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 withskip-the-line entranceto the Rijksmuseum.
Marvel at theAmsterdam Light Festivalfrom the UNESCO-listed canals.
Take in premier views of the old town as you enjoy lunch on acanal cruise.
Feel the chill at the trendyXtracold Icebar.
Discover the city’s top attractions on ahop-on hop-off bus tour.
Enjoy the warming taste of local brews on apub crawlor a visit to theHeineken Experience.
Discover picturesque winter scenes across Holland on aday tripto the Hague, Rotterdam, and Madurodam, or pop across the border to experience atraditional German Christmas market.