Classi Lectures Trip to Amsterdam and London

March 11 – 22, 2023

or join us just in London March 15-22, 2023


Proposed Itinerary

Depart Canada (or your preferred city) Saturday, March 11

Day 1: arrive Amsterdam Sunday, March 12
Transfer to hotel — Jan Lukyen, Amsterdam or similar for 3 nights
Welcome drink/dinner (included)

Day 2: Monday, March 13 — Vermeer Exhibition; RijksMuseum tour

Day 3: Tuesday, March 14 —
Van Gogh Exhibtion; Afternoon optional trip to Haarlem adn Frans Hals Museum

Day 4: Wednesday, March 15 — travel Amsterdam>London (independent arrangement)

 7 night stay at Bloomsbury Hotel – part of the Doyle Collection (or similar)

Day 5: Thursday, March 16 — an Independent Day
Optional: 10:30am-1:30pm Walking tour of Hampstead: Artist and Emigres in London 1930’s and 40’s
Lunch in Hampstead area
Evening free

Patrick Bade will join us as our guide on Friday, March 17
Day 6: Friday, March 17 — Donatello at the Victoria & Albert
Lunch at the Garden Café (included)
Permanent Collection highlights
Evening free

Day 7: Saturday, March 18 — Spanish Exhibition at the Royal Academy
Lunch with Patrick (included)
Walking tour Piccadilly/Soho
Evening free

Day 8: Sunday, March 19 — Wallace Collection
then Special Lunch being arranged (included)
Evening free

Day 9: Monday, March 20 — National Gallery
Afternoon Optional: Walking tour or possibly Kensington Palace
Evening free

Day 10: Tuesday, March 21 — Sir John Soames Museum
Lunch independent
Afternoon Courtauld Gallery
Farewell dinner included

Day 11: – Wednesday, March 22 — depart for home

Included: in Total Trip: Transfers/Hotel stays/entrance to Exhibitions/2 dinners and 3 lunches
Patrick Bade/Sue Walsh guiding and organizing

Not included: Airfares/Flight or train Amsterdam-London/personal expenses/

Dates-Visits to Exhibitions may change based on circumstances

Help available for optional outings to theatre/concerts/shopping!

Amsterdam cost being finalized – our hotel is the Krasnapolsky (or similar) approx $1,250 per person dbl occupancy

London only

7 nights March 15-22 – $5,355 per person double occupancy  (special discount to  Feb 6, 2023 – $4,955pp dbl occupancy )

  • Seven nights’ accommodation with breakfast at the Bloomsbury (Classic King rooms)
  • Entrances to exhibitions as described
  • Walking tour of Hampstead
  • One included dinner in London
  • Three included lunches in London
  • Patrick Bade as Tour Leader in London
  • Sue Walsh as your leader

$1,000 payable immediately. Deposit is applied to cost of trip. Click here to make a deposit.

Balance due by February 16, 2023