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Tour to the Netherlands: Rembrandt, Tulips and Music

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1329 € 147.67 € per person/day
Walk along the canals of Amsterdam and observe distinctive Dutch architecture
Admire masterpieces of Dutch Golden age in Rijksmuseum and in Mauritshuis
Have a lecture on etching techniques in Rembrandt House in Amsterdam
Visit Van Gogh museum – world's largest repository of artist’s works
Enjoy classical music in Concertgebouw, one of the best concert halls in the world
Explore Amsterdam from the water level by a cruise along the canals
Explore St.Bavo Cathedral and 16 c. hofjes of Haarlem
Watch the blue-white pottery production at Royal Delftware Manufactory
Be awed by the majesty of the Keukenhof Flower Gardens

Tour to the Netherlands: Rembrandt, Tulips and Music

Enjoy Amsterdam with its numerous canals and beautiful narrow houses. We will meet closely the great Dutch 17th century painting and admire the masterpieces of Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, Sten, Rijsdal, and others. We will learn about Van Gogh’s short and tragic life and see his “Potato Eaters”, “Sunflowers”, “Sleeping Arles” and other works.

Travel in the country and see the medieval hofjes of Haarlem and watch producing famous blue-white pottery in Delft.

Enjoy Keukenhof Flower Park, known as the “Garden of Europe”, which has over 7 million tulips and other flowers. You will experience the most beautiful impressions of the combination of nature, colors and human fantasy.

We will listen to classical music concerts in the world-famous Concertgebouw Hall. Explore night Amsterdam and stroll along its narrow streets, including the Red-Light District. We will end our stay in the Dutch capital with a spectacular cruise through the canals of Amsterdam.

Dress code

Comfortable shoes, light jackets, umbrella, clothes for evening concerts

Age

18-95

Trip Conditions

Temperate
Activity Level 3
9 Days
8 Nights

Trip Conditions

Temperate
Activity Level 3
9 Days
8 Nights

Tour Highlights

9 days in the Netherlands
Centrally located 4 star hotel
Classical music concerts
Cruise along the canals
First Class Vehicle for all the transfers
Four cities: Amsterdam/The Hague/Haarlem/Delft
Great Fine Arts collections
Personal tour guide
Two countrysides: Keukenhof and Zaanse Schans
World-famous flower garden
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Tour Plan

Day 1 Arrival – Tour of Amsterdam
Day 2 Amsterdam – Rembrandt, Vermeer and other great Dutch artists
Day 3 Amsterdam – Tour to Keukenhof
Day 4 Amsterdam – Van Gogh museum
Day 5 Amsterdam – Tour to Zaanse Schans and Haarlem
Day 6 Tour of Amsterdam
Day 7 Amsterdam – Tour to the Hague and Delft
Day 8 Canal tour of Amsterdam
Day 9 Amsterdam – Goodbye Rembrandt
Day 1

Arrival – Tour of Amsterdam

Arrival to  Schiphol airport near Amsterdam. On the way to the hotel a sightseeing tour of the first acquaintance with the Dutch capital. You will be impressed by the numerous canals and bridges making this city so unique and beautiful, enjoy its exceptional architecture, houses of only 2-3 windows width, see the famous churches, enter some internal courtyards, surprisingly green. You will see thousands of cyclists and you will find out a particular cosmopolitan atmosphere of Amsterdam. After the arrangements and the rest a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

Amsterdam – Rembrandt, Vermeer and other great Dutch artists

After breakfast visit Rijksmuseum, Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history, one of the most famous galleries in the world. The museum house was built in 1885 in a combined style of gothic and baroque. The rich collection of the museum contains first of all the masterpieces of the 17th c. Dutch Golden age.  Jan Bruegel, Jacob van Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Anthony Van Duyk, Pieter de Hooch, Jan Steen and, of course, great Rembrandt and Vermeer.

We will pay particular attention to the analysis of the great masterpieces of Rembrandt such as “Night Watch“, “Jewish bride“, “Conspiracy of the Batavians”, his self-portraits and also to the “Milkmaid” and “Woman reading a letter” of Johannes Vermeer. Rijksmuseum also has a great collection of etchings and prints of Rembrandt and other artists. After the coffee break, visit the 19-20 c. art section of the museum and admire the paintings of Van Gogh, Breitner, Vaisenbroch, Mauve, and others. We’ll finish our visit to Rijksmuseum at the exhibition of Meissen porcelain and Art Nouveau glass pieces. Back to the hotel for rest before the evening performance at the Dutch opera.

