Amsterdam itineraries

Amsterdam has something for everyone, but the sheer number of sights means that you might need some suggestions for where to start. Take a look at these itineraries to get inspiration for your next trip. Whether you’re here for a day or a week, we’ve got plenty of tips to keep you busy.

Make the most of your Amsterdam city break

If you've only got a few days (or even a few hours) to see Amsterdam, you'll want to get the most out of your time here. Thankfully, Amsterdam is relatively small compared to other European capitals, and it's definitely possible to get a good taste of the city's best sights, attractions and experiences in a short space of time if you know where to go. Below you'll see some suggested itineraries for different lengths of trip - so whether you're here for a day or a week, here's some inspiration for the best things to see and do during your time in Amsterdam .

See the best of Amsterdam with these suggested itineraries

Amsterdam in 3 hours

Whether travelling for business or pleasure, you might find yourself in Amsterdam with just a few hours to spare. The city’s compact size makes it eas...
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Tulpfestival Amsterdam April

Amsterdam in one day

You’ll be surprised how much of Amsterdam you can see in just 24 hours. So arm yourself with comfortable shoes, a good map and get ready for an advent...
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Amsterdam two-day trip

Pack a good map and a sense of adventure! A 48-hour trip to Amsterdam provides sufficient time to visit the city’s best-known sights as well as ...
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Amsterdam 3-day trip

Three days in Amsterdam is more than enough time to see all the city's biggest sights, plus head out of town for a quick day trip. Here are a few tips...
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Wim Konings

Three days out in the Amsterdam Area

If you've been to Amsterdam before and seen the highlights, or you just have a passion for discovering the unknown, then head out of the city and into...
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Amsterdam flowers tulips field

A sustainable day in Amsterdam

“Going Green” is nothing new to the Dutch. Over 400 years ago, the city of Amsterdam planted trees along the canals to “green up” their beautiful city...
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Amsterdam north NDSM Noorderlicht bar cafe, Edwin van Eis

Off the beaten track

First time visitors to Amsterdam don’t want to miss the city’s most obvious attractions, like the Anne Frank Huis, Van Gogh Museum and perhaps a canal...
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Concertgebouw Amsterdam Leander Lammertink

10 free things to do in Amsterdam

Even if you’re down to your last cent, you’ll still find plenty to do in Amsterdam! Take a look at our top 10 tips for long days filled with fun and e...
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Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Martijn van den Dobbelsteen

5 ways to beat the crowds

Many of Amsterdam’s most famous attractions can get pretty busy at peak times but that doesn't mean you can't squeeze them into your travel itinerary....
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