FASCINATING TRIP TO BELGIUM
Departs on 15 April 2019 from London - by coach
5 Days / 4 Nights
PRICE: £449 per person
BRUGES, GHENT, BRUSSELS, ANTWERP, LEUVEN, NAMUR, WATERLOO AND MONS
DAY 1 - LONDON - CALAIS - TOUR OF BRUGES - BRUSSELS
Crossing the English channel (Dover-Calais). Visiting Bruges with a guided tour of its city centre. You will have the pleasure to see the amazing medieval bell tower Belfry & Halle, the Church of Our Lady with second tallest brickwork tower in the world, the elegant canal of Rozenhoedkaai, the market square, the The Dijver canal and the Basilica of the Holy Blood. The journey continues to Brussels. Accommodation in a hotel in the city centre.
DAY 2 - TOUR OF BRUSSELS
An exciting day in Brussels awaits! A full day tour of Brussels, visiting some of its most prominent landmarks (by coach and walking). You will not miss to see the gorgeous Grand Place (A delicately sculpted town square, representing Brussels’ history), the magnificent parks of Brussels, the buildings of the European Union institutions, the buildings of the Royal Palace of Brussels and Arcade du Cinquantenaire and the last but not least, the famous Atomium.
DAY 3 - TOUR OF ANTWERP AND LEUVEN
A day, dedicated to the incredibly picturesque cities of Antwerp and Leuven. Your tour of Antwerp will start with visiting its city centre, known as the Grote Markt. There you will see the marvelous buildings of the guildhalls, the amazing City Hall and the Brabo fountain. The journey continues with a panoramic tour of Antwerp by coach. Free time for shopping and lunch. There is an extra option to visit the house of the famous painter Peter Rubens, Rubenshuis and the Plantin-Moretus Museum, housing the world’s oldest printing presses, plus books, antiques, tapestries & art. The program continues with visiting the city of Leuven, where you will see the magnificent St.Peter’s church, Belgium’s best-preserved example of the Brabant Gothic style with its pointed arch windows and sheaf pillars.
DAY 4 - TOUR OF MEUSE VALLEY, NAMUR, MONS AND WATERLOO
A brilliant day trips to the Meuse Valley, Mons and Waterloo awaits. Discover the fascinating beauty of Namur, standing at the confluence of the Sambre and Meuse rivers. Walks through its gorgeous streets and take amazing pictures. The tour continues with visiting the old town of Mons, which is a truly delight to explore. It is graced by a variety of typically ornate buildings that span a 400-year period, dating from between the 15th and 18th centuries. Then the journey will lead you to the lands of Waterloo, the place where Napoleon was defeated in the famous battle of Waterloo. An artificial hill rises up from the surrounding flatlands with a memorial lion sculpture atop the summit to commemorate the day when Napoleon’s army was finally stopped.
DAY 5 - TOUR OF GHENT - DOVER - LONDON
Discover the outstanding beauty of Ghent. A trip to one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Much of the city’s medieval architecture remains intact and is remarkably well preserved and restored. The main highlights during the tour of the city are: the Saint Bavo Cathedral with the Ghent Altarpiece, the belfry, the Gravensteen castle, and the splendid architecture along the old Graslei harbour. After the tour you will enjoy some free time for shopping and lunch. The trip continues back to London via the English Channel (Calais-Dover).
DEPARTURE: 15.04.2019 - available places
PRICE: £449 per person
The price includes
Ferry charges (Dover-Calais-Dover)
4 nights in a 3 star hotel on Bed and Breakfast in central Brussels
Guided Walking Tours of Bruges
Guided Walking Tours of Brussels
Guided Walking Tours of Antwerp
Guided Walking Tours of Namur, Mons and Waterloo
Guided Walking Tours of Ghent
Professional English speaking guide / group leader
The price is based on a double occupancy. The single use occupancy is charged £150 extra for a single room.
There are no extra booking fees or hidden taxes!
ADDITIONAL SERVICES (not included in the price)
Museum taxes (if you wish to visit certain museums). Approximately £10 per museum
Dinner in a traditional Belgium restaurant (DAY 2) in Brussels – £22 (optional)
Gratuities for the driver and the guide/tour leader (optional)
ROUTE OF THE TOUR
- Total length of the route from London to London: 700 miles / 1150 km
- Average per day 140 miles
- Cities and towns visited during the tour: Bruges, Ghent, Brussels, Antwerp, Leuven, Namur, Mons, Waterloo
TERMS OF PAYMENT
The amount can be paid at once or in 2 instalments. The first amount (the deposit) is £150 and has to be paid until 31.01.2019. The rest £249 has to be paid until 15.03.2019
The amount can be paid via a bank transfer or online. Please fill in the online reservation form and tell us how you prefer to make the payment. Upon confirmation for availability for the requested date, you will receive a booking reference number, which is necessairy for making the payment. We accept VISA, MAESTRO and Master Cards for our online payments.
The Travel insurance is not included in the tour price. You can organise travel insurance with your preferred insurance company.
Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay; you don’t need any additional period of validity on your passport beyond this.
MAKE A RESERVATION
You can fill in our Reservation Form for the Trip to Belgium, or if you have some specific questions regarding the itinerary of the trip, you can send us an email on: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on: +447879978099