3 days in Amsterdam from *£769pp – Arranged with Travel Editions Group Travel for The Arts Society Kensington & Chelsea
As the Dutch Republic came of age in the 17th century, its northern provinces led the way in a new style of painting that revolutionised Western art and continues to fascinate art lovers to this day. One of these artists was Johannes Vermeer, whose art is being bought together at the Rijksmuseum in a dedicated retrospective exhibition for the first time in history. With loans from all over the world, this promises to be the largest Vermeer exhibition ever. Our superb short tour will include a visit to this exhibition as well as free time to explore some of the many wonders that Amsterdam has to offer. Based in the heart of the museum quarter, options include the Rijksmuseum itself, Van Gogh Museum, Stedlijk Museum, all within a short walk. Elsewhere, visit Anne Frank’s House, the Rembrandthuis, Museum in the Attic, flower market, a host of churches or stroll along the atmospheric canals lined with magnificent merchants’ houses.
Where you stay
Conscious Hotel Museum Square
This recently renovated 36-room boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Museum Quarter and within walking distance of the famous Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum. Facilities here include a small courtyard bar, breakfast restaurant, wi-fi and comfortable bedrooms with private bath/shower, air-conditioning, TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
Travel by Eurostar from St Pancras direct to Amsterdam. On arrival transfer by taxi to the Conscious Hotel, Museum Quarter to check in for a two night stay on a bed and breakfast basis.
Depart: St Pancras 11.04
Arrive: Amsterdam 16.11
Remainder of day free.
Morning timed ticket to the Vermeer exhibition at the Rijksmuseum with remainder of day free for personal exploration.
Day free until return taxi to Amsterdam station for return Eurostar to London St Pancras.
Depart: Amsterdam 16.47
Arrive: St Pancras 19.43
Included in the price
• Return standard class Eurostar from St Pancras to Amsterdam
• Two nights’ accommodation on bed and breakfast basis at the boutique Conscious Hotel, Museum Square in the heart of Amsterdam’s museum district in double room for sole use
• Entrance to Vermeer exhibition at the Rijksmuseum (including entrance to the Rijksmuseum)
• Holiday insurance
• Personal items such as meals (other than those mentioned) drinks, laundry, telephone calls etc
• Porterage and Gratuities not specified
If you would like to join us please return the booking form below by 23rd November 2022.
*Based on 14 passengers. An initial deposit of £300 per person, due by 23rd November 2022