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!

Amsterdam Code of Conduct

Amsterdam has long been a city with freedom, positivity and tolerance at its heart. But with freedom comes responsibility, and tolerance goes hand in ...

Map of Amsterdam

The I amsterdam city map is available for €2.50 at any of the official I amsterdam Visitor Centres.


The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch. The majority of Amsterdam’s residents speak English well and are often fluent in one or two languag...