Eurovision Song Contest 2020 - from May 11 until May 17


Schedule and program description


In the following you will find suggestions for your Eurovision Song Contest 2020 experience in Amsterdam! 

To plan a wonderful trip and to get a quote, please contact us directly: info@voyemo.com

 

11/05/20  Monday

GETTING READY

 

Independent arrival to your hotel and welcome drink. Rest of the night free for party.

Rainbow Tips:  We can provide you with Private Transfers.

 

12/05/20  Tuesday

GAILY EXCURSION to THE HAGUE & 1st SEMIFINAL EUROVISION 2020

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards the splendid Den Hague. Meeting with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide and be ready to enjoy the city. At the Hofvijver is the Courtrea and the ancient village Die Haghe. Walk along the Binnenhof, where the counts had their homes. Walk through the narrow streets of the old village with the medieval Big (Grote) Church at the Centre and the chic Voorhout with its city palaces. Let yourself be surprised by the stories about the beautiful city centre of the Hague. After the visit and lunch on your own to taste local food, enter also to Madurodam, the miniature theme park and the ultimate place to discover what makes Holland so unique within a short period of time. Canal houses, tulip fields, cheese market, a wooden shoes factory, windmills, the Peace Palace, the Delta Works: you will find them all in Madurodam ! Free time in the late afternoon for shopping and individual visits. If you will choose to take part to Eurovision Song Contest Semifinal, move to Rotterdam and enjoy the show ! Rest of the night free for party and return to Amsterdam on your own. Overnight at your hotel.

 

13/05/20  Wednesday

GAILY EXCURSION to ZAANSE SCHANS, MARKEN & VOLENDAM

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken for a windmill tour. Admire a classic line-up of authentic windmills, and watch a shoemaker fashion wooden clogs using traditional methods. Zaanse Schans is an historical heritage site that was established as a place to preserve windmills, artisan crafts and old Zaanse homes. This area is famous for its typical 18th and 19th Century architecture. View the live demonstrations of artisan activities like clump making. After our visit to Zaanse Schans, continue to Marken to see traditional fishing boats and visit a dairy for a demonstration and samples. Observe traditional clogs being made at a local shoemaker. Afterwards welcome to the picturesque fishermen's village of Volendam. Visitors from around the world head to Volendam to admire the small colorful houses, the boats in the harbor and the Volendammers in their traditional Dutch clothes. Our guide will take you on a short stroll to see the highlights that Volendam has to offer. After the visit free time for lunch to taste local specialties and afternoon for shopping and individual visits. Back to Amsterdam and dinner on your own. Rest of the night free for party. Overnight at your hotel.

 

14/05/20  Thursday

GAILY TOUR in AMSTERDAM (GAY TOUR) & 2nd SEMIFINAL EUROVISION 2020

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Together with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide, you will discover the magic and the secrets of the city! Discover the vibrant city of Amsterdam together with our LGBT Friendly Tour Guide and explore some of its most famous symbols like the spectacular charming Jordaan District and the hidden Begijnhof. Learn more about the birth of the city on the river Amstel to the glorious Golden Age. Observe Amsterdam's Canals which became a UNESCO World Heritage in 2010 and they are formed by draining swampland to create a canal network of concentric arcs. Reach the breathtaking Dam Square, home to the Royal Palace and 15th-century Nieuwe Kerk where many Dutch naval heroes are buried. Did you ever heard about "HomoMunument" of Amsterdam? Discover the secrets behind this symbol for LGBT victims who lost their lives during World War II and many other stories linked to this precious city. Amsterdam has been the first country where same sex marriages became legal and in the roaring 80's and 90's, it turned into the LGBT capital of the world. Lunch on your own to taste local specialties. Free time in the afternoon for individual visits and shopping. If you will choose to take part to Eurovision Song Contest Semifinal, move to Rotterdam and enjoy the show ! Rest of the night free for party and return to Amsterdam on your own. Overnight at your hotel.

 

15/05/20  Friday

GAILY EXCURSION to BRUSSELS (GAY TOUR)

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards the splendid Brussels. Meeting with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide and be ready to discover the spectaculous landmarks and monuments of Brussels. Start your walking tour from the Park of Brussels, where you’ll find the Royal Palace. Continue to the Place Royale, an historic square with a beautiful statue. Walk to the Meeting Center and Mont des Arts with its gigantic clock (or carillon) and bells. The clock is surrounded by twelve historical figures from Belgian history and perched above it is a bourgeois figure, the Jacquemart, who rings a large bell. Explore the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula. Then reach and observe the medieval majesty of the Market Square and take a look to the remarkable façade of the City Hall. Finally arrive to the small, bronze statue/fountain of a little boy peeing, Mannequin Pis, which has become a national landmark. After the visit lunch on your own to taste local specialties. Free time in the afternoon for shopping and individual visits. Back to Amsterdam and rest of the day and night free for party. Overnight at your hotel.

 

16/05/20  Saturday

GAILY EXCURSION to ROTTERDAM & EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2020 GRAND FINAL  

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Departure towards the futuristic Rotterdam. Meeting with your LGBT Friendly Tour Guide and Start at CS Rotterdam with an introduction about the history and postwar development of the Rotterdam after the bombardment, the Theater square and the modernist monument shopping area the Lijnbaan. Then you will enter ‘pink’ Rotterdam, or the ‘gay triangle’ of the city. Within the area of Churchillplein, Westblaak, Mauritsweg, van Oldebarneveldtstraat are located most of the bars, café's and restaurants of the LGBT scene. Then continue trough the city architecture and historic highlights - Timmerhuis, designed by OMA world famous architects, and the Markthal. You will visit the monument of Pim Fortuyn, an openly homosexual controversial centre-right politician, assassinated in 2002. The tour will also include the entrance ticket in the Cube Houses - one of the main architecture landmarks of Rotterdam. The tour ends on the waterfront, presenting the high-end modern architecture on the South bank of the river Maas. Lunch on your own to taste local specialties. Free time in the afternoon for individual visits and shopping. Gather your strength for the highlight event of the week, the Grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest ! Rest of the night free for party and return to Amsterdam on your own. Overnight at your hotel.

 

17/05/20  Sunday

GOODBYE

 

Breakfast at the hotel. Independent departure.

Rainbow Tips: We can provide you Private Transfers.