Art & Design College Trips & Tours to Amsterdam
Housed on a network of waterways, this charming city boasts a wealth of educational potential for students on an art & design study tour. Showcasing the famous Dutch Baroque gardens to the world-renowned museums which illustrate the impact of Dutch artists like Rembrandt & Van Gogh. Whether you're observing the relaxed lifestyle or dodging the trams of Dam Square, you'll know that you couldn't be anywhere else in the world.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Morning flight from London. Transfer and check in to accommodation||Visit the Stedelijk Museum||Evening meal in a local restaurant|
|2||Guided Walking tour||Rijksmuseum||Canal Cruise|
|3||Visit Anne Frank's house||Rembrandthuis Museum||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
|Morning||Morning flight from London. Transfer and check in to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Visit the Stedelijk Museum|
|Evening||Evening meal in a local restaurant|
|Morning||Guided Walking tour|
|Morning||Visit Anne Frank's house|
|Evening||Transfer to airport for return flight to London|
Price Shown includes
- 2 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation
- Return flights & overseas airport transfers
- Extensive group travel insurance
- Generous free place ratio of 1 in 10
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a London airport on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
- Services of a StudyLink City Representative to provide a 24-hour assistance
Additional on-tour support available...
- Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
- A choice of packed lunches for your group throughout your stay
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
- Services of a Local Guide
Top visits for college groups in Amsterdam
The museum possesses one of the world's main collections of modern art and design including works by big names, such as Malevich, Mondrian, Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, Rietveld, Appel and Warhol.
Originally a house where Rembrandt painted for a number of years, the museum's collection provides an almost complete overview of Rembrandt's graphic work including four original etching plates. The museum also includes the restored Rembrandt's house - historically accurate, this provides a wonderful opportunity to see where Rembrandt worked.
Gassan Diamond House
See diamond cutters and diamond polishers at work and have the chance to admire numerous diamonds and jewels up close at this authentic diamond factory.
Dedicated to arts, crafts and history, the museum has over 400 masterpieces on display telling the impressive tale of the political, economic and artistic wonder of Holland's Golden Age. In addition to eighteen works by Rembrandt, other favourite items of the public on display include Vermeer's famous 'The Kitchen Maid', Steen's depictions of daily life and exquisite Delftware.
Canal Cruise through Amsterdam
See the major sights of Amsterdam as you travel along the canal.
Efteling Theme Park
Known as the World of Wonders where fairytales come true, this is the most popular theme park in the Netherlands. This theme park is home to ‘Aquanura’, the largest water show in Europe.
Van Gogh Museum
Comprising the largest collection of Van Goghs in the world, the museum includes over 200 canvases by the master, providing a fascinating insight into his life and oeuvre. The museum also exhibits an extensive permanent collection of works by other 19th-century artists including Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec. The museum is ideally located on Museumplein in Amsterdam, between the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum.
Foam Photography Museum
FOAM - from Dutch Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, is located in a beautiful century-and-a-half-old canal house at one of Amsterdam’s central canals. The interior is a mix of original architectural features and modern chrome and glass that provide an artistic ambiance for museum goers. Both still photography and multi-media shows are displayed. The museum rotates its shows on a regular basis, every 2-4 months, showing small exhibits of two or three different international artists at the same time, to give an audience a chance to view work by both world-famous artists up-and-coming talent.
This museum is crucial for understanding Amsterdam's rich history. Apart from its permanent art treasures, Amsterdam Museum presents interesting temporary shows – not only about Amsterdam recent history, but also about its people, arts, fashion and crafts.
Introduction to Art & Design: The World
History & Theory of Art