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School Art Day Trip to Amsterdam

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An art school day trip to Amsterdam is ideal for art groups, thanks to the sheer variety of art galleries and museums, all within easy reach of the UK!

Diversity and liberalism are what Amsterdam is famous for, and the atmosphere this has created has also helped to foster an environment in which creativity thrives.

Amsterdam is also a city that holds an important place in the history of art. As well as some of the more modern works, make sure you also take in some of the masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age. And should you decide to stay a little longer, we also offer multiday art trips to Amsterdam!

Suggested Itinerary (Day trip)

Day 1/1

Morning

Morning

Depart school (previous evening)

Channel crossing

Arrive in Amsterdam

Afternoon

Afternoon

Explore Amsterdam

Evening

Evening

Depart Amsterdam

Channel crossing

Arrive back at school (next day)

What's included?

  • tick iconComprehensive travel and medical insurance
  • tick iconCost of group passport
  • tick iconDetailed information pack
  • tick iconFree staff place ratio 1:10
  • tick iconMotorway tolls and taxes
  • tick iconReturn coach travel
  • tick iconReturn ferry crossings
  • tick iconVAT

Educational activities and visits

Foam Photography Museum

Foam Photography Museum

Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, or Foam, exhibits all genres of photography from fine art to… Read more

Kröller-Müller Museum

Kröller-Müller Museum

Amidst unspoilt natural surroundings, this magnificent mix of art, architecture and … Read more

Rembrandt Museum

Rembrandt Museum

The Rembrandt House Museum owns an almost complete collection of Rembrandt’s… Read more

Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum

With close to one million exhibits, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of… Read more

Stedelijk Museum

Stedelijk Museum

The Stedelijk Museum is Amsterdam's premier centre for contemporary art with a&… Read more

Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Holding the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh, this museum char… Read more

Cultural activities and visits

Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Amsterdam Canal Cruises

Almost certainly the best way to see Amsterdam’s photogenic streets is from its… Read more

Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House

One of the most poignant visits in Amsterdam; this unremarkable building is where Anne Fra… Read more

Accommodation

a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost
Aan Zee Hotel
Stayokay Haarlem
a&o Amsterdam Zuidoost
This hostel is located in the suburb of Bullewijk near to the Amsterdam Arena - home of Ajax. Bullewijk metro station is just a few minutes' walk from the hostel. The city centre, easily accessible by metro, is about 20 minutes away

Students are accommodated in multi-bedded rooms with 6-8 beds and staff in twins/singles. All rooms are en-suite and have lockers for each person.

The reception is open 24 hours and facilities include a TV-lounge, pool table, table football, free Wi-Fi, bar and garden.
Aan Zee Hotel

Located in the seaside resort of Noordwijk, around 30 miles from central Amsterdam, the family run Hotel aan Zee is deservedly popular with our youth and school groups.

Amenities at the hotel include a dining room, a lift to all floors, a lounge with a bar and games facilities including a pool table, a TV and video.

Groups are mainly accommodated in rooms which sleep up to 4 people, with group leaders in twin rooms. If staff require single rooms there will be a supplement. With 40 rooms all offering private facilities it may be possible for groups to be accommodated together on one floor (subject to availability).

Stayokay Haarlem
Enjoy some culture, visit a museum or go shopping? Or do you prefer wandering through nature, cycling between the dunes, going for a walk on the beach? It’s all possible in and around Haarlem. Furthermore, ‘Heavenly Haarlem’ – the ‘northern city with southern flamboyancy’ – has an extremely central location: the bulb fields, the windmills of Zaanse Schans and the city of Amsterdam are all within easy reach. You can also enjoy a meal and meet friends from all over the world in the friendly brown cafe ‘The Shuffle’. Stayokay Haarlem is centrally located near the connecting road to the beach, the woods, the city centre of Haarlem and Amsterdam.

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