5-Day the Netherlands City Break in Amsterdam

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Immerse yourself in the charm of Amsterdam on this 5-day city break in the Netherlands, where cultural delights and exciting experiences await!

Experience the ultimate Amsterdam city break with this perfectly planned holiday package. This trip includes 4 nights in Amsterdam at one of the best hotels in the city. Let us take care of the details so you can fully enjoy all the attractions and activities the city has to offer. Whether you're seeking to discover the rich cultural heritage of Amsterdam or indulge in its delicious culinary scene, this holiday package has got you covered.

The home for your 5-day holiday in Amsterdam will be one of the city’s best hotels. You’ll choose from a great selection of places to stay, all conveniently located in downtown Amsterdam, close to many of the top attractions and best restaurants in the city. Amsterdam offers excellent hotels for every budget, ensuring travelers a fantastic city break. You can rest assured that we will always recommend the best available places to stay in the city.

During your vacation in Amsterdam, you'll get the chance to experience some of the best things to see and do in the city. Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Anne Frank House are only a few of the many spectacular attractions and sights you’ll find on your carefully planned travel itinerary.

Maximize your holiday experience in Amsterdam by customizing each day with exciting tours and tickets. Whether you're tracing the footsteps of history through iconic landmarks, savoring the rich flavors of the Netherlands's traditional cuisine, or uncovering the city's best-kept secrets on guided tours, Amsterdam promises an adventure tailored to every traveler's passion. With a diverse selection of immersive experiences to choose from, your time in Amsterdam is sure to be anything but ordinary.

Between sightseeing and activities, you will enjoy plenty of time to wander through Amsterdam's best shopping streets and markets. Let the unique souvenirs you find serve as fond reminders of your city break in the Netherlands.

This travel plan is designed to include everything you need to experience the best of Amsterdam. By booking this vacation package, you can avoid spending hours researching and planning your city break and jump straight to enjoying it. Let the experts take care of the details so you can relax and make the most of your time in the Netherlands.

To make sure the city break is fully tailored to your interests and preferences, you can easily customize each day of your journey. Our intuitive trip planning puts you in control, ensuring that every moment in Amsterdam reflects your unique travel style.

Book with us to get an expertly curated step-by-step travel itinerary and access to 24/7 personal travel support before, during, and after your city break in Amsterdam.

The best hotels, flights, activities, and tours in Amsterdam fill up quickly, so it's advisable to book your holiday package in advance. Select a date and start planning your city break in Amsterdam as early as today. Join us and discover the enchanting beauty of Amsterdam, the Netherlands!

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Photo of Rijksmuseum museum with Amsterdam words in front of it, Amsterdam, Netherlands.Rijksmuseum
Photo of the renewed Van Gogh museum on the museum square in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Van Gogh Museum
Photo of aerial view from the Westerkerk to the Anne Frank House and Canal with boats in Amsterdam.Anne Frank House
Photo of pond and beautiful blooming tulips in Vondelpark, Amsterdam.Vondelpark
Photo of royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Dam Square
Photo of a lion taking a well-deserved rest at Artis zoo after being fed, Amsterdam.Artis
Photo of The Science Center NEMO at Osterdok, Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.NEMO Science Center
Photo of Madame Tussaud Outside View in Amsterdam.Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
Photo of Royal Palace at the Dam Square in Amsterdam, Netherlands.Royal Palace of Amsterdam
photo of Moco Museum in Amsterdam ,Netherlands.Moco Museum
photo of aerial view of Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam in the Netherlands.Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
Dungeon Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland, NetherlandsDungeon Amsterdam
photo of beautiful morning at Negen Straatjes in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Negen Straatjes
photo of Hortus Botanicus is a botanical garden in the Plantage district of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. It is one of the world's oldest botanical gardens.Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
photo of beautiful morning view at Magere Brug in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.Magere Brug


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Day 1 – Amsterdam - arrival day

Day 1

Day 1 – Amsterdam - arrival day

  • Amsterdam - Arrival day
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  • Negen Straatjes
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Your exciting city break begins as soon as you arrive in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. You’ll stay in Amsterdam for 4 nights.

Begin your sightseeing with a visit to De 9 Straatjes. This group of geographic locations is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 11,821 reviews.

When the afternoon arrives, make your way to the hotel of your choice in downtown Amsterdam. Check-in at hotels in the Netherlands normally starts around 2 to 3 PM. Each accommodation option in Amsterdam offers a unique blend of comfort and style in addition to prime access to the city’s top attractions.

