Amsterdam Architecture & Urban Planning

4 days/3 nights

From only £179pp

Overview

4 days/3 nights From only £179pp

Innovative new projects such as the development of the Almere Buiten, Unesco status sites and classic works of the Amsterdam School makes this an irresistible tour for Architecture students.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return executive coach travel
  • Executive coach travel
  • Use of the coach during the tour
  • Return ferry crossing via Dover / Calais
  • Accommodation on a half board basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:8 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Depart campus for a midday ferry. Arrive in Amsterdam. Check into accommodation Canal cruise

  • Day 2

    The Amsterdam School Architecture Tour followed by Almere (New Town Tour). Group meal at Hard Rock Cafe.

  • Day 3

    Visit to Hague (post-modernist) followed by a trip to Rotterdam (Broek Bakdna Modernist Designs). Overnight in Rotterdam

  • Day 4

    Free time in Rotterdam. Depart ferry port. Arrive back on Campus.

Accommodation

Enhance your trip

  • Located in the beautiful National Park area, the Kroller Muller Museum is not only a diverse Museum of Art but it also features a unique Sculpture Garden. This Museum is unlike any other and an absolute must-see while in Amsterdam!
  • Get a glimpse of what life for Rembrandt was like as a painter in the mid-17th century by visiting what was his home for 20 years. Widely considered one of the best paint and print artists of the 1800s, Rembrandt’s etchings and collections will leave you in awe.
  • The museum combines a beautiful architecture with a permanent presentation of master pieces by the avant-garde artists of the Cobra movement.
  • Jordaan is known as the art district of Amsterdam due to its many galleries and museums. The Jordaan district is a wonderful trip not only due to its Modern and Contemporary Art collections, but it is home to many quaint restaurants and cafés you don’t want to miss!
  • As one of the most diverse and culturally unique cities in the world, it comes as no surprise that the Urban Art Scene of Amsterdam is unparalleled. Discover all the hidden gems and secrets of the city by taking a guided tour and gain a totally new perspective.
  • The only way to have a truly authentic Amsterdam experience is to cruise through the beautiful city on one of its many notorious canals. Sit back, relax and enjoy all the sites from the comfort of a traditional boat!
  • Dedicated to the life and story of Anne Frank’s years spent in hiding during WWII, the home in which she hid has now been turned into a Museum. Find out more about the incredible story the young girl has told through her personal diary.
  • Step back in time and indulge in some traditional sketching in the historical Begijnhof Gardens hidden in central Amsterdam. Who needs photographs when you could draw your own personal interpretations as a keepsake!