Splendour of European cities B

The Splendour A and B courses can be taken separately (and in any order).

In this course, we visit Europe's most beautiful and surprising cities from the comfort of your armchair. To inspire your own visit or to enjoy. Yvonne Hilgenkamp takes you to 10 culturally very interesting cities. Much of a city's appeal is due to its appearance and architecture. We will naturally look at this architecture, but also at other art, and we will highlight each city's specific cultural heyday. The cities have also been chosen on the basis of the state of their major attractions at the moment. Featured will be:

1. Cordoba and Bruges
2. Venice
3. Vienna
4. Amsterdam and Prague
5. Bordeaux and Helsinki
6. Berlin
7. Bilbao
8. Copenhagen


How does that work online?

You follow this lecture online from your own computer or tablet. All you need is a good internet connection and sound. Lecturer and images will automatically appear on your screen. If you cannot attend 'live', you can watch the replay of the lesson another time. look back. Registration is therefore still possible until after lesson 2 of the course.


Free trial lesson

Want to know if this course and taking it online is for you? You can join lesson 1 of this course as a free trial lesson without any obligations. You can register for this free trial lesson directly via this link.

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Reviews of this course

I am very satisfied with the content of this course series. Yvonne tells her story with such enthusiasm and experience that after each lesson you get the feeling you have been to the city in question yourself and you feel like immediately packing your travel bag and setting off to admire all that beauty with your own eyes.
About Splendour of European cities B
How much I enjoyed this series again! The underlying history, the various sometimes successive architectural styles, sometimes amazement, but always admiration for the pictures and also Yvonne's enthusiasm!
About Splendour of European cities B
The Splendour B course was great. The way the subject matter of a city was offered was very fascinating. In particular, the combination of ancient and modern the architecture fascinated me. Bilbao stood out for me because this city was new to me.
About Splendour of European cities B
I really loved Yvonne's course. It remains amazing the way she can convey everything with enthusiasm. She even got me excited about modern architecture which I thought was not my preference. And it's especially nice that I can take the course just from home. I will definitely take more courses from Yvonne.
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Lecturer of this course

Yvonne Hilgenkamp

Yvonne Hilgenkamp is an art historian as well as an architectural historian, and has many years of experience in presenting the rich history of Western architecture, urban planning and art. She clearly makes art history accessible to a diverse audience. Her interests are broad and range from the Romans to Rembrandt, from De Pijp to Paris and from Art Déco to Dubai's skyscrapers. About all these subjects she likes to talk and enthusiastically!

Recommended literature

Should you wish to delve further into the subject of this course, we recommend the following books. This is not compulsory literature for the course.