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ART APPRECIATION DURHAM ART APPRECIATION DUTCH WATERWAYS Newcastle Laing Art Gallery is a popular attraction NEW EXCLUSIVE SAGA LOCAL FLIGHTS Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring Art in the North East The north east is home to important art collections spanning centuries of British and European art The Dutch Golden Age: A Voyage of Discovery HALF BOARD Rex Rheni hhh HALF BOARD 4 nights from £499^ Departing: October 19, 2017 (£499) and May 7, 2018 (£529). Holiday code: AT115. All breakfasts and dinners Three excursions with six visits Two talks Expert host and Saga representative Welcome drink Porterage at your hotel Cancellation rights. l l l l l l A week-long cruise gives you access to Amsterdam's finest museums and the artistic treasures of Haarlem, Rotterdam and The Hague... 7 nights from £799^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £30 if not required.§ Single cabins at no extra cost* All breakfasts and dinners A Museum Card giving access to multiple attractions Three talks by an expert art historian Optional travel insurance and additional cancellation rights, or a reduction if not required§ Return coach travel via Eurotunnel or ferry UK travel service One excursion, and more l l l l l l Your programme Three full-day excursions are included with visits to: The Bowes Museum and Durham Cathedral: Admire fine art, decorative arts, ceramics and musical instruments at the Bowes Museum. Set off from your hotel for a guided walking tour of medieval Durham, including a visit to the cathedral, regarded as one of Europe's finest buildings. Sunderland Museum and Art Gallery and Shipley Art Gallery: See British art from the 19th and 20th centuries, then paintings, textiles and ceramics at Shipley. Laing Art Gallery and Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art: Head to the Laing in Newcastle and admire works by Burne-Jones, Reynolds and Turner, then contrast these with the striking modern work at the Baltic Centre in Gateshead. Angel of the North: Stop 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). The hotel has 207 bedrooms. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/northeastart Your programme... Travel back to the 17th century ­ a time when the Netherlands led the way in maritime trade and art, and painters such as Vermeer and Rembrandt thrived! You'll have open access to the city's most renowned attractions with your Museum Card. Spend time in the Rijksmuseum, wonder at the largest collection of works by Van Gogh, and explore the capital at your leisure. You'll also 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 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. To find out more visit saga.co.uk/golden-discovery SAVE up to £200^ per person on selected cabin grades when you book by September 29, 2017 Prices from: Apr 3, 2018 Passenger Deck 999 799 Main Deck 1249 1099 Promenade Deck 1249 1099 Passenger Deck for sole occupancy 1099 899 Main Deck for sole occupancy 1249 Promenade Deck for sole occupancy 1249 1099 Cruise code AT091 The Dutch Golden Age-A Voyage of Discovery. 7 nights. All prices are £s per person, include savings as advertised and may only be available for a limited number of bookings. Prices may change and current prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please see the enclosed Essential information. *There are a limited number of single cabins at no extra cost on selected dates and grades as shown, after this a supplement may apply. § Optional travel insurance: ­ see page 67 for details. Saga Platinum credit cardholders: 5% discount off selected items when you settle your on-board account with your Saga Platinum credit card. 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. Eurostar standard is available for a supplement departing from London St Pancras and Ebbsfleet to Brussels and onward by coach. To travel from your local airport or to take advantage of our flight and Eurostar upgrade deals (both 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, are subject to availability and may change. Current prices will be confirmed at the time of booking. See enclosed Essential Information. Single rooms: (Supplement per person, per stay) of £140 on May 7, 2018 departure. Single rooms sold out on Oct 19, 2017. TRAVEL INFORMATION: We can arrange your travel. Please call for details. For the latest prices and offers, visit saga.co.uk/holidays 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 70 and call FREE on 0800 074 8021 or visit saga.co.uk/specialinterests 49