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Art in London Tour

London
| 6 hours

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Category: Tours
Duration: 6 hours
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Itinerary
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Stop At: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN England

The National Gallery is London's premier gallery of fine art. We take a journey through European painting ranging from 13th century Italy to 19th century France. From Leonardo Da Vinci to Van Gogh. In the original building, rooms reflect the developments in painting across Europe. We go on a journey to Holland in the Golden Age, with masterpieces by Rembrandt and Vermeer and we see how painting developed in Spain, most famously with works by Velazquez.

After a well deserved coffee break in the National Gallery Café we have the opportunity to focus on both English paintings by Turner and Constable, and perhaps the most popular paintings in the Gallery, those by the French impressionists like Monet, Seurat as well as Cezanne and Van Gogh.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: National Portrait Gallery, Charing Cross Road 2 St. Martin's Place, London WC2H 0HE England

At approximately 12:30 p.m. we walk to the nearby National Portrait Gallery to see the collection of Tudor Portraits illustrating English history, with famous images of Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth 1st.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Wallace Collection, Hertford House Manchester Square Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN England

Leaving the National Portrait Gallery, we head to Manchester Square by one of London's iconic black cabs, arriving at the Wallace Collection about 2:00 p.m. We explore this magnificent 18th century mansion which has become one of London's favourite, but less well known, museums.

Here we discover a remarkable art collection, but also armour, clocks and furniture in beautifully restored rooms. For example, there is an entire room dedicated to views of Venice by Canaletto and Guardi.

At approximately 3:00 p.m. we head to the Wallace Café for a lovely afternoon High Tea. After tea, the tour concludes here, which is just a short walk from the shops of Oxford Street.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
Coffee and/or Tea - Traditional English afternoon High Tea.
Private transportation
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Location

Meeting point
St Martin-in-the-Fields, Charing Cross, London WC2N, UK
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