Amsterdam, Netherlands
The perfect 2 days itinerary

Amsterdam, the capital city of the Netherlands, is known for its artistic heritage, elaborate canal system, and narrow houses with gabled facades, legacies of the city’s 17th-century Golden Age. Its Museum District houses the Van Gogh Museum, works by Rembrandt and Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum, and modern art at the Stedelijk. Cycling is key to the city’s character, and there are numerous bike paths.

What to do in Amsterdam?

This 2 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Amsterdam. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Art, History, and Canals

Morning

Start your day with a visit to the Rijksmuseum, where you can admire the works of Dutch masters like Rembrandt and Vermeer. Then, head to the nearby Van Gogh Museum to see the largest collection of Van Gogh's works in the world.

Afternoon

Take a leisurely stroll through the Jordaan district, known for its picturesque canals, charming boutiques, and cozy cafes. Visit the Anne Frank House, where Anne Frank and her family hid during World War II.

Evening

Enjoy a canal cruise to see Amsterdam's iconic canal houses and bridges illuminated at night. End your day with a traditional Dutch meal at a local restaurant.


Day 2: Culture and Leisure

Morning

Visit the Stedelijk Museum, which houses a vast collection of modern and contemporary art. Then, explore the Albert Cuyp Market, the largest street market in the Netherlands, where you can sample local delicacies and buy souvenirs.

Afternoon

Take a bike ride through Vondelpark, Amsterdam's largest city park. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and stop for a picnic if the weather allows.

Evening

Explore the De Pijp neighborhood, known for its vibrant nightlife and diverse food scene. Try some local craft beers at a brewery or enjoy a meal at one of the many international restaurants.


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