Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It is a delight for the traveller to walk through its streets, see its beautiful canals, pass through its bridges, see the narrow houses and breathe the bohemian atmosphere that fills its streets travelled by bicycles wherever you look.
The Schipol International Airport Amsterdam is the main international airport of the Netherlands, and it is located only 9 km from the beautiful city of Amsterdam.
This beautiful city is known for the canals that are ideal for a boat trip that will leave indelible memories in your mind. However, the tourist attraction is very varied in this historic city. There are many places to visit in Amsterdam as its historic quarter is one of the best preserved in Europe.
The start for a nice tour around the city could be the Dam Square, which surprises by its hugeness and by its quietness. In this square you will find the Royal Palace, the obelisk dedicated to those fallen in the Second World War, the Madame Tussauds Museum and the New Cathedral.
In the area of Spui, a well-known neighborhood of the city, you can visit the famous Floating Market of Flowers, where it is worth to make a small stop to enjoy the variety of colourful flowers.
Other places that you will find interesting are the Vondelpark, the Museum Quarter and Patios del Beaterio. As regards its museums, Amsterdam is the ideal place, the most important are: Van Gogh Museum, Anna Frank's House or Stedelijk Museum.
For those who are not lovers of museums and historical monuments, Heineken Experience or Arena Stadium are good options.
A curious visit is the Red Light District, perhaps one of the most famous parts of Amsterdam. For centuries, the prostitutes developed their activity there with all normality, it is a picturesque place because of its well-known shop windows with red lights where the women offering their services are found.
The Coffee Shops are another of the city's claims where marijuana can be smoked freely, these are legal establishments, the singularity of these premises is that they do not usually sell alcohol, except wine and beer with limitation.
In addition, you will find endearing villages very close to the city of Amsterdam. In Zaanse Schans, Volendam or Edam, you will enjoy the picturesque landscapes with windmills, typical 15th century houses, traditional cheese factories and clogs manufacturing. It is a highly recommended visit for those who want to get to know the more rural side of Holland.