FOOTBALL TOURS TO HOLLAND

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A football tour to Holland offers great hospitality and competitive games with a range of standard and ability levels similar to that of the UK. Easily accessible, culturally diverse and steeped in sporting heritage, a football tour to Holland can provide a touring experience of unrivalled versatility. Facilities are modern and well kept with a renowned welcoming environment from the Dutch.

Our European football tours to Holland offer:

  • Friendly games v local Dutch opposition
  • Self-led training at local facility or Dutch coaching sessions
  • combination of social activities and tourist attractions]

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  • Resorts
  • Accommodation
  • Excursions
  • Itinerary

Holland is only a ferry crossing and short drive from the UK. With a selection of different resort destinations, various accommodation options, fantastic sports facilities and a wide selection of excursions and leisure activities, Holland has proven over the years to be one of our top affordable European destinations for sports tours.

Noordwijk
Noordwijk

Groups that stay in the North will be located in the safe and friendly resort of Noordwijk Aan Zee a short drive from Amsterdam

  • North-Western beach front coastal Town with 15km of sandy beaches
  • Based 40 minutes outside Amsterdam City centre
  • Close to North sea ferry routes
Valkenburg
Valkenburg

Groups that stay in the South will be located in the safe and friendly resort of Valkenburg

  • Close to the Belgian and German borders
  • Number of activiites in resort and within short drive
  • Strong depth of local sporting infrastructure and culture

Holland has an excellent variety of accommodation, providing a range of options from hostels to 5* hotels with choice of meal plans to suit individual itinerary and budget. Please find some of our example accommodation below:

Hotel Zorn
Hotel Zorn

HOTEL ZORN - Noordwijk Aan Zee

  • 5 minute walk from town centre and beach front
  • Family friendly and ideal for groups
  • Adaptable meal provision and games room
Hotel Palanka
Hotel Palanka

HOTEL PALANKA - Valkenburg

  • Central location and minutes walk from most attractions
  • Exclusive use for school groups
  • Adaptable meal provision and indoor swimming pool

To enhance your tour experience a number of excursions and activities can be added to your itinerary:

Amsterdam Arena
Amsterdam Arena

Home to Hollands most prestigious and iconic football club, Ajax, as well as hosting many games for the National side. The Amsterdam Arena boasts a capacity in excess of 53,000 seats as well as state of the art technology. Groups are shown around by a passionate football guide starting with a video of the history of Ajax. The 90min tour will give groups the opportunity to visit the changing rooms, press room, control room, corporate boxes, players tunnel, pitch side view and trophy room before finishing in the club shop.

Duinrell
Duinrell

A combined theme park and tropical indoor swimmingpool. Popoular attractions include the park’s latest rollercoaster the Falcon, the Mad Mill, the Toboggan Run, and the Splash. In the heart of the amusement park you’ll find the Tiki pool. With its eleven slides, dynamic Typhoon wave pool, funnel slide and lazy river the Tiki Pool is the largest covered waterslide paradise in Benelux.

Pro Match
Pro Match

Groups will have the opportunity to watch an Ajax Eredivisie or Dutch cup match subject to availability and schedule. Alternatively, a number of professional clubs play their home games within a short drive of Amsterdam including Feyenoord, AZ Alkmaar and FC Utrecht and ADO Den Haag

Phantasialand
Phantasialand

Phantasialand Theme Park in Brühl near Cologne is one of Europes top entertainment parks offering six unique themed lands (Berlin, Fantasy, Mexico, China Town, Mystery and Deep in Africa) with attractions suitable for all ages, as well as  International award winning shows and enthralling entertainers. Explore a silver mine in the Wild West, experience the special effects of a river rushing through canyons or take a journey through awe-inspiring distant galaxys. For the ultimate rush, you can ride thrilling roller coasters like the “Black Mamba”, “River Quest”, “Talocan” and “Mystery Castle”. They promise you action, excitement and a whole lot of fun. 

Philips Stadion
Philips Stadion

Home to PSV Eindhoven, an experienced host guides you on a tour through the Philips Stadium including a visit to the PSV Museum. You will see the key elements of the stadium including the Business Club, the press centre and the tunnel to the pitch. Of course a visit to the dressing rooms is a must. A guided tour lasts for about one hour and a half and there is an opportunity to visit the club shop for souvenirs. Groups may also wish to combine the stadium tour with a visit to the clubs training complex 'De Herdgang' and watch a first team training session .

Toboggan Run
Toboggan Run

Take the chairlift from the valley station up to the 68 meters higher situated Wilhelmina tower and enjoy a beautiful view over Valkenburg! At the summit you will also find the café and restaurant with it’s cozy terrace and of course the toboggan run. Experience the thrill of a roller coaster with the speed of a bobsled on the 375 and 325 meter long toboggan runs. Choose your own speed with  the brake, and slide down the mountain. The drag lift automatically transports riders upwards back to the starting point.

Canal Cruise
Canal Cruise

A great way to explore the City through its famous canals. This tour with full commentary gives you the opportunity to pass iconic and famous sights of the beautiful City including Anne Frank House, Rembrandt House, Vondelpark, Van Gogh Museum, Dam Square, Rijksmuseum and more...

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, additional training sessions and friendly fixtures v local opposition can be arranged. Please find below an example itinerary, (NB: choice of ferry routes available):

 

DAY 1.

Meet at school to load coach

Depart school by executive coach and transfer to Dover for ferry crossing

Arrive at Calais and transfer to accommodation

Evening meal at accommodation

 

DAY 2.

Breakfast at accommodation

Training session #1 with local Dutch coach in Noordwijk

Lunch at hotel

Transfer to Amsterdam for Ajax stadium tour

Fixtures #1 v local Dutch opposition

Evening meal at accommodation               

 

DAY 3.

Breakfast at accommodation

Transfer to Duinrell Theme Park and Tiki Pool

Lunch at theme park

Evening meal at accommodation

Opportunity to watch professional match fixture

 

DAY 4.

Breakfast at accommodation

Training session #2 with local Dutch coach in Noordwijk

Lunch at hotel

Amsterdam Canal cruise

Fixtures #2 v local Dutch opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

Optional evening activity ie. Ten pin bowling

 

DAY 5.

Breakfast at accommodation

Visit Space Expo

Lunch at hotel

Transfer to Calais for ferry crossing

Arrive at Dover and transfer back to school

 

Tour ends

 

Please note this is an example itinerary. Tailor made schedules can be arranged to suit specific group requirements where possible.

Further Information

For further information and a tailor made proposal please enquire further

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JOHN MCCAUGHEY, WHICKHAM SCHOOL