Despite its reputation for changeable weather, there are a remarkable number of dry days each year, around 5 out of 7 every week on average. So once you've got a crick in your neck from looking up at all the fantastic buildings, there's plenty more to keep you entertained outside - ranging from markets to specific areas such as china town or the historical Jewish neighbourhood. And if you've really had your fill of the city and need some open space, Amsterdam's compact nature means that you don't have to go far to find it.
Muiderlaan 1001, 1087 VA Amsterdam
One of the best beach vibes going on in Amsterdam, with a slightly alternative feel which welcomes everyone. Located only 20 minutes by tram from Amsterdam Central Station... read more