typically dutch

Be sure to experience everything that’s typically Dutch on your visit to Amsterdam. Take a canal cruise, taste Dutch cheese and other speciality cuisines, sip on local beers and spirits, tour a historical windmill or learn how to make a pair of clogs.

10 best fries in Amsterdam

Whether they're called frites, Dutch fries, patat, friet or vlaamse frites, not all fries are created equal. In our quest to find the very best f...

24 hours

You’ll be surprised how much of Amsterdam you can see in just 24 hours. So arm yourself with comfortable shoes, a good map and get ready for an advent...

Stopover

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you might find yourself in Amsterdam with just a few hours to spare. The city’s compact size makes it eas...

48 hours

Pack a good map and a sense of adventure! A 48-hour trip to Amsterdam provides sufficient time to visit the city’s best-known sights as well as ...

72 hours

Three days in Amsterdam is more than enough time to see all the city's biggest sights, plus head out of town for a quick day trip. Here are a few tips...

Itineraries

Amsterdam has something for everyone, but the sheer number of sights means that you might need some suggestions for where to start. Take a look at the...

Dutch souvenirs

Don't forget to take home a small reminder of your trip to Amsterdam! But what's typically Dutch? Beyond clogs, flower bulbs and Delftware, the Nether...

Brown cafés

For a taste of authentic Amsterdam flavour and Dutch culture, don't miss a visit to a traditional Dutch pub known as a 'brown café' (bruin café). Thes...

Traditionally Dutch

Part of the fun of visiting a new city is sampling the food and drink - and Amsterdam has delicious some local delicacies worth seeking out. In additi...