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Amsterdam EDITOR'S PICKS
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. Ride the canal bus and see the city from a different perspective
2. See the works of Van Gogh and his contemporaries at the Van Gogh Museum and the art of Dutch masters at the Rijksmuseum
3. Travel to the countryside and get the chance to see the iconic Dutch windmills at Zaanse Schans or Kinderdijk
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 and discover Dutch history and heritage
6. Discover the vibrant nightlife of Amsterdam’s red light district
7. Experience the city like a local and travel through the city by bike on a sightseeing tour
8. Take a quick trip to Belgium and explore the historic cities of Bruges, Brussels or Antwerp
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

PRO 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.
22Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Discover Amsterdam at night! 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, the "Wallen". Cap it off with a visit the exotic Red Light Museum.
    English Available

    USD29.23

    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

    USD28.64

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  3. Travel on a luxurious boat through the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage list, this 75 minute cruise will show you all the city's secrets and beauty.
    Accessible

    From USD16.23

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  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

    USD139.13

    Mon, Thu, Sat
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Be charmed with the Dutch countryside as you visit the iconic windmills at Marken. You will also go to a cheese factory at Volendam before having a traditional lunch and visiting a local clog maker.
    English Available

    USD87.69

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Brussels One Day Trip from Amsterdam
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    See the Atomium, Grand Place and Manneken Pis on a trip to Belgium's capital from Amsterdam. Travel on a comfortable coach and taste Belgian chocolates in the medieval city of Brussels.
    English Available

    USD99.38

    Tue, Thu, Fri
    12 hour(s) (morning)
  7. Discover the world’s largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum. Pre-booked e-ticket gives you a direct entry to one of the most popular attractions in Amsterdam.

    USD23.38

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  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 USD49.11

    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 USD69.57

    Group Discount
    Daily
    4 hour(s) (morning)
  10. Walk in the footsteps of Anne Frank and uncover the fascinating story about her diary. Get to know where she spent her childhood, from when she moved to Amsterdam until she went into hiding.

    From USD49.11

    Group Discount
    Daily
    1.5 - 2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  11. Experience a fast and easy way to get from Amsterdam to Keukenhof Flower Gardens! Enjoy a direct transfer from Amsterdam with many departures per day and skip the long lines with the Keukenhof fast track ticket!

    From USD44.43

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  12. Join the easiest way to travel to the Dutch countryside and visit historic villages, iconic windmills and cheese farms! Hop on and off at your leisure and see Monnickendam, Edam, Zaanse Schans & more!

    From USD32.74

    2-for-1
    Review Rebate
    Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat
  13. Discover why Amsterdam loves their brew 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

    USD65.47

    Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    3.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  14. Discover the Dutch countryside during this one 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
    Pick-up Provided

    USD55.54

    Daily
    5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Bruges One Day Tour from Amsterdam
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    Discover the medieval town of Bruges in Belgium during this one day tour from Amsterdam. Explore Bruges Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and have free time to explore the city on your own!
    English Available

    USD104.06

    Sat
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  16. 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.

    USD18.71

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

    From USD1,128.25

    Daily
    10 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  18. 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

    USDFree

    Daily
    13 hour(s)
  19. Discover the most famous tulip park in the Netherlands: Keukenhof. Feast your eyes on the colorful sea of flowers and enjoy an orientation guided tour of the park!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD64.30

    Daily
    5 - 6 hour(s) (morning)
  20. Amsterdam Light Festival Water Colors Cruise
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    Enjoy superb views of the Amsterdam Light Festival as you cruise down the city's renowned canals! Book your evening cruise ticket and admire beautiful light installations between November 29, 2018 and January 20, 2019.
    English Available

    From USD28.06

    20%
    OFF
    Daily
    1.5 hour(s) (evening)

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