Two weeks ago we returned from our “Europe’s Best Christmas Markets” tour, our last trip for this year. Everyone had a great time, although the visit to Strasburg, which the group decided to go ahead with despite the terrorist attack two days previously, was tinged with sadness. We have uploaded a video of the lighting of the Christmas Read more about Happy New Year[…]
Last weekend we returned from our “Europe’s Best Christmas Markets” tour. Here is a selection of some photos from the tour: Bruges, Belgium Valkenburg, Holland Frankfurt, Germany Nürnberg, Germany Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany Strasbourg, France
Bruges during our escorted motorhome tour “Europe’s Best Christmas Markets” 2018 Visiting the Christmas Markets in Bruges before the welcome dinner of our “Europe‘s Best Christmas Markets” tour. Our restaurant for the welcome dinner at daylight:
Customer Review: Trish, Paul & Dexter, during escorted motorhome tour Springtime in Holland 2018 The tour was perfect. We met Michael of MandA Tours as a stranger and within hours he became a great guide and friend. It was our first trip abroad in our new motorhome and he gave us so much confidence. We look Read more about Customer Review: Trish, Paul & Dexter, Springtime in Holland 2018[…]
Customer Review: Sue & Steve, during escorted motorhome tour Springtime in Holland 2018 Thank you for a wonderful tour. We loved travelling in a group and enjoyed the company of the other members of the group. Having the tour organised saved us hours of planning ourselves. We also liked the reassurance that an “expert” was with Read more about Customer Review: Sue & Steve, Springtime in Holland 2018[…]
Customer Review: Sue & Howard, during escorted motorhome tour Springtime in Holland 2018 This is our second time travelling with MandA Tours and once again the tour was very well organized. The route, welcome dinner and highlights were excellent and we had plenty of opportunity to visit places on route, because the driving distances between Read more about Customer Review: Sue & Howard, Springtime in Holland 2018[…]
Article MMM “Charmed by the beauty of Lake Constance” We have just returned from our “Springtime in Holland” tour. The weather was fantastic, the flowers beautiful and most importantly a good time was had by all. During the trip we uploaded several pictures and two videos on our Facebook page. You might be a reader Read more about Article MMM “Charmed by the beauty of Lake Constance”[…]
Refillable Gas Bottles As winter this year does not seem to want to end we thought it might be a good idea to write about the ideal gas supply for your motorhome. When we bought our first motorhome we began like most people by purchasing regular gas bottles. We even bought an aluminium gas Read more about Refillable Gas Bottles[…]
2018 Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show – Special Show Discount The Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show will be taking place from 20th – 25th February 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham and MandA Tours will be in Hall 4 Stand 4514. Come and meet us personally and we can talk about our 2018 escorted motorhome Read more about 2018 Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show – Special Show Discount[…]
Tolls in Europe In this post we would like to give you some information about toll roads in Europe and in particular in those countries we travel to. Our “Springtime in Holland” tour starts in Ghent, Belgium before continuing to Amsterdam in Holland. There are no toll roads in either country for motorhomes under 7.5t. Read more about Tolls in Europe[…]
Happy New Year The new year has begun and we are busily getting ready for the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 20th – 25th February 2018 and have already booked our pitch at the temporary campsite. Our stand will be in Hall 4, stand number 4.514. We hope Read more about Happy New Year[…]
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! We would like to wish all our customers, past and present, a very merry christmas and a happy, healthy and peaceful new year. We would like to thank everyone who travelled with us this year and especially those who have booked another tour for next year. We also Read more about Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year![…]
Flower parade and tulips in springtime in Holland As the days get shorter and the weather colder it is the ideal time to start thinking about spring. Our first tour next year, “Springtime in Holland”, takes place from 14th to 28th April 2018. We will be offering this tour for the second consecutive year but Read more about Flower parade and tulips in springtime in Holland[…]
The Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC has started The first 3 days of the Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC in Birmingham have been very successful for us. We have met many potential new customers and also customers who came to say hello or re-book for 2018. We would like to thank everybody Read more about The Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC has started[…]
Visit us at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC We would be happy to talk to you about our 2018 tours at the Motorhome & Caravan Show at the NEC in Birmingham from 17th – 22nd October. Our stand number is 32b at the entrance to Hall 9. We hope to meet many Read more about Visit us at the Motorhome & Caravan Show 2017 at the NEC[…]
Stand is ready for the 2017 Western Motorhome Show in Malvern. We will present our new touring programme for the touring season 2018. Our new tours for 2018 are: “Belgian Break” a one week tour to the most beautiful cities of Belgium: Bruges, Ghent and Brussels. “Amazing Alpine Roads” a two-week tour along the German/Austrian Read more about All set for the 2017 Western Motorhome Show in Malvern[…]
Waiting for boarding on the way to the Malvern Western Motorhome Show Left yesterday for the Malvern Western Motorhome Show 2017 and spent the night at the new Aire in Calais. Tomorrow is set-up for the show. The show starts on Friday and ends Sunday. We will be at stand number 91! Hope to see Read more about Waiting for boarding on the way to the Malvern Western Motorhome Show[…]
Touring Programme 2018 Now Online We have finalised all details for our 2018 tours and the information including dates and prices is now online. We have three exiting new tours: the Belgian Break a one week tour to three of the most beautiful cities in Belgium; the Amazing Alpine Roads tour along the German Austrian border from Lake Constance to Salzburg and the Impressive Read more about Touring Programme 2018 Now Online[…]
We have now fixed all the dates for our 2018 touring programme. The dates are: Springtime in Holland Tour date: Sat. 14th – Sat. 28th April Belgian Break (The ideal tour for first time travellers to Europe) Tour date: Sat. 5th – Sat. 12th May Picturesque Provence Tour date: Sun. 20th May– Read more about Dates touring programme 2018 released[…]
New tours for touring programme 2018 We are currently busy planning our tours for next year. We have decided to offer two new tours. One to the Alps in Germany and Austria and the other one to the lakes and cities of Northern Italy. We intend starting the “Amazing Alpine Roads” tour at Lake Constance Read more about New tours for touring programme 2018[…]
Today we drove from Delft to the beach town of Renesse, where we will spend the last night of our Springtime in Holland tour. On our journey we crossed the dams of the Delta Works, which are one of the seven wonders of the modern world. We cycled in the dunes and walked to Renesse, Read more about Last night of our Springtime in Holland tour in the beach town Renesse[…]
Today some members of the group went on a boat trip to the Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World heritage site with a unique collection of 19 authentic windmills and some went to see the Royal Delft pottery.
We walked through the city of Delft and saw the city getting ready for the most important bank holiday of the Netherlands: Kingsday. Only two days two go until the party starts! 🙂 The historic city of Delft has a lot to offer. Besides the amazing buildings you can visit potteries, like the Royal Delft Pottery, Read more about Delft is getting ready for Kingsday[…]
Today we left the Keukenhof region and moved on to Delft. On the way we had the opportunity to visit the Bloemenveiling, the world largest flower auction in Aalsmeer and to try the famous stroopwafels and cheese in Gouda.
Today the participants of our escorted motorhome tour “Springtime in Holland” cycled through the flower fields to the nearby Keukenhof. After having spent 6-8 hours admiring and taking photos of the flowers at the Keukenhof, we talked about the day sitting in the sun at the campsite.
After having seen the floats stationary and illuminated last evening, we could admire them today during the flower parade. We also saw many marching bands. Some of them started their participation where we stood during the parade. On our Facebook page you can see more photos and a video taken during the flower parade.
During the morning we visited the cheese market in Alkmaar and then continued to our campsite close to the Keukenhof. In the evening we cycled to Noordwijkerhout, to see the floats, which will participate in the flower parade tomorrow.
