Duration: 5 hours
On this tour you will discover Haarlem, a city still not invaded by tourists, and visit the famous Frans Hals museum
The Frans Hals Museum
Frans Hals ( 1582 – 1666 ) introduced a new realism in painting. He managed to capture the character of his models with an impressionistic touch and made them come alive! The museum has been located for over 100 years in a monumental building what dates back to the beginning of the 17th century. A visit is like a present; the building in combination with the impressive collection of 16th and 17th masters are breathtaking and impressive. Skip the line with fast track entry and your private guide will take you around this lovely museum with its unique collection.
There is much happening in Haarlem and not yet discovered by mass tourism! Discover Haarlem with its rich history, known for the most beautiful market square of the country, hidden courtyards and wide range of shops. Enjoy the walking tour with your private guide through this elegant and romantic hidden pearl.
Meet & Connect
All our tours begin with getting to know our guests and understanding their wishes. The itinerary is flexible and we can add special requests and will not rush you around. Starting from your hotel or vacation address, your private guide will pick you up with our comfortable car to start this beautiful day.
What to expect
Your private guide will drive directly to Haarlem, a city near Amsterdam and take you for a walking tour, focusing on the splendid buildings and history of Haarlem. Admire the great Gothic Sint Bavo Church, visit hidden courtyards and walk through the city’s cobblestone streets. After the walking tour your guide shall take you to the Frans Hals Museum. He will show you remarkable details and learn you about the masterpieces of Frans Hals and other famous masters from the 17th century. During the tour you will learn a lot about the interesting history of the Netherlands and why Haarlem became so successful as a center of art.
After this inspiring journey we are happy to drop you off at your hotel, vacation address , boat pier or Schiphol Airport.
NOTE: The Frans Hals Museum is closed on mondays.
|Tour duration||5 hours - Starting time: 09:30 a.m.|
|Price||1-2 persons €395|
|3-4 persons €470|
|5-6 persons €570|
|7-8 persons on request|
|Car||1-4 persons: Chrysler Minivan, air conditioned|
|5-6 persons: Chrysler Minivan or similar, air conditioned|
|Tour inclusions||Pick up and drop off, limited 150 km’s, parking fee, admission tickets|
|Tour exclusions||lunch, dinner and beverages|
|Good to know||Please note that traffic can cause delays|
Optional Jopenkerk (Jopenchurch)
Jopen has restored the age-old Haarlem brewing tradition to its earlier glory by bringing Â two beer recipes back to life, one from 1407 and one from 1501, who have been found in the city archives. Visit this former church that has been converted into a beer brewery and have a beer taste! Cheers!
Tour extension: 1.5 hour
€25.00 a person (inclusive beer taste)
Bloemendaal Dune Discovery
Discover more from the seaside area beside Haarlem and have a walk trough the dunes and along the beach.
Tour extension: 1.5 hour
€35.00 a person
We can adjust this tour to your needs, you can inform us about your subject of interest.