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 Nieuwendijk Street
Coming to Amsterdam and looking for the ultimate shopping experience? Nieuwendijk street should be the first place on your list!
The Nieuwendijk street is one of Amsterdam’s best shopping streets. Other streets you should consider, when you’re a real shopaholic, are the Kalverstraat, Leidsestraat, P.C. Hooftstraat, Westerstraat en the “Nine little streets”. Of course we could make this list a lot longer, Amsterdam is full of great shops and markets, but these are some of the main shopping streets in the city center, that you’re most likely to run into and are easy to find.
Get to know Nieuwendijk street in Amsterdam
Shopping is not always the first thing tourists think about when visiting Amsterdam, but this city really has a lot of excellent shops and stores to offer. Stretching from the famous meeting spot of the city, the Dam Square, and adjoining the Damrak, the Nieuwendijk street is close to many Amsterdam attractions like the Oude Kerk (Old Church), Anne Frank House, the Waag (Weigh House) and many more. It is home to some of the best fashion boutiques in the city but it is not the only shopping street in this part of town. Kalverstraat is only a short walking distance away as well as the famous floating Flower Market where you can shop for colorful flowers and souvenirs – a unique experience.
Looking for more markets? This city has quite a few of them, such as the Waterlooplein flea market with alternative and second hand clothing items, the Albert Cuyp market (our personal favorite) offering everything from fish and cheese to electronics and make-up, and the off the beaten path Noordermarkt.
Watch our free video guides on Dam Square and Damrak to learn about the top attractions close to Amsterdam’s Nieuwendijk street. Or check our shopping guide that will tell you more about other areas in town, where you can shop till you drop!
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!