Home of wonderful windmills and cosy coffee shops
You'll arrive here if travelling from the UK on Eurostar.
You'll arrive here if travelling from the UK, via Brussels. This is the main station in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam has it all; culture, charm, canals and more. Discover the vibrant energy and multiple faces of this wonderful city.
After 10 years of renovations, the Rijksmuseum re-opened its doors to the public in April 2013. Pay a visit to the grand museum which is dedicated to the history and arts of the Netherlands. Discover some of the national treasures as you journey through collections from the Middle Ages right up to the 20th century. Don’t miss the works of Vermeer, Frans Hals, and ‘The Night Watch’ by Rembrandt.
In 2013, the museum celebrates 40 years on the Museumplein and the 160th anniversary of Vincent Van Gogh. With over 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 letters it offers the world’s largest collection of his work. Take your time to see it all, enjoy a coffee in the café Le Tambourin and pick up a souvenir in the Van Gogh Museum shop before you leave.
If you find yourself in the heart of historical Amsterdam, pop in to Gassan Diamonds and watch rough diamonds transform into dazzling jewels. Learn all about the process and see real craftsmen at work. And if you’re looking to buy a gift for that someone special – or even treat yourself - the museum offers a unique opportunity to choose your diamond and a goldsmith will fit it into a piece of jewellery from an extensive collection.
Prices based on lowest available Standard Class return fare per person.
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