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Winter Getaway Amsterdam Light Festival

Experience Amsterdam during the most colorful months of the year!

Every year from the end of November until January the Amsterdam Light Festival takes place. The lights brighten up the city and gives it that cozy winter glow! 

The Amsterdam Light Festival Getaway includes: 

  • 3 Nights at fully accessibe Amsterdam 4-star hotel
  • Accessible Room or Standard Room for 2 persons
  • Breakfast every morning
  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport transfers
    • wheelchair accessible or standard vehicles
  • Light Festival Canal Cruise at night 

This package can be booked from the 25th of November 2018 until the 21st of January 2019. 

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival at Schiphol Airport, pick up by private driver from Schiphol Airport Assistance desk (STA-desk). Check-in at hotel. 

Day 2. Enjoy your day at leisure or book our optional Guided History Tour of Amsterdams' oldest part of the city centre. Our local guide will take you along the highlights during this 3 hours tour. The tour guide will make you familiar with navigating the city centre of Amsterdam. In the evening, enjoy the Light Festival Cruise before or after dinner. We can make restaurant recommendations! 

Day 3. Head to Museum Square to visit one of the famous museums, such as the Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum. Skip the Line tickets can be included in the package. We will discuss the matter of transportations with you personally. Complete your day with souvenir shopping at Leidse Square, a peacefull stroll in the Vondelpark or a Canal Cruise during the day. 

Day 4. Check-out from your hotel. Accessible transfer to Schiphol Airport. The driver will meet you in the lobby of the hotel. 

Accessible restaurant or terrace Elevator Wheelchair accessible bathroom Wheelchair accessible parking Guide dog allowed Wheelchair accessible room Wheelchair accessible toilet 

Where will I stay?

This package price is based on a 4-star hotel in the city centre of Amsterdam. This hotel is very close to Amsterdam Central Station and located along the water. The hotel offers great views on the city centre and has an amazing restaurant and bar. The hotel has accessible rooms with double beds that will suit your accessibility needs, whether you will stay with limited mobility, with a wheelchair, electric wheelchair or mobility scooter. 

The Accessible Rooms at this 4-star hotel are equipped with:

  • a double bed
    • with space of more than 90 cm next to the bed on both sides
  • a big screen television
  • a locker
  • coffee and tea facilities.

The bathrooms provide:

  • a step-free and spacious shower,
  • a shower chair
  • a lowered washbasin
  • a toilet with grabrails
  • an alarm. 

This hotel is not the only option to stay for this package. We can select alternative hotels for you, according to your budget and accessibility needs. 

Accessibility information

The transfers and Light Festival Cruise included in the package are wheelchair accessible.

How to get there?

Transfers from Schiphol Airport to the hotel in Amsterdam city centre are included. During your stay accessible taxi's can be arranged to go to the centre or the hotel. 

What activities can I do?

This package includes the Light Festival Cruise in Amsterdam. Apart from this cruise, additional tours and activities can be included. following tours can be prebooked;

  • Guided History Tour of Amsterdam (3 hours)
  • Canal Cruise during the day (75 minutes)
  • Driving to Volendam and Zaanse Schans windmill village (4 hours)
  • Driving tour to Volendam and Marken (4 hours) 
  • Transfers to one of the below markets in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Dordrecht or Deventer. 

Markets & Winter events in December 2018

  • November and December: Ice Amsterdam, Museumplein, Amsterdam
  • November 20th 2018: New Market lifestyle and deli market at Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam. 
  • December 2th 2018: Sunday Market at Westerpark Amsterdam (Sinterklaas edition) 
  • December 8th and 9th 2018: Christmas Market in Haarlem. 
  • December 14, 15 and 16th: Christmas Market in Dordrecht (biggest in the Netherlands)
  • December 16th 2018: Funky Xmas Market Westerpark, Amsterdam. 
  • December 15th and 16th 2018: Dickens Festival in Deventer.
  • December 23rd 2018: Sunday Market at Rokin Amsterdam (Christmas edition) 
  • December 28th, 2018: New Market lifestyle and deli market at Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam. 
Amstel River Illuminated flower shop Bridge in Amsterdam Blue and pink colors Colors in the water

Terms and conditions

  • After sending your booking request, we will contact you within 48 hours. We will discuss the booking request and provide your with the details of the itinerary.
  • Transfer to Christmas Markets are not included, but can added to your booking.

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