Bus transportation day trips 2024

Bus transport day trips

Doelen Coach Service offers a varied programme of day trips.

Day trip for groups
In addition to carrying out the day trips organised by you, we can also put together a well-organised day trip for you, taking all your wishes into account.

Individual day trips
We have set up a varied day trip programme for individual day trips, with the departure points at Hoofddorp and Aalsmeer. In consultation it is also possible to request a different departure point.

You can register for a day trip by sending an e-mail to daytrip@doelen.net.
The scheduled day trips are guaranteed to depart!


War Museum Medemblik

Wednesday, March 20

Today we visit War Museum Medemblik.

In this museum, discover unknown but important missions of the Allies and learn more about the civilian side of World War II. But now we look behind the scenes. How did they celebrate during the war?

Departures:

8:30 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:45 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

9:05 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

9:20 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 2:30 p.m.
Cost: € 57.50 p.p. (Incl. coffee/tea with war cake, tour and lunch)

Ladies Day

Monday, April 8

We drive to Boskoop and visit Van der Kloostermode.

This business has been providing fashion presentations for our 50-plus target group for many years. On location and fairs but also for groups of 50-plussers who want to experience a pleasant ladies day in Boskoop. They provide the fashion show with coffee and cake. from the local pastry shop and an all-you-can-eat lunch.

After lunch there will be another bingo with fun prizes.

No obligation to purchase!

Departures:

8:30 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

8:45 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

9:05 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. Van Stam Square

9:20 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

Return: 3 p.m.
Cost: € 35, - p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with sweets, fashion show and lunch)


House Ten Bosch

Wednesday, May 15

We go to Lexmond in Utrecht where we start with coffee/tea with pastries. After this we will make a tour. We drive past beautiful old farms, through lovely villages and old towns, along two of the most beautiful rivers and if we are lucky the blossom is on the fruit trees.

Here you will see storks, stool farms, standard orchards, farmsteads and wheels that we can't drive with, and afterwards we will know all about hemp growing in the past.

After lunch we leave for an ice cream farm. Here there is a demonstration "ice cream making" and of course we get an ice cream too.

Departures:

8:15 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:30 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:50 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9:05 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 57.50 p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with cake, tour, lunch and visit ice cream farm)

Friesland

Thursday, May 30 and Friday, May 31

Today we go to Friesland and start in the cozy town of Makkum at restaurant De Zwaan where we will enjoy coffee or tea with cake. Afterwards you can visit this town on your own.

Makkum is a village in the Dutch province of Friesland. Makkum is located between the Afsluitdijk and Workum on the coast of the IJsselmeer. The village is known for its Makkumer Pottery. Makkum is also known as a water sports town and for its historic center.

Then we board the coach and drive to Hindeloopen where we will enjoy lunch at De Friese Doorloper.

Again, you can go see everything.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:35 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

9 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 55, - p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with cake and lunch)


3-day Valkenburg

Tuesday, June 11 to Thursday, June 13

Day 1:
We first drive to Museum Klok & Peel in Asten, for coffee or tea with flan. This is followed by a guided tour of the museum. After lunch you can also take a look at the garden. Then we leave for our hotel for dinner and overnight stay. We stay at hotel Schaepkens van St. Fijt.

Day two:
Today we head to Monschau, where we first stop at The Long Man a lunch use. Then we will tour Monschau.
This is a beautiful village located in Eifel National Park in Germany. The historic streets, typical German buildings and cozy terraces, make Monschau the most beautiful village in Germany!

Day 3:
We visit Castle de Keverberg in Kessel. After coffee/tea with flan, we are free to look around the castle. This is perhaps the most surprising castle in the Netherlands. It has been rebuilt on the ruins with the most modern techniques and materials and equipped with a glass roof and an elevator.
Then we will go to De Engel in Houten for lunch.

Hotel Schaepkens of St. Fijt

Cost: € 350, - p.p. Double room with shower and toilet
440,- p.p. 1-bed room with shower and toilet

You must take out your own travel/cancellation insurance.
Information/subscription at Riet 06 - 103 747 24(dagtocht@doelen.net)

Pay in cash or by bank before May 15

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:40 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: Day 3: 3:30 p.m.
Cost: Includes: two nights at Hotel Schaepkens of St. Fijt, breakfast and dinner.

