Health & Social Care College Trips & Tours to Amsterdam

Traditionally famous for art, students on a Health & Social care educational trip to Amsterdam will find this rich and diverse city offers a wealth of tour and visit options and is ideally accessible for groups wanting to study a wide spectrum of culture in one visit.

Housed on a network of waterways, this charming city boasts a wealth of educational potential. Showcasing the famous Dutch Baroque gardens to the world-renowned museums, 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.

                                                                                  

Prices start from£235pp

Sample itinerary

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.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation PIC Amsterdam Prostitution information centre Explore local area. Evening meal
2 Vreugdehof care home for people with dementia Amsterdam underground city walk by former homeless guides Visit to Anne Frank Museum. Evening meal
3 NVVE - Dutch Voluntary Euthanasia Society Transfer to airport for a return flight to the UK
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Morning Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation
Afternoon PIC Amsterdam Prostitution information centre
Evening Explore local area. Evening meal
Morning Vreugdehof care home for people with dementia
Afternoon Amsterdam underground city walk by former homeless guides
Evening Visit to Anne Frank Museum. Evening meal
Morning NVVE - Dutch Voluntary Euthanasia Society
Afternoon Transfer to airport for a return flight to the UK
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • 2 nights' bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Return flights & overseas airport transfers
  • Extensive group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

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

On-tour support includes...

  • Airport assistance when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Airport assistance during check-in, security and gate checks on your outbound flight from the UK
  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets

Top visits for college groups in Amsterdam

Stedelijk Museum

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.

Rembrandthuis Museum

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.

Rijksmuseum

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.

Amsterdam Museum

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.

Vreugdehof Care Home for people with dementia

Vreugdehof is a care home for people with dementia. This care home has a ‘snuggle-street’ to make the life of the residents more relaxed and fulfilling. This street consists of themed rooms which are built to stimulate the senses of the residents with light, incense, warm and cold objects and music.

Amsterdam Underground City Walk by former homeless guides

Amsterdam Underground is an initiative of De Regenboog Group and is the only non-profit provider of guided tours offered by formerly homeless people in Amsterdam. The walking tour will provide students with information on how to survive on the streets of Amsterdam when homeless. It gives information on social institutions established for the homeless. All guides speak from their own experience with living on the street. Students are welcome to ask questions.

NVVE Dutch Voluntary Euthanasia Society

NVVE provides information, consultation and education about euthanasia and assisted suicide in the Netherlands. NVVE lobbies, supports and facilitates research and other initiatives related to the self-chosen death.

PIC Amsterdam Prostitution Information Centre

PIC’s goal is to make it easier for people in general to talk openly about sex work and to create public respect for sex workers. The purpose of the walking tour is not only to tell people more about the red light district, but also to explain more about the sex industry in the neighbourhood and to give them an understanding of sex workers.


Evening activites

  • Canal cruise 
  • Bowling

Study themes

  • Child Protection: Critically analysing Policy & Practice
  • Current Issues in the Human Services