Amsterdam… Art and Culture
Find inspiration in the Dutch Masters of Rubens and Rembrandt at the Rijksmuseum and visit the world renowned art collections at the Van Gogh Museum. Travel to The Hague for the Mauritshuis Museum, housing the Royal Cabinet of Paintings and also home to approximately 800 paintings mainly from the Dutch Golden Age with paintings by Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen and Frans Hals amongst others. Explore the laidback and relaxed city of Amsterdam, with its canals, world famous art galleries, museums and historical sights, making it one of the greatest small cities in the world.
The Rijksmuseum • Frans Hals Museum • Mauritshuis Museum • Van Gogh Museum • Amsterdam
Day 1 Short channel crossing and then on to Amsterdam with a possible stop in Bruges or Gent en route.
Day 2 Visit to the The Rijksmuseum whose collections lead through Dutch art and history from the middle ages to the twentieth century. After lunch there's a guided tour of Amsterdam including the Jewish quarter, Dam Square and the Royal Palace and an optional visit to Anne Frank's House.
Day 3 Visit Haarlem and The Hague starting with the Frans Hals Museum. Then it's on to Scheveningen to visit the Panorama Mesdag, by Hendrik Willem Mesdag housed in a purpose-built museum. Next is an afternoon visit to the Mauritshuis Museum, The Hague, containing approximately 800 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age with works by Vermeer and Rembrandt.
Day 4 Visit the Van Gogh Museum, dedicated to his works and those of his contemporaries, the museum houses the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. After lunch there's a canal cruise, one of the most memorable ways of seeing the city, followed by an option to visit the Rembrandt House Museum where Rembrandt worked and lived for 20 years.
Day 5 Return to Calais for a Channel crossing to Dover.
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Best Western Hotel Delphi, Amsterdam
This hotel is located within walking distance of all the main attractions. It offers an intimate atmosphere and personal service. There is a bar and lounge to relax in after a busy day. All bedrooms have modern facilities and are stylishly decorated.
• 4 star • 52 bedrooms
• Free tea and coffee • Free Wi-Fi
Your tour includes:
• 5 days coach services
• Return short Channel crossings
• 4 nights bed and breakfast in Amsterdam
• 2 dinners in local restaurants
• All museum admissions
• Services of a local guide for half day
• Canal cruise
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