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Day 1 - We depart and travel East to Folkestone for our crossing on Euro Tunnel’s Le Shuttle to Calais then onto our Hotel in Utrecht for evening dinner.
Day 2 - Enjoy the highlight of our tour, with a full-day visit to the Floriade (entrance included). This magnificent event that takes place only once every decade presents visitors with the opportunity to enjoy over 100 acres of the most exquisite and exceptional flowers, plants, trees and fruit and vegetables.
Day 3 - This morning we leave for Keukenhof Park, famed for its breathtaking horticultural displays every year. Keukenhof’s blooms form an integral part of the Dutch Tulip festival as the area presents a sea of springtime flowers. These vivid colours of spring blend beautifully in a landscape of established trees, flowering shrubs, a huge variety of perennials, water gardens, fountains and of course thousands of Tulips in full bloom.
Day 4 - Today you can either enjoy a day at leisure in Utrecht or join us as we head to ‘Old Holland’ and the Picturesque Fishing Villages of Volendam & Marken. Volendam is regarded as being one of Hollands most scenic locations - Stroll the picturesque harbour, enjoy a traditional Dutch Lunch, take in the art galleries or why not indulge in some cheese tasting and waffle sampling! From Volendam you can take the short ferry crossing to Marken, this idyllic Dutch village retains it’s historic charms with wooden houses, green landscapes and is home to the last remaining Steam powered Clog turning machine.
Day 5 - We depart after breakfast and pass through Belgium and into France for our return Euro Tunnel crossing to Folkestone and then home.
Dutch Floriade & Keukenhof | 5 Days
★★★★ Van Der Valk - Hotel De Bilt
The excellent 4-Star Van Der Valk De-Bilt Utrecht is situated just 5km away from the centre of Utrecht next to the beautiful forests of Houdringse bossen. Valk hotels are the leading Hoteliers in Holland and each location offers exceptional levels of service alongside a wide choice of facilities and well-appointed en-suite rooms.
The De Bilt Hotel also houses the large à la carte restaurant ‘De Blitsche Hoek’ which has been established as one of the finest restaurants in the area for over 60 years. This large atmospheric restaurant provides tasteful contemporary décor and a regularly changing menu that combines local produce with traditional Dutch and European inspired cuisine.
For those that wish to explore the area further, the Hotel De Bilt is conveniently situated on the main bus route to central Utrecht. Buses run every 10 minutes from outside the hotel and the journey takes approximately 15 minutes - For further information always feel free to consult your tour manager or hotel reception.