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FRIESLAND - COME SAIL WITH ME

Why not go up north in the Benelux. And discover the Beautiful region of Friesland? Sailing in Friesland is in fact very popular due to the beautiful surroundings and many possibilities. That is why this called the watersports province of the Netherlands. So you are spoiled for choice for a great day in Friesland.  You can hire a ...

F1 Zandvoort - Back in business

Many racing enthusiasts will not have missed it: from 2020 onwards the Zandvoort F1 Race Circuit Zandvoort will be back on the Formula 1 calendar! In order to meet all requirements, the circuit is subjected to a thorough metamorphosis. In this way you can enjoy Formula 1 sport in the Netherlands after an absence of 35 years. Brilliant Ideas is happy to ...

Outer Space in little Holland

The sky is the limit, but not in the Netherlands! You have always dreamed to be an astronaut and receive your first pair of Astrowings? We have for you the closest simulation that exists of a real space flight! Astronauts that fly up into space and marvel down at the earth say that they are never the same person ...

Delft - The homeground of Delft Blue

Royal Delft is the only manufacturer of Delft Blue since the 17th Century. To this day Royal Delft uses the same method of producing which nowadays is the international standard of Delft Blue. Here, the world-famous Delft Blue is completely hand-painted according to age-old traditions. At the Royal Delft Experience you will discover the complete history and production process of ...

UTRECHT - RIETVELD SCHRÖDER HOUSE

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, this small one-family house, with its flexible interior spatial arrangement, and visual and formal qualities, was a manifesto of the ideals of the De Stijl group of artists and architects in the Netherlands in the 1920s, and has since been considered one of the icons of the Modern Movement in architecture. A visit will impress ...

AMSTERDAM - PRIVATE CANAL CRUISE

Few cities blend history with modern urban flair like Amsterdam. And one thing you definitely need to do when visiting the city is to take a private canal cruise and see Amsterdam from the water to discover this floating city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. During your private boat cruise, you ...

CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR ATMOSPHERE

Discover the seasonal magic over Christmas & New Year in Belgium and The Netherlands. Brussels, Bruges, Antwerp, Liège, Ghent but also country side villages set a happy effervescence with a magnificent Christmas tree, ice-skating rink, and wooden chalets offering Christmas presents, great winter food and hot spicy wine to drive away the cold and warm ones heart. ...

DUTCH CHEESE CARRIERS

In the Middle Ages, it was common practice to establish a guild for every professional group, the cheese carriers established theirs in 1593! Every Friday morning in spring & summer, the Alkmaar cheesemarket is held on the Waagplein. It’s a particular spectacle which includes a market filled with cheese and men of tradition, the hauling cheese carriers. It’...

FLOWER POWER - 10N EXAMPLE ITINERARY

Spring is a fantastic season to travel in the Benelux. It will cheer you right up after winter!  When the tulip bulbs are blooming in the Netherlands, this may well be the most colorful region in the world. In Belgium, flowers is a big thing too especially at the Hallerbos and its magnificent purple carpet of bluebells. Of course, ...

OLD MASTERS - 10N - SAMPLE ITINERARY

At the pinnacle of artistic invention from the middle ages onwards, The Netherlands and Flanders were the inspiration behind the famous art movements of the time: primitive, renaissance and baroque. For a period of some 250 years, it was the place to meet and experience some of the most admired artists in Western Europe. Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Eyck, Bruegel, Rubens and ...

BON VIVEUR?

While foodies flock to Paris and London, those in the know are sneaking off to the Benelux. Did you know that Belgium has a total of 139 stars at the Michelin Guide 2019, which makes the country one of the most Michelin-starred tables in the world? Belgium is still too much identified with waffles, chocolate, fries & beer. But Flanders Kitchen Rebels, ...

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