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  • Utrecht: Customizable Tour & Optional Train from Amsterdam

    1. Utrecht: Customizable Tour & Optional Train from Amsterdam

    Join a friendly local guide to get an authentic experience of Utrecht on a personalized private tour. Explore this quintessentially Dutch city’s history, culture, and fantastic food scene as you’re led down its quaint, canal-flanked streets (and those off the well-trodden tourist trail). Your itinerary will be personalized according to your preferences. Once you’ve booked, someone from the local supplier's team will be in touch, so let then know if you have any special requirements. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Meet your host at Amsterdam Station, and take the train 30 minutes to the university town of Utrecht, an enchanting hub of subterranean wharves and canalside haunts. You could visit the central Domplein square in the shadow of the Domt...

  • 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: Guided Traditional Tulip Farm Tour

    3. 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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