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VELTRA Amsterdam Top 10 Things to Do
Make your next trip to Amsterdam memorable with VELTRA’s Top 10 Things to Do in Amsterdam! Cruise the Amsterdam canals. Discover Dutch art on a visit to the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Explore Amsterdam on a bike like a local or venture out of the city for a day trip to Belgium or the Dutch countryside. Sample local beers on a brewery tour or pub crawl. Catch seasonal attractions like the Keukenhof Garden.
Don’t miss these must-do activities on your next trip to Amsterdam!
1. See the city from a different perspective on an Amsterdam canal cruise
2. Explore Amsterdam's museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum, and see the works of Dutch masters like Van Gogh and Rembrandt
3. Travel to the scenic Dutch countryside for a chance to see the iconic windmills at Zaanse Schans or Kinderdijk and sample the famous Dutch cheese
4. Walk among vibrant flowers at Keukenhof Garden (open from March to May) and see tulips in full bloom
5. Visit local villages like Marken and Volendam, where you can discover Dutch history and heritage
6. Discover the vibrant nightlife of Amsterdam’s red light district
7. Experience the city like a local on a sightseeing bike tour
8. Take a quick trip to Bruges from Amsterdam and discover the Venice of the North
9. Taste Dutch beer and get to know the local drinking culture
10. Discover the life and legacy of Anne Frank at the Anne Frank House

VELTRA TIP: Get a unique canal cruise experience in winter during the annual Amsterdam Light Festival, held from November to January! Take the Water Colors Cruise for the best views of the sculptures illuminating the city during this event.
18Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Discover a different side of Amsterdam and go on this guided tour that will provide a safe and fun way to explore the largest and best-known Red Light District in the city. Cap it off with a visit to the exotic Red Light Museum.
    English Available

    USD30.81

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  2. Get a truly local experience as you explore Amsterdam by bike. Take a 2-hour guided tour on high quality, comfortable bikes and see the many sights and attractions the city has to offer.
    English Available

    USD27.45

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Travel on a luxurious boat through the UNESCO Heritage Site-listed canal rings of Amsterdam! This 75-minute cruise will show you the city's best kept secrets and essential sites including the Golden Bend, Overhoeks neighborhood and more.
    Accessible

    USD21.85

    Daily
  4. Take in the culture of Holland with a bus ride through the countryside on your way to Marken, Volendam, Edam and Zaanse Schans. Marvel at Amsterdam's scenic landscapes dotted with windmills and famous canals before going cheese sampling.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD133.32

    Mon, Thu, Sat
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Enjoy fast-track entry and a guided tour to two of the world's top museums, the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Followed by a canal cruise and complimentary entrance ticket to the Diamond Museum.
    English Available

    From USD35.01

    Daily
    (morning)
  6. Go on this combo tour and enjoy big savings! Explore Amsterdam's highlights and visit the iconic windmills at Marken. See a Volendam cheese factory and have a traditional lunch before visiting a local clog maker then go on a free 1-hour canal cruise!
    English Available

    From USD88.50

    32%
    OFF
    Wed, Fri, Sat
    10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Visit Belgium from the Netherlands on a day trip to Brussels from Amsterdam. Check out top attractions such as the Atomium, Grand Place, and Manneken Pis. Explore the medieval city with an informative guide and savor world-famous Belgian chocolates.
    English Available

    USD95.23

    Tue, Thu, Fri
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Explore the infamous Amsterdam Red Light district during this private guided night tour! Discover the oldest part of Amsterdam get a taste of the city's night life as you enjoy a drink in a local pub.

    From USD32.49

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (evening)
  9. Learn about the life of one of the most prolific artists in Dutch art history. Visit the Rembrandt House and Rijksmuseum to see places connected to Rembrandt, who lived in Amsterdam most of his life.

    From USD66.10

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Experience a convenient journey from Amsterdam to the Keukenhof Flower Gardens with a round trip transfer. Skip the long lines with your Keukenhof fast track ticket and enjoy views at one of the most famous and largest spring gardens in the world!

    USD43.69

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  11. Join the easiest way to travel to the Dutch countryside and visit historic villages, iconic windmills and a local cheese farm! Hop on and off at your leisure and see Monnickendam, Edam, Zaanse Schans, and more!

    From USD23.53

    Daily
  12. Discover why Amsterdam is home to famous brews like Amstel and Heineken as you delve into the exciting world of Dutch beer. Visit a hand-picked selection of bars, breweries and beer halls and enjoy a tasting of three quality beers.
    English Available

    USD62.74

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  13. Discover the Dutch countryside on this half-day tour from Amsterdam. Visit Zaanse Schans with its wooden windmills, Edam, a picturesque medieval town and the famous fishing village of Volendam.
    English Available

    From USD49.91

    Group Discount
    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning)
  14. A sightseeing cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage canals in Amsterdam is a must when visiting this beautiful city! Hop on this 1-hour cruise and discover the most enchanting places in Amsterdam.

    USD19.05

    Wed, Fri, Sat
  15. Step foot in both the Netherlands and Belgium in one day! Travel effortlessly between Amsterdam and Brussels in a private car. Optional walking tour and diamond factory visit included.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,109.11

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Enjoy the flexibility of an open bus ticket and tour Zaanse Schans at your own pace. Satisfy your cheese craving at the Henri Willig Cheese Factory, visit Kooijman Museum and enjoy snacks at De Kraai.
    Accessible

    -

    Daily
    13 hour(s)
  17. Discover the most famous tulip park in the Netherlands: Keukenhof. With hotel pick-up included, join this convenient small group tour and feast your eyes on the colorful sea of flowers and enjoy a guided tour of the park!
    English Available

    From USD52.88

    20%
    OFF
    Daily
    5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Travel from Amsterdam to Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage site famous for its windmills! Discover The Hague with a small group and see the city's iconic landmarks and masterpieces in the Mauritshuis Museum!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD178.13

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)

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