June 14 - 21, 2017
Join Riki Jager, for a week of touring her area of the Netherlands. See the sights like a local with the locals from your home base at the Hotel Huis Vermeer in Deventer.
June 14, 2017: Meet at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport for a 1 1/2 hour train ride to Deventer. There we check into Hotel Huis Vermeer, our home base for the week. Meals inc - L, D
June 15, 2017: Travel by train, to the interesting city of Arnhem. Near Arnhem we explore the huge Open Air Museum. Later we return to Arnhem for a city walk and people watching. Meals inc - B, L, D
June 16, 2017: Travel by private van to castle “Twickel” in Delden where the occupants give us a rare opportunity for a guided tour through their private mansion. Then we’ll visit an ultra modern computerized dairy farm. Later, we’ll stroll through the quaint artistic village of Ootmarsum, with its cobblestones and antiques. Then we’re off to an organic greenhouse, where the strawberries will make your mouth water. We’ll have dinner just over the border
in Germany. Meals inc - B, L, D
June 17, 2017: We travel by van to the War Cemetery in Holten, then through the National Park ”The Hoge Veluwe” towards Hattem. We visit the Anton Pieck Museum, the only
European Organ Museum and the highly recommended bakery, as we wander through this old walled city. Then we’re off to Spakenburg via a scenic route including Elburg and Veluwe Lake. Here at the Saturday Market we will see people dressed in their local costumes. Meals inc - B, L, D
June 18, 2017: Morning is at leisure. In the afternoon we will walk around to see Deventer’s highlights. Meals inc - B, L, D
June 19, 2017: Our drivers will take us to a wooden shoe factory and see the inside of a windmill. Then we travel via Germany to Zwilbreck, with its baroque style church and flamingo park. On our return, time permitting, we will visit a cheese making farm. Meals inc - B, L, D
June 20, 2017: We travel by train to Zutphen, on the Ijsel River. Here we rent bicycles and ride along the river to Bronckhorst, the oldest & smallest city in the Netherlands (30km rtn). Meals inc - B, L, D
June 21, 2017: Our morning is free to walk or bike or do some last minute
shopping . We leave early in the afternoon by train to Amsterdam. Meals - B
Hotel Huis Vermeer - This centrally located , 4 star hotel will be our elegant and comfortable home away from home. All rooms have their own unique look; and are partially furnished with 18th Century antiques that match the ambiance of the hotel. The Dutch Renaissance style dining room is richly decorated with artwork. The conservatory terrace in the courtyard is a great place to relax for our daily debriefing session.
Tour IncludesIncluded in the price:
- Trip planning services including pre and post arrangements
- 7 nights accommodation at the Hotel Huis Vermeer
- 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
- All transfers and transportation (train, bike, van and bus)
- All admissions to museums and attractions
- Tour host - Riki Jager
Not included : Airfare, pre-trip hotels and incidentals.
Minimum group size is 12.
Price per person in CAD.
Based on Double occupancy $1,870.00
(if paid by credit card)
Reduction if paid by cheque $ 55.00
Total Cost if paid by cheque $ 1,815.00
Based on Single occupancy $2,135.00
(if paid by credit card)
Reduction if paid by cheque $ 65.00
Total Cost if paid by cheque $2,070.00
Price includes all taxes.
Note: This tour can be combined with our Amsterdam hotel stay at the Hotel Piet Hein and our Top of Amsterdam Bike and Barge tour - June 24 - July 1, 2017
Terms and Conditions:
Insurance - We recommend that you purchase travel insurance. Please call Willy for a quote.at 250-339-7628.
Payment - $400 per person is due at time of booking by cash, cheque (payable to Square 1 Travel) or credit card (Visa & MasterCard only). Final payment is due by April 30, 2017.
Cancellation Penalties - From Booking date to April 30, 2017 $400 non-refundable. From May 1, 2017 to travel date - 100% Non-refundable.
Name changes are permitted for a fee of $100 per person plus any supplier fees, only if there is a waiting list .
Possible rate changes - Rates could change depending on exchange rate fluctuations between the Euro and Canadian Dollar. Current rate 1.41 CAD = 1 Euro.
Responsibility: Square 1 Travel is a vacation organizer only and cannot accept responsibility for any loss, damage or physical or personal injury of any nature resulting from delays, suppliers, Acts of God or any other force majeure.
Contact: Willy van Kemenade 250-339-7628