What to see and do for a weekend in Amsterdam

Ever wondered what to do for a long weekend in Amsterdam? Enjoy a romantic city break or casual family getaway to this picturesque city with seventeenth-century buildings, plentiful museums, culinary pleasures and local adventures waiting to be had.

The 9 Streets Shopping

Locally known as De 9 Straatjes, Amsterdam’s intriguing collection of vintage boutiques, designer shops, and specialty stores and cozy cafes lined across the cobbled streets with its medieval ambience.

Canal Cruising

What better way than to explore Amsterdam’s charming sights than to hop on a boat tour. Explore the city’s historical centre, including UNESCO’s protected canal ring.

What to see and do for a weekend in Amsterdam - Canal Ring

A city on two wheels

Discover the city without the need of unwanted traffic; after all cycling is the best way to get around Amsterdam as most locals use bicycles to get to and from work each day. Hire a bike and head on a bike tour to really understand the local way of life in Amsterdam.

Anne Frank House

Once of Amsterdam’s most well known former residents, the Anne Frank House is now converted to a museum exhibiting the prosecution of the Jews during the war. Unveil the hiding house that Anne and her family hid in, the rooms still portray the ambience of the period spent in hiding and you can see Anne’s original diary on display at the Museum.

What to see and do for a weekend in Amsterdam - Anne Frank House

Party like you mean it

Amsterdam offers a variety of nightclubs and dance festivals with DJ’s keeping the crowd going with everything from techno, dub step and trance to hip-hop, funk and deep house. Dance music is one of the city’s popular attractions, from the beginning of summer to the end autumn with world-famous DJ.

Canal house museums

Take a relaxing afternoon stroll through the charming Canal district to discover the city’s hidden gems. Style savvy’s can enjoy the evolution of fashion in the Museum of bags and purses taken from the sixteenth century up to the present day.

Feed your hearty appetite in Amsterdam’s culinary haven

Feast your eyes upon Dutch delights around the buzzing streets of Amsterdam, from deep fried crispy meatballs, stroopwafel, thick dutch fries to a croquette vending machine, stamppot and poffertjes. Are your taste buds wagging yet?

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