Made for romantics, globetrotters and dreamers. A tolerant, cosmopolitan and uncomplicated city.
Capital of the canals
Did you know that the Dutch capital has more canals than Venice? The city centre is surrounded by a belt of canals, which testifies to unparalleled architecture from the Golden Age. It's not just the impressive architecture and canals that make a visit to Amsterdam a "to do". There are many more attractions not to be missed on a city break to Amsterdam. It is not without reason that Amsterdam is one of the most popular and most visited cities in Europe.
Nightlife in Amsterdam
Another reason for a trip to Amsterdam is certainly the varied night scene, because in Amsterdam the night can easily be turned into day! Strolling through the red light district, numerous festivals, concerts and shows or simply visiting one of the countless coffee shops - nobody will be bored.
Amsterdam on foot or by bike
However, the day can be just as varied as the night. As the metropolis is very flat, it can be explored wonderfully on foot and those who like it a little faster simply rent a bike and go on a tour on two wheels.
Don't forget that the bikes don't have brakes on the handlebars - you brake when you pedal back. If you want to have it very comfortable, it's best to sit in one of the various trams and take a somewhat different city tour. Amsterdam boasts numerous markets. The city is a paradise for junk, flower, book and clothing markets, such as the Nordenmarkt, which is ideal for bargain hunters. Or the Albert-Cuyp market, the largest and most visited market in Amsterdam, known for fresh food, fine herbs, spices and many other specialities.
Shopping and Art
In general, shopping in Amsterdam is excellent. You will find everything your heart desires and you will definitely not go home without full shopping bags. You will also find what you are looking for at Damstraat and Kalverstraat. Don't forget to visit the interesting museums and the royal palace in the city centre.
With the Travel Specialist to Amsterdam
Let us advise you and book one of our certified hotels in the centre of Amsterdam including the flight or the train journey. A city trip to the Dutch capital is always something special.
Drive over beautiful bridges, look into hidden gardens and visit the most popular places in Amsterdam. Experience a piece of Dutch culture and discover the sights of the city. Pass by old warehouses, trendy boutiques, hip eateries, through the museum district and enjoy a breather in Vondelpark. » When: daily at 10 am and 2 pm in E. Duration: 3 hours
Unlimited use of public transport (bus, tram, metro; not valid for trips to the airport), free admission to over 25 museums/attractions and numerous discounts up to 25%.
The best way to use public transport is to use network cards. Valid on the GVB network for bus, night bus, tram and metro in Amsterdam. Not valid for trips to the airport.
Enjoy a 75-minute canal cruise and preferential admission to the Heineken Experience. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. » When: daily between 10.30 am and 7.30 pm in E, canal trip with audio guide. Duration: 3 hours.
Guided tour to Amsterdam's most famous and largest tulip and flower complex. Already the outward journey leads through coloured flower fields! When: **daily 20.3.-9.5. at 08.45 am and 2.30 pm with audioguide. **Duration: approx. 5.5 hours.
You have not fully experienced Amsterdam if you have not visited the red light district. Find out all about the rumours, the sex workers, the Dutch drug laws and why the Dutch are so relaxed about these issues. Children under the age of 18 are not allowed. » When: daily at 6 pm and 8.30 pm in E. Duration: approx. 1.5 hours