Canal tour Utrecht

Friday, June 21 and Monday, June 24

Today we will take a tour of Utrecht. From the tour boat you will see and enjoy the old wharf cellars, bridges and beautiful statues under the Pyke Koch lampposts. Along the Oudegracht are the beautiful canal houses and, of course, the Dom Tower.

This extensive city cruise takes you through the outer canals along the beautiful sights. Within an hour and a half you will sail through two centuries of history, not forgetting the beautiful canals on the east side of the city.

Around noon, we will enjoy a pancake lunch in The Hunter House in Lage Vuursche. Afterwards, you will have free time to tour the area on your own.

Departures:

8:15 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:30 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:50 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9:10 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 58, - p.p. (incl. 1.5-hour canal tour, coffee with Dom tower and pancake lunch)


Gardens Flevoland

Saturday, June 29

We will visit three different gardens today and begin at The Swallow House.

Beautiful borders with a variety of plantings such as many grasses and prairie plants and borders with harmonious plant combinations are colorful and tasteful. The large lawn and beech columns are ideal resting points. And there is much more to see.

Next, we go to The Pegasus Court where we also have lunch. A walk through the garden takes you past a lowered terrace surrounded by rooftop plane trees. At the end of the terrace you go through a rose gate to the avenue with fruit trees, including cherry, apple, pear and plum trees, as undergrowth shade plants such as hellebores, bergenia and various species of ferns. Here we will have coffee or tea with some goodies. 

Finally, we visit the cutting garden. Plant lovers can wander around to their heart's content and who knows, you might just find that one cutting here that you've been looking for all along.

So the plants are in full soil! You point out the plant you like and it is dug out on the spot.

Again, we get coffee or tea with some goodies.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

Return: 4 p.m.
Cost: € 55, - p.p. (incl. entrance and coffee/tea with sweets, lunch)

Texel

Monday, July 1 and Wednesday, July 3

We will go to Den Helder and sail across by boat to De Koog.

We start with a visit to the Maritiem- en Juttersmuseum Flora, Texel's most fun family museum. Experience the tough world of beachcombing here!

There is a diversity of beach finds spanning more than 80 years! Discover the maritime past and present of beachcombers, shipwrecks and the KNRM, among others. In the various atmospheric rooms, in addition to the exhibitions, various films are shown continuously. There is also a cozy museum cafe with a nice souvenir shop. Beachcomber's Museum Flora is more than a museum!

After lunch, you can choose whether to join the tour or for free time in De Koog.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:30 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

8:50 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 16.30
Cost: € 60,- p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with Jutterskoek and Jutterslunch, entrance museum and tour or free time in De Koog)


Steam tram ride

Thursday, July 18 and Friday, July 19

Today we will take the Museum Steam Tram from Hoorn to Medemblik. The locomotive whistles and the stoker throws coal on the fire. Ready for departure? An adventurous journey through another time begins. Journey along! Enjoy the adventure in the Museum Steam Tram and board for the most exciting journey through time.

During the streetcar ride, we get coffee and a "Hoornsche Broeder.

For lunch we go to Bianca's Brasserie in Oterleek. After lunch, we can tour the mill across the street.

Departures:

8:15 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:30 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:50 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

9:05 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 60,- p.p. (incl. streetcar ride with coffee and Hoornsche broder, lunch and tour of mill)

Shoe Quarter Waalwijk

Wednesday, Aug. 7

Today we visit the Shoe Quarter. This visit is worth more than just a museum visit. For here you will find the most beautiful shoes; from the past to the present and from Waalwijk to Tokyo. Be amazed by different shapes, heel heights and materials.

After our visit to the Shoe Quarter, we will walk to restaurant 't Slot where we will enjoy lunch at 1:30 pm.

Afterwards, you will have free time to tour Waalwijk.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:35 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 4 p.m.
Cost: € 57,50 p.p. (incl. entrance with coffee or tea and some goodies, lunch and free time in Waalwijk) (€ 10,- discount with Museum year card)


Den Bosch

Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Friday, Aug. 23

"That goes to den Bosch.... Sweet Sweet Gerritje"   

And indeed, we go to Den Bosch and start at Bakkerij Royal where we get coffee/tea with a Bossche bol. That will be enjoyable.

