The Netherlands often conjures images of windmill-dotted landscapes and colourful flowers for most travellers. This north-western European country is known for its liberal outlook, world-class art, and bike-friendly towns. Amsterdam may be synonymous with its Red Light District and cannabis culture, but its scenic canals and flower-filled park offer plenty of fun for families. 

    Experience the 17th-century golden age of the Netherlands in its capital city, where world-class Dutch art and artefacts are displayed in over 50 museums in the Museum Quarter. Within Utrecht’s Museum Quarter are centuries-old almshouses and Dom Tower, while 18th-century windmills decorate the canals in Kinderdijk.

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    • Amsterdam is a liberal city that boasts some of the world’s most renowned museums – its medieval Old Centre could even be mistaken for an Impressionist painting. You’ll struggle to be bored in this city built around the UNESCO-listed Canal Ring, where waterfront nightclubs and bars abound. See the best of the city on 2 wheels and soak up some...

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      Vintage stores in Amsterdam often attract those looking to find unique pieces at affordable prices. There are so many places to go for used clothing, as the Dutch, known for their parsimonious nature, love to get a second life out of things. In a city where fashion is always evolving, secondhand stores always have something that can help express one's...

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      Our Amsterdam Travel Essentials lays out the essential information you need to help planning your trip to the capital city of the Netherlands. No matter how frequently you travel, some questions will always need answers: What’s the weather like? How can I get from the airport to my hotel? What currency and type of plug do I need? We have...

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