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Very interesting tour - but not for children or teenagers, they found it boring.
A most informative tour that tells you a lot about the history of holland don't miss or you will be disappointed
Bring a jacket!! The winds can be strong and cold. Otherwise this was a great day. The towns we visited were charming. Hoorn was especially interesting and you had time to wander around by yourself. Our guide was wonderful, friendly and enthusiastic which made for a great day. Even got to try on real working wooden shoes!
Very informative. A good cross section of rural, small towns and or cities visited.
Marianne was an excellent tour guide. The air conditioner at the bus was very poor.
Great day trip. Lots to do including a steam train ride. had a great time
Wonderful experience. Timing is just nice to include all attractions - North Sea, WIndmill, Steam train, some time exploring the town within the day. The guide is knowledgeable, humourous and caring. He has a charming and soothing voice too.
Good trip, worth the time spent, well organized, the guide did a great job.
Very good tour guide (spoke 5 languages) and driver. Also a very nice tour bus. We had great explanations of all sites with short walking tours with commentary. Each stop gave us time to walk around and see the sites. We were very happy with the trip.
Only issue was finding the bus pick up site - not well explained on line and no 800 number to call. We stopped at the local information center in Amsterdam to find the site!
This was a superb tour! The enclosing dike and the history are awesome. Loved the little villages and towns, although would have liked a walking tour, as advertised. The STEAM TRAIN was great! Would recommend.
The tour was well structured and the guide very thorough in her coverage
Firstly the good
It met every expectation.....we saw the Dutch countryside, the fantastic Dykes,walked around small old Dutch communities, had an old fashioned steam train trip. We enjoyed a beer at a small Dutch pub. ..... We got a feel for the way the Dutch live. Our coach driver was excellent and the tour leader knowledgable.
The whole day out was carried out at a pleasant easy pace.
Now for the not so good.
The tour bus was not much better than a school bus back in Australia. Uncomfortable narrow seats and to close to the seat in front of us.
The tour was described as English speaking.....19 English speaking people aboard and one non English speaking Spannish person. The commentary by our tour leader was half English, half Spannish. It should have been all English with the Spannish lady being advised to take a different tour. There was no time for questions when we were travelling in the bus.
In all an excellent tour....one we would highly recommend. The downside we put up with.