Amsterdam Light Festival

Visit Amsterdam in Winter time

Visit the ‘Amsterdam Light Festival’ for a special winter tour. This annual event puts the famous canalbelt and citycenter of Amsterdam in the spotlight. With the focus on interesting light art.2017-2018 festival’s theme: EXISTENTIAL.
This winter is the 6th edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival. In the winter of 2017/18 will be held from November 30 until January 21. As in previous editions young established international artists show their light arts at special locations in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Light Festival takes place on land and water. Please note the differences in opening dates and opening times for both exhibitions.

Watercolors Cruise

Water Colors is the boat route of Amsterdam Light Festival, where the famous Amsterdam canals form the decor for the light objects. Water Colors is opened daily from December 01 until January 22. The boat route is offered by different canal companies. Most start the tour ar Amsterdam Central Station. The prices differ per company. Book a private canalcruise with Amsterdam VIP Tours for a unique experience and avoid the crowds.

The Watercolors tour takes you along the many works of art and show you the city from the water. The evening Watercolours cruises are super popular in the winter month period. If you do not want to queue in long waitinglines to get on a crowded boat, then contact us. We can arrange a VIP treatment on the canals for you!

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This way you can truly enjoy all the light art pieces at your own pace! Pre book Dutch cheese and port wine during your cruise and book a VIP guide to get all the explanations. You will never forget this VIP experience!

Open air light museum | Walking Tour

NEW this winter! For the first time, artworks will be shown at Marineterrein Amsterdam, from 14 December 2017 until 7 January 2018. This outdoor exhibition area is on walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station.

These artworks are lit from 5pm until 10pm (on New Year’s Eve until 8pm). People can explore the exhibition on their own; there is no fixed walking route. Take a private VIP tour along 20 of the light objects.

amsterdam light festivalTour the Amsterdam Light Festival

You can book a special walkingtour, bicycletour or canalcruise with Amsterdam VIP Tours that takes you along the spectacular illuminated artworks.

Visit the Illuminade watertrail. It runs through the city. View of Amsterdam Light Festival website for more information on the route, artworks and the participating artists.

Contact Amsterdam VIP Tours for the a private tour or cruise!

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