Then we will take a scenic cruise and, of course, have lunch on board.

After the cruise, you will have another hour of free time to see Den Bosch.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:35 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

8:50 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 62, - p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with Bossche bol, cruise with lunch)

The Zaanse Schans

Tuesday, Sept. 3 and Thursday, Sept. 5

We drive to the Zaanse Schans. Here we will have coffee and cake and have free time.

The Zaanse Schans is a unique piece of the Netherlands, with wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops from the Netherlands of the 17th and 18th centuries. Discover the historic live-work heritage with houses, crafts and mills anno 1850.

Around noon we will enjoy a Dutch coffee table.

After lunch we leave for IJmuiden for a cruise. A cruise through the bustling ports of IJmuiden, past the Fort Island and, if the weather is favorable, also along the North Sea coast.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:35 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

8:55 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan)

Return: 3.30 p.m.
Cost: € 60,- p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with cake, free time, Dutch coffee table and a round trip in the port of IJmuiden)

Garden Festival HEX in Belgium

Saturday, September 7

Castle Hex is a meeting place for lovers of garden, horticulture and nature.

The annual garden days/plant fair are an opportunity for many to discover special plants in a relaxed atmosphere and to seek advice from growers and specialists.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

Return: approx. 3:30 p.m.
 Cost: € 50, - p.p. (incl. admission )

3-Day Drenthe

Tuesday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 26

Day 1:
First we go to the De Otterskooi in Giethoorn, where we start with coffee/tea with cake. Then we take a nice boat tour and afterwards we also use lunch here. At the end of the afternoon we arrive at Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof where we have dinner, overnight and breakfast.

Day 2:
In the morning we leave for Veendam Station where we will take the Museum Railway STAR to Stadskanaal. During the ride we get coffee with STAR pastries. After the ride you can also visit the museum.
Then we drive to Bourtange where we have lunch in 's Lands Huys. Then you have free time to see this beautiful town.

Day 3:
Today we first visit De Proefkolonie, a museum in Frederiksoord. Here we will have coffee/tea with cake. We visit the museum where we are shown a film about the origins of De Proefkolonie. After lunch we make another tour with a nostalgic colony streetcar, of course with a guide.

 Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof

Cost: € 390, - p.p. Double room with shower and toilet
470,- p.p. single room with shower and toilet

You must take out your own travel/cancellation insurance.
Information/subscription at Riet 06 - 103 747 24(dagtocht@doelen.net)

Pay by cash or bank before Aug. 26

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:40 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: Day 3: 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Includes: two nights' accommodation at Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof with breakfast and dinner, lunch, coffee/tea with cake, coffee table, museum entrance and various tours.


3-Day Drenthe

Tuesday, Oct. 1 through Thursday, Oct. 3

Day 1:
First we go to the De Otterskooi in Giethoorn, where we start with coffee/tea with cake. Then we take a nice boat tour and afterwards we also use lunch here. At the end of the afternoon we arrive at Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof where we have dinner, overnight and breakfast.

Day 2:
In the morning we leave for Veendam Station where we will take the Museum Railway STAR to Stadskanaal. During the ride we get coffee with STAR pastries. After the ride you can also visit the museum.
Then we drive to Bourtange where we have lunch in 's Lands Huys. Then you have free time to see this beautiful town.

Day 3:
Today we first visit De Proefkolonie, a museum in Frederiksoord. Here we will have coffee/tea with cake. We visit the museum where we are shown a film about the origins of De Proefkolonie. After lunch we make another tour with a nostalgic colony streetcar, of course with a guide.

 Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof

Cost: € 390, - p.p. Double room with shower and toilet
470,- p.p. single room with shower and toilet

You must take out your own travel/cancellation insurance.
Information/subscription at Riet 06 - 103 747 24(dagtocht@doelen.net)

Pay by cash or bank before Aug. 26

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

8:40 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: Day 3: 2:30 p.m.
Cost: Includes: two nights' accommodation at Hotel Restaurant Eeserhof with breakfast and dinner, lunch, coffee/tea with cake, coffee table, museum entrance and various tours.

