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Highlights in The Netherlands

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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

A Taste of Multicultural Amsterdam - Food Walk

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Day Trips & Excursions

Keukenhof Gardens Half Day Guided Tour from Amsterdam with Free 1-Hour Cruise

Starting at$67

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Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam, and Marken from Amsterdam

Starting at$68

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amsterdam Evening Canal Cruise with 4-Course Dinner and Drinks

Starting at$109

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour

Starting at$32

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum Skip the Line Tour, Canal Cruise

Starting at$132

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amsterdam Dutch Wine and Cheese Candlelight Cruise

Starting at$49

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Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Amsterdam Canals Pizza Cruise Including Drinks

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Multi-day adventures

Lonely Planet Experience

Madrid to Berlin

Starting at$4,780

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Lonely Planet Experience

Barcelona to Berlin

Starting at$3,565

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Lonely Planet Experience

Europe Explorer

Starting at$7,190

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Lonely Planet Experience

Madrid to Rome

Starting at$8,685

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Lonely Planet Experience

Madrid to Venice

Starting at$7,135

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Lonely Planet Experience

Barcelona to Venice

Starting at$5,705

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

European Trail: Capitals & Cafés

Starting at$4,899

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Rome to London: Cobblestones & Cuisine

Starting at$3,599

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Best home stays in The Netherlands

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Spacious shiny apartment in the centre of Amsterdam

Beautiful modern family home

IDEAL for family / mature guests. unique homely atmosphere.

Private Nature Lodge at Dike surrounded by Water

Cosy bright apartment in Amsterdam Zuid near centre, RAI and main transport hubs

Sunny studio circus theater Scheveningen

Modern, cosy and luxurious apartment near the famous DRU Culture Factory in Ulft

Villa Felix in Ermelo

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Health and wellness

The Netherlands' 11 best cycling routes and locations

4 min readPublished Aug 20, 2020

With fabulously pancake-flat, scenic landscapes beckoning along every last dyke and canal, two-wheeling in The Netherlands is a great way to explore.

Mother and children ride bicyles past windmills at Kinderdijk.
Family holidays

How to explore Amsterdam with kids

4 min readPublished Apr 6, 2020

With large parks, hands-on museums, and restaurants with play areas, Amsterdam is surprisingly family-friendly.

How to explore Amsterdam with kids
Travel on a budget

Top 20 free things to do in Amsterdam

5 min readPublished Feb 27, 2020

From exploring colourful flower markets to voyaging to an island of recycled art, here are the best free attractions to experience in Amsterdam.

The best free things to do in Amsterdam
Art and culture

Highlights of Amsterdam

6 min readPublished Feb 13, 2020

Amsterdam is full of can't-miss experiences; canals, cafes, bicycles, monumental museums, diverse dining and more!

Highlights of Amsterdam
Festivals

Why winter is the ideal time to visit Amsterdam

3 min readPublished Sep 13, 2019

Winter can be a great time of year to discover atmospheric Amsterdam, with fewer crowds. Here are the best things to do in Amsterdam in winter.

If you're lucky, you may be able to skate on Amsterdam's Golden Age canals © Photography by Adri / Shutterstock