On the 6th day of our tour “Springtime in Holland” we had one of the tour highlights and the group made their own wooden clog. This was a very demanding task, but everyone was pleased with the final result. We also saw the production process of cheese and had the opportunity to taste and buy Read more about Tour highlight clog making workshop and visit to cheese farm[…]
Amsterdam Island hopping with bikes On our second day in Amsterdam, some of the group enjoyed the beautiful weather and took their bikes for a ride in the recreational park next to the campsite. Others had a second day in Amsterdam to absorb more of this lively city. A view of the campsite from the islands Read more about Amsterdam Island hopping with bikes[…]
Day 4 of our Escorted Motorhome Tour “Springtime in Holland” was a sunny, but cold day in Amsterdam. We saw interesting buildings and floating flower stalls, as well as many many bikes!
After a longer drive from Ghent, we have arrived at our scenic campsite in Amsterdam next to the lake. During the sunny afternoon some explored the region, or relaxed at the motorhome. Tomorrow most of the group will take the bus into the city centre, or cycle into town.
During the first stop of our Springtime in Holland motorhome tour, we had the opportunity to see several markets in the historic city centre of Ghent. The markets were: flowers, live stock, antiques, fruit & vegetables and books. But of course the city has also many historic sites and buildings to see and visit. We Read more about Markets and historic city centre of Ghent[…]
As we had already posted, the former aire right next to the beach and the exit of the port has been closed. A brand new one has been built a bit further in land. It is well equipped with 4 dumping stations and has hard standing. Unfortunately there are no electric hook up points available. Read more about New Aire in Calais now open[…]
All set for the new season! Our motorhome is now ready for the upcoming touring season! Our IVECO Daily has had its annual engine check, the front tyres have been replaced and the springs and shock absorbers renewed. The living area has been spring cleaned, a humidity check carried out and tanks cleaned. We Read more about All set for the new season![…]
Thank you for visiting us at the NEC during the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2017 We would like to thank all of you who visited us on our stand at the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. We were delighted to meet so many of our customers who will be travelling Read more about Thank you for visiting us at the NEC during the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2017[…]
Booking deadline “Springtime in Holland” approaching fast! As you might already know, we typically close our bookings 6 weeks before the beginning of a tour. This allows us to finalise all details with the campsites, restaurants and highlights we reserve for you. Our first tour this year “Springtime in Holland” will take place from Saturday 15th April Read more about Booking deadline “Springtime in Holland” approaching fast![…]
Our stand at the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham is ready to receive our customers. We are looking forward to talk about our 2017 tours at our stand in Hall 4, Stand Number 4514.
Visit us at the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show – £50 Special Show Discount The Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show will be taking place from 21st – 26th February 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. We will be in Hall 4 Stand 4514 and hope that many of you will take the opportunity to come and meet us personally and Read more about Visit us at the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show – £50 Special Show Discount[…]
We are often asked which of our tours we recommend to people wanting to travel to Europe for the first time in their motorhome. Our answer is almost always the same – we recommend our “Springtime in Holland” tour. The start of the tour is only a short and easy 90-mile drive from Calais and the total Read more about “Springtime in Holland” – the ideal tour for “First-timers” to Europe![…]
On all of our tours there are always one or two highlights. For example during our „Majestic Rhine & Moselle River“ tour, we join a boat trip to the Rhine in Flames fireworks and during our „Springtime in Holland“tour we can enjoy the annual flower parade from Noordwijk to Harlem. We also have two group events for train Read more about Highlights for train lovers during our Black Forest and Picturesque Provence Tours[…]
Some of our customers do not yet own a motorhome and decide to rent a motorhome first before buying one. This is a wise decision to first see if they enjoy the idea of a holiday in a motorhome. Another good decision for these first time motorhomers is to join an escorted tour and travel Read more about Rent a motorhome and join our escorted tours[…]
Visit us at the Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show 2017 The Caravan Camping & Motorhome Show will be taking place from 21st – 26th February 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. We will be in Hall 4 Stand 4514. Come and meet us personally and we can talk about our 2017 escorted motorhome tours to Europe.
The New Year has begun, and it is time to start looking forward to Springtime, and to plan your first trip of the year. Join our “Springtime in Holland” tour in April and experience the colors and fragrances of 7 million spring flowering bulbs. The highlights of this tour are: The Keukenhof Gardens and flower parade A clog making workshop Read more about Looking forward to Springtime[…]