Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is home to one of Europe’s most renowned museums – the Rijksmuseum. The Rijksmuseum is a huge museum with more than 8,000 works of art and artefacts from the 15th to the present, it has the largest collection in the country. Several world-famous masterpieces by Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals, Jan Steen and other artists of the Dutch Golden Age hang here. Some famous paintings hanging here are; The Milkmaid by Vermeer, Jan Steen’s Merry Household, Marten and Oopjen and the Night Watch (Nachtwacht) both by Rembrandt van Rijn.

The building, which is a masterpiece in itself, was opened in 1885. It recently underwent a massive renovation and reopened in 2013. A visit here can already take an hour, if you only see the highlights. If you are interested in Dutch art, plan at least half a day to spend here.

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La Cité du Vin

La Cité du Vin, Bordeaux

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Bordeaux is a true wine city and is surrounded by large vineyards. In the city itself, you can find several museums dedicated to all the wines produced in the Bordeaux area. The Cité du Vin is one of the most striking buildings in Bordeaux. This state-of-the-art cultural museum, has all sorts of things to do with wine. The museum is not only about Bordeaux wines, but about all kinds of wine regions in the world. Audio guides are available and the museum is very interactive. Not only will you feast your eyes, your other senses will also be pleasantly stimulated.

The building covers an area of 3,000 square metres, has a 55-metre-high tower, looks magnificent and if you take a tour, it ends in the belvedere bar, where you can combine a glass of wine with a fantastic view of Bordeaux and the Garonne. If you love wine, this is definitely a must!

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Het Steen Castle

Het Steen Castle, Antwerp

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Steen Castle, the hotspot for anyone wanting to visit Antwerp. As the city’s oldest preserved building, Het Steen, Antwerp has had many functions over the centuries. It has been used as a castle, prison, residence, sawmill and museum.  

This century-old building currently houses a Visitor Centre, cruise terminal and the attraction The Antwerp Story, the perfect introduction to the city. After visiting The Fairytale Castle, you’ll be all set for a fantastic time in Antwerp.

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