Holland in Springtime

  • 10-day journey aboard the canal barge M.S. Magnifique
  • Explore Amsterdam, Haarlem, The Hague, and the blooming Dutch countryside

National Geographic Experts

 

A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective. Listed below are some of the experts and the departure date(s) they will be joining.

Paula Swart
Art Historian, Asian Studies

Art historian Paula Swart has been a museum curator for more than 20 years. Born in The Hague in the Netherlands, Paula studied at the University of Leiden and Amsterdam. Paula holds degrees in Sinology, art history, history, and archaeology. While studying in Amsterdam, she participated in the Witte Leeuw (White Lion) project studying the Chinese ceramics found in an early 17th century Dutch East India Company shipwreck. She speaks five languages, including Dutch and Mandarin, and has published several books and numerous articles on art and architecture. Paula has researched and lectured on Dutch trade and exploration, and has a special interest in 17th century Dutch still life paintings.

Departure Dates
  • Apr 07 - 16, 2016
  • Apr 14 - 23, 2016
  • Apr 28 - May 07, 2016