Amsterdam boasts numerous charms, from its beautiful canals flanked by elegant 17th century merchant houses, to its collection of fascinating and world-famous museums, and the hundreds of festivals that mark space on the calendars of locals and visitors alike. But you'll find so much more to love about the Netherland's capital on this trip with two skip-the-line experiences: a visit to the interactive Heineken brewery, as well as the Van Gogh Museum. Along Amsterdam's illuminated canals you'll see major landmarks including the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House as you cruise the scenic waterways with your hop-on hop-off canal boat tour.
Enjoy contemporary luxury on an excellent location in the heart of Amsterdam, where behind its historical facade of 19th century buildings stands the 4-star Swissotel. Amsterdam offers all the features of a major metropolis, though modest in scale. The 350-year-old Royal Palace, numerous shopping areas and theaters are just around the corner. Traveling to all corners of the city as well as the rest of the beautiful Dutch countryside could not be easier, with Amsterdam Central Station located at a stone's throw and all major tramlines stopping right in front and at the back of the hotel.
Spend some time dedicated to one of Amsterdam's quintessential highlights ? Heineken beer ? with a visit to the Heineken Experience. Discover the fascinating world of Heineken and learn about the brewing process. Experience what it's like to be a beer bottle in the 'Brew You Ride' and create a personalized beer bottle with your name on it! End your tour with two beers - proost!
Delve into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh on your Footsteps of Van Gogh walking tour with a visit to Nuenen, and the Van Gogh Museum. This excursion to a range of locations in Nuenen that inspired the artist will give you insight into Vincent's life, completing more than 500 paintings and drawings within a period of just two years. Visit the Vincentre Museum, explore some of the 23 'Van Gogh locations' and soak up the renowned Brabant hospitality at the shops and cafes. Then explore the world's largest collection of his works at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
Getting around Amsterdam is a breeze with a hop-on hop-off Boat Day Pass along UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals. Hop on and off at up to nine stops located near Amsterdam's major museums, attractions and shopping centers, such as the Rijksmuseum, the museum of the Netherlands that features Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to the present day; Leidesplein in the popular Vondelpark; the Anne Frank House and the Albert Cuyp Market.
Your trip for two includes:
? 7 days/6 nights accommodations at the Swiss˘tel Amsterdam
? Daily complimentary breakfast
? All room-related taxes (including VAT)
? Footsteps of Van Gogh Walking Tour, including skip the line entrance to the Van Gogh Museum
? Skip the line admission to the Heineken Experience
? 1-day hop-on hop-off canal boat passes
? Free concierge reservation service
Terms and Conditions
Travel package is non-refundable and subject to availability. Certificates/gift cards cannot be replaced. Passport required for travel outside the U.S. Tour runs on specific days of the week and at specific times. If tour is not available, it may be substituted with equal or similar experience. A minimum 30 day advance reservation is required. Travel is valid for 12 months from date of issue.