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Discover the Masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam

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City Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

Discover the masterpieces of Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam. The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam houses the largest collection of his works in the world, including the sunflowers, the yellow house and the irises. Van Gogh’s use of colour, movement and texture has inspired people to look at the world in a different way In this ' at home tour' we have the unique opportunity to go through an empty Van Gogh museum. We will see several of his masterpieces, and learn more about one of the most famous painters from the low countries. There will be no annoying visitors standing in the way of a painting. We don’t have to queue or take into account the museum opening hours. Plus we can zoom in on the paintings so far that we can study every little detail of Impressionism. I will use high quality 4K video footage and a projector to explore some of the more well-known paintings in the collection, getting up close to them to examine the finer details you would otherwise only see at a distance. We will get so close that you will see each individual brush struck, and feel the intensity of emotion Van Gogh felt as he poured every fibre of being into creating his work. So take a tour with me of the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam and see the sunflowers, the potato eaters and many other masterpieces by Van Gogh from your armchair.


Meet Stephan

Stephan

Stephan is a real Dutchie, he was born in Delft (the city of Vermeer), grown up in Gouda (the cheese city), studied in Leiden (city of Rembrandt) and he lived in Rotterdam (the harbour city) before moving to our capital Amsterdam in 2006. After a career in technology as an Online Strategist, he decided to leave behind the corporate world to start guiding visitors of Amsterdam and started his own private tour agency, Amsterdam Experiences. That’s when he discovered that walking and cycling around the city with international visitors is a lot more fun than a desk job! As a guide, Stephan loves to show his virtual guests the hidden gems of Amsterdam through the eyes of a local. He has a passion for telling stories about Dutch history and culture. Stephan is very enthusiastic about the Netherlands and also guides tours in Delft, Utrecht, Rotterdam, Gouda, Leiden and Den Hague. Stephan’s tours cover a wide range of topics, whether that be sensitively tackling difficult subjects, such as Anne Frank and Jewish history of Amsterdam. However, he is equally comfortable being spontaneous, whether visiting goats in a goat farm to riding his orange flowerbike around with the flowerbike man himself. Stephan also now has tours in Belgium, covering Antwerp, Bruges and Ghent. So join him on the bike or by foot, and see the highlights of the Netherlands or even perhaps Belgium.


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Amsterdam with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Amsterdam. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


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