Amsterdam/Utrecht, The Netherlands
According to the Jaarbeus local convention center , Utrecht is “A pleasant mix of urban excitement and small-town charm". Utrecht's medieval historic city center and plenty of monuments give an opportunity to enjoy your amble admiring the view of old houses and canals with delight. This dynamic, yet car-free, time-honored university town intertwines gourmet restaurants and scenic cafes that will ensure pleasurable dining or coffee drinking experience...
The course venue is located at Zaalverhuur 7 in Utrecht, Location Bollenhofsestraat, Bollenhofsestraat 138-A, a photogenic space at a beautiful location. One day school visit and cultural trip to Amsterdam are also planned during the course.
Bookings can be made directly to the hotel or through booking sites like booking.com, Tripadvisor, Expedia, Trivago and others. Booking sites offer search for hotels, apartments and bed and breakfast.
Some of the hotels near the venue:
Schiphol Airport (AMS) is the nearest airport for international flights. It is located at 55 km from Utrecht, which is about 35 minutes by intercity train service. You should consider an OV-chipkaart, a public transport chip card which is a payment method for public transport in the Netherlands. You can plan your trip by public transport by using the network plans and maps where you can use a digital route map or download a PDF.
You have your KA1 grant budget for your accommodation including meals. A Dutch lunch of “broodjes” (bread rolls), salads and organic fruit is served on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at the venue. You will receive a Lunch Package offer. The course will include time for relaxing coffee breaks, tea, biscuits and special moments for cultural exchange throughout the day and on Saturday.
Besides the Amsterdam Canal Trip offered, we warmly recommend that you visit the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, Stedeljik Museum, Dam Square, Vondelpark and much more. While in Utrecht you can join different tours such as: sightseeing tours, architect tours or cultural tour or visit some of its churches, cathedrals, specialty museums and more. Traditional Dutch foods that you should try while in the Netherlands include small pancakes poffertjes, pickled haring with onions, stamppot, Dutch doughnuts oliebollen or the delicious appeltaart. Welkom!
You might also be interested in the iamsterdam city card.