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  • From Amsterdam: Floriade Expo & Zaanse Schans Full-Day Tour

    1. From Amsterdam: Floriade Expo & Zaanse Schans Full-Day Tour

    Immerse yourself amongst plants and flowers at Floriade Expo 2022, the international horticulture exhibition in Almere, Netherlands. This exhibition happens only once every ten years. Later, travel to Zaanse Schans and see the historic windmills and architecture of the village. Choose from two meeting points in Amsterdam, then take a 40-minute ride to the expo on a single-deck bus. Upon arrival, take an orientation tour through the park with your guide. Learn facts and stories as you walk. The main theme of the expo this year is “Growing Green Cities.” More than 40 countries from all over the world will show you the possibilities of a greener, more sustainable world. The event is situated in an area of 60 hectares (148 acres) that will be converted into a green urban district in Almere after the exhibition is finished. Immerse yourself in this scenic park over the green bridges and am...

  • Amsterdam: Royal Flower Auction and Amsterdam Castle Tour

    2. 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: Green Expo, Zaanse Schans & Canal Trip/5D Flight

    3. Amsterdam: Green Expo, Zaanse Schans & Canal Trip/5D Flight

    Experience a greener world at the Floriade Expo 2022 in Almere, visit the delightful windmill village of Zaanse Schans, and top it off with a canal cruise or the adrenaline rush of a 5D flight simulator.

    Enjoy a three-in-one day trip from Amsterdam to some of the Netherlands' best attractions. 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.

    Next, hop back in the...

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