Immerse yourself in the charm of the Netherlands with this combination of two best-selling tours at a discounted price. Take a morning tour from Amsterdam to see the famous Zaanse Schans windmills and the quaint fishing villages of Marken and Volendam. Then, continue your day trip from Amsterdam with visits to two don't-miss Dutch cities: Delft and The Hague. If time is tight and you'd like to travel beyond Amsterdam, this action-packed, full-day tour shows you the best of the Netherlands. Even better, you'll enjoy about a 10% discount when you buy these tours in this way.
Amsterdam Albert Cuyp Market Area
Planning a trip to Amsterdam? Amsterdam is a small city, making it easy to explore it on foot – or take a bicycle just like the locals do! There’s always something to see as this city is filled with landmarks and unique things to see. Sometimes a city with too many attractions can overwhelm you and you might forget or simply not know about the best spots in town. If you are planning to explore the bustling Albert Cuyp Market and wander around in the Albert Cuyp Market area afterwards, we’ve got a few tips for you about recommended attractions around this 100-years old market.
The Albert Cuyp market is one of Amsterdam’s most famous markets, located in a nice part of town: the Pijp neighborhood. Many would say this is the best market in town and it’s definitely an experience to stroll between the almost 300 stalls of food, clothes, flowers, artistic products, souvenirs, cosmetics, and much more. The Albert Cuyp is an open-air street market offering almost anything you could possibly think of. It’s open from Monday till Saturday all year round, from 9 am till 5 pm.
Get to know Albert Cuyp market area in Amsterdam
In walking distance from here to the north west you can find the Heineken Experience. Open to all ages, this interactive experience enables visitors to create their personal bottle of Heineken and see, smell, hear and taste the beer making process. If you have already visited this attraction or if the sound of it doesn’t interest you then you have the option of walking just over 700 meters to find the immensely popular Rijksmuseum. Explore the thousands of paintings and be inspired by works from masters such as Rembrandt van Rijn and Jan Vermeer.
Next, why not head to the Van Gogh museum which is only 300 meters away from the Rijksmuseum and 800 meter away from the Albert Cuyp Market area? View the greatest pieces by the one and only Vincent Van Gogh – it would be a huge shame to miss out on this number one Amsterdam tourist attraction! If you are planning to see a lot of Amsterdam attractions, including the above museums, it wouldn’t be a bad idea to purchase the I Amsterdam City Card or the Holland Pass which both include many top attractions, tours and museums for 1 prepaid price. Check our offers for more information about these passes, and don’t forget to check our many video guides about Amsterdam to learn more about your favorite attractions.
Leave Amsterdam behind for a few hours and discover the surrounding Dutch countryside and its wonderful windmills! Drive through idyllic landscapes criss-crossed with canals, see authentic wooden houses and old-fashioned cheese-making in Volendam. Watch a shoemaker make clogs in Marken, and capture photos of the windmills the Netherlands is famous for in the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans. Throughout this half-day trip, listen to commentary about the history, culture and sights of the Netherlands.
Discover Bruges – one of the most captivating cities in Belgium – on this day trip from Amsterdam. After traveling to Bruges by coach, you will receive a brief overview of city sights from your knowledgeable guide. Then, enjoy 5 full hours exploring the churches, canals and lace shops of Bruges on your own. See the Begijnhof, the city gates and the eye-catching windmills. And indulge in some delicious Belgian chocolates on your ride back to Amsterdam!
Simplify your trip to Amsterdam with the I Amsterdam City Card, a pass that gives you free admission to museums and public transport throughout the city. Gain free entry to 38 museums including the Van Gogh Museum, Rembrandthuis Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. Enjoy unlimited free public transport, a free canal cruise and discounts on attractions and restaurants. This pass is the perfect way for independent travelers to make the most of their time in Amsterdam and save money too!
Experience the world-famous Keukenhof Gardens on this hassle-free tour from Amsterdam. Travel by comfortable coach through the Netherlands’ countryside filled with blooming flower fields, and then enjoy three hours walking through the Keukenhof Gardens at your leisure. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy among the vibrant display of millions of spring tulips!