Van Eyck to Van Gogh: Artistic Highlights of the Low Countries
Encounter the rich art historical tradition of the Low Countries on this tour of the galleries and museums of Belgium and The Netherlands. Experience everything from the sublime to the surreal at Belgium’s Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, before journeying through the countryside to the Flemish jewel of Ghent to admire the Van Eyck brothers’ masterpiece, The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb. Learn about the rise, fall and resurrection of picturesque Bruges before continuing to Antwerp, home of the legendary Flemish Baroque artist Peter Paul Rubens.
Finally, explore Amsterdam and wonder at the treasures of the Van Gogh Museum, before uncovering the history of Dutch art from the Middle Ages to the modern day at the magnificent Rijksmuseum. Along the way, marvel at the exquisite architecture of the region and delight in the natural beauties of the landscape of the Low Countries.
**Designed as an optional pre-tour to European Art and Music Cruise this tour can be booked on its own**
This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.