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Destination Amsterdam

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Amsterdam is the Netherland’s capital city and is one of Europe’s most popular cities with visitors – for plenty of good reasons! The city is most famous for its historic and intricate canal system, many bridges, colourful flower markets, bustling streets and being home to more bikes than people. Planning a journey to Amsterdam and looking for more inspiration?  We've compiled all sorts useful links to explore our upcoming trips, sources of inspirational information and helpful resources from our blogging archives to get you started.  

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Upcoming Adventures

 

Waterways of Holland and Belgium

Springtime in Holland, the air is clear, the fields are full of new growth and the flowers are ablaze with colour. Revel in colourful gardens, the picturesque countryside and the great cities of the Netherlands and Belgium. Spread across the delta region of the Rhine, the lowlands of Holland and Belgium are ideally suited to a leisurely waterways cruise. For centuries, this network of river channels, canals, and man-made lakes have been the primary means of transportation throughout the region. This unique itinerary provides a leisurely pace with ample time in ports, which range from major cities to picturesque towns and quaint villages, including Amsterdam! READ MORE

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Photo Credit: Selly Wozniak, Visit Anchorage

Top 20 Things to Do in Amsterdam

"With its picturesque canal network, rich history and thrumming cultural scene, the capital of the Netherlands is one of the world’s most vibrant cities. There are endless things to do in Amsterdam in any weather and many of the most rewarding experiences lie beyond the well-trodden tourist paths of the city centre..." READ MORE

Dutch Foods You Must Try in Amsterdam

“From mini pancakes to croquettes from a vending machine, Amsterdam offers the hungry traveller plenty of unique culinary experiences. Don't go home without trying at least one of these traditional Dutch foods...”  READ MORE

 

 

The History of Amsterdam's Canals

“The 17th-century Amsterdam canals are a world renowned location of cultural and historical significance with a rich history spanning 400 years of development, expansion, innovation and engineering. The city’s canals are an early example of large-scale, coordinated urban planning…” READ MORE

From Our Archives


 

Off the Ship in...Amsterdam, Netherlands

“Amsterdam is our entry point to several of our trips, including the upcoming journey to the Waterways of Holland and Belgium. During this trip you’ll have time to explore the city at your leisure, but with so much to see, it can be hard to choose what to focus on during your time in port...” READ MORE

Holland and Belgium from the Comfort of Home

"Holland and Belgium become a riot of colour in the Spring as millions of tulips blossom across the countryside. While the world of travel is on pause, there is still so much to look forward to and we want to provide you with a digital experience that both comforts and inspires…" READ MORE

Spectacular Gardens and Fields Ablaze with Colour

"Breath in the freshly arrived spring air while cruising the narrow rivers of Holland and Belgium. Delicate perfumes, unforgettable flavours and unparalleled scenery all be for your daily enjoyment on this river discovery..." READ MORE

Make sure to check this page often, as we're always looking for new and exciting resources to help inspire your future travels. Interested in adding Amsterdam to your wish list? Contact us today for more information.

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