Day Trips and Tours from Amsterdam
Amsterdam Day Trips
Even though Amsterdam has so much to offer visitors, you may still want to travel around Holland. Tourists visiting the city can make the most of their trip by taking one day excursions to see the local hotspots, with this city a great launching point for making day-trips from. Below some ideas of trips to take.
Haarlem and Zandvoort
Travellers can choose to visit nearby Haarlem. This region is a smaller version of Amsterdam and is host to one of the most renowned churches in the country. From Haarlem, tourists can then travel on to Zandvoort, a region famous for its beautiful beaches.
Rotterdam and the Hague
Fans of modern art and architecture are sure to enjoy a day-trip to Rotterdam as this city is home to many modern buildings and monuments. Rotterdam is famous for its beautiful palaces, historic museums and quaint little streets. Also, the Hague, which is the country’s seat of government, is a short distance from the town.
Utrecht, Alkmaar, Zaanse Schans and Volendam
For travellers who would like to pay a visit to the noted educational institutions in the country, a day trip to Utrecht, a small university town that is known for its friendly residents and rustic cafes, can be scheduled. There are also a number of Dutch villages in the surrounding countryside where tourists can get a taste of authentic Dutch village life. Other interesting locations include Alkmaar, Zaanse Schans and Volendam, all of which are located in relative proximity to Amsterdam.
For travellers who prefer a longer day trip, Delft is an ideal destination. Visitors can take the train to this city and enjoy the beautiful countryside filled with farms, tulip fields, canals, rustic Dutch homes and windmills.
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