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Amsterdam City Breaks

Explore the Winding Canals of Amsterdam

Skip town for a weekend break or a midweek holiday and see the famous art galleries, museums and unique nightlife that Amsterdam has to offer. Just a short flight from Dublin, the city is filled with tranquil canals, plush green parks and pastel painted houses that will capture your heart from the moment you arrive.

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€50 to €3,000

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2 to 6
Things to do in Amsterdam
There are so many things to do in Amsterdam. Artis Zoo, small but perfect for a day out, is one of the oldest zoos in Europe. A canal cruise is truly one of the city’s must-do activities, and lets you soak up the atmosphere form a chilled-out vantage point. The city’s bikes are iconic too; it’s a great city to cycle around. Wander along the canals or go for a lazy cruise – Singel canal is full of medieval heritage and its banks are lined with charming building. Learn about the famous beer at the Heineken Experience. Everyone who comes to Amsterdam passes through the hedonistic Red Light District but make sure you go beyond the obvious and visit the city’s hip neighbourhood like NDSM Wharf. Once a working shipyard, this harbour is now a creative enclave full of cafes and events like the monthly flea market.
Musuems & Culture in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a culture lover’s paradise. There are so many amazing museums packed into this one city. Major sights like the Anne Frank House are in top demand, reserve online to avoid the worst queues. The grand and classical museum of Rijksmuseum houses famous works from the old Dutch masters and it’s guided tours are informative and entertaining. This can be found in the Museumplein, an aptly-named square full of culture. Also see the Van Gogh Museum with the world’s largest collection of artworks by the renowned master. For contemporary works see the Stedeljik Museum where masters like Warhol and Matisse can be seen on proud display.
Nightlife in Amsterdam
Discover one of Europe’s top nightlife capitals where the party keeps going all night – they even appointed a Night Mayor in 2014 just to make the city’s nightlife even better. Try Rembrandtplein District for clubs and cafes full of revellers, something more artsy in Nes, music and a casino around Leidseplein and the old area of Jordaan is most popular with younger partygoers. This is the perfect city for a pub crawl and its huge range of clubs means it’s easy to find the right kind of party for you during you Amsterdam holidays.
Dining out in Amsterdam
During your cheap trip to Amsterdam, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to amazing dining – everything from Michelin-star cuisine to casual and cheap eats is covered here. The city has gone through a gastronomic revival with Dutch chefs updating classic recipes and international restaurants setting up shop across the city. The eclectic range of dining options reflects the latest food trends with the city often anticipating new culinary movements. Experience fine dining with a canal view or just people-watch in a relaxed cafe. And while you’re here, sample the best from the city’s thriving craft beer scene.

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