Day 1

    Day 1 - Saturday, April 13, 2013 - Denver; Flight to Minneapolis; Flight to Amsterdam

    Go Ahead Travel


    Thomas Kreiseler

    Here we go again; we are off to the Low Countries of Northern Europe and France! Leaving Elephant Rock at 9:30 am, we wanted to...

    Day 2

    Day 2 - Sunday, April 14, 2013 - Overnight Flight to Amsterdam; Welcome Dinner

    After we had spent a few hours in the Delta Sky Lounge, our overnight Amsterdam flight was called and we made our way to the gate, G4. We were able to board at 6:40 pm and...

    Day 3

    Day 3 - Monday, April 15, 2013 - Morning tour of Amsterdam with Canal Cruise; Optional Keukenhof Gardens;

    After a good night's sleep, we were ready for our first tour day in Amsterdam. We were up at 7:00 and joined our group for breakfast - a typical European meal with...

    Day 4

    Day 4 - Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - Day at Leisure in Amsterdam; Optional Tour of Aalsmeer Flower Market; Visit the Hague; Visit Delft; Optional Canal Dinner Cruise

    We had an early departure this morning at 8:30 for a day long optional excursion to the city of Delft. Gerald, our...

    Day 5

    Day 5 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - Travel by Bus to Maastricht, the birthplace of the EU; then Travel on to Luxembourg

    Today was a travel day - we went into Belgium and Luxembourg, two new countries for us!

    The wake up call was at 6:30 and our luggage...

    Day 6

    Day 6 - Thursday, April 18, 2013 - In the Morning a Guided Tour of Luxembourg City; Free Time in the Afternoon or Optional Tour of the Mountain Towns

    The weather is holding for us! There were blue skies today and the temperature was already 66° with the humidity...

    Day 7

    Day 7 - Friday, April 19, 2013 - North to Brussels; Pass Through Ardennes; Visit the Bastogne Historical Center; Memorial du Mardasson; Waterloo Battlefield

    The wake up call came at 6:30. Our bags were to be out in the hall at 7:00 giving us plenty of time to get ready...

    Day 8

    Day 8 - Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Tour of Brussels with European Union, Manneken Pis, and Grand Place; Time on Our Own in the Afternoon.

    Somehow the hotel’s automatic wake-up call system was not working but luckily we always set our own alarm clock – just in case…...

    Day 9

    Day 9 - Sunday, April 21, 2013 - Optional Full Day Excursion to Bruges

    What a beautiful day for an excursion to Bruges! The temperature was 45°and the humidity was 72%.

    The streets were very quiet this Sunday morning when we left the hotel at 8:36. All members of...

    Day 10

    Day 10 - Monday, April 22, 2013 - Train to Paris; Transfer to the Hotel; Optional Evening in Paris

    We had a very leisurely morning. Most of the group left at 6:00 to catch early flights back to the States. We had breakfast in the main dining room; much...

    Day 11


    Good Tour with a Wide Variety of Activities

    Thomas Kreiseler was a good Tour Director (TD) for the Go Ahead Tours (GAT) of Amsterdam, Luxembourg and Brussels that we participated in between April 13 to 21 and the Paris Post-Trip between April 22 to 25, 2013. Our group was...

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