Amsterdam Cultural & Transition Yr School Trips & Tours
Many groups choose to base themselves in Noordwijk, a modern seaside resort with long sandy beaches, numerous cafés, shops and traditional Dutch attractions. Noordwijk provides a suitable base for excursions to Amsterdam and the Hague. A cultural school tour to Amsterdam offers a wide choice of visits and attractions with many world famous museums and galleries.
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||Flight to the Netherlands & transfer to accommodation||Exploration of local area|
|2||Full day visit to Amsterdam. Tour of Anne Frank's House, canal cruise, free time for shopping in Damm Square, museum or gallery visits||Quiz night|
|3||Morning in Amsterdam with visit to Rembrandt's House||Clara Maria Cheese & Clog Farm en route to Noordwijk||Free time|
|4||Free time for shopping & sightseeing||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Flight to the Netherlands & transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Exploration of local area|
|Morning||Full day visit to Amsterdam. Tour of Anne Frank's House, canal cruise, free time for shopping in Damm Square, museum or gallery visits|
|Morning||Morning in Amsterdam with visit to Rembrandt's House|
|Afternoon||Clara Maria Cheese & Clog Farm en route to Noordwijk|
|Morning||Free time for shopping & sightseeing|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
On-tour support available...
- Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
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.
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
- Bespoke tour itineraries
- Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
- Curriculum linked visit programmes
- Great value for money - no hidden costs
- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
- Group-friendly accommodation
- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
- Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
- 24/7 support just a call away
- Extensive group travel insurance
On your return
- Priority rebooking services
- Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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Visit before you go
Enjoy a two night complimentary B&B stay for two people in your group’s chosen accommodation before your trip. This offer does not include flights. Find out more.