shopping

Find the best souvenir, a unique vintage dress or the latest designer handbag in Amsterdam, hunt for antiques, score some limited-edition trainers or the newest interior design gem. With everything from multi-storey department stores to exclusive boutiques, Amsterdam inspires even the most discerning shopper. And part of the charm of the shopping experience in Amsterdam is the lovely neighbourhoods you’ll often discover along the way.

Conscious shopping

When it comes to shopping in Amsterdam, sustainability and social consciousness are just as important as style. These cycle routes are designed to gui...

Haarlem highlights

I amsterdam's selection of highlights of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink in Haarlem, including restaurants, hotels, museums and shoppin...

Amsterdam Zuid

Next to Vondelpark and below Museumplein lie some of Amsterdam’s most beautiful and wealthy neighbourhoods, where impressive manors line the leafy str...

Local markets

Amsterdam's markets abound with the vibrant colours, smells and sights that define this multicultural city, meaning open-air markets are one of the be...

Shops for children

Whether you’re out shopping with the kids or simply looking for some great gifts to take home, Amsterdam has quite a few children’s shop and toy store...

Vintage shopping

Second-hand shopping puts the adventure back into shopping. Discovering that one special item you never knew you needed but can’t live without makes i...

Royal Christmas Fair

Lange Voorhout
2514 EA 'S-GRAVENHAGE
Lange Voorhout
12/12/2019 - 23/12/2019
The Hague has a Christmas market: the Royal Christmas Fair. Twinkling lights and familiar Christmas carols at the Lange Voorhout a...
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Amsterdamsche Kerstmarkt

Oosterdokskade 143
1011 DL AMSTERDAM
Diverse Locaties / Various locations
20/12/2019 - 23/12/2019
Head to Kromhouthal the weekend before Christmas for this unique take on the traditional festive market. Taking place in December...

Ice*Village Amsterdam

Museumplein
1071 DJ AMSTERDAM
Christmas Village on Ice
13/12/2019 - 26/12/2019
From mid-December, Museumplein in Amsterdam is transformed into a magical winter wonderland as the Christmas Village sets up stall...

Funky Xmas Market

Polonceaukade 27
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Westergasfabriek
15/12/2019
It’s already well on its way to becoming an institution in Amsterdam, and in December, the Sunday Market, an art, fashion and desi...

Luxury shopping

No matter what you’re looking for, Amsterdam is a shopper’s paradise. For those with more discerning taste, the city has an excellent selection of lux...