It’s time to get your most comfortable shoes out and get ready to attend Floriade 2012. Don’t miss out on attending the world’s largest flower and gardening exhibition which only happens once every 10 years. Because of the size of the exhibition (163 acres) there is plenty of walking to be done. Within the exhibition there are 5 themed areas, each separated by woodlands and with its own programme and list of activities. Floriade runs to October 7th This particular day trip operates from Amsterdam and departs from Amsterdam by coach. The journey takes approximately three hours and en route, your guide will hand out maps and other information about Florade. On arrival, you’ll be taken to the group entrance, where your pre-booked ticket will allow you to skip the line and go directly into the exhibition grounds. After you have explored Florade, allow 5 hours, you can relax as you are driven back by coach to Amsterdam.
Click for more details & to book the Floriade 2012 World Horticultural Exhibition: Day Trip from Amsterdam
Cycling is without doubt the best way to see the very best of Amsterdam and its countryside.
This Countryside Bike Tour takes you 35km (21 miles) along scenic paths, across a nature reserve and through picturesque old villages, where the traditional Dutch way of life has changed little over the years.
You will also cycle past numerous brooks and waterways. Don’t forget your camera as the views are spectacular. Along the way you will stop off for lunch and also rest at a quaint cafe in the rural village of Durgerdam. Cycle alongside the Dyke and see the attractive houses that run alongside as well as the harbour.
You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will provide information on the history and folklore of this district. This tour offers the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam city centre.
Click for more details & to book the Dutch Villages and Countryside Bike Tour from Amsterdam