With its characteristic canals (UNESCO World Heritage) surrounded by narrow, low and crooked 17th-century houses, Amsterdam is, without a doubt, one of the most charming capital cities in Europe. With a rich cultural life and a wide range of entertainment, Amsterdam is a full-scale city which has managed to retain its small-town feel. Amsterdam is also a real treat for art-lovers. Amsterdam is home to over 50 museums, many of them famous across the globe. Highlights include the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum. For the visitors who have already seen the beautiful canals pioneered the Jordaan and got the hang of our never-ending nightlife..there is plenty more to experience and explore. The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area offers a great variety of surprising and unusual attractions and landscapes.

Facts

Population

800.000

Currency

Euro, 1€ = 100 cents

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Tourist information

Visitor Information Centre Schiphol Airport (Holland Tourist Information) Schiphol Airport, Arrivals 2 at Schiphol Plaza Mo -Su: 07:00 - 22:00 hour Visitor Information Centre Central Station Noord-Zuid Hollands Koffiehuis, Stationsplein 10 (across from Central Station) Mo -Sa : 09:00 - 17:00 hour Su: 10:00 - 17:00

Travel to Amsterdam

Book your flights to Amsterdam today with Etihad Airways. Amsterdam has long been a storied city with a rich cultural history. The canals that weave their way around this beautiful city are just one of its many charms.

Top 5 Things to Do in Amsterdam

    • Grab a quick bite at the restaurant at the base of De Gooyer Windmill. One of the many windmills that is still operational that surround the city
    • Enjoy a picturesque picnic at the base of a sculpture created by Pablo Picasso in Vondepark, the largest outdoor park in the city
    • Go museum hopping and marvel at the collection of masters’ works at the stunning Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum
    • Cruise down one of the city’s many canals by open air boat
    • Enjoy an afternoon of leisure exploring the Amsterdam Bos, a manmade park that is three times larger than NYC’s Central Park

Plan Your Amsterdam Holiday

The Netherlands are famous for their rolling fields of Tulips and, fittingly, Amsterdam boasts the world’s only tulip museum. It also features eight windmills within the city limits and a fantastic recreation of a traditional village at Zaanse Schans. The art scene is alive and well in Amsterdam as well as it was the home of Vincent Van Gogh. The art, the culture and the stunning man made beauty of the city’s canals and old world architecture all combine to create a storybook locale for your next getaway.

Peak season for tourism is from July to August so book your tickets to Amsterdam early if you want to come at the busiest time of year. Cheap hotels in Amsterdam can be much more easily found in the winter months. Flight deals to Amsterdam can be found at any time of year through Etihad Airways.

Destination Routes

Etihad Office in Netherlands

Amsterdam, Netherlands
APG Nederland
Flamingoweg 9, room 280
1118 EE Schiphol
+31 20 316 1955
Monday-Friday: 09:00-17:30. Closed on Sat, Sun & Public holidays