practical info

There’s a vast selection of useful information to make your trip to Amsterdam as easy and enjoyable as possible. From public holidays to phoning home, browse through our practical advice and resources. Still got questions? The professionals at Amsterdam's Visitor Information Centres are ready to help!

Public holidays

The following is a list of public holidays in the Netherlands. On these days, shops, museums and attractions usually either close earlier or are close...

Disabled travellers

Amsterdam is a hospitable city and the accessibility of public buildings, public transport and parking facilities for visitors with various forms of d...

Embassies & consulates

Just about every country in the world has a representative in the Netherlands. The majority of foreign embassies and consulates are located in The Hag...

Amsterdam Lost and Found

Are you in Amsterdam and have you lost your passport, wallet or other items? Or maybe you have found somebody else's lost belongings? The Lost and Fou...

The Map

Comprehensive tourist map and guide, showing where you are how to get to your chosen destination. App offers convenient ticket purchase to “skip...

GVB app

The official app from the GVB – Amsterdam’s primary public transport operator – will help you make sense of the city’s tram bus, tram and metro lines ...

Q! Amsterdam

Q! is a great way to discover Amsterdam with your personalised city companion. Learn about Amsterdam history, find unique and 'qurious' places, and en...

VaarWater app

This handy boating app makes it easy to navigate Amsterdam’s canals. Explore boating routes, where to moor your boat and what to see and do in the are...

Tripfold.it

Explore Amsterdam neighbourhoods with a custom guide book. Get travel information, local neighbourhood maps and many more in your pocket with no need ...

Spotted by Locals app

Explore Amsterdam like a local with tips and tricks from those in the know. The maps and guides written by knowledgeable locals can be used offline wh...

Weer Online app

Figure out what to pack, what to wear and whether you should bring your umbrella with the Weer Online app. Includes 14-day forecasts for Amsterdam an...

9292ov app

This handy app helps you find your way around Amsterdam and beyond, providing public transport advice for the whole of the Netherlands, including all ...