The Netherlands Music History Tour

Where music originated!

Do you want to travel Europe and learn about the beginning of music?

This tour teaches you about the beginning of music and lets you tour Europe. If you want to study the start of music come on this tour. We will be going to famous museums, cool hotels, and historical attractions! We will be going to The Netherlands, Belgium, and France! It is a great tour for YOU if YOU love music!


Museums

Hotels

Hotel du Triangle d'Or

Hotel du Triangle d'Or is in Paris, France. We will be staying there while we are in Paris. It is a 3-star hotel. It is a boutique hotel in the heart of Ville Lumieres. We are near Olympia, the historical music hall of Paris.


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Conservatorium

The Conservatorium is located in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. It currently stands on the site of Sweelinck's former Conservatory of Music. It is now a 5-star hotel. We will be staying at the hotel. The Conservatorium is very close to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum, and the Royal Concertgebouw. It has 129 bedrooms and suites, an array of restaurants and a bar, as well as a selection of cool events and banqueting spaces.


Historical Attractions

Notre Dame

Notre Dame Cathedral is located in Paris, France. In French, Notre Dame means "Our Lady of Paris". It is one of the largest and most well-known churches in the world. In 1163, construction started to build Notre Dame. Notre Dame was among the first buildings in the world to use the flying buttress (arched exterior supports).


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Hainaut, Belgium

This is the county where Josquin des Prez was born. We will be going to walk around his home village.


Mons, Belgium

This is where Orlande de Lassus was born. We will be walking around the village.


Deventer, The Netherlands

This is where Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck was born. Later in his life he moved to Amsterdam, The Netherlands. We will be walking around Deventer. Fun fact: The Netherlands used to be called "the low lands".


Saint-Ghislain, Belgium

This is the city where Johannes Ockeghem was born. We will be walking around this city also.


Concert Spirituel

This is a historical music hall. Lots of important people performed here. We will look around inside and outside the hall.