When you’re ready to eat, treat yourself to a nice meal at a top-rated restaurant in the city.

Discover an unparalleled culinary experience at Flore, a Bib Gourmand restaurant perfect to visit if you’re craving culinary excellence. This 2-star Michelin restaurant has a diverse and enticing menu selection, which includes its delicious and signature contemporary and creative french meals.

Indulge in the exquisite flavors at a 2-star Michelin restaurant in Amsterdam, Spectrum. At this Bib Gourmand awardee, savor a combination of exceptional flavors with a memorable dining experience. This renowned restaurant’s meal selection includes its signature creative dishes, which are sure to tickle your taste buds.

Another culinary gem in Amsterdam you shouldn’t miss is Ciel Bleu. Enjoy a menu that has earned it a prestigious 2-star Michelin rating. Delivering a food experience like no other, this Bib Gourmand restaurant’s creative menu and exceptional service make it a must-visit destination for those seeking exceptional dining in the area.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Proeflokaal Arendsnest. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,048 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at The Cottage. This popular bar in Amsterdam is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 1,252 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Restaurant Ambassade. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Restaurant Ambassade has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 769 reviews.

This is the time to raise a toast for your 5-day city break in Amsterdam! Savor the moment and look forward to immersing yourself in the vibrant culture, stunning sights, and local delicacies of the city for the next few days to come!

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Day 2 – Amsterdam

Day 2

Day 2 – Amsterdam

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  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Moco Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
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On day 2 of your city break, you will set out to discover Amsterdam, including some of the most amazing things to see and do in the city. You’ll stay 3 nights in Amsterdam and enjoy plenty of time for exploring.

An excellent attraction to start your day with is Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. This art museum typically receives around 700,000 visitors every year and is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 13,372 reviews.

Continue your journey at Van Gogh Museum. This art museum is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 84,751 travelers from near and far. Approximately 2,161,160 people come to this place of interest every year to enjoy a unique experience in Amsterdam.

Amsterdam is also the home of Moco Museum. This museum has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 19,967 visitors.

You can continue your self-guided sightseeing tour at Rijksmuseum. A total of 2,700,000 people explore this attraction every year. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 91,223 visitors, a visit to this top sight is time well spent.

Don’t forget to check out all the popular tours and activities you can add to your travel plan. The Netherlands is a beautiful travel destination that offers plenty of unique tours that will enhance your vacation experience. Explore and select your activities below.

Exploring the most popular attractions in the Netherlands can make you lose track of time. Be sure to grab something to eat at one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam.

Elevate your experience by savoring a meal in Brouwerij 't IJ, a distinguished dining establishment in Amsterdam. It has a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews of 7,092 satisfied guests and a menu that’s committed to quality and flavor.

Another dining spot you shouldn't miss while in Amsterdam is The Pantry. This popular restaurant’s appealing menu has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to the positive reviews shared by 3,646 happy diners.

Restaurant Moeders stands out as a local favorite in Amsterdam. It offers a menu that promises to take you on a flavorful journey. Due to its reputation for delivering a good dining experience, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 3,647 customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at SkyLounge Amsterdam, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. SkyLounge Amsterdam boasts an impressive 4.3 out of 5-star rating from 6,266 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at Excalibur Café, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. Excalibur Café has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,047 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Lost in Amsterdam Lounge Cafe & Cocktail Bar. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5-star from 3,047 customers.

Get some rest at your hotel in preparation for another wonderful day in Amsterdam to come!

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Day 3 – Amsterdam

Day 3

Day 3 – Amsterdam

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  • Royal Palace of Amsterdam
  • Dam Square
  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
  • Dungeon Amsterdam
  • Vondelpark
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Get ready for another exciting day in Amsterdam on day 3 of your city break! From historical sites to modern attractions, there's something for everyone to enjoy. With 2 nights ahead, make the most of your time and create unforgettable memories in Amsterdam.

Take the opportunity to see Royal Palace Amsterdam. This attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 22,585 visitors.

Dam Square is another sightseeing hotspot in the area. This square has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 42,081 travelers.

Amsterdam is also the home of Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Around 25,512 people have rated this wax museum an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars.

Another place you’ll want to visit is Dungeon Amsterdam. With an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from a total of 12,066 reviews, a visit to this point of interest is a great idea.

