You get hot pizza, unlimited drinks (wine, beer and soft drinks), Audio guide, and even free WiFi. Seriously, this is the cooler option to have a fun night out. I mean, how often do you have the chance to party a bit on a boat in a “gracht” in Amsterdam?!
For sure one of the unique things to do in Amsterdam.
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Join a day trip to the Windmills just outside the city.
Option A: Bike Tour
There is a 3-hour bike-tour to the windmills, along the canals. It includes as well a cheese-tasting. YUMMY and perfect for a sunny day. It helps to be a bit fit, although you won’t cycle for too long.
It takes you to Volendam, Marken & Windmills with Free 1-Hour Canal Cruise.
Explore the Dutch countryside and leave Amsterdam behind for a half-day tour with free canal cruise included. See the famous Zaanse Shans windmills, explore the quaint fishing villages of Volendam and Marken and stop at a traditional Dutch cheese farm.
Witness the canals of Amsterdam light up the city made by the best light artists from Holland and other countries.
The Amsterdam Light Festival is a yearly tradition you can catch from December to early January. The city center glows up with dozens of innovative and high-quality light art installations from (inter)national artists from 17:00 to 23:00.
Aside from seeing the wonderful lights, you can also take part in voting the best light display which will be awarded at the end of the festival. You can find all types of tours and activities here.
You can enjoy the festival by all means – by foot, by boat, on a bicycle. Whichever you prefer. Here are tours and itineraries you can join.
Oh, and by the way, this is how the sign looks like……..when you’re too late:
40. Go to the local beach
You can take a ferry from the main train station crossing the big canal. Pllek is an amazing place with a cool interior design, and a nice beach front.
Even when it’s cold, it’s pretty awesome here. Bring some hunger and thirst, there is plenty of choices to eat and drink. This could be also a cool place for dates in Amsterdam or with friends to hang.
Pllek offers a wide variety of good food and drinks.
Good to know: Just check before how to get there, so you do not get list. Happened to us. Anyway, we had the offline map from Maps.me. One of our favorite travel apps.
Experience Amsterdam stress-free with an unlimited travel card for all public transport networks. Purchase a ticket that best suits your plans – valid for a day or a multi-day ticket.
Using your ticket is easy and convenient.
Simply check-in on boarding a tram, bus or metro, and then check out when you exit or disembark the vehicle. The ticket will be validated on first use and can be used for unlimited travel until the end of its validity.
We hope this big summary of activities around the most popular Dutch city is helpful.
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