Add some history and culture to your Amsterdam trip with a visit to the world-famous Van Gogh Museum! This iconic building houses the world's largest collection of Vincent van Gogh's artwork that made him one of the most famous names in Western art. Get to know the Dutch artist in-depth through his perplexing artistry that showcased his emotions, passions, hopes, and dreams. Get to see his mystic paintings including "Sunflowers," "Almond Blossom," and his most recognizable "Self Portrait" among many others.
Explore the most picturesque villages near Amsterdam on this 5-hour guided tour. Set off from the city in a comfortable air-conditioned coach and head to your first visit point — the picturesque windmill village of Zaanse Schans. Here, you can stroll past the charming green houses and watch local craftsmen at work. Next, head to Edam to see first-hand how the world-famous cheese is made and try it fresh. Your final stop on the tour is the traditional fisherman village of Volendam where you will get to see St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk and the Visafslag, the famous fresh fish market. There is also an option of stopping by A'DAM LOOKOUT observation deck once you are back in Amsterdam.
The canals of Amsterdam were planned and built during the Dutch Golden Age, a period of great achievement in the arts, sciences, trade, and engineering for this proud nation. One of the best ways to experience the grandeur of the era is on a cruise on the waterways of Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage Canal District. Float past the former homes of Dutch traders and pass under the graceful bridges that cross the canals throughout the city. You will have the chance to go down the Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht canals that divide Amsterdam into different districts. A multi-lingual GPS audio guide will provide commentary on the many landmarks along the way. After your hour-long cruise is over, feel free to explore the area’s architectural marvels in detail on foot.
Spend a day in the countryside of Holland and experience the highlights of rural Dutch life. Be sure to arrive early at the meeting point to make sure you don’t miss the bus! After a quick drive to the charming village of Zaanse Schans where you can visit a working Dutch windmill and snap some postcard perfect shots. Afterwards, head out to the seaside towns of Volendam and Marken, where you can enjoy a cruise between the two traditional fishing villages and find some fresh seafood for lunch. Here, you will also have a chance to see a traditional clog maker fashion out the famous Dutch wooden shoes. Pay a visit to Cheese Factory in Volendam where you will have a chance to taste fresh Dutch style cheeses. Altogether a great day in the Dutch countryside!