Amsterdam Art and Design

3 days/2 nights

From only £179pp

Overview

3 days/2 nights From only £179pp

Discover the golden age of Dutch art and contemporary European classics on this tour. With over 50 art museums, covering a wide spectrum of arts this tour provides an ideal opportunity for your students to develop ideas from first hand observations, taking inspiration from renowned artists. The Stedelijk Museum and the Rijksmuseum have developed a range of tours and sessions to complement classroom practices.

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 school for midday ferry crossing. Arrive in Amsterdam Optional: Canal cruise. Evening meal at local restaurant

  • Day 2

    Rijksmuseum (Dutch Golden Age + Asian art collection). Stedelijk Museum Contemporary art) Optional: Art workshop. Evening meal at Hard Rock Café

  • Day 3

    Optional: Van Gogh Museum. Depart for UK. Arrive back at school

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!