Walking along the canals of Amsterdam, you already have the impression that you are walking in an open-air museum. But the canal district is also the location of Holland’s finest museums.
Things to do
Various attractions are located in and around the Amsterdam canal district. Of course, a canal cruise is a must, but there is more.
Amsterdam has a lot to offer to the shopping enthusiast. From luxury shops in the P.C. Hooftstraat to flagship stores of popular brands like Lego and Apple.
The best way to experience the Amsterdam canals is with a walk. You can walk a route yourself or book a tour where a local guide will take you on a walk that, in addition to providing information about Amsterdam, often has a specific theme.
Get ready for nightlife in Amsterdam’s Canal District. The historic city centre is the place to be for one or more nights of enjoyment in Europe’s best nightclubs, bars and night entertainment.
Discover the Canals of Amsterdam the Dutch way: by bike. Rent a bike or book a bike tour with a guide and see the highlights of Amsterdam.
Want to know what to do along the canals of Amsterdam? Check out our overview of things to do such as attractions and museums.