FOOTBALL TOURS TO AJAX

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The Ajax Youth Academy is one of a kind. It is unique, because of its culture and proven history of success and player development. Moreover, the soccer philosophy, the facilities, the innovative approach and the staff are unmatched in the world of sports.

Johan Cruyff, Marco van Basten, Frank Rijkaard, Dennis Bergkamp, Patrick Kluivert and Edwin Van der Sar are but a few of the International stars that have successfully completed the 'Ajax Way' of training along with current Oranje regulars Wesley Sneijder, Nigel de Jong and Rafael Van der Vaart.

Our Pro Experience football tours to Ajax, Holland offer:

  • High quality training sessions and expert coaching methods by Ajax Coaching staff
  • Friendly games v local opposition/academy teams
  • Opportunity to watch first team training sessions
  • Watch first Team in action during Eredivisie or Cup match
  • Visit to Amsterdam Arena stadium and museum for guided tour by expert guide
  • Combination of social activities and tourist attractions

Ajax Facilities:

The base for grooming this burgeoning talent is De Toekomst, which translates as 'The Future'. An impressive facility, its 14 hectares feature seven pitches, 14 dressing rooms and a sports hall. Some 200 youth players, aged between seven and 19, are students at the Amsterdam club's academy, playing in 13 different teams.

De Toekomst is located directly opposite the Amsterdam Arena. Your group can train at the academy facilities with the Amsterdam Arena stadium as the backdrop. Ajax also use other satellite training venues across Amsterdam and can even provide training at a location of choice.

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  • Resort
  • 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

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

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

We can offer tailor made tours to suit your specific group requirements, 2 to 6 training sessions can be arranged as well as additional friendly fixtures v local opposition. Please find below an example itinerary:

DAY 1.

Meet at school to load coach

Depart school by executive coach and transfer to North Shields for ferry crossing

Arrive at ferry terminal for check-in

1700 Ferry departs for overnight journey to Ijmuiden, Holland

 

DAY 2.

0930 Arrive in Ijmuiden and transfer to Amsterdam

Transfer to Toekomst for training session #1 with Ajax coaches

Lunch at academy

Afternoon training session #2 with Ajax coaches

Transfer to Noordwijk and check-in to Hotel and explore surroundings

Evening meal at accommodation

Optional evening activity ie. Ten pin bowling                  

 

DAY 3.

Breakfast at accommodation

Morning training session #3 at De Toekomst academy with Ajax coaches

Amsterdam Arena guided stadium tour

Fixtures #1 v local Dutch opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

 

DAY 4.

Breakfast at accommodation

Morning training session #4 at De Toekomst academy with Ajax coaches

Lunch at academy

Afternoon training session #5 with Ajax coaches

Evening meal at accommodation

Opportunity to watch professional Eredivise fixture

 

DAY 5.

Breakfast at accommodation

Check-out of accommodation and transfer to Duinrell Theme Park & Tiki Pool

Transfer to Ijmuiden  for ferry crossing

1730 Ferry departs for overnight journey to North Shields, Newcastle

 

DAY 6.

0930 Arrive in North Shields 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.

Ajax Pro Coaching Football Tour

For further information and a tailor made proposal please enquire further