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Day Trips

Our suggestion for long trips you can take in and out of a city. Great things to see and do for a full day experience.

Pitti from above

You need to set aside at least one day in Florence if you plan to visit Palazzo Pitti. There’s so much to see here! The Gallery of Modern Art, Silver Museum, Royal Apartments, Porcelain Museum, Carriage Museum, Palatine Gallery, Costume Gallery and Boboli Gardens… Palazzo Pitti is actually Florence’s largest …

No matter where you are in the world, you’re likely to compare it to Como, arguably one of the most beautiful places in Europe, due to its picturesque views of the lake, amazing architecture and beautifully maintained, various green areas. Not to mention the unrivaled Italian food! At an approximate …

The city of Utrecht, historic city in the Netherlands, is located just 35 km from Amsterdam, currently the forth largest city of the Netherlands with a population of just over 300,000 and one of the most important economic and industrial centers of the country. If you are staying more than 3 days in Amsterdam, a half …

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While Amsterdam may often suffer from the dismissal of being merely a city of pot and hookers, the Netherlands as a whole often gets dismissed as a land of tulips and windmills. But both of these generalizations have origins in truth – just as Amsterdam attracts many tourists for its …

There are a ton af great music festivals in Amsterdam and The Netherlands.  Check out our comprehensive list: Pinkpop A a three-day pop festival held in Landgraaf, Limburg which is located some 134 miles from Amsterdam. The festival – running since 1972 – will be held between July 14-16, 2013. …

The Netherlands is one of the top countries in the world for childhood well-being. You can’t miss all the bikes zipping around the city with bubbling, happy children seated on the back. There is plenty of stuff for kids to do in Amsterdam and if you know where you are …

Artis Royal Zoo is Amsterdam’s only zoo and the biggest zoo in the Netherlands. It is located in the Plantage neighborhood in the East of the city, very near the Plantage Kerklaan tram stop. Artis is a wonderland of plants and animals set among stunning examples of 19th century Dutch …
Delft

Almost any place in the Netherlands can be reached within 3 hours or less of rail travel due to the small size of the country and excellent rail network.  It is possible to see most of the country via day trips from Amsterdam.  Here are some of the possibilities: Alkmaar – …

There are an incredible number of things for a tourist to do in Amsterdam. If your time is limited, be sure to check out our top 10 list. It is easy to get overwhelmed by this city.  No other place on earth (except maybe Tokyo) has so much humanity crammed …