• Location: Brussels, Belgium
  • Duration: 11 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Witness the winding waterways and beautiful architecture of Holland’s picturesque capital on a full-day trip to Amsterdam from Brussels. Cross the Dutch border after a short and scenic journey in a comfortable coach and immerse yourself in the quaint canals, cobbled streets and ambient squares of Amsterdam; customize your itinerary according to your interests and enjoy leisurely independent exploration of the city on arrival. Experience a canal ride in order to see the city from an alternative perspective and enjoy convenient round-trip transportation from your Brussels hotel.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip to Amsterdam from Brussels
  • Take a scenic drive through Belgium and Holland's windmill country
  • Admire Holland's traditional cheeses, clogs and pottery at a local craft center
  • Explore the historic center of Amsterdam with your guide
  • Marvel at top city attractions such as Dam Square, the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and the Anne Frank House
  • Enjoy a little free time to cruise the canals or peruse the shops at your leisure
  • Tour includes pickup from your Brussels hotel

What You Can Expect

Amsterdam Day Trip from Brussels

Discover the best of Amsterdam on your day trip from Brussels

Depart from your Brussels hotel in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and begin your scenic journey to the Dutch capital, Amsterdam. Marvel at the traditional Dutch windmills and flower-filled fields that pepper the surroundings then disembark at a traditional craft center after approximately three hours of driving.

Browse enticing stalls bursting with wooden clogs, gorgeous pottery, fresh tulips and appetizing cheese as you explore the market. Enjoy an optional lunch (own expense) then stroll beside the Amstel River to capture fantastic photographs beside a quaint windmill. Return to the coach and continue to Amsterdam, passing the Dutch National Bank and the colossal Heineken Brewery as you travel to the center. On arrival, venture to the historical Dam Square to absorb the charming ambience of the enclave, and then embark on an informative guided walking tour with your knowledgeable guide. Marvel at the fabulous façade of the Royal Palace of Amsterdam and stroll parallel to picturesque waterways as you explore the renowned red light district.

Peruse bespoke boutiques for special souvenirs then reconvene with your guide and group at a pre-arranged time to journey back to Brussels.

Customer Reviews

dilos

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Excellent!

J. RC

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Lovely place

Evgenia G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Beautiful trip! Well worth it. Absolutely loved it. Great guide. Highly recommended!

sh.samir

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Best place in Europe - must visit, enjoyed guided canal ride, one suggestion book 'Van Gogh Museum' or 'Rijksmuseum' in advance if you want to visit it.

astaneh.leili

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

very good timing. for a day trip, we covered as much as we could with a very nice guide.

MrsSammy

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Loved this day trip to Amsterdam. Great to visit a local cheese factory. We opted for the canal boat ride and learned more about the art and museums of the area and of course the canal and dam system. It's a full day as its about three hours to Amsterdam from Brussels.

hueynate

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Certainly nothing close to enough time to experience Amsterdam but if you have 1 day to work with, this tour is definitely worth it.

ecalypso

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

I loved this trip to Amsterdam from Brussels. Bruno was our guide and was superb -- he was incredbily knowledgeable and conscientous, even though he was tasked with navigating a huge swarm of tourists through the crowded streets and corridors. Amsterdam was lovely, though there wasn't enough time to really get a feel for the city.

The canal ride was fun though I'd pass it up next time, as I'd had preferred more time to explore on my own. This was an added treat and who cares if they get a group discount? We're on vacation. They're here to make money. They DO get us to the pier and we don't have to wait in line, so I see it as win / win.

Overall it was an excellent tour for those who want a taste of Amsterdam. My only real issue was with them dropping us off -- seemingly in the middle of nowhere -- although I'm sure it was close to the starting point. Most of us though are tourists i.e., 99 of us and had no idea how to get home. I ended up getting hopelessly lost and had to take a cab back to the point of origin. Other than that I loved this trip and would highly recommend it to others.

ALEX P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

I had been on the Amsterdam Tour of Brussels City Tour on 26th August 2017. It was a well organised Tour and we enjoyed this trip. Mr Neven, our Tour guide was simply amazing and magnificient, the best guide that I have come across to date.I would repeat this tour just to be with him for some time.

Though we had a small hiccup on the pick up from the hotel and missed our first booking, the Brussels City Tour people were very kind and rescheduled our trip. They are strongly recommended.

Burgundy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Great tour! Guide was super friendly and did an amazing job translating in several different languages! Cheese farm is super cool! Great trip overall! Highly recommend if you don't have time to stay a few days in Amsterdam. Oh, and definitely pay the extra 16 euros for the river cruise, that made the trip ever better!

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