Bus trip to Amsterdam
A drive to Amsterdam with friends and colleagues is the most beautiful, if you can plan it yourself. The ever lively, architecturally as well as scenic and culturally interesting Dutch capital is for many and varied reasons for exciting group travel Recommended destination in every respect.
Alone the small distance from most German cities and regions, the easy accessibility and the excellent transport links make the largest city of our likeable small neighboring country the perfect destination for companies, schools, clubs, families and friends. An independently organized Bus tour Amsterdam can be flexibly tackled as a day or weekend trip or over a longer period of time.
Already with only 15 participants is a common ride with a rental bus usually much cheaper than that with other means of transport. In addition, such a bus ride to Amsterdam a lot more flexible and individual in terms of departure times and length of stay, as well as breaks and routes are planned. Depending on the starting point can be on the return trip to or from Amsterdam Visit various other attractions and attractions on the way.
For example, the Zwolle known for its beautiful old town and the IJsselmeer as the largest lake in the country with almost 1.140 km² are eligible. The former Royal Castle Het Loo, the Hoge Veluwe National Park in Apeldoorn as well as the famous Arnhem Bridge (John Frost Bridge) and the Dutch Open-Air Museum Arnhem.
Trip in a city along the route
Also on the route from Germany on a bus trip to Amsterdam is the time-honored Hanseatic city of Nijmegen with the nation's only bicycle museum "Velorama". The archaeological museum Het Valkhof, where in addition to the thematic focus on medieval art and frequently changing special exhibitions can be visited.
When traveling to Amsterdam from the Rhineland and the German Southwest, the city of Eindhoven, known as the technology center and hometown of the local PSV football club, offers itself as a stopover. There, for example, the archaeological open-air museum Eindhoven Museum in the recreational area Genneper Parken and the Van Abbemuseum for modern art invite you to linger.
The proud provincial capital of North Brabant is also known for the numerous works of art in public space, which can be admired in the Stadswandelpark, for example. If you have a little more time as a group when traveling to Amsterdam, it is also worth taking the short detour via Tilburg and Breda. In the former textile capital of Tilburg, the Dutch Textile Museum is an informative stop as part of the European Route of Industrial Heritage.
Breda on the 2.400 kilometer-long scenic road Oranier-Route is known for its well preserved historic old town, the traditional Breda Jazz Festival every year in May and the so-called Redhead Day every year in early September, where thousands of redheads from all over the world meet , In the city of Utrecht shortly before Amsterdam The Dutch Railway Museum (Nederlands Spoorwegmuseum) is worth seeing.
Canal cruise as a highlight of many tourists
Arrived at the destination, there is of course also a lot or better already almost too much to see and to marvel. The city, which is particularly cosmopolitan in the center, offers its visitors such a wealth of sights. The participants of one Group travel Therefore, it is best to arrange by bus in advance and to decide which attractions you would like to see together.
Especially with a rather short stay, however, a tour on the approx. 200 canals is almost a must. The since the early 17. Century primarily for the transport of goods created channels run through the entire city center and are still used in many places as moorings for permanently inhabited houseboats.
Particularly wide and impressive are the Prinsengracht with the Houseboat and Tulip Museum, the Anne Frank House and the Keizersgracht with the listed church Westerkerk and the world's first monument to persecuted homosexual people, the "Homomonument".
On the Herengracht in turn are the exclusive and sophisticated residential area "Gouden Bocht" (Golden Bay) with many representative buildings and the Taschenmuseum Hendrikje. On both sides of the oldest gracht, the medieval fortress ditch Singel, are the big "Bloemenmarkt" (flower market) as well as various significant historical sacral buildings from the 17. to 19. Century.
Sports facilities and greenery as a cityscape of Amsterdam
Also for sports fans Amsterdam holds a variety of attractions. For example, the Olympic Stadium of 1928 in the southern district of Stadionbuurt, the home ground of the football club Ajax Amsterdam. Furthermore, the Johan Cruyff Arena in the southeast, the sports hall Velodrome Amsterdam Velodrome and the now popular with anglers historical regatta course from the 1930er years in the park Amsterdamse Bos.
Other beautiful parks and green areas, which are worth a visit in the summer, are the 700.000 m² Amstelpark including the park railway, labyrinth, rosarium, the miniature golf course and the rhododendrons garden. The 90 hectare Diemerpark with a small beach, hiking and biking trails and an open air theater offers great places to relax. The 47-acres Vondelpark, with its mostly well-attended open-air theater, where concerts and theatrical performances often take place, is also worth a visit.
These and many other destinations can be at a bus ride Connect to Amsterdam well, without having to rely on the fixed times of a city tour or public transport.
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Of course, if you rent a coach with driver, you will be picked up directly from your desired location.
An optimal group size for school trips is approx. 49 persons. If you are a small group, you can still make a non-binding offer.