Amsterdam's Light Festival

Amsterdam's Light Festival

The Netherlands shine bright in the build up to Christmas!

Enjoy a short break to vibrant and cosmopolitan Amsterdam as it hosts its famous Light Festival, as artists from around the world light up the architecture of the city’s historic centre with illuminated buildings, bridges and stunning light sculptures. We feature an included evening canal cruise allowing you the opportunity to view the spectacular light show from the perspective of Amsterdam’s famous waterways.


Tour highlights:

• Light Festival cruise

• Free time in Amsterdam

• Antwerp



Day 1

We collect you from home for the journey to Folkestone and the morning Eurotunnel to Calais before continuing the journey through Belgium into Holland and on to the Ramada Apollo Hotel in Amsterdam. This evening it’s time to commence exploring the city and enjoy a meal in one of the numerous restaurants or bars and sample the vibrant Amsterdam nightlife.

Day 2

A full day at leisure to discover the city’s endless attractions. Perhaps visit a Diamond Centre, Anne Frank’s House, the Van Gogh Museum or the famous Rijksmuseum. In the evening enjoy an included Light Festival cruise for spectacular views of the enchantingly illuminated city, beautifully magnified by the water’s reflection.


Day 3

Another day at leisure to explore this vibrant city. Maybe hop on a sightseeing tour bus or take a seat in the many canal side cafes and restaurants to sample Dutch delights. As night falls the city will once again be illuminated by breath taking artworks of light, transforming the buildings and bridges alongside the Amstel River into captivating light sculptures.


Day 4

We leave Amsterdam this morning and travel to Calais, via Antwerp, for our afternoon Eurotunnel journey back to Folkestone and to East Anglia, arriving by mid evening.


B=Breakfast Included

Ramada Apollo, Amsterdam


This 4 star standard hotel is located in the heart of Rembrandt Park just a short tram ride away from Dam Square in the city centre. Hotel facilities include a sauna and fitness room, two restaurants, plus the Skybar on the 17th floor offering fantastic views across the city. All bedrooms are air conditioned and feature flat screen TV, free WiFi, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift to all floors.


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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Harleston Duke William Harleston Duke William Public House
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, Junction Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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