Drs. Kees K. - Private Guide in Amsterdam
certificate Country: Netherlands I conduct tours in cities: Alkmaar, Amsterdam, Delft, Gouda, Leiden, Marken, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht Airport Transfer: NO Hotel Reservation: NO Translation Service: YES Languages: Dutch, English, German, also with a translator in Japanese and other languages Education: Teacher Training College, 1975 Art History and Archaelology, Free University, Amsterdam, 1987. Experience: Successful public speaker for tour groups, university, TV, radio, cruise lines. Licenses, Training and Certifications:
Academic education, Amsterdam, Free University, class of 1987 in Art History + Archaeology + ArchitectureAdditional services of this guide:
I will take you in my private car. Groups of 4: we may take a train or we can hire a minivan.
Languages: Dutch, English, German, also with a translator in Japanese and other languages
Enjoy a walk to see and experience at the architecture of Amsterdam, Haarlem, Utrecht, Delft, Leiden, The Hague, Gouda, Rotterdam, Otterlo and other highlights from Holland in a way you never did before.
You may also start a city tour with the fine art museums where you can admire the paintings from Rembrandt, Van Gogh and Vermeer.
There are an extensive number of tours available. Some examples: The Amsterdam Canals, the United East India Co. Women of Amsterdam, GLBT life in the city and a tour of the Rich and Famous from the seventeenth Century.
One of the unique you can do is take in a lecture at my private home... just for your private group... on the art of the famous artists like Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer. During this lecture take a delicious cup of coffee or herbal tea. You will be treated as a guest of honor when attending the home of the famous art historian KeesKaldenbach.
Amsterdam Museums like the Rijksmuseum and others are available by taking a short car ride or we can also go by tram. There may be additional fees, but it is something that you should not miss in your visit.
When attending the museums you will have a personalized tour that will help you admire the wonders of the artists mentioned earlier and their techniques will be understood then; that includes color, composition, technique strokes of the brush and of course content.
The VIP treatment is available to your business associates, your family and friends that you will be traveling with so that your visit is a memorable one.
The lectures are given in easy to understand language and are available in English, Dutch or German; Japanese translations are also available.
A very gifted speaker, Drs. KeesKaldenbach has been featured in different media outlets such as BBC2, BBC, CNN as well as national TV networks from Holland, Japan and Denmark.
City Walk in Amsterdam
Rembrandt Walking and Museum Tour
Vermeer in full glory, seven masterworks in Holland
Vincent van Gogh in Amsterdam & also in Otterlo
Depending on starting point. Please email me stating your group size.
Total time of this tour in Amsterdam: about 1 1/2 hours, In Otterlo 2 hours.
Utrecht, its history, architecture, canals and museums
The Hague in art and politics
Marken, Monnickendam, Edam
Alkmaar, historic town center, windmills
Leiden, University and Museum route
Delft, Delft Blue, Johannes Vermeer
Architecture in Amsterdam from 1600 to 2014
Amsterdam, Gay and Lesbian history.
Gouda city tour, church with stained glass extravaganza
Rotterdam, stunning harbour redevelopment
Women of Amsterdam. from fishwives to womens lib
United East India Company - its powerful influence
Latest Customer's Opinions:
Kees' tour was enjoyable and he is very knowledgeable. He was insightful and we appreciated his historical tidbits on things from the history of the orphanage to public urinals to the day-to-day economics of being a sailor centuries ago - and of course Amsterdam's gay and lesbian history. It was a very nice introduction to the city; we wished it had been scheduled earlier in our stay.