Amsterdam's fine art and canals: Enter a world of fine art in Amsterdam with this full day museum tour. In addition to seeing the works of the masters, and a bit of bling, experience the ambience of this inspiring city with a picturesque boat ride through its famous canals.
Skip the queue and head straight the magnificent artwork housed inthe Van Gogh museum. Home to the world´s largest collection of paintings by the famous artist, admire over 200 of his pieces. As part of a small group lead by an educated guide, have a truly informative experience. Sip a cup of coffee in the café and browse the gift shop. Next, hop aboard a boat to enjoy the splendour of the canals of Amsterdam. Admire the stunning scenery as you pass beneath charming bridges and float past beautiful canal houses, churches, and towers that dot the waterfront landscape.
Enjoy a bite to eat as you make your way through the sights and sounds of the city. Once back on solid ground, check out the Rijksmuseum. Again, head to the front of the queue, and gaze at the museum's magnificent collection, showcasing artwork, crafts, and historical pieces. Contemplate some of the greatest masterpieces as you view Vermeer’s Milkmaid and Rembrandt’s Night Watch. The entire collection boasts an incredible one million items, with 8,000 on display in 80 galleries. With so much on offer, you'll not be disappointed. Then, make your way to Coster Diamonds, where you have the opportunity to take in the exquisite collection of the Diamond Museum.
Let this vast world of art history come alive as you tour the museums of Amsterdam. You are sure to spark your creativity and be awed by these masterful creations.
Duration: 7 hours.
Start/opening time: 9.30am.
End/closing time: 4.30pm.
Languages: French, German and Spanish. (Other languages available upon request).
Others: Please note that you cannot under any circumstances take backpacks in to the Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museums although small handbags (no bigger than an A4 piece of paper) are allowed.