Life of Rembrandt

A day tour for small groups to experience the extraordinary life of Rembrandt in Amsterdam and Leiden.

Explore the life of Rembrandt, the Dutch most famous painter born in Leiden and lived in Amsterdam. The tour starts in Amsterdam by visiting Rembrandt Amsterdam Experience, followed by a walking tour through Leiden, the city where he was born. Your tour ends with a boat trip through a typical Dutch scenery, as often pictured in Rembrandts’ paintings.  

The Dutch Golden Age painter, printmaker and draughtsman Rembrandt is generally considered one of the greatest visual artists in the history of art and the most important in Dutch art history.

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The Hop on Hop off Holland Tour starts in Amsterdam, at Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience. Here, you go back in time to 1663 while visiting his last studio. Rembrandt and his family take you on a fascinating journey through the painters’ life. The show lasts about 25 minutes and offers a great introduction to the life of the this world famous artist. By means of video projections, scents, music and 5D effects you’ll be completely immersed into the Amsterdam life of the 17th century.

After the experience a minibus will transport you to the picturesque city of Leiden, the actual birthplace of Rembrandt. Accompanied by a guide, you’ll walk through the city of Leiden and visit the Young Rembrandt Studio. afterwards. Here, young Rembrandt enjoyed lessons from the master painter Jacob van Swanenburgh.

Follow the footsteps and dive into the life and history of the most famous painter in the world with a complete daytrip from Amsterdam to old city of Leiden.

What is included

  • Visit spectacular attractions in Leiden and Amsterdam
  • Travel by minibus
  • Guided Walking tour in Leiden
  • Lake and windmillcruise

General information


10.00 am                           Check-in at Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience, Weteringschans 2 (near Leidseplein)

10.00 am – 10.30 am      VIP visit (before opening hours) Rembrandt Experience

10.45 am                           Small group tour to Leiden by minibus

12.00 am                           Guided walking tour though Leiden, including a visit to Young Rembrandt exhibition

13.30 pm                           Luxurious Dutch Lake – and Windmill cruise, from Leiden to Warmond 

15.00 pm                           Arrival in Warmond and departure to Amsterdam by minibus

16.00 pm                           Your daytrip ends in Amsterdam 


Pick-up location: Rembrandt Experience, Weteringschans 2 (near Leidseplein)

Price:  € 79.50 p.p.