Bike cobblestone streets, cruise on charming canals, and stop and smell the tulips: with Rick Steves on your side, the Netherlands can be yours!
Inside Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Amsterdam and the Netherlands
Rick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favorites
Top sights and hidden gems, from the Van Gogh museum and Rembrandt's home workshop, to cozy "brown" cafés
How to connect with local culture: Explore Amsterdam by bicycle, sample distinctive Dutch cheeses, and chat with a friendly local over beer brewed from 1,000-year-old recipes
Beat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insight
The best places to eat, sleep, and relax over a pint of beer
Self-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums
Detailed maps for exploring on the go
Useful resources including a packing list, a Dutch phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended reading
Over 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you down
Complete, up-to-date information on Amsterdam, Haarlem, Delft, Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, Marken, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, the Historic Triangle, Flevoland, Keukenhof, Aalsmeer, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem, and more
Make the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands.
Spending less than a week in Amsterdam? Try Rick Steves Pocket Amsterdam.