Best of Amsterdam

We’ve searched far and wide to bring the best of the best dining experiences, day trips and things to do in Amsterdam. Look no further for insider tips for finding the perfect flat white, ways to spend a rainy day or inspiration for date night.

Top 10 guides to the best of Amsterdam

Make the most of Amsterdam with these tips and recommendations for what to see and do. Our team of experts have eaten their way through the best breakfasts, located the most romantic hotels and explored the museums that you just can’t miss (a tough job, but somebody had to do it!). Browse top 10 lists by category below.

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13x breweries in Amsterdam

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Going under at ADE 2018

31Aug
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Amsterdam for all seasons

02Oct
Amsterdam is attractive all year round, whether it’s balmy and buzzy or crisp and cool. And no matter what time of year you visit, the city&rsqu...

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10 reasons to visit Amsterdam in winter

With cosy pubs, fairy tale architecture and plenty of events and activities to enjoy, Amsterdam glows with festive cheer during the winter months.

10 date nights in Amsterdam

Whether you’re contemplating a first date, or have been coupled up for years, try something more adventurous than a table for two with these unexpected date night ideas.

10 cultural highlights in Haarlem

Haarlem nightlife Toneelschuur Hans Guldemond
With a host of charming venues and fascinating museums, Haarlem offers an abundance of opportunities to discover real Dutch culture.

Top 10 juice bars

Quench your thirst and give yourself a health-boost just in time for the New Year with Amsterdam's best juice bars.

Amsterdam's best cakes

Treat yourself to something decadent, from traditional Dutch apple pie to layered cakes with lashings of icing.

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New Land

Architecture Almere Cris Toala Olivares
Explore the Netherlands' youngest cities, Almere and Lelystad. The area is rich with modern architecture, maritime heritage and untouched natural spaces.

24H West

Theatres, museums, shops, hotels and clubs open their doors and put on a special programme of activities during 24H West. The 2018 edition of 24H West takes place on 27 October.

Haarlem City of Culture

As Haarlem celebrates the anniversaries of two of its major theatres, the city rolls out a celebration of arts and culture, with a fantastic schedule of performances and special exhibitions.