Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Dover for the ferry crossing to Calais, then continuing the journey to Aardenburg and the hotel for a four night stay. Enjoy dinner and take advantage of the free bar.
Day 2 Today you travel to Bruges, a city that will capture your heart. Visit one of the many museums and monuments, admire the architecture, climb the Belfry for stunning views, take a horse drawn carriage ride or a boat along the canals. Or just wander the narrow streets and pick up a gift or two at the Christmas Market.
Day 3 A day tour that takes you to Bergen op Zoom in the south of Holland for some free time before travelling to the historic city of Antwerp, full of museums, monuments, architecture, churches, shops, cafes and restaurants. Time to explore before returning to the hotel.
Day 4 A scenic drive along the coastal road by way of Knokke Heist and Blankenburg to the seaside resort of Ostend, known for its long beach and promenade. Docked in the marina is the Mercator – a three-masted 1930s ship which is now a floating museum. Time to explore and enjoy lunch before you will travel to Ypres where at 3pm they have a small Christmas Market to stroll round. Departing late afternoon to return to the hotel.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Located amid a small forest region of Zeeland and voted the best hotel in the area. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, WiFi and tea/coffee making facilities. Restaurant, bar/lounge, garden, sun terrace, sauna and fitness centre.
Single room supplement £100
Holiday insurance £22
(70 years and over £38)
Tour No AW0079