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 Rokin Street Area
Amsterdam is a city that is so full of attractions and fun things to do and see, each and every day of your vacation will be kept busy! While traveling in the city, there are certain places no tourist should miss – such as the Red Light District, the Museum Square with the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh museum, and of course the Dam Square. On one side of the Dam square you will find the Damrak with its many shops and beautiful historic buildings, leading to the Central Station; on the other side of the famous square you have Rokin, leading to the Munt square and the floating flower market. As you can see, there’s enough to experience in Rokin area.
At Rokin street, you can explore the Tobacco Shop or the Allard Pierson Museum or some of the shops such as V&D – a Dutch department store offering anything from clothing and cosmetics to food and household items. Check out the historical buildings that are lining this street – some have been standing there for hundreds of years! To the west of Rokin is Spui square, which is in fact car-free and attracts many visitors; especially on Fridays when the weekly book market takes place. If you plan on visiting Spui on a Sunday then make sure to check out the art market.
Discover Rokin area in Amsterdam
The historic center of Amsterdam is quite small and you can do all your sightseeing on foot. To give you an idea of the distances: the Dam Square is only 200m away from Rokin. Explore the Madame Tussauds museum with its many life-like and life-size wax dolls of international and local celebrities and admire the”Royal Palace” at the Dam, and then move on to Damrak, the Red Light District or the Anne Frank House – they are all a short walk away!
In the Red Light District, which is only 500 meters away from Rokin, you can experience the best of Amsterdam nightlife or visit some of the surprising attractions this district has to offer tourists: from women behind illuminated windows, peep shows and Chinese restaurants to old churches and even buddhist temples. Head north west from Rokin area to find yourself at the wonderful Anne Frank House where you will see the girl’s diary in its physical form and where you can learn more about what happened to Anne Frank and her family during the second world war.
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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!