Experience Holiday Ideas in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Light Festival
Visiting the Light Festival from a heated boat is one of several amazing holiday ideas in Amsterdam. You can relax and listen to your live guide in complete comfort. You can also indulge in a drink or snack on board the boat and then just sit back and enjoy. You will see some of Amsterdam’s most famous monuments, illuminated by fascinating artists. You can also experience the illuminated artworks from the outer deck if you don’t mind the cold! Your guide will tell the full story of the artworks and also the history of Amsterdam as you cruise past some of the city’s most famous sights and picturesque canals.
Amsterdam’s Ice bar
Another of our wonderful holiday ideas in Amsterdam. Here you will enjoy a refreshing drink at a temperatures of minus 10 degrees Celsius at Amsterdam’s Ice bar, most definitely the city’s coolest drinks venue! You will simply be amazed at a watering hole that is constructed almost entirely from ice. That includes everything from the walls and furniture to the actual glass you sip your beverage out of.
After your welcome, you will enjoy a freshly made cocktail in the lounge and then snuggle into the winter wear that is provided and enjoy the remarkable light and ice sculptures of the Ice bar. Keep yourself warm from the icy temperatures as you sip your drinks. Marvel at the mood lighting and soak in this atmospheric scene.
De Wallen District
Amsterdam is notorious for not only it’s canals and cobbled streets but also the famous red-light district. With prostitution legalized within the De Wallen region of the city, many visitors take advantage of the world’s oldest profession. With over 100 rooms rented out by sex workers, there is plenty of choice and an area to visit if only out of curiosity.
The police presence ensures De Wallen is a safe place to visit at any time of the day, including after dark. There are also a number of other places to visit in the region with a number of historic buildings, including Amsterdam’s oldest church, the Gothic-style Oude Kerk.
You can pretend to be on stage with the outlandish and wonderful Lady Gaga or walk the catwalk alongside the Dutch model Doutzen Kroes. The interactive exhibition gives you the chance to play football with infamous soccer star Rafael van der Vaart or maybe test your IQ with Albert Einstein. You will meet the famous stars of the silver screen and music industry or maybe visit the politicians and have your say!
Keukenhof (the world’s largest flower garden)
Tourily is full of amazing holiday ideas in Amsterdam – why not escape from the stress of daily life and take a long stroll around the world’s largest flower garden. Keukenhof is a 32-hectare park with 15 kilometres of footpaths, where you can explore the spring garden’s beautiful colours and fragrance.
Admire over 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths. The pavilions also feature 30 alternating flower and plant shows. You will also discover the very latest trends in gardening and get some inspiring ideas from the 7 stunning gardens.
Keukenhof’s current location used to be a hunting region in the 15th century. Also, herbs for the kitchen of Jacoba van Beieren’s castle were collected from here – hence the name Keukenhof. It is a place steeped in history that will enchant you with its past and present.
In 2018, Keukenhof is going to be dedicated to Romance in Flowers, as both are definitely related. This will make a stunning and beautiful and romantic spring park to visit.