One of the most popular capital cities in Europe, Amsterdam is a city full of mazy roads, stunning architecture, and an amazing nightlife scene. The vibrant city is full of cyclists exploring, while the walking routes through amazing city sights are equally impressive. An Amsterdam city break is perfect for art-lovers, museum fanatics, and culture vultures – it really does have something for everything.
Famous for its canals, quaint houses and multitude of bicycles, Amsterdam is one of the more quirky and charming European capitals. The city is outlined by five circles of romantic tree-lined canals and they are repeatedly crossed by old-fashioned stone bridges – taking you back in time for some amazing photographs. Take a stroll through the cobbled streets that have changed very little since the 17th century and experience the buzz of the Damrak-area in the centre of town. Here, you’ll find a mess of bars and restaurants as you decide what speed you want your night to go.
Amsterdam is considered to be one of Europe’s leading cities for art, offering plenty of opportunities to explore galleries and museums. Visit the Anne Frank Museum for an insight into life in World War Two, while a visit to the Museumplein will lead you to the Van Gogh Museum, The Stedelijk Museum for modern art, and the famous Rijksmuseum for more classical works. During Christmas, the Museumplein will also feature a skating rink, surrounded by festive market stalls – a veritable winter wonderland.
The Dutch are known for many things, chief amongst them is their laid-back attitude and culture of tolerance. These are qualities that make The Netherlands a safe bet as far as having a fantastic time is concerned. Like many European capitals, Amsterdam has a unique character that sets it apart from other Dutch cities. City breaks to Amsterdam are certain to be relaxing, carefree experiences. When you need to unwind and get away from it all, there are few places better than Amsterdam. The Amsterdam holidays from Fleetway Travel are amongst the best value breaks you can find to this fantastic city.
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