Of course Amsterdam is known for its beautiful canals, bridges and the many cozy restaurants, cafés and terraces. A portion of the canal is even on the UNESCO World Heritage list. But Amsterdam has much more to offer! Visit one of the many theaters, world famous museums and countless galleries on the Amsterdam canals.
Lover of culture? Visit the famous Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk Museum. Discover the characteristic quarters of Amsterdam, each with their own story and history: Jordaan, De Pijp, West- or East-borough. For shopping you have come to the right place! Go to the 9 streets with numerous unique and independent boutiques. Also check out the Haarlemmerdijk, Kalverstraat or the P.C. Hooftstraat where you will find the most exclusive brands. In Lelystad, 30 minutes from Amsterdam, you will find Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet with no less than 150 fashion, lifestyle and jewelry stores.
The Albert Cuyp Market is the largest day market in Europe!
Unwind in Amsterdam? Go enjoy hiking in one of the many city parks, rowing in the Amsterdam forest or cycling through Amsterdam’s neighborhoods. The picturesque places near Amsterdam are well worth the effort: the Zaanse Schans, Alkmaar cheese market and the fishing villages of Marken, Edam and Volendam, you’re there from Amsterdam!
Within 30 minutes you ride from Amsterdam to the historical Zaanse Schans.