Amsterdam and Bruges Weekend Tour from Bournemouth

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Enjoy a great-value guided weekend coach tour to Amsterdam and Bruges, leaving from Bournemouth, including one night's accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Amsterdam. See Amsterdam's floating flower market, museums, galleries, and Red Light District, and discover Bruges' chocolate, beer, and frites.

First-time visitor? On a budget? Discover Amsterdam and Bruges on this weekend tour by executive coach, including one night’s B&B accommodation in Amsterdam. You’ll travel through Friday night, awaking in Amsterdam on Saturday morning in time for a comprehensive city tour, with transport included to and from the infamous Red Light District in the evening. On Sunday, there’s an optional trip to a traditional Dutch village, before you travel to Bruges for a short walking tour followed by time to eat, drink, and shop. You’ll be back in Bournemouth late on Sunday night.

Itinerary

Day 1: Bournemouth – Calais
Meet your tour guide at 6:30pm by Bournemouth Railway Station for the evening departure to Calais: you'll take either the Eurotunnel or the ferry. You'll travel through the night by executive coach with comfortable reclining seats, toilet, and full entertainment system. Food, drinks, and Duty Free are available at the ferry and Eurotunnel waiting areas, where you can also change money, or withdraw euros from ATMs.

Overnight on executive coach

Day 2: Calais – Amsterdam (B)
Wake up early in the morning in the heart of Amsterdam, where your guide will take you on a walking tour, including museums, galleries, the floating flower market, the I Amsterdam Sign, and more. There's free time for shopping during the afternoon, before you check in to your 3-star hotel to freshen up and get ready for the evening. After an optional 1-hour canal cruise, your guide will escort you to the infamous Red Light District, and provide recommendations of places to go: perhaps visit a steakhouse, enjoy a coffeeshop, or go clubbing. The coach will depart for the hotel around midnight: if you want to stay longer, your guide will explain how to get back.

Overnight in Amsterdam hotel

Day 3: Amsterdam – Bruges – Bournemouth
After a full continental breakfast, there's an optional tour to Zaanse Schans, a traditional Dutch village outside of Amsterdam. See how wooden clog shoes and Dutch cheeses like Edam and Gouda are made, and discover an unusual Dutch drink, like a sherry made with honey!  Alternatively, relax at the hotel until the coach collects you at noon for the 3-hour journey to Bruges. In Bruges, enjoy a city highlights walking tour followed by free time to try their delicious chocolates,  exotic beers, and tasty frites (chips)! The coach departs in the late afternoon, arriving in Bournemouth late at night.

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