Explore Amsterdam - Something for everyone!
Your time in the wonderful city of Amsterdam is perfect whether you travel with your partner, family or friends. With so much to see and do, the Dutch capital city offers something to suit all tastes.
Take a romantic canal trip and enjoy the beauty of Amsterdam with your loved one. Or why not visit the ‘nine streets’ area which is full of quirky stores. The floating flower market is also a must-see. For a spot of culture visit the Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum, which can be reached on foot or by trams 2, 5, 6, 7, 10 & 12. Visit a ‘brown cafe’: pubs with walls darkened by ages, the oldest date from the 17th century.
Amsterdam Zoo provides for a fun day out for all the family, meet many species including lions and monkeys. Alternatively, start with a canal boat tour or rent canal bikes and explore the canal paths. NEMO, Holland’s biggest science centre, brings science to life in a fun and entertaining way. Vondelpark is a great place for walking, playing and eating ice creams! Madame Tussauds and Amsterdam Dungeon are always popular, or visit ‘Our Lord in the Attic’ – a church hidden in an attic!
Find out what it’s like to be a bottle of beer at the Heineken Experience in the old Heineken brewery. No short breaks to Amersterdam are complete without a wander around the infamous red-light district. Enjoy a drink and a meal in the Leidsplein area while watching the buskers and street performers. Head for Haarlemmerstraat and its continuation, Haarlemmerdijk, for wonderful unique and quirky shops. If bars are the main reason behind your city break to Amsterdam, then why not visit some of the the most popular bars in Amsterdam, making sure you carry on the party from the night before.
For more information on Amsterdam, visit our Amsterdam Travel Guide