A virtual tour is a “simulation of an existing location usually composed of a sequence of video or still images,” according to Wikipedia. So what does that have to do with Van Gogh? Well, his works are scattered throughout the world and there are some places that, unfortunately, you might not ever have the opportunity to visit. With the Van Gogh virtual tours available online, you will have the opportunity to visit Van Gogh works in far away places from the comfort of your home. Below is a list of Van Gogh virtual tours with links to the tour sites. Van Gogh’s Van Goghs National Gallery of Art Van Gogh …..
Van Gogh lovers planning to walk in his steps don’t want to miss a thing. If you’re planning a trip to one of Van Gogh’s old stomping grounds, then you might want to consider one of the many walking or biking tours available. Below we spotlight two of the many options: 1. Diverse Directions Cycling Tours offers 2 tours that bear Van Gogh’s name, the Vineyards & Van Gogh Circuit Tour and the Vineyards & Van Gogh Hub & Spoke Tour. On both of these tours, you will have the opportunity to visit Saint-Remy-de-Provence, where Van Gogh spent the final year of his life in the Saint-Paul de Mausole Asylum. Saint …..
Vincent Willem van Gogh was born on March 30, 1853 in a village in the southern part of the Netherlands in the province of North Brabant. The flat land of North Brabant was dotted with villages surrounded by cultivated land. It was here that Van Gogh’s love for the landscape began with Zundert’s fields, heath, swamps, and forests of beeches. His identification with nature, the simple life, with farmers and the countryside, originated during his childhood in Brabant. Van Gogh was born in the municipality of Zundert, one of the most agricultural areas of the Netherlands, in the village parsonage on Zundert’s main street, Markt 29, located across the street …..