Discover the scenic charm of Belgium and the Netherlands with this 8-day roundtrip from Amsterdam. Visiting Veere, Antwerp, Arnhem and Hoorn, this is the ideal way to explore this serene corner of Europe.
The Netherlands and Belgium boast some of the most picturesque landscapes in northern Europe, where medieval windmills dot the countryside and patchwork flower-fields stretch to the horizon.
It is here, among the canals, waterworks and rivers, where you will enjoy this picturesque journey, which takes you from the elegance of Amsterdam to the delightful Flemish countryside via charming destinations like Arnhem, Antwerp, Veere and Hoorn.
Departing from Amsterdam, you will pay a visit to Zaanse Schans, a vibrant community founded in the 18th century, before travelling to the coastal town of Veere. Here, you will be introduced to the fascinating Delta Works, which were built in the 1950s to prevent the area being ravaged by the North Sea.
From there, you will travel into Belgium via the River Sheltz to explore the medieval streets of Antwerp, Belgium’s illustrious second city. Before returning to the Dutch capital, you will visit Arnhem, a village that was the scene of one of the most significant battles of WWII.
After calling at Hoorn, once one of the most prosperous trading towns in the Netherlands, you will head back to Amsterdam, where you will be given the chance to visit the enchanting Keukenhof Gardens.