THE NETHERLANDS DUTCH TREAT
Netherlands Dutch Treat this Summer
The Netherlands is the land of windmills, tulips and canals. Its capital, Amsterdam, is a unique and charming city with boat-filled canals, narrow brick row houses, world-famous museums, and a youthful atmosphere. Venture off-the-beaten-path to the smaller, character-rich cities of Delft and Haarlem. Learn more about Amsterdam and beyond.
Truly immerse yourself in the Dutch culture. Wander along the canals, head out of town to see the windmills and tulip fields, indulge your taste buds with a Rijsttafel dinner, or simply enjoy a stroopwafel with your coffee. Venture beyond Amsterdam to experience the history, culture and charm of this picturesque country.
The Netherlands is a charming country with over 1,000 museums. ~ Fun to do â€“ rent a bike and explore the countryside. ~Try the thick-cut french fries with mayo or the national snack â€“ herring from the street vendors. ~ Spend a day strolling the canals in Amsterdam to soak up an old world European experience. ~ Donâ€™t miss the â€˜Nine Streetsâ€™ district of Amsterdam filled with quaint boutiques, art galleries, & eateries â€“ all with signature Dutch style. ~ Explore outside of Amsterdam and discover historic picturesque towns such as Delft and Leiden.
BEYOND AMSTERDAM Alkmaar: Major market town well-known for its cheese market. â€¢ Delft: Quaint town renowned for its famous pottery. Perfect trip for photographers! â€¢ Gouda: Charming canal town and home of Gouda cheese. Haarlem: Only 15 minutes from Amsterdam by train, but youâ€™ll feel like youâ€™ve stepped back in time. â€¢ Leiden: Rembrandtâ€™s birthplace & home to Netherlandâ€™s oldest University. â€¢ Maastricht: Near the Belgian border. Vibrant cafÃ© culture. â€¢ Rotterdam: Busiest port city in Europe with edgy urban vibe and striking modern architecture. â€¢ The Hague: Official seat of the Royal family and Dutch government. Home of the United Nations and the International Court of Justice. â€¢ Utrecht: Beautiful old town â€“ religious heart of the Netherlands.
Andaz Amsterdam Prinsengracht â€“ Museum QuarterLocated in the lively and unique Jordaan district. A former public library on the Prinsengracht (Prince Canal), this stylish hotel is situated within a few steps of Anne Frankâ€™s house, West Church, and the Royal Palace.Â
Marriott Amsterdam Museum QuarterThe Amsterdam Marriott Hotel, located across from Leidseplein’s fine dining, shopping, and entertainment, is a 5-minute walk to many attractions including the casino, the Rijksmuseum, and Van Gogh Museum.Â
NH Amsterdam Barbizon Palace Amsterdam Central Station
The NH Amsterdam Barbizon Palace is located just opposite the Amsterdam’s Central Railway Station, a 5-minute walk from Dam Square. The Red Light District and Chinatown are also a short stroll away. The hotel is uniquely composed of nineteen 17th and 18th-century houses in one of Amsterdam’s oldest districts.Â