Lovers Canal Cruises is an official partner of Amsterdam Light Festival
Enjoy a great day in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Visit the world-renowned Rijksmuseum and then go on a cruise from Lovers Canal Cruises to enjoy the beautiful light artworks of the Amsterdam Light Festival.
he Rijksmuseum is the largest art museum in the Netherlands and boasts an impressive collection of world-famous works by such masters as Vincent Van Gogh, Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals and Rembrandt van Rijn. After an extensive 10-year renovation project, the Rijksmuseum was reinaugurated in 2013 by then-Queen Beatrix. The collection contains more than one million pieces and has about eight thousand paintings, sculptures and historical artifacts on display, spanning from the year 1200 to the present. Some of the most notable works include Rembrandt’s The Night Watch (1642), Vermeer’s The Milkmaid (1647) and one of Van Gogh’s untitled self-portraits (1887).
Amsterdam will be transformed into a true city of light during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Contemporary artists from all over the world have created spectacular light art, that will light up the city center of Amsterdam during the darkest months of the year. The Water Colors Cruise is the best way to enjoy the impressive light artworks and sculptures. The comfortable and heated boats, provided by Lovers Canal Cruises, offer you a first-class setting for this impressive light festival.
This boarding location for the Water Colors Cruise is located at Leidsekade, at the opposite of the Amsterdam American Hotel at Leidsekade 97. Take tram 1, 2 or 5 or bus 170/172 and get off at Leidseplein. By tram it will take you slightly longer than by bus. If you choose to arrive by car, you can reach this location through the Spuistraat.