Explore Amsterdam, Europe's liveliest city
Discover Amsterdam, a city of incomparable charm, where your gaze travels from the natural beauties of the Dutch capital with its ponds, green areas, bridges and canals with small riverboats, to the picturesque character of its buildings with touches, colorful style and artistic mood.
Visit one of the many museums you will find in Amsterdam and get to know Dutch culture step by step. Discover the famous artistic wealth hidden in the famous Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum museums, which are an attraction for all visitors to the city who want to see works of art of world renown and recognition. Explore the enchanting world of the seabed through the National Museum of Maritime History and pay a visit to the house of Anne Frank, where the place will narrate you its own story.
Wander around the welcoming city center, starting from the famous Dam Square where you will also have the opportunity to see the Royal Palace. Let the relaxed mood of the place captivate you, get to know its shops, its famous cafes and take endless walks between the vintage shops, the open-air market Lindengracht Market and the Albert Cuypmarkt where the commercial heart of the city beats.
Take a refreshing stroll in Vondelpark Central Park, walk through Picasso's sculpture "fish" and have a picnic, one of the locals' favorite relaxing habits.
Of course, you must visit some of the imposing churches of the city, such as the Zuidermerk, or the Oude Kerk, which will give you the best view of Amsterdam with its endless beauties in front of you.
Food and local cuisine
Amsterdam is a city with countless gastronomic options that will satisfy all tastes. Browse through the many restaurants where you will find flavors from around the world but do not forget to try the delicious local delicacies. Start your day with the fluffy pancake poffertjes which will give you energy for your endless walks in the city. Try the local snert pea soup, but also the velvet stamppot meat soup. Explore Amsterdam's great tradition in Street Food cuisine and choose to try herring or kipcorn chicken croquettes. Of course, sweet stroopwafels with syrup and chocolate hagelslag bread will become the favorite pastries of young and old.
The best season to visit Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a destination you can visit all months of the year. However, the ideal period is from May to October when the temperatures are higher. Of course, if you travel in April, on the 30th of the month you will achieve the famous Feast of the Queen.
How to move around Amsterdam
Transfer from/to Amsterdam
In Amsterdam you can travel by air as it has its own airport and serves flights from Athens and Thessaloniki with intermediate stops. From the airport to the city center you can be transported with various options. You can use a train that costs 5.40 euros and the journey takes 20 minutes, a bus that costs 5 euros and the journey takes 35 minutes or a taxi that will take you within 15-20 minutes and the cost is around 40 euros.
Amsterdam is known for its bicycles and bike lanes, so there you will find the option of renting a bicycle that will allow you to get to know every corner of the city. Of course the city has an organized means of transport consisting of metro, tram and buses. The cost of the trips during one hour costs 3 euros but there are many options for day trips and issuance of a card of multiple routes and entrances to attractions for your convenience.