The Netherlands is rich in fascinating sights from museums to world-famous canals. There are so many things to see and do in Amsterdam and its surroundings.
Swing ‘Over the Edge’
Over the Edge’ is Europe’s highest swing on A’DAM LOOKOUT’s sky deck. Daredevils and thrill seekers swing back and forth at a height of 100 meters over the edge of the A’DAM Tower.
The number of canals has led Amsterdam to become known as “The Venice of the North”. And thus, Amsterdam tourism trip is not complete without a boat cruise on these well-known attractions in Amsterdam. A canal tour can be both fascinating and relaxing by day and enchanting and romantic at night when many of the houses and bridges are illuminated.
Enjoy Amsterdam canal cruise, just a 5-minute walk from Hotel Amstelzicht.
The flower market is located 5 minutes walking distance from hotel Amstelzicht, between Muntplein and Koningsplein. The Bloemenmarkt is the world' only floating flower market.
The Heineken Experience Amsterdam
The Heineken Experience is a brand experience within Heineken’s oldest brewery, in the heart of Amsterdam. Today, the historical building serves as a venue where you can learn all about Heineken heritage, the brewing process, and sometimes crazy innovations, sponsoring and the story behind the star. You’ll also learn about the best way to taste and enjoy your Heineken beer.
De Wallen is the oldest section in Amsterdam. The district is also home to several historic buildings, including the city’s oldest church, the Gothic-style Oude Kerk. The neighbourhood covers several canals and side streets to the south of Central Station. It is Amsterdam’s red-light district, the city’s designated area for legalized prostitution.
Cycling tops the list of outdoor activities in the Netherlands and most locals use their bikes primarily to get around. Did you know that there are more bicycles than people in Amsterdam?
Head south and get to the colourful blooms in the famed Flower Strip, which are best seen in the spring, or head north from Amsterdam to explore historic harbour towns such as Marken or Volendam.
Windmills at the Zaanse Schans
The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. Make a cycling or sailing trip, browse the shops or treat yourself at the pancake restaurant. A day out at the Zaanse Schans in North Holland is fun and educational.
Each spring, the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse come alive with blooming flowers in every colour of the rainbow. In 2021 Keukenhof will be open from Saturday March 20 until Sunday May 9, 2021.
Giethoorn (is about 125km from Amsterdam) is a little village is so dependent on its waterways, many of the houses cannot be reached by road. When the postman delivers the mail he travels by punt.