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Optional Excursions

The following list of optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These optional excursions might or might not be offered. Whether it's a special dinner, a local show or a special behind-the-scenes glimpse into an historical site, optional excursions are a wonderful way to enrich your vacation even further. Plus, they give you flexibility. We include the must-see sites and experiences, and we also understand that people take interest in different activities and may want to craft a more personal vacation by hand-picking optional excursions that appeal to them.

Availability is subject to sufficient participation, weather conditions, seasonal suitability, days of operation, group interests, and general feasibility for your vacation. The approximate value listed gives you a good, general idea of what you can expect to pay but may vary once you are on your vacation. Some information provided might be in a foreign currency; to get an estimated price, use a currency converter for exchange rate information (pricing may vary at the time of booking).

Once you have booked your vacation, Globus provides the ability to pre-purchase excursions, register for your vacations and provide emergency contact information online.

Dutch Dinner and Evening Walk in Historical Amsterdam Join a traditional Dutch dinner at a local restaurant (drinks included). Later, together with a Local Guide stroll through one of Amsterdam's oldest and most fascinating areas: the Red Light District. Of course this district is famous for the obvious reasons, but it houses also many of the city's historical buildings like the Old Church, the Royal Palace at Dam Square, and more. (Please note that during this walk you will pass by shops with erotic articles and images, therefore the walking part may not be suitable for all ages.)

Approximate value: €67 EUR per person

Volendam, Its Windmill, Cheese Farm and Dutch Dinner Visit a Dutch cheese farm a clog maker and a windmill, before enjoying a typical Dutch dinner with drinks in a local restaurant in the quaint fishing village of Volendam, where many inhabitants still wear traditional costumes.

Approximate value: €59 EUR per person

Excursion to Trier and Dinner A short drive takes you to Trier, Germany's oldest city. With more than 2,000 years of history and unique monuments to a glorious past, it is well placed on the UNESCO list of World Cultural Heritage Sites. The guided tour includes Porta Nigra, the cathedral, the Church of our Lady, the Roman Imperial Throne Room, and the Imperial Baths. After time at leisure, enjoy a 3-course dinner in a typical restaurant.

Approximate value: €65 EUR per person

Dinner in Brussels A famous movie of the late 60s was "If It's Tuesday, This Must Be Belgium"... maybe today is not Tuesday...but you are most definitely in Belgium. So, why not take this chance to try a typical Belgian 3-course dinner with two drinks and coffee, at a traditional restaurant in Brussels?

Approximate value: €49 EUR per person

Excursion to Antwerp Belgium's second-largest city boasts a historic past, magnificent buildings, and interesting sights. Meet your Local Guide and walk to the Plantin-Moretus Museum with its array of printing presses and the Gutenberg Bible. Admire the Old Town's most important monuments and visit the Cathedral of Our Lady with two of the most important panel paintings by Rubens, and the 17th-century Rockox House, former home of Antwerp mayor Nicolaas Rockox, patron and friend of arts. Time to stroll through the pedestrian area with its many shops.

Approximate value: €55 EUR per person