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Suggestions on What to Do and See?

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Suggestions on What to Do and See?

Dear Forum,

My girlfriend and I are having our first holiday together in Amsterdam (18th - 21st August)

Any suggestions on what to do and see, during a 3 day stay in Amsterdam?

Any suggestions or itineraries welcome :)

Kind Regards


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1. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

Hi Joshua,

Totally depends on your tastes, hence impossible to give proper advice apart from the almost-compulsory 1 hour canal boat trip. Have a look at TA's list


but if you have more questions on this list, or a more precise profile of what rings a bell in each of you ;-), please respond here.

All the best,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

Check this website with lots of information and possible events. http://www.iamsterdam.com/en-GB/Experience

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3. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

First holiday and already at a loss for things to do?! ;-)

Well for some it is doing 5 museums in 1 day. Other people enjoy getting falling-over intoxicated. Yet others don't care for either and like to just walk around. Everyone is different.

Look here:

What to do: iamsterdam.com/en-GB/experience/what-to-do

3 day itinerary suggestion: iamsterdam.com/en-GB/…72-hours

You will get better recommendations if you say what you like and dislike and whether you're on a tight budget or it doesn't really matter.

Have fun,

Cecilia // Amsterdam


Edited: 6:57 am, July 24, 2014
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4. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

For sure:

-Eiffel tower

-Schloss Schönbrunn



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5. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

Hi Joshua. I'm not expert but am only answering for two reasons. My son's name is Joshua and we're going to visit him in Europe and I just spent two full weeks researching the Amsterdam forum (this site) trying to figure out what we'll do in Amsterdam. Top Questions and the expert here have helped.

It's your first post, so Welcome to the forum, but you don't have a lot of time to plan your trip and nobody here can do it for you since nobody here is a travel agent.

You need to figure out what interests you and "read-up" --- such as what the experts above suggest.

I hope you already have your lodging. There are over 1,000 "things to do in Amsterdam." You only have time to do what interests you. Our choices for two days are: Wandering the streets within the Canal Area, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank House, Canal Tour.

You have three days --- very soon. You don't say where you're coming from. Best to get busy, reading the forum and Top Questions and everything the experts mention above. Time is passing.

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6. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

Moulin Rouge or Casa Rosso may be worth a look :-)

Have a fun trip

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7. Re: Suggestions on What to Do and See?

LOL Flexen ;-)

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