Castles & Gardens itineraries

Live like a king for the day and discover a land of fairy-tale castles and Dutch Golden Age estates in the Amsterdam Area.


  • Hire a boat and explore splendid vistas and charming countryside locations
  • Visit amazing spots of natural beauty and picturesque villages close to Amsterdam
  • Discover a land of fairy-tale castles and Dutch Golden Age estates

Castles and gardens

Explore the fascinating history of the Dutch Golden Age in the historic castles and country estates of the Amsterdam Area. Whether you want to spend a full day or just half a day in the Castles & Gardens region, here you can find inspiring ideas of how to take in the area’s best sights and experiences, as well as information about how to get there and back from Amsterdam city centre.

Castles & Gardens: Get inspired!

How to get to Castles & Gardens

How to get to the Castles & Gardens region

Explore the Castles & Gardens region. Make the most of excellent public transport connections to enjoy a memorable day trip in the Amsterdam Area.

Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

This convenient multi-purpose ticket offers unlimited public transport by bus, tram, train and metro in the entire Amsterdam area.

I amsterdam City Card

Your City Card gives you free entry to some fantastic museums, castles and attractions to be found in the Amsterdam Area.