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
Thinking of things to do in Amsterdam? The list of attractions in this exciting city is endless… But let us tell you a little bit more about one of Amsterdam’s most popular streets – Rokin street.
If you are arriving to the city by train, this is probably one of the first streets that you will be visiting. When you step out of the Central Station, and you follow the Damrak until you reach the famous Dam Square, the next street you see when continuing straight ahead, will be Rokin street! Because of that, together the Damrak and Rokin are sometimes called the “Red Carpet” of Amsterdam. The carpet leads to the Munt Square.
Get to know the Rokin street in Amsterdam
What was once a part of the Amstel River is now a busy street and a tourist hot spot. One third of Rokin is still a canal, the rest was filled in and became a street. The Rokin street connects between two major attractions on both sides, the Dam Square and the busy Spui Street, near the Singel Canal, on the other side. Often canal cruises depart from this street, as well as from the nearby Damrak, the other major street in the old center of the city. Canal cruises are a great way to explore the Amsterdam city center from a totally different perspective. We highly recommend it!
There’s plenty of amusement to find at Rokin street: from shoe shops to eateries, and from museums to canal cruises – it’s all there! Due to construction work on the new subway, the street appears a bit messy now, however you can still enjoy the sight of beautiful historic houses at Rokin. Also there’s an archaeological museum, the Allard Pierson museum that belongs to the University of Amsterdam.
Learn more about nearby attractions, like Damrak, the Dam Square, Spui, the Kalverstraat, and the unique floating Flower Market, with our free video travel guides.
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!