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Amsterdam has long been known as the laidback capital of Europe where tourists flock to every year to experience its relaxed vibe. Amsterdam is filled with bars, coffee shops, galleries and bikes!
Although only a small surface area, Amsterdam is perfect for exploring the cobbled streets, taking trips along the canals or kicking back in one of the many coffee shops to sample the different strengths of the fragrant jazzy tobaccos smoked there. There are about 700,000 bikes available in Amsterdam making cycling the favoured form of transport.
The temperature in Amsterdam is crisp and chilly in the winter making spring, summer and autumn the most popular months to visit when it can reach the mid 20.s. This is ideal for chilling out on one of the man-made beaches complete with hammocks, sunloungers and snack bars selling all day refreshments. A tram ride to the Ijburg Island will find you relaxing at Blijburg on Sea.s famous live music and campfire evenings.
Take time out in Amsterdam to visit the many galleries and museums as well as climbing inside the secret room where Anne Frank hid from the Germans for 2 years writing her diaries. The Red Light District in De Wallen is also well worth a visit for its bright colours, neon-lit windows and prettily dressed ladies.
Don.t worry if you are a fussy eater as the restaurants and cafes in Amsterdam serve exquisite local cuisine, delicious international dishes, roast dinners, fish and chips, all day breakfasts and fast food to suit everyone.s tastes.
Amsterdam nightlife offers everything from dancing through till the early hours at nightclubs, sampling the sweet smelling smoke filled coffee shops, taking in the bright lights of the Red Light District or just finding a little traditional Dutch bar to mingle with the locals.
Amsterdam car hire is a great way to explore the surrounding areas and other beaches so check out our fantastic deals, all including a map of Amsterdam to help your car hire run smoothly.
Amsterdam is approximately 30 minutes from Schiphol Airport - 21km (13 miles).
Amsterdam is known as the laidback capital of Europe where you can relax into yourself sampling the wares in one of the many coffee shops.
Schiphol Airport is just 13 miles from Amsterdam meaning a short transfer.
Amsterdam boasts an amazing diversity of nightlife from nightclubs, discos and themed bars to coffee shops, Irish pubs and traditional Dutch bars and cafes.
Some of the smaller chic restaurants along the canal and cobbled streets are very trendy and well worth a visit.
There are plenty of fashion boutiques, shops, stalls and markets in Amsterdam where you can purchase those great cheap holiday souvenirs.