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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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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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Haarlem

Haarlem terras Spaarne Hans Guldemond
Discover the authentic Dutch city of Haarlem with its atmospheric streets scattered with places to eat, drink and shop. Just a short hop from Amsterdam!

5 things to do in the Plantage

Marked by leafy boulevards, elegant squares and 19th century pleasure gardens, the Plantage is a refreshingly green and spacious neighbourhood in Amsterdam.

Green Amsterdam

Amsterdam park
Amsterdam is famed not only for its abundance of parks and green spaces, but also its eco-friendly attitude to transport and daily life. Find out more about getting green in Amsterdam.