Museum Hoeksche Waard

Friday, Oct. 18

This really is an amazing museum farmhouse, complete with elevator, disabled toilet, underfloor heating and amazing "Skywalk", from here you have wonderful views of the giant illuminated thatched roof with old rafters and trusses.

Each visit begins with coffee and cake, a round of introductions by the 'residents' and ends in the grocery store. Here everyone in the group is given another bag of "old Dutch" candy to put on the bus on the way back.

Inside the museum, figures in historical costume walk and tell stories.

For lunch we go to Hoek van Holland to The Boys.

 

 

Departures:

8:30 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:45 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

9:05 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9:25 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3 p.m.
Cost: € 58, - p.p. (incl. coffee/tea with cake, entrance and lunch)


The Pans

Friday, Nov. 8 and 15

In the morning we visit Intratuin Duiven where everything is already in the Christmas atmosphere. Christmas is a festival of lights, so it is important to decorate! All those twinkling Christmas lights transform the garden and living room into a magical place. Explore the radiant Christmas lights department among others here in the store.

Then we will go to Kriebelz where we will enjoy "eating with the pans.

 

 

 

Departures:

8:30 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:45 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

9:05 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9:20 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3 p.m.
Cost: € 50, - p.p. (including 'eating with the pans')

Christmas market Brussels

Wednesday, December 11

Around Christmas time, Brussels hosts a wonderful Christmas market with over two hundred and forty stalls!

Especially for culinary delights, you are in the right place. Part of the market is on the Grote Markt, along with the huge Christmas tree and nativity scene.

Then, a cascade of lights shows you the way to the other part of the market at the foot of the Sainte Cathérine church, in the square that locals in Brussels call the Vismet.

Departures:

8 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

8:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

Return: 4 p.m.
Cost: €35.00 p.p.


Christmas at Cannenburch Castle

Friday, Dec. 13

Today we visit the castle which is completely decorated in Christmas atmosphere. There is also a Christmas market on the grounds in front of the castle.

We will begin with lunch at the Coach House.
Then we will tour the castle and then wander around the Christmas market.

Our lunch consists of richly filled pea soup with rye bread and bread with spreads.

Departures:

9 a.m. Aalsmeer, Dreef

9:15 a.m. Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

9:35 a.m. Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9:50 a.m. Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3 p.m.
Cost: € 50, - p.p. (incl. entrance, richly filled pea soup with rye bread and bread with spreads)

Christmas Clogs

Executed day trip

We are going to Klompenmakerij Den Dekker in Dussen. When you enter here, you step back into nostalgic times. The reception area also houses the store and museum.
We start with coffee/tea with cake. Then there will be time to browse around the clog-making shop.

Then we will have lunch and around the clock of 13:30 we will start the workshop, where you will make a Christmas arrangement in a wooden shoe using offered Christmas and decoration materials. You may of course take the Christmas arrangement home with you.

Departures:

8.30 a.m. - Aalsmeer, Dreef

8.45 a.m. - Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stamin

9.05 a.m. - Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

9.20 a.m. - Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

Return: 3 p.m.
Cost: € 57,50 p.p. (Incl. coffee/tea with cake, lunch and a Christmas arrangement made in a wooden shoe)


Amsterdam Light Festival - canal cruise

Executed day trip

During this twelfth season of the Light Festival Amsterdam, you will be taken into the world of imagination. Imagination allows you to imagine the future the way you want it. Dream along and transcend the here and now. Be inspired by the light artworks. Are there talking lights, virtual bridges and does water flow upwards? Go on a voyage of discovery through the Amsterdam canals.

The Amsterdam Light Festival is best experienced from the canals of Amsterdam.

Departures:

3:15 p.m. - Aalsmeer, Dreef

3:30 p.m. - Hoofddorp, Burg. van Stam Square

3:50 p.m. - Badhoevedorp, Zeemanlaan (t.h.v. AH)

4:05 p.m. - Zwanenburg, Dennenlaan

Return: 6:30 p.m.
Cost: € 35, - p.p. (Includes an hour and a half of boating)


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