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Visit the green village of Nuenen with a guide
Stroll through the Vincentre open-air museum and explore where Vincent and his family lived
See the church featured in the recovered painting Congregation Leaving the Reformed Church in Nuenen
Enjoy skip-the-line tickets to the Van Gogh Museum to see the artist's masterpieces
Experience a more personalized tour in a small group
What to expect
Step into Van Gogh’s world on a small-group tour. Gain new insight to an artist you thought you knew and be transported on a journey through Vincent’s life, walking in his footsteps in Nuenen and visiting the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam with skip-the-line entrance tickets.
After a 90-120 minutes’ drive from Amsterdam you will reach your first destination at Nuenen. Delve into the life and work of Vincent van Gogh and visit a range of locations in Nuenen that inspired the artist, including the reformed church featured in his painting. This excursion will give you an insight into Vincent’s life in Nuenen, where he lived from December 1883 to November 1885.
During your time in Nuenen you'll have the chance to visit the Vincentre Museum, explore some of the 23 ‘Van Gogh locations’ by bike or on foot and soak up the renowned Brabant hospitality at the numerous shops and cafes.
After discovering Vincent’s homeland, return to Amsterdam to visit the Van Gogh Museum. Explore the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. See the artists renowned masterpieces including his numbers self-portraits and hear audio fragments.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
Entrance tickets to Van Gogh Museum
Entrance tickets to Vincentre museum with guide
Village walk with a guide along the Van Gogh heritage locations
Transportation from Amsterdam to Nuenen by an 8-seater minivan
Free WIFI aboard
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Live commentary on board
What's not included
Food and drinks
Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 CX Amsterdam, Netherlands
You will be picked up from the meeting point in front of Van Gogh Museum next to the group desk.
- Tuesdays to Sundays 9.00am
- Tour does not operate on Mondays
- Please see calendar for exact available dates
Blue Boat Company
Important to know
- Maximum of 8 guests per small-group tour
- A moderate amount of walking is involved, please wear comfortable shoes