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.
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||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|
|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|
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Corpus Museum of the Human Body
The CORPUS offers a unique journey through the human body by going through a giant building shaped like a human body! The tour and exhibition explains how our bodies work, how the different organs relate to each other and what we can do to keep it healthy.
Body Worlds Museum
Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project is an absolute must-see exhibition in the heart of Amsterdam. It tells the amazing story of our own body and the impact of happiness on our health. More than 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies show the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the body.
- Canal cruise
- Child Protection: Critically analysing Policy & Practice
- Current Issues in the Human Services