Day 3

Amsterdam – Tour to Keukenhof

This morning we continue exploring Rembrandt’s life in Amsterdam by the visit to his house where he spent his best years. We’ll see the authentic furniture of the 17th c., get an idea about his exceptionally diverse collection of sculptures, clothes, stuffed animals, etc., climb to the upper floor to see his studio and get a lesson in the art and technique of etching. Afterwards, visit the famous Portuguese Synagogue and learn about the Sephardic Jewish community in Amsterdam. In the afternoon drive to Keukenhof, also known as the “Garden of Europe”, one of the world’s largest flower gardens. Over 7 million flower bulbs are planted annually in the park, which covers an area of 32 hectares (79 acres).  Back to Amsterdam. In the evening, a classical music concert in the famous Concertgebouw.

Day 4

Amsterdam – Van Gogh museum

Today we visit Van Gogh Museum, having the biggest in the world collection of the works of the genius artist. We’ll follow all the periods of his short and tragic life, learn about the artists that had an influence on Van Gogh and admire his great works, such as “The Potato Eaters”, “Bedroom in Arles”, “Sunflowers”,  “WheatField with Crows” and many others. Back to the hotel for rest before the evening concert in the Concertgebouw.

Day 5

Amsterdam – Tour to Zaanse Schans and Haarlem

Morning drive to the village Zaanse Schans. It has a collection of well-preserved historic windmills, the landmark of Holland. Walking in the village to see the functioning windmills and visit workshops of different crafts. Continue to the city of Haarlem. Walking in the Old town founded in the 12th c., see the Market square, the Old City hall, visit Grote Kerk, St.Bavo church constructed in the typical Gothic style. In the church, we’ll see and maybe even listen to the music of the famous organ which G.F.Handel and 10 years old Mozart played. In the afternoon visit to Frans Hals museum to enjoy the great portraits of the famous native of Haarlem. Finish our visit by walking along the picturesque canals and in the tiny cozy courtyards, some of them going back to the 16th c. Back to the hotel. Later on a walking by night Amsterdam, including the world-renowned Red Lights district.

Day 6

Tour of Amsterdam

After breakfast visit the Anne Frank House, one of the most visited sites in the world. We’ll learn about the life in the hiding place of a 13-year-old girl, which wrote an amazing diary, a witness of the tragic fate of the Jewish people during WWII. Visit the neighboring Westerkerk (Western Church) where great Rembrandt was buried in 1669. Walking along the colorful canals Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, and Herengracht with their authentic 16-17 cc houses, see the former Begijnhof convent. From there continue to the heart of the city, Dam square. Visit the former City hall, today the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. In the evening music event of the day.

Day 7

Amsterdam – Tour to the Hague and Delft

Morning drive to the Hague, the seat of the States General (Dutch Parliament) and of the Royal Family. In the Hague, you will be impressed by the combination of the 17th century Renaissance architecture and 18th c. Baroque style houses with modern steel and glass constructions. Visit Mauritshuis, an art museum having an excellent collection of the masterpieces of Rubens, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Dyck, Steen, and others. Afterward drive to Delft to visit Royal Dutch Delftware Manufactory, producing famous blue and white pottery from the 17th c. During your visit, you will have the chance to see a master painter at work and view the presentation of the history and production of Delftware. Drive back to Amsterdam. Evening free for self-exploring the city.

Day 8

Canal tour of Amsterdam

In the morning walking at the flower market of Amsterdam. Then visit the Stedelijk Museum of modern art, contemporary art, and design. You will admire the works of Corot, Courbet, Cézanne, Van Gogh, Breitner and Jongkind, a remarkable collection of paintings by the Russian artist Kazimir Malevich, as well as Dutch Piet Mondrian and Gerrit Rietveld and works of the artistic movement De Stijl. We will finish our tour in Amsterdam by exploring the city from the water level. A 1.5-hour cruise along Amstel river and the numerous canals of the capital of the Netherlands. Back to the hotel for rest and the farewell dinner.

Day 9

Amsterdam – Goodbye Rembrandt

“Tour to the Netherlands: Rembrandt, Tulips, and Music” is coming to an end, so we suggest a free morning for independent activities. Depart from Amsterdam at Rembrandt Square, a major square in the center of Amsterdam. You will view a bronze-cast representation of Rembrandt’s most famous painting, “The Night Watch“, designed by Russian artists Mikhail Dronov and Alexander Taratynov. Drive to the airport for the flight back home.

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Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival – Tour of Amsterdam

Day 2. Amsterdam – Rembrandt, Vermeer and other great Dutch artists

Day 3. Amsterdam – Tour to Keukenhof

Day 4. Amsterdam – Van Gogh museum

Day 5. Amsterdam – Tour to Zaanse Schans and Haarlem

Day 6. Tour of Amsterdam

Day 7. Amsterdam – Tour to the Hague and Delft

Day 8. Canal tour of Amsterdam

Day 9. Amsterdam – Goodbye Rembrandt

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