- 7 hours
NOTE: This tour includes a car service that will pick you up at your accommodation. Please tell us your hotel or apartment address in the 'Additional Details' box while adding the tour to your shopping cart.
Although the itinerary varies according to each guide as well as the client's interests, we often include Zaanse Schans. If you would like to include Zaanse Schans, please request this in the notes section when placing your booking and we'll follow up with you further.
Can I book for a group larger than six?
Please contact us to book for a group larger than six. It is possible but we would need to adjust the pricing to account for a larger vehicle.
What costs will I need to cover on the day?
Belina is a freelance guide and art educator for several museums in Amsterdam. Prior to moving to Amsterdam, she lived for twenty-one years in Italy, where she achieved a Master's degree from the University Of Milan in History of Art and Critics. Her background includes experience in art history, cultural management, and art criticism. She is currently living in Haarlem.
Alette has an MA in Art History (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam) and holds a Ph.D. in the History of Science and Technology (University of Twente, Enschede). For both her thesis and her dissertation, she researched the intricate relationship between nature, art and science in the 20th century (thesis) and the 17th century (dissertation). Sculpture parks, ornamental gardens, and botanical gardens form the sites of study. As an independent scholar, she presents papers and writes articles on this subject. Alette also teaches art history and lectures on topics such as 17th-century Dutch art and architecture, 18th century Empire design, garden architecture, and landscape engineering. She has curated several exhibitions and stood at the basis of the exhibition Black is Beautiful on the image of black people in Dutch art history. She lives in the city where she was born: Amsterdam.
After building a sail training ship to educate young trainees to work together and develop their skills on the water, Josette sailed around Europe for more than 12 years. Prior to her years as a sailing instructor, she studied Cultural History in the Netherlands and now works in the field of cultural education. Josette is active as a lecturer on art and culture, and specialised lectures on the history of the tulip and bulb growing in the Netherlands. North of Amsterdam is the region in Holland where Josette has her home, and she is passionate about introducing visitors to the most hidden towns and landscape of the 'real' Netherlands. She particularly enjoys taking guests on interesting trips to the towns of Hoorn or Enkhuizen, or to Texel, one of the 5 isles of the Netherlands, for an interdisciplinary experience combining nature, art and history.