Lose yourself in Amsterdam
But find a city filled with culture, excitement and charm.
Riotous, relaxing, glamorous or amorous: whatever you want from your holiday, find it on a Dutch city break. Once you’ve taken the obligatory selfie by the Amsterdam sign, dive in (though not literally) to the canals, nightlife and culture.
Amsterdam is wildly popular for all the right reasons: the canal network is made for idle wandering, the riches of the Dutch East India Company have bequeathed the city a wonderful history, and Old Masters fill the art museums. The permissive café culture of the Red Light District is world-famous but the hidden gems of the flea markets might be a more attractive proposition. Our flights to Amsterdam are just the shortest hop from London.
Once thought of as a ‘stag and hen’ haven, Amsterdam is cleaning up its act. For a luxury holiday the treats keep coming: from sumptuous five star hotels and gourmet restaurants to high-end shopping and swanky bars. It’s time to embrace Amsterdam’s latest incarnation.
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Slip down the canals by boat, join the peloton of cyclists or jolt along merrily in a tram. One of the most charming qualities of Amsterdam is that your journeys through it can be as eye-opening as where you end up. Enjoy a historical city in motion with no shortage of highbrow and lowbrow distractions.Read article
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