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Footsteps of Van Gogh Tour and Van Gogh Museum

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This excursion transports you on a journey through Vincent’s life, walking in his footsteps in Nuenen and visiting the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. You simply cannot get any closer to Vincent! Also included is a free 60-minute canal cruise in Amsterdam.

Highlights

  • Visit the green village of Nuenen
  • Stroll through the open-air museum and explore where and how Vincent and his family lived with the guide from the Vincentre
  • See the church featured in the recovered painting Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen, which Vincent painted for his mother
  • Enjoy entrance to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
  • View the recovered paintings first-hand
  • View Vincent’s numerous self-portraits, read quotes from his letters and discover everything about his time in Southern France

Description

After a 90-120 minutes drive from Amsterdam your first destination will be Nuenen. Nuenen: Van Gogh Village Delve into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh and visit a range of locations in Nuenen that inspired the artist, including the reformed church featured in his painting. This excursion will give you an insight into Vincent’s life in Nuenen, where he lived from December 1883 to November 1885. Vincent was very productive in this village, completing more than 500 paintings and drawings within a period of just two years. One of these was The Potato Eaters, now one of Vincent’s most famous works. During your time in Nuenen you'll have the change to visit the Vincentre Museum, explore some of  the 23 ‘Van Gogh locations’ by bike or on foot and soak up the renowned Brabant hospitality at the numerous shops and cafes. After exploring Vincent’s homeland, return to Amsterdam to explore the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum Renowned masterpieces, quotes from letters and audio fragments all unite to answer your burning questions about the artist. Learn about his numerous self-portraits, the time he spent in Southern France, where he painted Sunflowers and about why he painted Almond Blossom.

Includes

All taxes, fees and handling charges WiFi aboard (from 29 March) Entrance to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam Entrance to the Vincentre in Nuenen including audio guide Village walk with a guide along the Van Gogh heritage locations Transportation from Amsterdam to Nuenen by 8-seater luxurious minivan Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Gratuities (optional) Food and drinks

Important Information

  • Please make sure you arrive well in time at the starting point; due to traffic regulations in Amsterdam, our tour buses are not allowed to stop for a long time at the starting point
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Minimum numbers apply; there is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements; in the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Tour includes 2 walking tours; comfortable walking shoes are recommended; people with walking problems are not advised to take this tour

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