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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Amsterdam is bubbling over with breweries, a boon for beer lovers. Whether you’re looking for bock, blond, stout or traditional beer brewed in a...

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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.

5 things to do at NDSM Wharf

Transformed from industrial shipyard into cultural hotspot, the NDSM neighbourhood in Amsterdam Noord has become a haven for creatives and a vibrant social space.

5 must-see events at the Uitmarkt

The Uitmarkt celebrates the beginning of Amsterdam's cultural season. An inspiring selection of theatre, music and performances offers something for everyone.