Experience the best of the Netherlands in one day on this sightseeing tour from Amsterdam! Visit the city of Rotterdam, admire famous Delft pottery in Delft, see where the Dutch government is located in The Hague and explore the miniature park of Madurodam.
Your knowledgeable local guide will share anecdotes and history about the attractions you visit and point out other landmarks along the way. This whirlwind day trip is an ideal way to cover the best of the Netherlands in a short period of time!
You’ll be picked up from central Amsterdam in the morning for your full-day tour of Holland’s highlights. Throughout the day, your informative guide will share facts, stories and anecdotes about the Netherlands’ history, politics, culture, arts, architecture and more.
This whirlwind day trip is an ideal way to cover the best of the Netherlands in a short period of time!
First, travel by comfortable coach to Rotterdam, where you’ll take a 30-minute city tour and see the experimental architecture and eclectic collection of buildings that make Rotterdam so unique. Then climb the 606-foot (185-meter) Euromast sightseeing tower for spectacular views of Rotterdam, the port and the surrounding area. Take your time soaking up the scenery — you have about an hour here.
Next, take a 1-hour tour of the Royal Delft, one of the famous Delft Blue pottery makers in the country. Watch a demonstration to see how this iconic blue-and-white pottery is made. Originally a duplicate of Chinese porcelain, the production of Delft pottery began in the 17th-century.
Hundreds of years later, production of this beautiful, beloved earthenware pottery is still going strong. After your Royal Delft visit, spend an hour exploring the picturesque city of Delft, and stop for lunch (own expense).
Continue on to The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government. Learn about the importance of this historic city on a 30-minute tour, during which you’ll see notable sights and landmarks including the Houses of Parliament.
Finally, your last visit will be the miniature city of Madurodam.
Your action-packed sightseeing tour ends in central Amsterdam in the evening.