Your school pro-training football tour to AZ Alkmaar offers your footballers the opportunity to experience life in the Eredivisie.

AZ Alkmaar have won the Eredivisie twice and have scooped the KNVB Cup four times. Your group will enjoy training sessions with AZ Alkmaar’s own youth coaches, at the club’s world class training facility, the AFAS Training Complex.

You’ll also enjoy a stadium tour and you’ll be able to test your team’s improved skills against local opposition in a friendly fixture. Plus, you can choose to add tickets to see live Eredivisie action, subject to match schedules and ticket availability.

Suggested Itinerary (4 days, 3 nights)

Day Morning Summary Afternoon Summary Evening Summary
1

Depart for the Netherlands

Arrive in resort

Evening meal at accommodation

2

Breakfast

First pro-training session with AZ Alkmaar coaches

Lunch on site

AZ Alkmaar stadium tour

Optional opportunity to watch live Eredivisie action (subject to match schedules and ticket availability)

Evening meal at accommodation

3

Breakfast

Second pro-training session with AZ Alkmaar coaches

Lunch on site

Free time in the afternoon for sightseeing in Amsterdam

Friendly fixture against local opposition

Evening meal at accommodation

4

Breakfast and check out of accommodation

Start your journey back to the UK

Arrive home

4 days, 3 nights Price from £360 pp
  • 3 nights' half-board accommodation
  • 49-seater exectutive coach
  • Return Channel ferry crossings
  • x2 lunches on training days
  • Arrangement of 1 friendly fixture per team against local opposition (based on a maximum of 2 teams)
  • x2 professional training sessions with AZ Alkmaar coaches
  • AZ Alkmaar stadium tour
  • Free staff place ratio 1:8
  • Detailed information pack
  • Itinerary planning service
  • Access to Vamoos - our easy to use travel app
  • Motorway tolls and taxes
  • VAT at current rates to tour operators

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