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By Plane

  • · Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Schiphol is the Netherlands' main international airport. Schiphol is also an important European airport. It ranks as the world's 6th busiest by international passenger traffic (2011).

  • · KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

    KLM is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM operates worldwide scheduled passenger services to more than 90 destinations.

By Train

  • · Eurail Pass

    Travelling by train with a Eurail Pass is a convenient and comfortable way to travel between Europe's top cities.

  • · NS Dutch Railways

    There's a train station situated directly below Schiphol airport. From this station there are direct connections with Amsterdam CS and other train stations in the Netherlands.

By Automobile

  • · AVIS

    Avis Car Rental locations in Amsterdam.

  • · Hertz

    You'll find Hertz at the Arrival Hall 3 of Schiphol Amsterdam Airport.

By Taxi

  • · Taxistad

    Unfortunately no English on the website. Call 0900-99 88 000

  • · TomTom Taxi

    App for iOS and Android. Book your taxi simply, easily and free! Get real-time information about the driver, the best route and the estimated time of arrival.

By Shuttle

  • · Schiphol Hotel Shuttle

    The Connexxion Schiphol Hotel Shuttle serves over 100 city centre hotels, with 8-seater shared van departures about every 30 minutes between 6 AM and 9 PM.

By Public Transport

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    Planner for all public transport in the Netherlands. The planner is also available as a free iOS/Android App. More info on the website.

By Bike

  • · MacBike

    Amsterdam is made for cycling! MacBike offers bike rental, bike tours and routes. MacBike also offers a free multi-lingual leaflet on how to cycle safely through Amsterdam.

  • · StarBikes

    StarBikes Rental Amsterdam offers visitors the classic Dutch Granny bike. You will fit in with the locals as you cruise the miles of dedicated bicycle paths within Amsterdam, or head out into the countryside.

Eat & drink

Fast Food

  • · Burger King

    Direct link to a map with all Burger King® Restaurants in Amsterdam.

  • · McDonald's

    Direct link to a map with all McDonald's Restaurants in Amsterdam.


  • · Bagels & Beans

    Bagels & Beans serves excellent coffee and nice bagels.

  • · Gary's Deli

    Gary's Deli has been serving delicious American-style food in a warm atmosphere for almost 10 years on the Kinkerstraat.

Nice & Good

  • · L'Invité

    L'invite le Restaurant is located on one of the most beautiful canals in the Jordaan. A classic French restaurant where you can enjoy a culinary lunch or dinner for a fair price.

  • · Small World

    Very small restaurant, so maybe you have to pick up your meal and eat outside. However, the quality is excellent!


  • · Le Restaurant

    Small and cozy restaurant (French cuisine) near the Sarphati Park. Book well in advance!

Night Life

Bars & Clubs

  • · Leidseplein

    The Leidseplein is a square in central Amsterdam. It's one of the busiest centres for nightlife in the city.


  • · Pathé

    Pathé is the largest chain of cinemas in the Netherlands, with 22 locations all over the country. Four are located in Amsterdam.

  • · Pathé Tuschinski

    The Tuschinski is considered one of the most beautiful cinemas in the world. The interior and exterior are a spectacular mix of styles: Amsterdam School, Jugendstil, Art Nouveau and Art Deco.

Classical Music

  • · Amsterdam Music Theatre

    The Music Theatre is the principal opera house of Amsterdam and houses The Dutch Opera (DNO), the Dutch National Ballet and Holland Symfonia.

  • · Concertgebouw

    The Concertgebouw is considered one of the finest concert halls in the world. It serves as the home base of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and features performances by the world's best orchestras, conductors and soloists.

Stand-up Comedy

  • · Comedy Club Toomler

    Every Summer Comedytrain organises the Comedytrain International Summer Festival, where some of the best international comedians will perform in Comedy Club Toomler, next to the Amsterdam Hilton.


In a Hostel

  • · Heart of Amsterdam

    This hostel is located in the Red Light District of Amsterdam, a 5-minute walk from Dam Square and Amsterdam Central Station. Each room has a special movie theme.

  • · Stayokay

    Stayokay Amsterdam is located in the heart of the Vondelpark and offers a view on the green surroundings. The Van Gogh Museum is an 8-minute walk away.

On an Budget

  • · Bema Hotel

    Bema Hotel offers budget accommodation opposite the Concert Hall and just a 2-minute walk from Museumplein with the Van Gogh Museum.

  • · Central Guest Rooms

    Central Guest Rooms offers your own private floor in a lovely 17th century Dutch house in the heart of Amsterdam. The rooms have either shared facilities or a private bathroom.

