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 ...

Must-haves for your trip to Amsterdam

I amsterdam City Card

Get your trip off to a smooth start. Order your City Card online now and make the most of your time in Amsterdam, with free entry to the city's t...

Canal Cruise Ticket

The Canal Cruise Ticket offers an easy way to experience canal cruising in Amsterdam. Just purchase the ticket online, and get instant access to a can...

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Flowers of Amsterdam

See Holland's world famous flower strip or 'Bollenstreek' burst into vivid colour every spring as millions of flowers blossom. Just a short hop from Amsterdam!

5 things to do in Oostelijke Eilanden

There’s a lot to see in Oostelijke Eilanden, especially if you’re a fan of modern architecture. But beautiful bridges aside, the area is home to some of the city’s best cultural spots.

Winter day trips from Amsterdam

Winter is the perfect time to take a day trip from Amsterdam and immerse yourself in the Netherlands’ rich cultural offerings, including its traditional villages and towns, beautiful nature parks and festive events and experiences.