This day of your vacation in Amsterdam is also your chance to admire Vondelpark. This must-visit park enjoys an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 50,897 reviews.

Your discoveries in Amsterdam do not have to stop there. Check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Amsterdam on this day of your trip. You can select your tours below.

After a long day of sightseeing, try one of the best restaurants in Amsterdam.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Blue Amsterdam, an acclaimed dining establishment in Amsterdam. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,965 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Restaurant Olijfje while experiencing the best of Amsterdam. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,640 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Dabka, an elegant culinary destination in Amsterdam. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 2,591 previous guests.

After your meal, continue your getaway at one of the hottest bars in the city, Red Light Bar. This bar has an impressive average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,612 customers.

Alternatively, you can grab a few shots of your favorite drink and have an amazing night at the famous Bar Botanique. This incredible bar has a vibrant atmosphere and plays great music, worthy of its average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 2,330 customers.

Bar-B Burgers ‘N’ Beers cannot be missed with its wide selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Around 1,912 bar lovers have given this place a seal of approval with their 4.5 out of 5 stars average rating.

Reflect on the adventures of the day as you unwind in the comfort of your hotel in Amsterdam. Tomorrow holds new possibilities and discoveries!

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Day 4 – Amsterdam

Day 4

Day 4 – Amsterdam

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  • Anne Frank House
  • Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam
  • Artis
  • NEMO Science Center
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Wake up to day 4 of your exciting city break in Amsterdam. You still have 1 night left in Amsterdam, and we recommend that you spend this day relaxing, sightseeing, and dining at the most wonderful places the city has to offer. Here's how you can make the most of today!

Your sightseeing of the day begins at Anne Frank House, a remarkable museum where it’s easy to get lost in exploration. This top attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 64,974 reviews. Each year, this popular place of interest welcomes approximately 1,195,456 visitors.

Next, satisfy your wanderlust at Hortus Botanicus. This botanical garden has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 10,443 travelers.

ARTIS is another must-visit attraction. This renowned zoo offers a memorable experience, well worth a stop on your self-guided sightseeing tour. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 31,240 travelers and attracting 1,400,000 annual visitors, it's one of the more popular places to see in the area.

Beyond the above-mentioned sites, you also have the opportunity to visit NEMO Science Museum. This well-loved science museum boasts a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 30,657 reviews. In a single year, approximately 502,990 visitors add this sightseeing spot to their travel itineraries.

If you have an appetite for more adventure, check out the fantastic selection of tours and tickets offered in Amsterdam on this day of your trip. You'll find the most recommended ones below.

When it’s time to eat, Amsterdam has restaurants and bars to suit all budgets.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at Café Loetje. Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Amsterdam boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 2,970 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Amsterdam is Café restaurant van Kerkwijk. It has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,859 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at FuLu Mandarijn, in Amsterdam. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,203 satisfied customers.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend De Brabantse Aap, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,736 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Stone's Café Bar & Nightclub. It is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,501 customers.

Lokaal van de Stad is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,038 customers.

Raise a toast and celebrate another memorable day in Amsterdam, the Netherlands!

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Day 5 – Amsterdam - departure day

Day 5

Day 5 – Amsterdam - departure day

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  • Magere Brug
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Your city break in Amsterdam is coming to an end, and it's soon time to say goodbye to the city. Before you leave, make sure to capture a few last moments to cherish your rejuvenating vacation in the Netherlands.

Depending on how much time you have to spare on your departure day, you may want to do some last-minute shopping or sightseeing. Downtown Amsterdam offers excellent shopping opportunities and is the perfect place to browse for souvenirs and gifts to bring home. Take a walk and discover unique items you can purchase to remind you of your city break in Amsterdam.

If you can catch a later flight today, we recommend visiting some of the attractions you may not yet have had the time to explore. This extra time will let you discover more iconic landmarks and hidden gems in Amsterdam.

Skinny Bridge is an attraction you could visit on your last day in Amsterdam. This bascule bridge has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 6,120 visitors.

Before you conclude your city break in Amsterdam, drop by a top-rated restaurant for your last chance at a memorable dining experience in the city. Savor the destination's vibrant atmosphere over a delicious meal.

As you prepare to leave Amsterdam, remember the moments of joy, discovery, and connection you've experienced in the Netherlands. Carry them with you as souvenirs of your journey, guiding you as you continue to explore and create new memories.

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