Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Top 4 things to do

Book cheap flights to Amsterdam and get ready for top activities including boat trips, bike tours and visits to the city’s famous museums.

Travelling to Amsterdam? The capital of the Netherlands is a unique and diverse destination, featuring world-class museums, amazing architecture and beautiful cityscapes. Enjoy its postcard beauty and explore the city’s top attractions!

Visit the art museums: Amsterdam boasts a fascinating art scene thanks to its top-notch art museums. The Museum Quarter and Vondelpark neighborhood is the core of art and culture and home to the city’s most famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk museum and the Van Gogh Museum. Art lovers will have the rare opportunity to see Van Gogh’s largest collection of post-impressionist artworks, famous pieces created by the old masters of the Golden Age of Dutch Painting like Rembrandt, Vermeer and Bosch and modern art masterpieces. It is advisable to book your tickets in advance, right after you secure your cheap flight tickets to Amsterdam, in order to get the best discounts and avoid lines!

Flower market in AmsterdamVisit the floating flower market: Bloemenmarkt is the most famous flower market in the world! Founded in 1862 between Muntplein and Koningsplein, it is Singel’s canal most colorful attraction. Bloemenmarkt is the best place to buy all sorts of tulips -flowers or bulbs. You will also find plants, seeds, gardening essentials and many types of flowers such as narcissus and geraniums. A number of shops sell typical Dutch souvenirs like clogs, wooden tulips and local cheese. During Christmas you will also find a great variety of Christmas decorations and trees. If you plan to buy bulbs, remember to check the customs regulation for importing for your country and make sure that they have a customs cleared stamp on the packet. Opening hours: Mon-Sat 9am-17:30pm, Sun 11:30AM-17:30PM. Flower enthusiasts can also visit the Tulip Museum and the botanical gardens Hortus Botanicus. If you plan to book your flight to Amsterdam from March till May, don’t miss the annual tulip festival in Keukenhof, one of the largest and most beautiful gardens in the world in Lisse.

Enjoy a boat ride on the Amstel River: Amsterdam’s 400-year-old waterways and 1.500 bridges, define the capital’s beauty. The most known bridge is the skinny bridge Magere Brug and the most picturesque canals include Prinsengracht, Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Singel. Cruising along Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals is the best way to enjoy the city’s beautiful waterfront and see the highlights such as the Anne Frank House, the Skinny Bridge, the Golden Bend district and the old port. If you want to explore Amsterdam’s scenic waterways at the best prices, check all the cruises, sailing and water tours online as soon as you book your cheap flight to Amsterdam!

Flower market and bicycles Rent a bike or take a guided cycle tour: Amsterdam’s bike culture is world famous! Thanks to the city’s flat landscape and wide network, cycling is a way of life with over 800,000 cyclists! Cycling is the best way to discover the main attractions and experience Amsterdam like a local. There are many places where you can rent a bike for a day, such as MacBike and Rent-A-Bike. Alternatively, you can book a guided tour and see Amsterdam’s historic monuments and top sights!