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Amsterdam Travel Tips

Jewish Amsterdam

By Viator, September 2014

Tours & Tickets

Sephardic Jews first came to Amsterdam in the late 15th century, escaping persecution in Spain and Portugal, and settled behind Waterlooplein, bordered by the Amstel and the Herengracht canal. They ...  Read more

3 Days in Amsterdam: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 274 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Amsterdam has all the offerings of a major world capital, yet the atmosphere is more akin to a village with tree-lined canals, art museums and a strong café culture. This city offers so ...  Read more

Day Trips from Amsterdam

By Viator, September 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 50 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There is plenty to see in laid-back Amsterdam, from world-class museums to vintage markets and more canals than Venice. And if that is not enough, any of the suggestions below make a diverting day ...  Read more

Exploring Amsterdam’s Canals

By Viator, August 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 1918 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

There’s no better way to get a grip on the architectural marvels of Amsterdam than by taking a canal tour; you’ll get to see many of the city’s best-loved sights, including the Magere Brug (Skinny ...  Read more

Amsterdam Pizza Cruises: A Unique Dining Experience

By Viator, July 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 358 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Whether you’re craving some comfort food after a busy weekend of sightseeing, have kids to keep entertained or just want a change from the ubiquitous stroopwafel (syrup waffles) and Bitterballen ...  Read more

Amsterdam with Kids

By Viator, June 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 7 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Despite Amsterdam’s notorious red-light district and coffee shops, it’s the ideal city to visit with young children. It’s compact, flat and walkable, with most sights within easy distance of each ...  Read more

Saving on Tours in Amsterdam

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 1208 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you’re heading off to Amsterdam any time soon, you’ve got the chance to save money on sightseeing by combining tours of the top attractions.   By booking a tour of the famous Heineken ...  Read more

Beer & Cheese in Amsterdam

By Viator, May 2014

4 star rating: Recommended 309 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Beer- and cheese-lovers are right at home in Amsterdam, where Dutch cheeses like Gouda, Edam and Leiden make up a healthy part of the cuisine and Dutch lagers are consumed heartily. To get the full ...  Read more

Amsterdam Museums

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 158 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The compact center of Amsterdam packs in a huge variety of experience. That’s why it’s one of Europe’s best-loved cities: everyone gets something out of it. Not interested in coffee shops or the red ...  Read more

Belgium Tours from Amsterdam

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 62 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

If you’re visiting Amsterdam, there are various destinations in nearby Belgium to make a great day trip. Bruges, for instance. Like Amsterdam, this compact city in Belgium’s north is built on ...  Read more

Holland Windmills

By Viator, May 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 41 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Windmills have always played an important part in the life of Holland and its inhabitants, forming a unique element in the Dutch landscape of wide plains, far horizons, glittering canals and floating ...  Read more

Tulips in Holland

By Viator, March 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 98 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

From Edinburgh to Istanbul, the sight of tulips on flower stalls is a sure sign that winter is loosening its grip. And many of the tulips which end up on tables all over Europe originate in Holland, ...  Read more

Cuisine of Amsterdam

By Viator, February 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 4 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The traditional cuisine of Amsterdam is straightforward and hearty. Simple meaty dishes feature such as snert (a calorie-ridden pea soup thickened with leeks, celery and smoked sausage and served ...  Read more

Amsterdam Light Festival

By Viator, October 2013

3 star rating: Worth doing 20 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Following last year’s hugely successful inaugural celebrations, Amsterdam will come alive again over winter 2013 with its second Light Festival, which sees magical laser shows piercing the night sky ...  Read more

Halloween in Amsterdam

By Viator, October 2013

The Dutch equivalent of the American Halloween is St Martin’s Day, which falls on November 11 and celebrates a random act of kindness towards St Martin, who was taken in by a stranger when he had ...  Read more

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