Scotland's Best Via Amsterdam

Europe's Northwest couldn't be more diverse and yet intriguingly intertwined as is experienced on this unique trip setting the scene for the holidays.

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ITINERARY SUMMARY
 
Day 1
Evening departure from selected pickup locations



PM post work hours departure from selected pickup locations.
Day 2
Amsterdam - Cruise to Newcastle, England



Day 3
Newcastle - Edinburgh



Day 4
The Highlands



Day 5
The Hadrian wall - Newcastle



Day 6
Amsterdam - Brussels - Return



MAIN HIGHLIGHTS
Excursions to the Highlands
A scenic day where rugged mountains and wooded slopes are reflected in the waters of lochs. We start our day in "Braveheart" country, past Bannockburn and Stirling with its crag-top castle. This is Scotland's heritage capital, where the Wars of Independen € 45
Amsterdam
Although the seat of Netherlands government is in The Hague, Amsterdam is the nominal capital. It is also the country's largest city, with a population of more than 750,000, with impressive architecture, canals that criss cross the city, great shopping, and friendly people There is something for every traveler's taste here, whether you prefer culture and history, serious partying, or just the relaxing charm of an old European city.
The Handrian's Wall
At the time of Julius Ceasar's first small invasion of the south coast of Britain in 55 BC, the British Isles, like much of mainland Europe was inhabited by many Celtic tribes loosely united by a similar language and culture but nevertheless each distinct. He returned the next year and encountered the 4000 war chariots of the Catevellauni in a land "protected by forests and marshes, and filled with a great number of men and cattle." He defeated the Catevellauni and then withdrew, though not before establishing treaties and alliances. Thus began the Roman occupation of Britain
Belgium
Belgium is a small, highly developed and densely populated country (10 million of inhabitants) at the cross-roads of Western Europe. Belgium is one of the founding members of the European Community, and its capital, Brussels, is also the capital of the European Union. It is a federal state, with 3 relatively autonomous regions: Flanders in the north, where the language is Dutch ("Flemish"), Wallonia in the south, where the language is French, and the centrally located Brussels, which is officially bilingual. Belgium's rich history has left impressive churches, town halls, castles and works of art, dating back to the early Middle Ages, spread around the cities and country-side.
Brussels
Brussels, city in central Belgium, capital and largest city of the country. The orientation tour will introduce the Atomium, the Royal Palace, the Sacre Coeur of Brussels, L a Grand Place to mention a few. This stop gives you the opportunity wandering aro
Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle dominates Scotland's capital city from its great rock. Its story has helped shape the nation's story. Battles and sieges were fought over it, royalty lived and died within its walls, and countless generations have been and inspired by it. The Scots and English struggled for control of the castle during the Wars of Independence. In 1314 it was recaptured from the English in a daring night raid led by Thomas Randolph, nephew of King Robert the Bruce. € 18
Edinburgh
Edinburgh is justly named Europe's festival capital. All year round, millions of visitors are drawn to the city for a series of remarkable social and scientific events. Medieval buildings share the pavements with striking modern structures, centuries ol
Grand Place
La Grand-Place in Brussels is a remarkably homogeneous body of public and private buildings, dating mainly from the late 17th century. The architecture provides a vivid illustration of the level of social and cultural life of the period in this important political and commercial centre.. Every two years in August, an enormous "flower carpet" is set up in the Grand Place for a few days. A million colourful begonias are set up in patterns, and the display covers a full 24 by 77 metres (79 by 253 ft), for area total of 1,800 square metres (19,000 sq ft).[3] The first flower carpet was made in 1971, and due to its popularity, the tradition continued
Scotland
Scotland is about half the size of England, and covers 30,414 sq miles. Roughly two-thirds of the country is mountain and moorland. A small nation, its 5, 000,000 people live predominantly in the narrow central belt between its two major cities, Glasgow a
Bastogne & Memorial
Sunday, December the 16th 1944. Everything is quiet and the people of the Ardennes have their mind set on the first Christmas since the liberation of Belgium. Suddenly hell breaks loose. Hundreds of German artillery weapons try to take with an unseen destructive power the American positions in the Belgian Ardennes. A total of 250.000 soldiers, accompanied by a 1.000 tanks try to march through the Ardennes. Their goal : first take Bastogne, head for the Meuse river and then push to the north of Belgium to take Antwerp and its strategic harbor
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DEPARTURES & PICKUPS
April Tuesday 06, 2021 thru April Sunday 11, 2021 (Easter)
Locations
May Wednesday 26, 2021 thru May Monday 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)
Locations
September Wednesday 01, 2021 thru September Monday 06, 2021 (Labor Day)
Locations

Note: Some Pickup locations and times may be subject to minmum participation requirements. Notifications of any changes issued latest 72 hours before departure.

DATES & PRICES
Time Frame Adults | Child | Infants
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 Thru
Sunday, April 11, 2021 Easter
6 Days*
€499
€399
€150
Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Thru
Monday, May 31, 2021 Memorial Day
6 Days*
€569
€429
€150
Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Thru
Monday, September 6, 2021 Labor Day
6 Days*
€599
€389
€150
(*)Total Travel Days. All departures are evenings (generally) post-work hours. Reservations submitted within 24hr of departures need to be reconfirmed to avoid overbooking.
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Edingburgh
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English Breakfast
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English Breakfast
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U.S. Army Europe Training Holidays

All departures (except flights) are evening hours!
Tour (Travel Days)
Holiday
Departing - Returning
Price
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March Training Hldy
Thu, Mar 25, 21
Mon, Mar 29, 21
€369Up
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March Training Hldy
Fri, Mar 26, 21
Sun, Apr 4, 21
€0
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Easter
Tue, Apr 6, 21
Sun, Apr 11, 21
€499Up
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Easter
Tue, Apr 13, 21
Sat, Apr 17, 21
€399Up
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Memorial Day
Wed, May 26, 21
Mon, May 31, 21
€499Up
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Memorial Day
Thu, May 27, 21
Mon, May 31, 21
€399Up
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Memorial Day
Thu, May 27, 21
Mon, May 31, 21
€369Up
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Memorial Day
Sat, May 29, 21
Sat, Jun 5, 21
€549Up
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June Training
Sat, Jun 19, 21
Sat, Jun 26, 21
€549Up
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June Training
Thu, Jun 24, 21
Mon, Jun 28, 21
€459
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June Training
Thu, Jun 24, 21
Mon, Jun 28, 21
€369Up
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4th of July
Thu, Jul 1, 21
Mon, Jul 5, 21
€399Up
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4th of July
Thu, Jul 1, 21
Mon, Jul 5, 21
€369Up
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Aug Training Hldy
Wed, Aug 11, 21
Sun, Aug 15, 21
€399Up
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Aug Training Hldy
Thu, Aug 12, 21
Mon, Aug 16, 21
€369Up
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Labor Day
Wed, Sep 1, 21
Mon, Sep 6, 21
€499Up
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Labor Day
Thu, Sep 2, 21
Mon, Sep 6, 21
€399Up
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Labor Day
Thu, Sep 2, 21
Mon, Sep 6, 21
€369Up
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Thanksgiving
Sat, Nov 20, 21
Sun, Nov 28, 21
€899
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Christmas
Mon, Nov 29, 21
Thu, Dec 9, 21
€2995
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