Van Gogh and the great collections

Amsterdam | Otterlo | Nuenen | Brussels | Mons | Paris (Auvers-sur-Oise)

Day 1

  • Arrival in Amsterdam
  • Guided city or a canal boat tour
  • Visit the world famous permanent collection and the current exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum
  • Evening programme in Amsterdam
  • Overnight stay in Amsterdam

Day 2

  • Excursion to Otterlo
  • Guided visit to the world's second largest Van Gogh collection at the Kröller-Müller Museum including the sculpture garden
  • Taste of Van Gogh lunch at the Monsieur Jacques Restaurant
  • Time to discover De Hoge Veluwe National Park using the free white bikes
  • Back in Amsterdam, concert at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam
  • Overnight stay in Amsterdam

Day 3

  • Passage to Brussels via Nuenen
  • Guided walk through Nuenen and visit the Vincentre
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant which was painted by Van Gogh in Nuenen
  • Transfer to Brussels
  • Guided Art Nouveau city tour by bus
  • Option: visit the Magritte Museum or the Horta Museum
  • Dinner in a typical bistro
  • Overnight stay in Brussels

Day 4

  • In the morning passage to Mons
  • Guided city tour through Mons including the famous Belfry
  • Visit the Maison Van Gogh in Cuesmes close to Mons
  • Continuing to Paris
  • Evening programme in Paris and overnight stay

Day 5

  • In the morning guided visit to the Musée d’Orsay with its exceptional impressionist collection including 27 Van Gogh paintings.
  • In connection with guided tour retracing the footsteps of Van Gogh in the heart of Montmartre ending with a lunch at “La Bonne Franquette” where Van Gogh was a frequent guest
  • Optional private Citroën 2 CV city tour
  • Optional concert at the Philharmonie de Paris
  • Overnight stay in Paris

Optional programme

  • From Paris excursion to Auvers-sur-Oise
  • Guided city tour of the Van Gogh sites like Auberge Ravoux , Maison Dr. Gachet and the grave of Van Gogh
  • Option: boat tour: Auvers-sur-Oise-Pontoise-Auvers-sur-Oise (1.5 h)
  • Return to Paris.

Day 6

  • Departure