You’ll love these amazing Amsterdam breaks
In Amsterdam for the weekend and unsure how to while away those hours? Luckily, there’s no end of mind-expanding, relaxing and fun things you can do on a break in Amsterdam. Here are a few of our favorite Amsterdam breaks.
Romantic Amsterdam breaks
The sound of water lapping against a boat, the black-lit magic of the canal, floating gardens, handsome canal houses slowly passing by… Amsterdam breaks don’t come any lovelier than on a Candlelight Cruise. Get tickets here.
Educational Amsterdam breaks
BODY WORLDS Amsterdam will blow your mind. This outrageously popular exhibition, a world-favorite, takes you inside the human body. Made up of real plastinated human bodies, BODY WORLDS aims to educate and enlighten. For those looking for an unforgettable Amsterdam experience.
Boozy Amsterdam breaks
Admit it - you’re here for the beer. Hot-foot it to the towering Heineken Brewery, the birthplace of this green-bottled liquid gold. With its enormous brass tanks and original artifacts, the Brewery will take you through the brewing process, giving you plenty of technical information so you can better appreciate your ale. Book a tour and get some free beers!
Soul-renewing Amsterdam breaks
Get out of the city and into the Dutch countryside on a Countryside and Windmills Tour. Enjoy the tranquility of the peaceful villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam, where you can enjoy traditional activities like cheese-tasting and clog-making. Then take a boat trip on the IJsselmeer lake to the former island of Marken.
Wild Amsterdam breaks
Founded in 1838, overflowing with listed buildings and as peaceful as its leafy trees, the ARTIS Royal Zoo is the prettiest in Europe. For an Amsterdam break that is both wild and educational, don’t miss it!
Travel to Amsterdam
Travel to Amsterdam is easy as pie, given the city is a mega-transport hub. Flights are cheap, and the city connects to over 300 airports. The roads and rail network are top of the line so that you can come by coach, car or train. And don’t forget this is one of the world’s most famous port cities. Like one million other people each year, you can also travel to Amsterdam on a boat!