Daily every ± 60 min.
± 75 min.
The waiting time is max. 30 minutes at Leidse kade, depending on the crowd.
November 30th - January 21th
- Child age and price:
0 - 3 years: free
4 - 13 years: € 10.50
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Amsterdam Light Festival
Amsterdam will be transformed into a true city of light during the Amsterdam Light Festival. Contemporary artists from all over the world have created spectacular light art, that will light up the city center of Amsterdam during the darkest months of the year.
The Water Colors Cruise is the best way to enjoy the impressive light artworks and sculptures. The comfortable and heated boats, provided by Lovers Canal Cruises, offer you a first-class setting for this impressive light festival. Do not miss out and book your discounted Early bird tickets easy and quickly online at Tours & Tickets!
Highlights Amsterdam Light Festival
- Spectacular light art
- The unique warm atmosphere in the coldest months of the year
- The Water Colors Cruise
Tickets Water Colors Cruise
The Water Colors Cruise is the itinerary of the Amsterdam Light Festival and also the best way to experience the amazing light art. Through the comfortable and well-heated boats of Lovers Canal Cruises, you can sit back and enjoy the stunning views. Do not miss out and book your discounted Amsterdam Light Festival tickets easy and quickly online at Tours & Tickets!
Theme Amsterdam Light Festival
The organization of the Amsterdam Light Festival introduces a new theme every edition. The selected artists have to base their work on this theme.
The theme of the Amsterdam Light Festival 2017 – 2018 is, Existantial. With Existential they hope to encourage visitors in a positive way to think about what unites people and what role light plays in this.
Each edition of the Amsterdam Light Festival artworks are selected by a panel of judges. Through a worldwide Call for Concepts, artists from all over the world were asked to submit new ideas for the festival. In total, there are over 35 light art works from selected artists, designers and architects from all over the world. They have been giving the special task to relieve the city of Amsterdam artfully.
Departure location Leidse kade
This boarding location for the Water Colors Cruise is located at Leidsekade, at the opposite of the Amsterdam American Hotel at Leidsekade 97. Take tram 1, 2 or 5 or bus 170/172 and get off at Leidseplein. By tram it will take you slightly longer than by bus. If you choose to arrive by car, you can reach this location through the Spuistraat.
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