off the beaten track

If you have time to explore and you’re looking for unique surprises in and around Amsterdam, don’t be afraid to step off the beaten track. Check out real Amsterdam neighbourhoods away from the tourist centres, find out about quirky or unusual museums, or learn where you can go for a memorable daytrip.

Amsterdam for cat lovers

Amsterdam truly is a city of cats. No matter which canal you stroll by, which pretty Jordaan lane you meander down or which canal houses you stop to a...

10 hidden gems in Amsterdam

With its wealth of world famous museums, galleries and historical monuments, Amsterdam is a haven for culturally minded sightseers. But look beyond th...

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...

Wind Water Beach

The Wind Water Beach around the mouth of Amsterdam’s River IJ is always a marvellously sensory and physical experience.

The Fortress Stretch

Step back in time when you visit the Fortress Stretch. Home to many old castles, fortified towns and ruins, this picturesque region offers a vivid win...

De Verkeerstoren

Distelweg 83
1031 HD AMSTERDAM
De Verkeerstoren is an all-encompassing space in Amsterdam-Noord frequented by creatives seeking music, food and culture. It is a ...

Frans Hals Museum - Hal

Grote Markt 16
2011 RD HAARLEM
De Hallen is Haarlem’s modern and contemporary art museum, hosting exhibitions examining the latest developments in the visual art...
Tickets available

Cobra Museum of Modern Art

Sandbergplein 1
1181 ZX AMSTELVEEN
The Cobra Museum of Modern Art is home to a collection of key works by artists from the avant-garde Cobra art movement. The museum...
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Czar Peter House

Krimp 23
1506 AA ZAANDAM
The Czar Peter House is a humble dwelling that famously housed Peter the Great during his first eight days in the Netherlands. In ...

Teylers Museum

Spaarne 16
2011 CH HAARLEM
One of the oldest museums in the country, the Teylers Museum invites visitors to delve into the wonderful worlds of art and scienc...