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Things To Do
A 15-minute train ride takes you from the railway station in Schiphol Airport to the heart of Amsterdam, where you'll find world-famous museums and galleries, legendary nightlife, colorful markets, lots of retail and dining options, and iconic cultural attractions.
Take a boat tour of the city's meandering canals and waterways, allowing you to see many historical buildings and tourist hotspots in a short time. For more flexibility, choose a hop-on, hop-off 'canal bus,' which lets you disembark at attractions including the Rijksmuseum and the Hermitage Amsterdam.
Enjoy Rembrandt's work at the Rijksmuseum, or visit the striking Stedelijk Museum, which houses contemporary works by artists including Picasso, Matisse and Warhol. Take an emotive trip back in time at the Anne Frank Museum, or admire the vivid floral displays at Keukenhof Parc.
Tour the historic former brewery at The Heineken Experience, or simply people watch in a relaxed, canalside café.
HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show 8 - 12 March 2017 - The exhibition which offers everything for watersports and navigation fans.
Tulip Festival 1 April - 14 May 2017 - A beautiful festival which celebrates the tulip.
Film Festival 12-23 April 2017 - Around the theme of Fantastic Fashion, a great program with domestic and foreign guests.
World Press Photo 15 April - 9 July 2017 - The first venue worldwide of the international press photo contest.
National Museumweek 3-9 April - Discover Amsterdam's Museums.
Flower Parade 19-23 April 2017 - The Flower Parade of the Bollenstreek.
King's Day 27 April 2017 - The major event of the year in Amsterdam.
In and around Town
Perfect for a day out, the Keukenhof is the most beautiful spring garden in the world.
Take a canal boat tour in Amsterdam, one of the most memorable ways to discover the city’s historical center.
Amsterdam City Center
Cobbled streets, canals and historical monuments. Dam Square, Red Light District are just a 15 minute train ride away.
Picturesque traditional Dutch fishing village. 40 minutes by car.
Traditional Dutch town, featuring windmills, cheese-makers and beautiful scenery. 20 minutes by car.
Noordwijk & Katwijk - once sleepy fishing villages which have become popular beach resorts.
National museum of the Netherlands. Famous artwork & exhibitions. Located at Museum Square. Open daily.
Van Gogh Museum
One of the Netherland's most famous museums. In Museum Square. Open daily.
Anne Frank House
One of the most important historical sites in the Netherlands. Located along the Prinsengracht canal.
Nearby mall located at the airport terminal. An array of shops and dining options.
The micro-neighbourhood made of small streets that straddle the biggest canals of Amsterdam.
RAI Convention Center
International exhibition hall and conference center. 10 minutes away by train.