See and do

With world-class museums, quirky festivals, theatre, live music, laid-back bars and delightful restaurants, there's never a shortage of things to do in Amsterdam!

Popular things to do in Amsterdam

Museums & galleries

Amsterdam is home to a variety of world-famous museums. No trip to the city is complete without stopping by the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Stedel...

Attractions & sights

With more than 800 years of history to discover, Amsterdam is rich with fascination sights. From ancient churches t...

Canal cruising

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and recla...

By season

Spring, summer, autumn or winter... there's never a bad time to visit Amsterdam! Read on for things to do in every season. 

Sports and activities

Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Amsterdam has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusia...

Parks & nature

For such a small city, Amsterdam is bursting with green. Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or get to know the city from the...

Bars & cafés

Whether you’re after soaking up the atmosphere of a traditional Dutch brown café, lounging in a city luxurious grand café, enjoying a summer cocktail ...

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Christmas markets in the Amsterdam Area

Make a list, check it twice and head outside of Amsterdam’s city centre to these magical Christmas markets. Find an endless selection of one-of-a-kind gifts and get your fill of tasty festive treats.

5 things to do in Oud-Zuid

Oud-Zuid is home to some of the world’s best museums and also to some of the most exclusive stores you can wave your wallet at.

Holiday season in Amsterdam

Celebrate Christmas in the Dutch capital as the city sparkles with bright lights, fun markets, great parties, snowy scenery and festive good cheer!