Amsterdam – perfect destination for holiday
Choice of your perfect destination should be largely based on the time of the year you plan to go. Some cities and regions are perfect for winter holidays, others are much more convenient for summer. If you look for inspiration for summer destination, Amsterdam is a perfect city to visit!
First of all, Amsterdam offers many things to do outside. It takes only about half an hour from Amsterdam to reach beach resorts. Thanks to that, you can enjoy a beach holiday shortly after taking flights to Amsterdam. Furthermore, this magical city offers plenty of various festivals. Even though they happen throughout the whole year, most of them are organized during the summer. Festivals vary from amazing dance musing events to various foodie festivals. If you visit the city in July, you will have a chance to experience Amsterdam EuroPride (which aims to celebrate equality of gay and lesbian communities), Keti Koti Festival (that celebrates the abolition of slavery of the Surinamese people in the Netherlands Antilles), Artis ZOOmeravonden (which allow you to see what animals in the zoo do during the night – you will have a chance to accompany them right until sunset!) and many others. In August you can experience such events as Vondelpark Open Air Theatre, Appelsap Fresh Music Festival, Pluk de Nacht (an open-air film festival) or De Parade Theatre Festival. And mentioned events and festivals are only examples! Amsterdam has much more to offer in that field!
Secondly, Amsterdam has many typical tourist attractions such as historical sides and museums. If you are interested in history, you will definitely enjoy visiting the Anne Frank House, where Anne Frank wrote her famous diary while hiding for two years from the Nazis during the Second World War. Among famous museum there is for example the National Maritime Museum (Het Scheepvaart Museum) which is a perfect place to visit also with children. Museum provides a tour with use of modern multimedia, old maps as well as amazing ship models. In Amsterdam there is also the Van Gogh Museum which is a paradise for every art lover. The museum house around 200 painting and more than 500 sketches of this famous artist! It is the biggest world collection of Van Gogh’ work! While in Amsterdam, you should definitely discover the amazing parklife. Amsterdam offer more than 30 different parks to choose from!
Hopefully, this short article has convinced you to visit Amsterdam this summer. Do not hesitate any longer and book your flights to Amsterdam today! This Dutch capital will not disappoint you!