Travel and Tourist Information
ABOVE: Amsterdam's coat of arms. INSET BELOW: A
local bicyclist, and a visiting cruise ship.
Amsterdam is one of Europe's
major air gateways from other continents, and the city has enjoyed a reputation for
tolerating visitors' idiosyncrasies since the heady, hash-happy days of the
1960s. Whether you're a backpacker, museum buff, shopper, cruise passenger, city-planning student,
stoner, or sex tourist, you'll find what you're looking for in Amsterdam.
Our Amsterdam Web Guide is designed to help
you reach the travel information you want with a minimum of frustration.
started, use the navigation table below, which you'll also find at the bottom of
Top photo copyright © Amsterdam Tourist Board.
1st inset photo: Paul Piebinga.
2nd inset photo: Sebastiaan Evers.
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Need a car for a longer trip?
Short-term Car Leasing
If you live outside the EU, a
tax-free Renault or Peugeot
tourist car lease can
be cheaper than renting for visits of 21+ days. Minimum driver age is
18, there' s no upper age limit, and rates include insurance.