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NETHERLANDS / BELGIUM

Art History in Belgium and Holland

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Program #3544RJ
14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
As you stroll through the sculpture garden, you realize that most of these art lovers are speaking Dutch and admiring the works of their own beloved artists. In this comprehensive exploration, learn why even local residents hold artists such as Vermeer and van Gogh so dear. Expert artists guide a study of the history, architecture, genres and artists that comprise the rich artistic traditions.


Highlights

• Scholars and artists present expert insight into three centuries of art by Brueghel, Bosch, Vermeer, De Wit, Mondrian and many more.
• Spend a day at the Kroller Muller Museum, located in a national park, with 90 van Gogh paintings and a magnificent sculpture garden.
• Discover the significant collections of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum and the Museum of Ancient Art in Brussels.

Activity Notes

Walking on cobblestone streets; participants should be able to walk and stand with a guide for 2 hours in the morning and 2 hours in the afternoon.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Brussels (Belgium), coach to Ghent, 6 nights; coach to Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 6 nights; departure.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
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12 nights of accommodations
28 meals: 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 10 dinners
6 Expert-led lectures
16 Field trips

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4.7
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