Amsterdam city breaks
Legendary Amsterdam, famous for everything from world class diamonds to impressive architecture, vibrant nightlife to flower markets and everything in between. Why go to Amsterdam? What you should be asking yourself is when! Touring the city can be an adventure in itself with so many ways to get around. Lose yourself in the historical culture of your surroundings by foot, bike, or boat. Afternoons are perfect for cruising along one of the 165 canals. Jump aboard and see the city from a unique viewpoint, enjoying a pancake or two along the way. The summertime is populated with numerous exciting events from beer festivals to fashion week.
Enjoy high tea at one of Amsterdam’s quality hotels or head to the widest beach in the Netherlands for a relaxing stroll. Works of art by the greats such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt are on show for your perusal at museums in the heart of the city, and the shopping’s not bad either with luxury designer boutiques dotted here there and everywhere. As evening draws near choose from one of the quiet restaurants to enjoy a traditional Dutch dish. By the time you’ve finished your meal the streets of Amsterdam will be lined with bright lights and party goers preparing for a legendary night on the town. In a city where surprise and experience greet you at every turn Amsterdam will provide you with a city break to remember.
Places to visit and top tips:
- Take a canal cruise – there are plenty of options whether you want to do it open topped or traditional style.
- Immerse yourself in the café culture and enjoy lunch, or even breakfast, at one of the adorable cafes. See the city by bike or by foot. Once you’ve explored the streets of Amsterdam in this free and easy manner you’ll think twice before waiting for a tram.
- If you like fashionable boutiques and art museums take the day trip train ride to Haarlem. It’s just a 15 minute journey and well worth it.
- Sample the fantastic Indonesian cuisine or go for something more traditionally Dutch in one of the many romantic restaurants.