Things To Do in Amsterdam This Winter
When the days grow shorter and the weather gets colder, the Dutch capital takes on a whole new ambience. Travelers visiting between December and February can look forward to festive decorations, warming delicacies, and atmospheric sightseeing opportunities. Here are a few ways to make the most of Amsterdam in winter.
Escape the cold with skip-the-line entrance to the Rijksmuseum.
Marvel at the Amsterdam Light Festival from the UNESCO-listed canals.
Take in premier views of the old town as you enjoy lunch on a canal cruise.
Feel the chill at the trendy Xtracold Icebar.
Discover the city’s top attractions on a hop-on hop-off bus tour.
Enjoy the warming taste of local brews on a pub crawl or a visit to the Heineken Experience.
Discover picturesque winter scenes across Holland on a day trip to the Hague, Rotterdam, and Madurodam, or pop across the border to experience a traditional German Christmas market.