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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Places of Interest

Canal Cruises

From the comfort of a tour boat, you can see Amsterdam at its most beautiful. Pass alongside countless historical properties such as 'the smallest house', the mayor's residence and the monumental Westerkerk. Admire the beautiful 17th‑century merchants' houses along the Gouden Bocht (Golden Bend) and take a quick peek inside one of the city's famous houseboats. A canal boat offers one of the best views of the city, and the diversity of what you see will surprise you.

Cycle Tour in Amsterdam

The Netherlands is cycling country. Bikes are also extremely popular in Amsterdam. There isnít a city in the world where people cycle as much. About forty percent of all movements from one location to the next take place on a bicycle in Amsterdam! This makes sense, as there is no other method of transportation that allows you to travel through the city with so much ease.

Amsterdam City Tours

A sightseeing bus tour will show you all the highlights of Amsterdam, including the Royal Palace on Dam Square and the traditional windmills a bit further out of town.

Guided Walks

Amsterdam is a city where you can stroll from square to square and from terrace to terrace and never get bored. You could do it on your own, but take a guided tour and you will discover why Amsterdam's architectural style is characterized by tiny windows, why there are three crosses on the bollards lining the streets, what is the city's nickname, who were Johnny Jordaan and Tante Leen and much more.

Suburb Surroundings

Travel just 15 minutes from the center of Amsterdam and you will feel as though you have stepped into a 17th‑century landscape painting. The fishing villages Marken and Volendam are like open‑air museums, with perfectly preserved examples of historical Dutch houses and windmills.

Shopping Streets

With everything from multi‑level department stores to one of a kind boutiques, antiques to contemporary Dutch design, Amsterdam inspires even the most cultivated shopper.

Amsterdam Festivals

Europeís number‑one festival city is this year hosting numerous exciting performances and concerts featuring leading artists from all over the world. Language will be no barrier at these festivals, some of which are even accessible free of charge.