Welcome on a student weekend tour to Amsterdam & Bruges.
This information shows example itineraries to use as a guideline, please note that the order we visit various attractions may change depending on circumstances or time of year. Please follow the advice of your tour manager and make sure that you are at the various pick up points and departures at the correct times.
Student Top Attractions in Amsterdam & Bruges
Late evening departure from our various pick up locations
Overnight travel by coach and ferry
10:00 Amsterdam arrival
10:30 – 11:30 optional canal boat cruise (15 Euros) Or free time if not taking boat cruise
11:30 – 13:30 guided walking tour of the city with tour manager
13:30 finish walking tour at Museum Square
13:30 – 18:30 free time
18:30 departure from Amsterdam to hotel
19:00 hotel check in
20:30 optional Amsterdam at night with chance to go to the Red Light District (10 Euros)
Midnight finish optional tour back at hotel
09:00 departure for traditional Dutch cheese and clog farm tour (Free of Charge)
10:30 departure to begin journey to Belgium
14:00 arrival in Bruges, Belgium
14:00 – 14:30 guided walking tour of Bruges
14:30 – 16:30 free time
16:30 departure from Bruges to begin journey home
20:00 ferry back to England
23:30 – 02:00 finish at drop off destinations (depending on location)
Overnight departure by coach and ferry to Holland arriving in Amsterdam on Saturday morning about 9am.
A breakfast stop will be made before arriving in Amsterdam. On arrival in the city you can begin the day with a trip on the famous canal boats (*extra charge), after which your tour guide will introduce you to the city, including a walking tour of the sights from Dam Square to the Museum District where you will have the opportunity to visit the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and the Heineken Beer Museum!
At the end of the tour you will have the afternoon to explore the city at leisure before making your own way to the hotel for check in later in the afternoon.
Amsterdam Canal Boat & Amsterdam at Night Tour - €25:
The optional tour price of €15 includes the canal boat trip on Saturday morning. Please book with your guide on the coach before arrival in Amsterdam.
Meeting in the hotel reception in the evening you can join our guide for an optional tour to see Amsterdam at night and a chance to go and see the famous Red Light District 10€. The tour cost includes return transport from the hotel and a short walk with your local guide who will show you where the Red Light District begins and introduce you to some of the cities more colourful nightlife! There will be some free time in the centre to eat, drink or visit a coffee shop before returning to the coach for the journey back to the hotel. Unfortunately, due to a ban by the city, guided tours of this area are no longer permitted.
After breakfast at the hotel we will depart Amsterdam and begin our journey south, stopping to visit a traditional Windmill and Cheese Farm, where you will also see a demonstration of clog making (traditional wooden shoes) and a chance to buy some Dutch souvenirs before we continue our journey south into Belgium and the picturesque city of Bruges for the afternoon.
Departure from Bruges is late afternoon and continue to the port of Calais in France for the evening ferry back to the UK, with arrival late Sunday evening. Arrival in UK towns will depend on sailing times and immigration formalities.
London Students Please Note: We will always try to get you back to London in time for the last Tube, sometimes this will not be the case and you will have to arrange other means of transport such as night buses or taxi.
Optional extras are also available, but they are not included in the tour price.
Optional room upgrades available at extra cost.
All standard rooms are for 3/4 people sharing. Rooms have an ensuite bathroom and breakfast is included on Sunday morning. * Note: In busier periods of the year (eg middle of summer) we may have alternative accommodation and possibly have higher numbers of people sharing a room or use a hostel rather than a hotel. *