Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium with Paris
For those who wish to visit the Benelux countries—plus Paris—at a leisurely pace, this Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium tour is the perfect vacation. You’ll enjoy three nights in Amsterdam, Brussels, and Paris and a 2-night stay in Luxembourg. The must-see attractions are included, such as a canal cruise in Amsterdam, and in springtime the famous Keukenhof Flower Park (April 2 – May 14 departures); the 17th-century Cathedral of Our Lady in Luxembourg; the Grand’Place in Brussels, the central square surrounded by baroque guild houses and the gothic Town Hall; and Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, with a history dating back to the 12th century. You’ll visit the famous museums, including the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, housing priceless paintings by Rembrandt and other Dutch masters; the “Van Gogh Village” and Museum in Nuenen, where you’ll follow in Van Gogh’s footsteps to learn about his life; the Bastogne War Museum, and the Louvre Museum in Paris, the world’s most visited art museum. History buffs are sure to be delighted on the visit to Waterloo, where you’ll relive the famous Battle of Waterloo. A tour highlight is a visit to Bruges, one of Western Europe’s most perfectly preserved medieval towns. Here, you’ll enjoy guided sightseeing and a canal cruise, where you’ll have the opportunity to taste Belgian chocolate bonbons—a unique experience offered by Globus to give you a true local perspective. All of this and much more are included on this grand Holland, Luxembourg & Belgium tour. The Monograms portion of your vacation in Paris includes travel by high-speed Thalys train (first class) from Brussels to Paris, transfers to/from train stations, guided sightseeing, and services of an expert Local Host.
AMSTERDAM Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, canal cruise, visit Rembrandt’s masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum; visit a major diamond centerKEUKENHOF Visit the Flower Park (departures April 2-May 14)DELFT Visit the Royal Delft Pottery factory THE HAGUE Orientation driveNUENENVisit the [LF] “Van Gogh Village” and museum, and learn about his early workBASTOGNE Visit the Bastogne War Museum; take pictures of the American MemorialLUXEMBOURG Guided sightseeing, visit the Cathedral of Our Lady, General Patton’s graveWATERLOO Visit the battle site BRUSSELS Walking tour including the Grand’Place and a picture stop at Manneken Pis; [LF] farewell dinner with wine at a local restaurant BRUGES [LF] Canal cruise with Belgian chocolate bonbons; guided walking tour, visit the Church of Our Lady and the market square; enjoy a traditional lace demonstrationBRUSSELS-PARISBy high-speed Thalys TrainPARIS Guided sightseeing, visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and The Louvre, Photo stop Eiffel TowerHeadsets throughout the tour
Full buffet breakfast daily; 3 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Amsterdam and a special farewell dinner in Brussels
Motorcoach; canal cruise in Amsterdam and in Bruges; high-speed first-class Thalys train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.