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ART APPRECIATION DUTCH WATERWAYS ART APPRECIATION DURHAM Museum Square, Amsterdam Newcastle Laing Art Gallery The Dutch Golden Age: A Voyage of Discovery Rex Rheni hhh SAGA EXCLUSIVE Art in the North East 4 nights HALF BOARD from £499 Departing: October 18, 2019. Holiday code: AT115. l 7 nights from £1149^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ All breakfasts and dinners A Museum Card giving access to multiple attractions Three talks by an expert art historian Excursion to The Hague Saga cruise director Saga cruise escort on board Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry UK travel service l l l l l l l l l l All breakfasts and dinners Three excursions with six visits Expert host and Saga host Two talks Welcome drink Porterage at your hotel Cancellation rights. l l l l Discover some of the north east's important art collections, spanning centuries of British and European art Your programme Three full-day excursions are included with visits to: Durham Cathedral and the Bowes Museum: A guided walking tour of the medieval city of Durham, includes a visit to the UNESCO-protected Durham Cathedral. Visit the Bowes Museum with its fine collections, including art works by El Greco and Goya, decorative arts, ceramics, and more. Sunderland Museum and Laing Art Gallery: Sunderland Museum's collections include natural history, geology, ship building and coal mining, plus 19th and 20th-century British art including works by Lowry and Burne-Jones. Visit Laing Art Gallery in Newcastle to discover British paintings and watercolours from the 18th century to the present day. Shipley Art Gallery and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: Shipley Art Gallery's collections include nearly 800 paintings and some 700 exhibits including ceramics, glass and metalwork. Contrast these with striking modern works at the Baltic Centre, a landmark industrial building beside the River Tyne in Gateshead. Angel of the North: Stop on your return journey to your hotel on either day 3 or 4 to see Antony Gormley's iconic work. Radisson Blu Hotel ­ Durham QQQQ: This modern 4-star hotel has views of the River Wear and Durham Castle. Amenities include a restaurant, bar, gym, sauna, indoor pool and spa (charges apply). 207 bedrooms. VIP Travel Service INCLUDED when you book between December 27, 2018-February 28, 2019 Local Flights A week-long cruise gives you access to Amsterdam's finest museums and the artistic treasures of Haarlem, Rotterdam and The Hague... Your Programme... Travel back to the 17th century when painters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt thrived, and the Netherlands led the way in maritime trade and art. You'll have open access to the most renowned attractions with your Museum Card. Spend time in Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, see the Van Gogh Museum, and explore at your leisure. (Return transfers to the museum area included in Amsterdam.) Cruise to Haarlem for the chance to visit the Frans Hals Museum, discover Rotterdam's museum district, and join an excursion to The Hague for the chance to see Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring at the Mauritshuis. Back on board, enjoy three fascinating talks from an art historian. Itinerary: Amsterdam · Haarlem · Amsterdam · Rotterdam · Gouda · Amsterdam. SAVE up to £150^ per person on selected cabin grades when you book by February 15, 2019 Prices from: Aug 6, 2019 Passenger Deck 1299 1149 Main Deck 1469 1419 Promenade Deck 1599 1449 Cruise code AT091 The Dutch Golden Age-A Voyage of Discovery. 7 nights. All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing, include savings as advertised and are subject to availability. Sole occupancy cabins are available. § Optional travel insurance: A reduction applies of £20 if you do not need the optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights ­ see page 67 for details. For the latest prices and offers visit saga.co.uk/holidays. TRAVEL OPTIONS: Prices based on return coach travel from Folkestone to Amsterdam via Eurotunnel or ferry. To travel from your local airport or to take advantage of our flight and Eurostar upgrade deals (all subject to availability and extra charges may apply), please call for details. Museums and attractions valid with the Museum Card may vary, but we guarantee entry to the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. Some of the highlights may only be seen on optional excursions at an additional cost, or by exploring independently. ^All prices are £s per person based on two people sharing and are subject to availability.For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays. See enclosed Essential Information. Please note: The historic city of Durham is built on a hill and your included guided walking tour starting from your hotel will include steps, cobbled streets and steep inclines. To book see page 67 and call FREE on 0800 414 444 or visit saga.co.uk/special-interests19 Please quote SPN34 53