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Short City Breaks In Amsterdam

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Plan your city break to Amsterdam, now whilst airfares are still low and
the city remains unspoilt before the hoards of tourists and stags
discover this latest new destination.


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cheap flights to amsterdam, cheap hotels in amsterdam, amsterdam
nightlife, amsterdam break, amsterdam holiday package


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With your next weekend break you must plan a holiday package to the
Cultural Capital of Holland, Amsterdam. With its beautiful canals running
through the city centre, Amsterdam earned itself the honorary name of
"the Venice of the Netherlands". Amsterdam is physically small,
beautiful, relatively quiet, and an unusual city in that it has all the
advantages of a big city – culture, history, food, entertainment, good
transport.

If you're planning a short city break in Amsterdam, there are a lot of
places you shouldn't miss. The largest park of the city, Vondelpark,
close to the Leidseplein and the big museums, is always alive with
skaters, joggers and all sorts of street performers. During your city
break you must visit Amsterdam's most famous day market, with stalls
lining both sides of the Albert Cuyp street. The canals of course are one
of the major attractions of the 'Venice of the North'. By daytime already
very charming, by night they become even more enchanting because a lot of
the canal houses and bridges are beautifully illuminated. The flower
market on the Singel between the Munt tower and the Koningsplein is one
of the most colourful, sweet-smelling sightseeing attractions in
Amsterdam.

Waterlooplein is the host to Amsterdam's largest flea -market, the
merchandise has become more geared towards visiting tourists with lots of
second-hand apparel and smoking paraphernalia, but for cheap clothes it's
still hard to beat. The Reguliersdwarsstraat is a street lined with
bright and cheery cafes, restaurants and clubs. Especially in summerti me,
on warmer evenings the street in front of the bars is a favourite hangout
for many locals and tourists. The popularity of Rembrandtplein has arised
along with the café terraces that are packed during summer with people
enjoying a pleasant drink and watching the world go by. The so-called
Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) is probably the most famous bridge in
Amsterdam; white-painted drawbridge has spanned the River Amstel since
1672.
Amsterdam is one of the most colorful cities in the world and why not,
where else do you find so many places of interest, famous museums, cozy
pubs and fun shops and (flower) markets. It is a city of peaceful streets
and canals, historic houses and neighborhoods, an exciting, youthful
nightlife, and bustling commerce. It attracts, and keeps attracting,
travellers from all over the world.

Enjoying a city break to Amsterdam from the UK has never been easier.
With an excellent choice of flights to Amsterdam from UK airports,
airfares are very competitive and are at an all time low! Book online
with www.myamsterdam.co.uk and receive access to discounted airfares and
flights & hotel packages.

Tourist Relevant Information:
Amsterdam City Metropolitan Area Code: AMS
International Phone Code: +31 20
Standard Time: GMT + 1

Served by all the major international airlines, Amsterdam Schiphol
Airport (AMS) is considered to be one of the finest in Europe in terms of
both its facilities and efficiency, located 8.7 miles (14 km) SW of
Amsterdam. Check out some budgeted accommodations and hotels in
Amsterdam. The Hilton Amsterdam is in one of the City's most exclusive
areas. Ideally located for both business and leisure travellers. The
Hotel borders a canal and overlooks its own garden and marina. In the
fashionable heart of sparkling Amsterdam City, you'll find a unique and
small five-star hotel; The Bilderberg Garden Hotel/ Mangerie de
Kersentuin. This culinary hotel combines international style and luxury
with welcoming hospitality and personal attention in a warm, intimate
atmosphere.

				
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