Valkenburg, Amsterdam & the Rhine & Moselle Valleys

7 days from £499pp.


Amsterdam Canals

Visit: Amsterdam Canals, Holland

Moselle Valley

Visit: Moselle Valley, Germany

Monschau

Visit: Monschau, Germany

A relaxing holiday based in the popular town of Valkenburg with visits to Amsterdam and the old-world charm of the Rhine Valley and Monschau.

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Valkenburg for a six-night stay.

    Valkenburg

    Valkenburg

    A free day to relax in Valkenburg. Walk around the quaint cobbled streets with their excellent shops, bars and cafés; explore the Gemeentegrot - the Roman caves; or head up to the castle ruins for panoramic views over the town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Amsterdam

    Amsterdam

    Included excursion to Amsterdam. Explore the city's museums, stroll around the charming streets or relax in one of the canal-side cafés and soak up the atmosphere. To see a bit more of the city, join our leisurely optional cruise with commentary along the picturesque canals. The cruise ends at a diamond factory where you can learn where diamonds are found, how they're polished and how to tell if a diamond is the real thing!

    • Included meals: Breakfast
    Boppard

    Boppard

    Enjoy a spectacular optional, full-day excursion along the Rhine Valley seeing fairytale castles and picturesque villages. After time in the town of Boppard, join our optional relaxing Rhine cruise with lunch, followed by winetasting in the lovely town of Alken on the gentler Moselle River.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Aachen cathedral

    Aachen

    Included excursion, firstly to Drielandenpunt (Three-Country Point), where the borders of Germany, Holland and Belgium meet at one point. We continue to the German town of Aachen, with its magnificent cathedral and old town.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Monschau

    Monschau

    Enjoy a relaxing day in the town of Valkenburg or join our morning optional visit to the charming little town of Monschau, tucked into the hilly landscape of the Eifel mountain range. Wander around the cobbled streets lined with centuries-old half-timbered houses, cafés, restaurants and souvenir shops before returning to Valkenburg after lunch.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    At a Glance

    Tour Overview

    • 6 nights' accommodation with continental breakfast
    • 4 evening meals
    • Convenient local joining points
    • Travel by Silver Service coach

    Included Excursions

    • Valkenburg
    • Amsterdam - Beautiful city of canals and museums
    • Drielandenpunt & Aachen - Meeting point of three borders

    Optional Excursions

    • Amsterdam Canal Cruise - A leisurely view of the city
    • Rhine & Moselle Valleys - Fairytale castles and picturesque villages
    • Alken Winetasting
    • Monschau - Charming towns in the Eifel Hills

    Notes


    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will stay for six nights at the 3-star Hotel de Bogaerde in the centre of Valkenburg. The hotel has a lift. The restaurant and bar are located in the adjacent sister hotel, Hotel Walram, which is connected by an indoor walkway. The Walram’s indoor swimming pool, sauna and solarium are also available for use.

    De Bogaerde

    De Bogaerde

    De Bogaerde


    The Hotel De Bogaerde is a comfortable family run hotel, situated close to the picturesque little waterfall of the River Geul, with splendid views over the famous castle ruins of Valkenburg. The adjacent Walramplein square and swirling Geul stream provide an enchanting setting, within the ruins of the ancient city walls. All en-suite bedrooms are equipped with free wifi, tea/coffee making facilities (in room or available at reception). TV, radio and telephone; room upgrades are also available. The hotel also offer here is also a lift. The restaurant and bar are located in the adjacent sister hotel, the Walram, which is connected by an indoor walkway. The Walram’s indoor swimming pool and sauna are also available to use.

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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      Front row seats can be reserved for £12pp (up to 6 days duration), £20pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £25pp (9 days duration and over) on all European tours. In addition to this seats on the second row can be reserved for £6pp (up to 6 days duration), £12pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £15pp (9 days duration and over). This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the U.K. port. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law.

      Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

      If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

      Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

      We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port are not allocated.
      Hot and cold drinks are served on the main tour coaches. Prices are approximately 90p or 1 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by the driver. Drinks may also be served on the transfer coaches but this is not guaranteed.

      Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure and will depend on where passengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

      With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

      All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer coaches to and from the U.K. port may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air or TGV holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
      All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
      We operate a passenger interchange at the Channel port. Transfer coaches, including taxis, minibuses, Megabus and National Express operate to and from the U.K. port. You will join your main tour coach at the port.
      One medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage can be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.
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