  • · La Bohème

    This ecological-minded Hotel La Bohème is housed in an historic building in Amsterdam city centre, only 150 metres from Leidseplein. It features a bar with board games and free Wi-Fi.

On a Boat

  • · Houseboat under the Mill

    This houseboat is located on an Amsterdam canal, besides a Dutch windmill. Westergasfabriek culture park is a 5-minute walk away.

  • · The Guest-Houseboat

    Located in the historic Jordaan district, this unique houseboat offers 3 elegant studios, each with a small terrace. It includes views of the canal and traditional Amsterdam townhouses.

Bed & Breakfast

  • · 180 graden

    Set in a typical Amsterdam town house in the Jordaan district, B&B 180 graden is a private apartment with a well-equipped kitchen, flat-screen TV and a small terrace.

  • · Breitner House

    Breitner House is a luxurious B&B located in a characteristic Amsterdam townhouse overlooking the Oosterpark.

  • · The Vanguard

    This Bed and Breakfast is situated in a historic building in the famous Canal Belt. Lively Rembrandtplein is a 1-minute walk.

Nice Apartments

  • · Juul's Apartment

    Situated along Amsterdam's canal belt, Juul's Apartment offers a colourful furnished apartment with a view of the city.

  • · Park Mansion Centre

    Park Mansion Centre offers a luxurious apartment with opulent period-style décor and free Wi-Fi, overlooking Vondelpark and 5 minutes' walk from Leidseplein.

Only the Best

  • · Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky

    This 5-star hotel is located on the best spot in town: the famous Dam Square, across the Royal Palace.

  • · Hotel De l'Europe

    De L'Europe Amsterdam offers luxurious rooms along the Amstel River, in the heart of the city.

  • · The Grand

    This 5-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam offers luxurious rooms and facilities only 5 minutes from Dam Square.

See & Do

Main Sights

  • · Anne Frank House

    The Anne Frank House located on the Prinsengracht canal, is a museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank, who hid from Nazi persecution with her family and four other people in hidden rooms at the rear of the building.

  • · Canal Ring Area

    Amsterdam has been called the 'Venice of the North' for its more than one hundred kilometres of canals, about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings. The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2010.

  • · Royal Palace Amsterdam

    The Royal Palace Amsterdam is one of three palaces used by the Royal House. Most of the year, the Palace is open to the public. Visitors are welcome to discover the buildings rich interior.

Guided Tours

  • · Amsterdam City Tours

    Amsterdam City Tours offers original guided walking, bike, boat and bus tours, excursions and accommodation in Amsterdam for individuals and groups.

  • · Holland Tour Guides

    The best guides and the most fun tours through the most beautiful parts of Holland; Holland tour guides offers you the most beautiful city tours and arrangements.

Canal Cruises

  • · Amsterdam Canal Bus

    This canal cruise takes you through the canals and past famous museums of Amsterdam, like the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House. You can hop and and off at one of the 18 stops whenever you like.

  • · Amsterdam Jewel Cruises

    Luxury canal cruises in Amsterdam. Reserve your private table and enjoy an exclusive dinner cruise or a romantic candlelight cruise through the Amsterdam canals on an antique boat.


  • · Hermitage Amsterdam

    Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch museum of the Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg, Russia, located on the banks of the Amstel river in Amsterdam.

  • · Rijksmuseum

    The Rijksmuseum is located on the Museumplein. The museum has a large collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age, among which the famous Night Watch by Rembrandt.

  • · Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is a museum for modern art, contemporary art and design. It is located at the Museumplein, close to the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. The Stedelijk features artists such as Karel Appel, Marc Chagall, Gilbert & George, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock and Andy Warhol.

  • · Van Gogh Museum

    The Van Gogh Museum is located at the Museumplein, near the Rijksmuseum. Its permanent collection includes more than 200 paintings by Vincent van Gogh.

Width Kids

  • · Artis Royal Zoo

    Artis Royal Zoo is Nature's oasis in the midst of the bustling city, with more than 200 species of trees and more than 900 species of animals. Admire the gardens with their flowering bulbs in spring and study their rich vegetation in summer and autumn.

  • · NEMO

    NEMO is the largest science centre in the Netherlands. With five floors full of exciting things to do and discover, it is the perfect place for anyone with an inquiring mind.

Fun 4 Free

  • · Concertgebouw Lunch Concert

    The Concertgebouw is one of the best concert halls in the world. It holds a free lunch concert every wednesday at 12:30.

  • · Coster Diamonds Free Tour

    As soon as you enter the stately premises of Coster Diamonds in Amsterdam South, you enter a different world: the world of diamonds. During the free guided tour, the process of cutting and polishing diamonds will be explained in detail, from rough diamond to enthralling end product.