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Long Weekend in Amsterdam! 5 Days - 2019

Day 1 - Amsterdam

Arrival into Amsterdam, taxi to hotel.

Half-day Tour: Amsterdam's Jewish Quarter Small-Group Walking Tour - Discover Amsterdam’s WWII history and follow in the footsteps of Anne Frank on this walking tour of the Jewish Quarter. See the Jewish Historical Museum, the Portuguese Synagogue, and the Auschwitz Monument; learn about events such as the February Strike and Winter of Hunger, and end the tour outside the Anne Frank House (entrance not included).

Hotel: The Exchange

Day 2 - Tulip Festival

Full Day Tour: Keukenhof Garden Entrance Ticket with Transfers from Amsterdam - Enter a world of spring flowers with priority admission and return transport to the Keukenhof Garden from Amsterdam. Travel south to this world-famous garden and explore the lawns, woodlands, and pathways independently. Absorb the scented carpets of tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils, and visit the pavilions to view displays of flowers, flowering bulbs, and flower-arranging. Includes a skip-the-line entrance ticket, ample time at the garden, round-trip coach transfers, and choice of several departure times.

Hotel: The Exchange

Day 3 - The Hague

Train to The Hague from Amsterdam.

Morning Tour: Private Tour The Hague Walking Tour Including Peace Palace Visitors Center - Discover the historical highlights and cultural delights of The Hague on a private walking tour of the resplendent city. With a knowledgeable guide, visit architectural gems like the Tower of Rutte and Noordeinde Palace, and delve into the city’s rich history with visit’s to the Prison Gate Museum and City Hall. Admire the grandeur of the Parliament buildings around the Binnenhof, the city’s cultural heart and conclude your tour by paying a visit to the Peace Palace visitors center. Relish the flexibility of this private tour while receiving the undivided attention of your guide.

Activity: Admission for Escher in Het Paleis in The Hague - Marvel at the optical illusions of Dutch artist M C Escher with entrance to the Escher in the Palace (Escher in Het Pales) exhibition in The Hague. Head inside the exhibition, housed in the former Royal Palace, and view over 150 of Escher’s mathematically inspired masterpieces independently. Admire the 20th-century artist’s best-known pieces, including ‘Descending and Ascending;’ a depiction of a never-ending staircase; and chart his early works and life story. Finish at the interactive exhibition zone that lets you try and solve some of Escher’s artistic puzzles by hand.

Activity: Madurodam Entrance Ticket - Visit all of Holland’s iconic attractions during a fun-filled visit to the Madurodam miniature park in The Hague. Feel like a mighty giant as you stroll past small-scale replicas of famous Dutch landmarks like the Port of Rotterdam and the Rijksmuseum. Admire traditional Dutch houses, delight in the vibrant color of tulip fields, and see signature Dutch windmills in verdant fields. Enrich your knowledge of the Netherlands with educational exhibitions and informative plaques throughout your visit to the magnificent miniature park.

Hotel: The Exchange

Day 4 - Full Day Excursion

Full Day Tour: Countryside and Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam With Lunch and Food Tastings - Delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Holland on a comprehensive day-trip from Amsterdam. With a professional guide, travel through Holland’s beautiful countryside and discover tulip-filled meadows, historical windmills and traditional cheese factories. Visit villages and towns like Edam, Marken, Volendam and Zaanse Schans, and enjoy a pleasant balance of guided walking tours and leisurely free time. Taste the globally renowned cheese of Volendam; witness the art of wooden shoe-making in Marken; take a tranquil cruise to Volendam; and marvel at the ancient windmills of Zaanse Schans.

Hotel: The Exchange

Day 5 - Amsterdam

Morning: Museums

Half Day Tour: Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience and Canals Pizza Cruise - This Amsterdam Super Saver gives you two best-selling tours at a discounted price: the Heineken Experience and a canal pizza cruise. Discover the tradition behind one of the world's most famous breweries at a site that is part beer museum and part amusement park. Then, dig into oven-made pizza during an evening cruise along UNESCO-listed canals. Admire the city’s top attractions amid twinkling lights, while onboard commentary further illuminates your Amsterdam canal cruise. Schedule these tours at your convenience; do both on one day, or on separate days.

Hotel: The Exchange

Day 6 - Return to U.S.

Vacation with Cari Travels will design your vacation with as much or little pre-planned activities giving you the most flexibility and enjoyment!

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Created with images by djedj - "canal waterway barge" • mel_88 - "amsterdam historical old town" • baruya - "tulip amsterdam keukenhof" • corgaasbeek - "the hague pond architecture" • MabelAmber - "dutch windmill windmill historic windmill" • ansgarscheffold - "bridge river architecture" • Photosbychalo - "airplane aircraft fly"