Spend Easter weekend playing football in the Netherlands!

Sassenheim is on the west coast of the Netherlands, one of the three host areas for the Easter Open tournament. Just a short hop from the beaches of the North Sea coastline, it’s a great choice for a family seaside break.

Friday 15th April – Monday 18th April 2022

Packages from
£295 per person

*Price based on 47 paying passengers and 1 free place

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The Easter Open West tournament is played across three different sports grounds – Sassenheim, Lisse and Noordwijkerhout – which are all within 15 minutes of each other.

The tournament is open to boys teams aged U8 to U19, and attracts over 600 teams from 16 different countries, making for a busy weekend with groups playing up to 5 matches per day.


Represent your club and country


Team entry fee included in price

under 8

Boys teams aged U8 to U19


Friendly matches can be arranged

Awards night and trophies

Post tournament awards presentation


Option to travel by coach or flight

European Age Groups

Boys Age Group FormatBirth Dates
U74-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2015
U87-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2014
U97-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2013
U107-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2012
U117 or 8-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2011
U128-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2010
U13 11-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2009
U1411-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2008
U1511-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2007
U1611-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2006
U1711-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2005
U1911-a-side Born on or after 1st January 2004

 Dispensation for players born between September and December:
Easter Open – 3 players in the squad 

What to Expect

Day 1: Arrive Netherlands & check in. Rest of the day exploring the area at your leisure.

Day 2: Tournament begins today & spend the remainder of your day at leisure.

Day 3: Remainder of group games! Celebratory awards presentation follows.

Day 4: Time to begin your return journey home.


What's included in your package

3 nights’ accommodation

On a self-catering basis

Travel to the tournament

By coach or air

Awards ceremony

With trophy presentations and medals issued to all participants

Use of facilities

Make the most of what your accommodation has to offer

Manage your booking online

Access to our online booking management system

Why not treat yourself to an upgrade?

Want to make your time away more special? Whatever your thoughts are start talking to us and we’ll do everything we can to help.

Get in touch and we’ll discuss your needs


Center Parcs Zandvoort has always been a firm favourite for our football tours because of the excellent accommodation, luxurious facilities and the perfect seaside location. Situated just 30 minutes from Amsterdam, it’s easy to access and based in a great location for both tournaments and friendlies.

The on-site facilities are outstanding and there are a number of nearby attractions, including Walibi Theme Park and the Ajax Football Stadium.


  • 6 or 8 Berth Bungalows  
  • Spacious dining/lounge area with Satellite TV  
  • Private patio with outdoor furniture  
  • 1 or 2 bathrooms  
  • Twin Rooms 
Centre Parcs Zandvoort
Centre Parcs Zandvoort
Centre Parcs Zandvoort
Centre Parcs Zandvoort
Centre Parcs Zandvoort

Book your tournament

Like what you see and want to start planning? The best way to get things moving is by speaking to one of our tournament advisors on 01708 565014 or by filling in an enquiry form online.

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Easter Open

Things to do in the Netherlands

With this tournament being based in Sassenheim, you are just a 40 minute drive from Amsterdam, the Netherlands’ capital city. There you’ll find many well-known tourist highlights and attractions.

What are your team waiting for? The Netherlands is calling you!

The Netherlands highlights

    • Anne Frank House
    • Van Gogh Museum
    • Honden strand Beach
    • Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum
    • Amsterdam Catacombs
    • City canal cruise

Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Honden strand Beach


City canal cruise

City canal cruise

“We have used Sports Tours three times now and found you very helpful and friendly. We have already enquired about details for next year.”


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Don’t fancy a tournament but want to get away as a team? We’ve got you covered! From friendly fixtures to exciting excursions, we’ll offer an unforgettable experience for the whole team.