Amsterdam itineraries

Amsterdam is the ideal destination for your next trip or tour. The sheer number of sights and activities might be overwhelming however, so explore our suggested itineraries and resources to better plan your time here.

Make the most of your Amsterdam tour

Whether your tour will last a few days or a few hours, you will want to get the most out of your time in Amsterdam. The city is relatively small, and it’s possible to get a good taste of its sights and attractions in a short period of time. We’ve created some sample itineraries with varying lengths, so whether you’re planning a day trip or a long weekend, explore these below for some useful information.

See the best of Amsterdam with these suggested itineraries

Amsterdam in 3 hours

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you might find yourself in Amsterdam with just a few hours to spare. The city’s compact size makes it eas...
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Tulpfestival Amsterdam April

Amsterdam in one day

You’ll be surprised how much of Amsterdam you can see in just 24 hours. So arm yourself with comfortable shoes, a good map and get ready for an advent...
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Amsterdam two-day trip

Pack a good map and a sense of adventure! A 48-hour trip to Amsterdam provides sufficient time to visit the city’s best-known sights as well as ...
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Amsterdam 3-day trip

Three days in Amsterdam is more than enough time to see all the city's biggest sights, plus head out of town for a quick day trip. Here are a few tips...
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Wim Konings

Three days out in the Amsterdam Area

If you've been to Amsterdam before and seen the highlights, or you just have a passion for discovering the unknown, then head out of the city and into...
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Amsterdam flowers tulips field

A sustainable day in Amsterdam

“Going Green” is nothing new to the Dutch. Over 400 years ago, the city of Amsterdam planted trees along the canals to “green up” their beautiful city...
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Amsterdam north NDSM Noorderlicht bar cafe, Edwin van Eis

Off the beaten track

First time visitors to Amsterdam don’t want to miss the city’s most obvious attractions, like the Anne Frank Huis, Van Gogh Museum and perhaps a canal...
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Concertgebouw Amsterdam Leander Lammertink

10 free things to do in Amsterdam

Even if you’re down to your last cent, you’ll still find plenty to do in Amsterdam! Take a look at our top 10 tips for long days filled with fun and e...
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Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Martijn van den Dobbelsteen

5 ways to beat the crowds

Many of Amsterdam’s most famous attractions can get pretty busy at peak times but that doesn't mean you can't squeeze them into your travel itinerary....
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