General Rugby Festival Information
The Hilversum Festival draws its entrants from a range of countries and provides a fine example of how the Dutch embrace youth rugby and enjoy the social side of the game. Burleigh Travel have been arranging tours to this event for over 15 years and work very closely with the rugby club throughout the year.
Your group will be based in one of our popular holiday parks in Holland that boasts a wide range of activities, which are sure to keep your group entertained throughout the duration of your stay. This safe and secure environment also offers a bar and restaurant for the older members to enjoy.
Your Rugby Tour Itinerary
Friday 15th April 2022
Depart your club by coach where you will travel to Dover for your morning or early afternoon ferry crossing to Calais. The crossing will take approximately 1½ hours and once in France your coach will transfer you to your accommodation in Holland where the remainder of the evening will be free to make use of the facilities on the complex or explore the local area.
Saturday 16th April 2022
The morning will be free to make further use of the park’s facilities before you will travel to a local rugby club for your first rugby fixture of your tour.
Once the after match celebrations are complete and you have experienced what the Dutch commonly refer to the ‘3rd half’ and enjoyed the hospitality of your hosts, you will return to your accommodation form where you will continue your celebrations or alternatively a visit to a ten pin bowling alley or go-karting can be arranged.
Sunday 17th April 2022
You will travel to the Hilversum Youth Tournament for a feast of youth rugby. There are onsite catering facilitates and the bar will be open all day for parents to relax in between your games.
This youth rugby tournament is well established and you are likely to compete against teams from around the world before celebrating with them in the lively post match hospitality and having the opportunity to enjoy an end of tournament meal with your fellow competitors.
Monday 18th April 2022
You will have the day free until you travel to the port for your late afternoon return sailing, arriving in Dover approximately 1 ½ hours later to complete your journey home.
It is also possible to include activities such as Theme Park visits, Go Karting and Stadium Tours within your itinerary.
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To find out more information about this festival and see how the weekend would be laid out for your team you can download a sample 2022 rugby tour itinerary.
Alternative accommodation types are available for older rugby teams; contact our Rugby Tour Co-ordinators for further information.