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Monday, November 8, 2010

Short Breaks To Amsterdam

The Anne Frank House alongside the Prinsengrac...Image via WikipediaNot only is it quick, easy and relatively cheap to travel to Amsterdam (you'll find some cheap Amsterdam late deals), the city also offers an amazing choice of attractions.
Not only is it quick, easy and relatively cheap to travel to Amsterdam (you'll find some cheap Amsterdam late deals), the city also offers an amazing choice of attractions.
Top 3 reasons for an Amsterdam break - Think of Amsterdam and immediately images spring to mind; tulips, windmills, cheese and clogs. Of course, there is plenty more to see and do on your short break to Amsterdam:
1. Art and museums - The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is home to the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh. Some lovers of art might prefer Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum which holds the world's greatest art collections. Its most famous artists include Rembrandt and Vermeer.
2. Music and dancing - Visit Paradiso for the best live music and clubbing experience in Amsterdam. Its open every night for your enjoyment and its an experience not to be missed. Or why not try Melkweg or Escape for music and dancing? Melkweg is one of the biggest nightclubs in Amsterdam and Escape is the judged to be the most cutting edge.
3. History - A popular tourist attraction in the centre of Amsterdam is Anne Frank House. Visit the carefully maintained secret hideaway for a visit you’ll never forget.

Weather - Summers in Amsterdam are warm, but not boiling hot. So a city break to Amsterdam would not necessarily suit the sun worshipper. Winter in Amsterdam is picturesque but chilly.

Getting there - You can get a amazingly cheap flights to Amsterdam airport. Schiphol is Europe’s fourth largest airport and located just a few kilometers from the city centre.

Getting around - Amsterdam has a superb public transport system. The best way to travel is by tram, but you can also get around by bicycle, boat, bus and taxi.

Cheap Amsterdam breaks - If you're on a tight budget and really want to try a city break with a difference, then Amsterdam may well be a good choice. For the shopaholics among you, Amsterdam is renowned for its famous flea markets like the Spui Book Market. Or if you like the bar scene, there are some cheap places to drink in Amsterdam, such as Belushi’s Bar. You don't have to rely on fast food in Amsterdam in order to eat cheaply. Try Maoz for a inexpensive and truly delicious vegetarian meal.

So, if you're a lover of city breaks, and particularly if you prefer to save your cash, try the city of Amsterdam and you will not regret it. You can book a late deal to Amsterdam to save even more cash. For a romantic getaway, a family break or a weekend relaxing with friends, why not book your weekend break to Amsterdam today?

Remember! There are many short breaks to Amsterdam available on the internet. Always choose a reputable travel agent or tour operator, and preferably one which is ATOL protected and part of the Travel Trust Association. acts as agent for all major tour operators including Thomson, Thomas Cook and First Choice. Please visit



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