Amsterdam weekend breaks
By tram, foot, bike or boat, Amsterdam is a cheap, compact city to travel around, ideal for short midweek or weekend mini breaks. Cycling trips are great for city sightseeing and bikes can be hired by the day or longer, there are no hills, many cycle lanes AND cyclist have the right of way over vehicles in Amsterdam! For the cities highlights, Ann Frank's house is a "must visit" but
also make time over your Amsterdam break for a trip to the Resistance Museum which deals with the fascinating history of the fight back from Nazi occupation. Bloemenmarkt, the floating city flower market, is famous for it's tulips but also has some great deals on many other flowers, plants, bulbs, herbs and souvenirs of Amsterdam. Other attractions on long weekend breaks include the Stedelijk Museum of modern art, Rembrandt House Museum and Van Gogh Museum. Take a break from traditional holiday sightseeing in
Amsterdam and enjoy a trip round the Heineken Brewery including the all important tasting session - surely a highlight of your weekend mini break! A cruise on the canals is a good way to see the city and makes a welcome break from the bustle of the Amsterdam streets. Amsterdam breaks come alive at night in areas like Leidseplein square where street performers and musicians entertain until late. Weekend breaks in Amsterdam are also about relaxing in cafes and spending the time enjoying good company, the Dutch
people themselves will guarantee
that. Amsterdam is literally on our doorstep and is a city you should not miss if you are a lover of relaxing holiday weekend breaks!
Amsterdam flights land at Schiphol airport which has a short rail link to the city center (approx every 15 mins), buses also run regularly.
Late breaks: Amsterdam city breaks and late deals.
Approximate flight time for London to Amsterdam flights is:
Amsterdam hotel transfers can be booked here
The currency in Amsterdam is the
The time difference in Amsterdam is:
GMT +1 HR