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  • Amsterdam: Floriade Expo Tour & Canal Cruise or 5D Flight

    1. Amsterdam: Floriade Expo Tour & Canal Cruise or 5D Flight

    Experience a greener world at the Floriade Expo 2022 in Almere, then top it off with a canal cruise or the adrenaline rush of a 5D flight simulator.

    Go on a combination half-day trip from Amsterdam to the Expo and your choice of a second activity. Choose from 2 convenient meetings points in Amsterdam, then settle in for the 40-minute journey to your first stop.

    Start by immersing yourself among the plants and flowers of the Floriade Expo 2022, the international horticulture exhibition in Almere. This expo is a big deal, as it only happens once every ten years. Enjoy a guided tour of exhibits on the theme of "Growing Green Cities", featuring contributions from more than 40 countries across the world. You can also try the food or drink options, or take a ride in the cable car.

    Then, finish your day with the choice of two attractions. Choose betw...

  • Orchid Farm and Giethoorn: Full-Day Tour

    2. Orchid Farm and Giethoorn: Full-Day Tour

    Make your way to the province of Overijssel, home to the Orchideeenhoeve and picturesque Giethoorn. Watch the landscape of the Netherlands’ newest province Flevoland pass by, which was built on reclaimed land, as your guide shares interesting information about the Netherlands. Upon arrival at the Orchid Farm, your guide will set up a meeting point and time for later. Explore the park at your own pace. Let yourself be enchanted by the exceptional flowers and plants, and surround yourself with more than 2,000 fuchsias, begonias, geraniums, and busy Lizzies in the fairytale SkyFlora Garden. Here, the flowers form an endless cloud above your head.

    Search for butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalises in Butterfly Valley with a wildlife guide. Hear all about their life span, life cycle, feeding habits, camouflage, and the most eye-catching butterflies. Meet with your guide for th...

  • Amsterdam: Royal Flower Auction and Amsterdam Castle Tour

    3. Amsterdam: Royal Flower Auction and Amsterdam Castle Tour

    The Royal Flower Auction starts early in the morning, but it's worth getting out of bed for. Experience the hustle and bustle of the flower processing floor of the world's largest flower hall. See traders bidding against the auction clock. Enjoy a private or small group tour by a professional guide, and discover inside information about the flower industry in a unique gallery. After the tour, enjoy some free time to take pictures or make some purchases at the souvenir shop before making the 30-45 minute transfer to Muiden, the quaint town where the castle is located. Take a stroll along the Vecht River and visit an authentic Dutch 'old brown' cafe to enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa. Then it's time to visit the Amsterdam Muiderslot Castle. This real medieval castle is one of the oldest and best-preserved medieval castles in the Netherlands and comes with a moat, to...

  • Amsterdam: Floriade Expo and Zaanse Schans Small-Group Tour

    4. Amsterdam: Floriade Expo and Zaanse Schans Small-Group Tour

    Visit the Floriade Expo 2022, an exhibition organized only once every 10 years in the Netherlands. Then, make your way to Zaanse Schans to see traditional windmills dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. See a clog maker in action. Dig into some Dutch cheese. Meet your guide and head to your first destination, just 40 minutes away from Amsterdam, in a comfortable minivan. The main theme of this year's Floriade Expo is ‘a celebration of green’ divided into 4 sub-categories: greening the city, feeding the city, making the city healthy, and energizing the city. Get ideas on how cities can be made green with all species of trees and plants playing a specific role. Gain knowledge about cultivating food in the city. Learn tips and tricks on leading a healthy lifestyle wherever you live and develop an understanding of sustainable energy solutions. The Floriade Expo is situated in an are...

  • Amsterdam: Guided Traditional Tulip Farm Tour

    5. Amsterdam: Guided Traditional Tulip Farm Tour

    Visit two traditional tulip farms in Heemskerk, Holland, where farmers grow and cultivate tulips on large fields and in greenhouses. Whilst there, learn how professionals in the flower industry from all over the world visit these tulip farms to admire their quality flowers. As more tulip factories that grow tulips on crates emerge, the farms that grow tulips the traditional way are slowly dying out. This tour provides you with the opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of these farms that grow tulips using traditional methods. Enjoy live commentary in English and visit two traditional tulip nurseries, with a minivan used to transfer between the two farms. Discover how tulips are grown and cultivated using traditional methods in order to get tulips of the best quality. A brief movie about the tulip-growing process provides you with some more insight about the industry, and your to...

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