Netherlands Travel Tips

Travel writer

By BILL NESBITT , United Kingdom, March 2015

On this trip, post - New Year, I was based at the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam's only 5 star hotel, located on the Dam itself opposite the Royal Palace. It deserves its five stars and I would ...  Read more

Exploring Amsterdam?s Canals

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 2417 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

Cuisine of Amsterdam

By Viator, February 2015

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

3 Days in Amsterdam: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 315 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

Belgium Tours from Amsterdam

By Viator, February 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 66 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

Day Trips from Amsterdam

By Viator, February 2015

4.5 star rating: Recommended 59 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

Amsterdam Coffee Shops

By Viator, February 2015

Tours & Tickets

Nothing symbolizes Dutch pragmatism better than the country?s drug policy. Rather than wage war on all drugs and drive them further underground with all the criminal, anti-social activity that ...  Read more

Anne Frank?s Amsterdam

By Viator, January 2015

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 2 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The name of Anne Frank is forever linked with Amsterdam. The fate of a young Jewish girl and her family destroyed by the Nazis in World War II would have been long since overlooked were it not for ...  Read more

Amsterdam Light Festival

By Viator, November 2014

3 star rating: Worth doing 26 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Amsterdam will come alive again over winter with its third Light Festival, which sees magical laser shows piercing the night sky and glinting off the canals over Christmas and through the New Year.  ...  Read more

Tulips in Holland

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 97 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

Amsterdam by Bike

By Viator, November 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 61 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

The streets that run alongside Amsterdam?s canals were tailor-made for bike-riding, and whether you?re exploring at your own pace or riding with an organized tour, you?ll fall in love with the city ...  Read more

3 Days in The Hague: Suggested Itineraries

By Viator, October 2014

Tours & Tickets

Day 1: Art and Canals The Hague?s superb Mauritshuis art gallery is currently under renovation and the pride of its Dutch Old Master collections are on display at the HP Berlage-designed ...  Read more

Windmills of Rotterdam

By Viator, October 2014

There were once scores of windmills in Rotterdam, used to grind grain for the distilleries of Delfshaven. Of the seven still standing, De Ster and De Leliesave on Plaszoom are normally open to the ...  Read more

Rotterdam Harbor Cruises

By Viator, October 2014

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Rating | Tours & Tickets

A harbor cruise may be the best way to admire the innovative architecture of this burgeoning city, and there are many options for those looking to take to the water. Most cruises depart from points ...  Read more

Rotterdam Architecture Guide

By Viator, October 2014

4.5 star rating: Recommended 345 Ratings | Tours & Tickets

Rotterdam?s architecture is by far its most noticeable and influential quality. Since its near-flattening during World War II, the city has been reborn. It?s a new area of innovative building with ...  Read more

Viator uses cookies to improve your experience on our website. Learn more about how we use cookies and how to change your cookie settings | Close message