Skip to content
BOOK ONLINE NOW or call us on 01268 777777
Zundert, the Liberation Flower Parade

Zundert, the Liberation Flower Parade

Founded in 1936, Bloemencorso Zundert has grown to become the largest flower parade in the world! It takes place on the first Sunday every September and has transformed into a massive spectacle with giant, fantastical floats built by local residents, each competing to be crowned champion of the year. Thousands of flowers are used to decorate the floats into the elaborate displays we see - uniquely only dahlias are ever used, with over 600,000 grown locally just to be used in the parade!

Day 1

Depart home area and travel to Folkestone for our Eurotunnel crossing. Afterwards we travel to the hotel in the Netherlands, stopping in Ypres for lunch to be purchased. Ypres has many cafes and restaurants to choose from and we could also try some of the world-famous Belgian chocolates! We will find different chocolate confectioners on the Market Square We arrive at the hotel where dinner is served this evening.

D

Day 2

Visit the Zundert Flower Parade today. Originally to honour Queen Wilhelmina’s birthday with modest horse-drawn floats and decorated bicycles, it has since grown into a massive spectacle with giant, fantastical floats built by residents of 20 hamlets around Zundert who compete to be crowned champion for the year. The floats are interspersed with marching troupes and bands. The side streets are filled by a huge street market selling everything from tulip bulbs to waffles.

B, D

Day 3

After breakfast return to Calais for the Eurotunnel crossing to Folkestone, stopping in Ostend for lunch to be purchased. Ostend is a popular seaside town with many shops and cafes. Arrive back to home area early evening.

B

B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

GOLDEN TULIP KEYSER BREDA ****

In the vibrant city of Breda, Golden Tulip Keyser Breda Centre awaits you a warm welcome. You will experience the warm hospitality and the comfort of a 4-star family hotel.

 

AT A GLANCE

  • Return P&O Ferry crossing

  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome cocktail on arrival at the bar

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Tribune seating ticket to the Zundert Flower Parade

 

Passports are required.

 

TRAVEL OPTIONS

Upgrade your room (subject to availability). Supplements apply, call 01268 777 777, option 1

 

GROUP BOOKINGS

If you book 20 places all together on a day excursion, short break or holiday ONE GOES FREE

It is not possible to display the home pick-ups map because JavaScript is disabled in your web browser.

JavaScript Information

The map below can be used to check the price of a home pick-up. The map shows the price bands for each area we service. To check the price from your address either click your street on the map or enter your postcode or city/town and click the 'Check Price' button.

Check Price
Loading
Home Pick-up Pricing Key:
£35.00
£30.00
£25.00
£20.00
£15.00
£10.00
£0.00

Please find below our pick up points (not all pick up points will be available on all departure dates). View the pick-up point you require, then you’ll see a list of dates which are/aren’t available from your pick up point.

Please find below our pick up points (not all pick up points will be available on all departure dates). View the pick-up point you require, then you’ll see a list of dates which are/aren’t available from your pick up point.

Loading
Name Address Contact Details Times
Barking Station Parade, IG11 8TU
View
Barkingside Fullwell Cross, Bus Stop A - IG6 2EA
View
Basildon Cherrydown East Bus Stop, Basildon
View
Brentwood Brentwood, Outside The Dairyman
View
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop, London Road
View
Chelmsford Victoria Road Victoria Road CM1 1JR
View
Collier Row White Hart Lane - Bus Stop out Tythe Court RM7 8LZ
View
Corringham Town Centre Gordon Road, Bus Stop opposite Colbourne Close
View
Cranham Front Lane/Moor Lane Junction Bus Stop RM14 1XJ
Outside Restaurant Opp. Car Park
View
Dagenham Church Elm Lane, Bus Stop L - RM10 9QS
View
Depot Depot, Princess Road, Rayleigh
View
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
View
Harold Wood Bus Stop A, Gubbins Lane, RM3 0DR
View
Hockley Spa Hockley Spa, Bus Stop outside the Library
View
Holiday Inn, Brentwood Holiday Inn Brentwood
View
Hornchurch. Hornchurch Town Centre, outside Sutton Arms
View
Hutton Hutton, Bus Stop just past the Chequers Pub
View
Ilford Ilford, Bus Stop outside 6 Clements Road, IG1 1BA
View
Kavanaghs Rd Kavanaghs Road/London Road, Brentwood
View
Palace Theatre Palace Theatre Bus Stop
View
Pitsea Outside Gala Bingo Hall, Pitsea
View
Queensway Queensway Bus Stop (Behind the Odeon Cinema)
View
Rayleigh Stn Rayleigh Railway Station
View
Romford St Edwards Way - Bus Stop H - RM1 3DQ
Out: Romford Shopping Hall
View
Sadlers Farm Bus Stop on A13, just before Sadlers Farm
roundabout, nr Romsey Road
View
Shenfield Stn Shenfield Station, outside Barclays Bank
View
Shepherd & Dog Crays Hill Shepherd & Dog, Crays Hill
View
Shotgate Shotgate Post Office
View
South Green Grange Parade Bus Stop, South Green, Billericay
View
Stanford Rookery Corner Rookery Corner Stanford
View
Sun Corner Sun Corner London Road - Billericay
View
Thames Drive Thames Drive Bus Stop
View
The Elms Bus Stop outside Elms Public House, Leigh on Sea
View
The Oak Grays The Oak Public House, Lodge Lane, Grays
View
Thorpe Bay Stn Thorpe Bay Station, Acacia Drive (opp Station)
View
Thurrock Services, Thurrock Services Coach Park, RM16 3BG
View
Upminster Bus Stop M, St Mary's Lane- Upminster
Outside St.Laurence Church RM14 2QJ
View
Vic Hse Cnr, Rayleigh Rd Vic House Corner, (Rayleigh Road)
View
Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh
View
White Horse White Horse,Southchurch Road, Southend
View
Whittinghams Grg Whittinghams Garage, opp Rochford Railway Station
View
Wickford Halls Corner, opposite Police Station, Wickford
View
Woodford Green Snakes Lane East, Bus Stop R - IG8 7HU
View

Please select the number of passengers that will be travelling

From Price Book Now Call Back Telephone Favourites
03 Sep 2022 £389.00 Loading
Show/Hide Pricing Loading
Loading

Keyword Search

Availability Search

Brochures

Day Excursion Brochure Day Excursion Brochure
UK & Continental Holiday Brochure UK & Continental Holiday Brochure
Kirbys Traveller Kirbys Traveller

Join our Email Club

E-mail


Contact Us

Kirbys Coaches (Rayleigh) Ltd
Princess Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 8HR
01268 777777

This website uses cookies to store essential information. By continuing to browse the website you are agreeing to their use. With your permission we would like use additional cookies. For more information you can view our cookie policy. Select Settings to change your cookie preferences. To allow the use of all cookies select Accept.