Amsterdam Christmas Markets
Sunday 1 December 2024 (5 Days / 4 Nights)
Via North Sea Ferries
Experience the Charms of Amsterdam
Welcome to Amsterdam, a city that effortlessly blends rich history with modern vibrancy. Known for its picturesque canals, world-class museums, and a welcoming atmosphere, Amsterdam is a must-visit destination for travelers seeking a unique European experience. Explore the city's iconic canal ring, a UNESCO World Heritage site, by taking a leisurely canal cruise or strolling along the cobblestone streets. You'll be captivated by the elegant 17th-century architecture and charming houseboats that line the waterways.
Amsterdam is a cultural powerhouse, boasting an array of museums that cater to every interest. Don't miss the world-renowned Rijksmuseum, home to masterpieces by Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer. The Van Gogh Museum offers an intimate look at the life and works of the beloved artist. For a taste of Amsterdam's vibrant contemporary art scene, visit the Stedelijk Museum. After a day of exploration, savor delicious Dutch cuisine in cozy canal-side cafes, and be sure to try local delicacies like bitterballen and stroopwafels. Amsterdam's unique blend of history, art, and modernity promises an unforgettable travel experience.
Nestled in the heart of the Netherlands, Leiden is a hidden gem waiting to be explored. This picturesque city is a tapestry of historic beauty and academic prowess. Its enchanting cobblestone streets wind through centuries-old buildings, and the scenic canals that meander through the city offer a serene backdrop for leisurely strolls. Leiden is renowned for its rich history, notably as the birthplace of the legendary painter Rembrandt. Visitors can step into the past at the Leiden American Pilgrim Museum, showcasing the journey of the Pilgrims who set sail for America on the Mayflower.
However, Leiden's charm extends beyond its historical significance. It's a vibrant hub of intellectual curiosity, home to one of Europe's oldest and most prestigious universities, Leiden University. The city's youthful energy is palpable, with a thriving arts scene and an array of cafes, bars, and restaurants that cater to every taste. Leiden's botanical gardens, one of the oldest in the world, offer a tranquil escape for nature enthusiasts. Whether you're captivated by its history, inspired by its intellectual spirit, or simply seeking a delightful Dutch experience, Leiden promises a memorable journey through time and culture.
Experience Amsterdam from the 4* Leonarda Hotel Rembrandtpark
Nestled on the edge of one of Amsterdam's most beautiful green spaces, the Leonarda Hotel Rembrandtpark offers a unique blend of urban convenience and natural serenity. This modern and stylish hotel provides guests with an ideal vantage point to explore the vibrant city while also enjoying the tranquility of the adjacent Rembrandt Park.
The Leonarda Hotel Rembrandtpark boasts comfortable and well-appointed rooms that provide a perfect retreat after a day of city exploration. Whether you're traveling for business or leisure, you'll find modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and spacious work areas, to make your stay enjoyable and productive. Many rooms offer breathtaking views of the city skyline, showcasing Amsterdam's iconic landmarks.
A highlight of this hotel is its exquisite rooftop terrace, where you can savor a delicious breakfast while taking in panoramic views of Amsterdam and the neighboring park. This unique perspective allows you to appreciate the city's skyline as it blends seamlessly with the lush greenery of Rembrandt Park. The hotel also features a fitness center, ensuring you can maintain your exercise routine while away from home.
Situated just a short tram ride away from Amsterdam's bustling city center, the Leonarda Hotel Rembrandtpark offers the perfect balance between exploration and relaxation. Whether you're visiting for business or leisure, the Leonarda Hotel Rembrandtpark invites you to experience Amsterdam in style and comfort, all while enjoying the tranquil embrace of Rembrandt Park.
Coach from from South Yorkshire
2 Nights on Board P and O North Sea Ferries
Inside 2 berth Cabin included
2 NIghts Bed & Breakfast
Hot & Cold Buffet Breakfast
4* Leonardo Hotel, Rembrandtpark, Amsterdam
Approx. 15 to 20 mins on the tram to the centre
Visit to Leiden
Single Supplement: £175
Balance Due: 20 September 2024
Supplement for outside cabin on request: please enquire
The coach departs S Yorks between 15h30 and 16h30 or 1 December and returns at approx. 11am on Thursday 5 December 2024
M1 JUNC 40 (outside the Holiday Inn)
M1 JUNC 36 (Moor Lane, Birdwell) Please note we do not pick up her for day trips
SHEFFIELD MEADOWHALL INTERCHANGE (Stand C3)
ROTHERHAM (opp Bridge Inn, on Bridge Street)
CATCLIFFE (Orgreave Road, outside gates to playing to playing field)
SHEFFIELD (Nunnery Square Park n Ride, near the entrance)
MEADOWHEAD (Hilton Doubletree Hotel)
CHESTERFIELD (lay-by outside Arnold Clark, off Tesco roundabout)