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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 autumn

The city's canals and parks are transformed by golden leaves, bars and restaurants ramp up the cosiness levels and the cultural season in is full swing.

Discover Oostelijke Eilanden

Pakhuis de Zwijger Amsterdam Marie Charlotte Peze
The eastern islands are home to some of the city’s best craft beer and cultural hotspots.

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 wine bars

Thirty5 Food and Wine Amsterdam
Wine bars are enjoying an ever growing popularity in Amsterdam.

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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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 De Pijp

Cottoncake Amsterdam interior Cathelijne vd Lande
Amsterdam's former Latin quarter continually renews itself, enriching the city with a host of pop-up restaurants, boutiques and up-to-the-minute food trends.

Design in Amsterdam

Be inspired by the creators and innovators, attend events and exhibitions and shop your way through concept stores in Amsterdam to take a piece of Dutch Design home with you.