaden Hainerberg bus stop Washingtonstreet, corner J.F. Kennedy Str.. Day time travel to the Netherlands. In the afternoon we arrive at an authentic CHEESE FARM for a Demonstration and a WOODEN SHOE FACTORY, to see how the shoes - which are still worn today - are made. Late afternoon / evening check in to our superb 4-star Hotel. Dinner (3-courses) included in the hotel.
After an extensive buffet breakfast in the hotel (included) we depart for a full day to Amsterdam. Share the delight of the city of AMSTERDAM during our city tour with a stop in the heart of the city, the DAM SQUARE. Have a chance to take a ride through the canals in a glass-covered boat (not included). Free time for lunch and shopping or join an excursion to the windmill park of ZAANSE SCHANS. From there we continue on to the fishing village of VOLENDAM - a photographer's delight. Your guide will make suggestions for a nice dinner in one of the cozy Restaurants along the harbor. Afterwards we drive over the ZUIDER ZEE, the so called southern lake, on the impressive 25 km long HOUTRIBDIJK to Emmeloord.
After buffet breakfast (included) in the hotel, we check out and drive to the KEUKENHOF - Holland’s biggest flower attraction during springtime. In the tremendous park (entrance fee included) with its majestic trees not only millions of bulb flowers in all colors of the rainbow but also many animals like swans, breeding birds and more can be admired. Keukenhof features as well numerous attractions for children, like the Bollebozen (clever dogs) route, a labyrinth, a play meadow and an animal pasture. Afterwards we drive to beautiful Haarlem. Here the FLOWER PARADE arrived a day before and over twenty floats and many other colorfull decorated special vehicles will be stationed here - for you to take the best pictures. Enjoy the celebrations accompanied by various bands! After lunch time we leave for Germany. Late evening arrival at points of origin.