Bring in the New Year in the free-wheeling city of Amsterdam. This 4 day New Year's Eve package means there’s plenty of time to get to know this cultural, café-filled & canal-lined city in depth this winter. Take time to explore before seeing in the New Year with some included drinks & snacks. There’s also an optional canal cruise as well as city tours, traditional Dutch dinners & more.
Meet up with your Contiki team this morning before we make our way through the countryside to Dover & ferry across the English Channel. We’ll then head across Belgium before hitting the cool & relaxed city of Amsterdam, where the fun really starts. These canal lined streets are buzzing with little cafés, restaurants & filled with cyclists weaving their way along the cobbles. Enjoy an included dinner before heading out to explore Amsterdam by night. Known for its colourful Red Light District, you’ll take a walking tour of these famous streets to see what it’s all about, while learning about Amsterdam’s history. Later, why not keep it moving with a fun night out. There are heaps of pumping clubs & pubs so ask your Trip Manager for some tips on where to head.
Today enjoy a morning of sightseeing before free time to explore on your own. Shop on the busy Kalverstraat, get a culture fix at a gallery or try food from the world in the multi-cultural cafes & restaurants through the city. There are so many places to go, from the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum & the ‘I Amsterdam’ sign to the Heineken Brewery. Take off with a map, jump on a tram or people watch before you get ready to bring in the New Year, Amsterdam style. Tonight start the New Year's celebrations right as we head to a local club, where drinks & entry are included.
Welcome to 2016! Why not take it easy today, with a free day to explore more of the city sights in your own time. As Amsterdam is quite compact, it’s perfect for exploring on two wheels. Go local and choose to take a plunge in the traditional New Year's day North Sea Swim, or simply weave your way through the city’s quaint streets. Later, you could try some Dutch beer at a cute little café or restaurant. Tonight, we’ll give you the option to see the city from a different angle on a canal cruise.
Happy New Year! This morning say farewell to Amsterdam as we make our way back to London where your tour ends on arrival.
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Trip Name: New Year in Amsterdam
Duration: 4 Days
From Price: 455
Supplier Tour ID/Link Tour Code: WANY/160317
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