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3 day travel itinerary

by TripMapper

A fun and fascinating city.

3 Days
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Wonderful to explore by foot, by bike and by canal boat, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s greatest and most unique cities.

Discover the city's neighbourhoods brimming with stylish boutiques, vibrant markets and artisan coffee shops, marvel at the stately merchant homes lining the famous canals, immerse yourself in world-famous museums and galleries, and indulge in Amsterdam's exciting food scene where tradition mixes with innovation.

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Itinerary Highlights

  • Cruise the picturesque canals, taking in the history and beauty of Amsterdam from the water
  • See Dutch masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh
  • Hop on a bike and take in the city’s beautiful architecture lining the canals
  • Discover Amsterdam's shopping streets full of independent boutiques and artisan coffee shops
  • Visit Anne Frank House which brings to life the heart-rending story of the Frank family's wartime experience
  • Admire the scenic landscapes, towering windmills and traditional houses in Zaanse Schans
  • For an excursion out of the city, bicycle along the Amstel river to charming Ouderkerk

Discover the Itinerary

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  • Day 1

    • ACTIVITYWander around the Jordaan neighbourhood (see notes)
      Haarlemmerdijk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYAnne Frank House
      Anne Frank House, Westermarkt, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYStroll around The Nine Streets (see notes)
      The 9 Streets, Wolvenstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • FOODFoodhallen
      Foodhallen, Bellamyplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYCanal cruise (with live guide)
    • FOODCoffee & Snack : Bocca Coffee
      Bocca Coffee., Kerkstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYOur Lord in the Attic Museum
      Our Lord in the Attic Museum (Former Hidden Catholic Church), Oudezijds Voorburgwal, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • FOODWilde Zwijnen (modern Dutch)
      Wilde Zwijnen, Javaplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Day 2

    • OTHERHire a bicycle
    • FOODCoffee & Snack : The Coffee District
      Coffee District Hendrik Jacobszstraat, Hendrik Jacobszstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYVondelpark
      Vondelpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYVan Gogh Museum
      Van Gogh Museum, Museumplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • FOODCoffee : Uncommon
      Uncommon Amsterdam, Eerste Constantijn Huygensstraat, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYExplore the De Pijp neighbourhood
      De Pijp, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • FOODDignita Hoftuin
      Dignita Hoftuin, Nieuwe Herengracht, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYCycle to Ouderkerk (follow the Amstel river south)
      Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Netherlands
    • OTHERReturn bicycle
  • Day 3

    • TRAVELTrain : Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans
      Amsterdam Centraal, Stationsplein, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • OTHERHire a bicycle
      Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYExplore Zaanse Schans & surrounding area
      Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, Netherlands
    • OTHERReturn bicycle
      Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, Netherlands
    • TRAVELTrain : Zaandijk Zaanse Schans to Amsterdam Centraal
      Zaandijk Zaanse Schans, Koog aan de Zaan, Netherlands
    • ACTIVITYBrouwerij ‘T IJ brewery (see notes)
      Brouwerij 't IJ, Funenkade, Amsterdam, Netherlands