Amsterdam Itinerary 4 Days

Must-see Places in Amsterdam in 4 Days

4 Days is a long enough time for you to visit all the must-see places in Amsterdam, have the best experiences and to make a lot of memories. Below is a list of attractions that you may cover in Amsterdam in 4 days.

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4 Days in Amsterdam - Perfect Holiday Guide

Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Millions of people visit this place and fall in love with the charm of Amsterdam. It has something for every type of traveler and every street is adorned with charming buildings that tell the fascinating stories of bygone days. When you have only 4 days in Amsterdam, you can visit all its major points of interest and discover what the city has to offer. Here is an itinerary you can follow this itinerary to have a wholesome experience.

How to see Amsterdam in 4 days?

Day 1 In Amsterdam

Learn about the history of Amsterdam

The easiest way to cover Amsterdam in 4 days is to divide the city into areas and explore the neighborhoods accordingly. You can start your day by visiting Museumplein or Museum Square as it is home to several significant museums in Amsterdam. Visit Van Gogh Museum that is dedicated to Van Gogh and has the world’s largest collection of his paintings. There is a Rijksmuseum that is home to exhibits and displays dedicated to art and history of Amsterdam. Stedelijk Museum will tell you about the modern and contemporary art whereas Diamond Museum has an extensive collection of diamond jewelry. When it comes to spending an evening, you can visit Vondelpark with your loved ones or you can dance the night away at Leidseplein district.

Day 2 In Amsterdam

Visit places around the center of the city

It is hard to find a person who has not heard about Anne Frank. When you have 4 days/3 nights in Amsterdam, you must visit Anne Frank House to know more this Jewish wartime diarist and her family. A museum on the premises will tell you what Jews had to suffer during the Second World War. People usually spend more than a couple of hours here and learn about the life of Anne Frank. Westerkerk is a church that is only minutes away from the museum. You can visit the church to experience peace and tranquility right in the middle of a bustling neighborhood. This church is home to Westertoren - the highest church tower in Amsterdam - that dominates the skyline of the city. The church is near Jordaan neighborhood and is home to some interesting art-galleries, small museums, charming cafes, fine dining restaurants, and tiny, exquisite boutiques. When it comes to shopping in Amsterdam, you can head off to this area.

Day 3 In Amsterdam

Head off to Dam Square to spend a day

Visit Dam Square that is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Start your day by exploring the Royal Palace of Amsterdam established in this square. Though the palace has undergone several refurbishments throughout the centuries, it has succeeded in maintaining its old charm. This 17th-century palace has become a famous landmark and a tourist attraction in the city over the years. You can spend an afternoon at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. It is a wax museum that has life-size statues of numerous celebrities, politicians, singers, and other notable personalities around the world. Make sure to include Nieuwe Kerk in your Amsterdam itinerary of 4 days. This 15th-century church is a lovely place to know more about the religious history of the city. And Dam Square itself is a charming site where you can spend an evening watching life go by.

Day 4 In Amsterdam

Find out what other areas have to offer

You can dedicate a day to visiting attractions in and around Amsterdam-Centrum borough. Visit NEMO Science Museum that was established in the 1920s. Explore its exhibits and displays and spend fun-filled, interactive hours. This place is ideal for kids as well as adults. The National Maritime Museum is also located nearby. Considered to be one of the most visited museums in the Netherlands, this place attracts millions of visitors every year with its scale models, paintings, drawings, and other artifacts. Natura Artis Magistra, the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, is not very far from the museum. You can spend a couple of hours here and wander through an aquarium and a planetarium on its premises. Canal cruising in Amsterdam is a must as it will give you a chance to discover hidden gems in the city. Take a guided canal tour and learn about the history and development of Amsterdam.

If you are planning a luxury trip to Amsterdam for 4 days, then you will need around EUR 1,600 per person. But, you can cut down the cost significantly by planning a mid-range or budget trip. try using TripHobo’s budget calculator to make travel planning hassle-free.

Tours in Amsterdam Worth Adding to Your 4-Day Trip

The several attractions that Amsterdam offers will definitely add up to your experience. Hence, without any delay, book some interesting and fun tours such as

Best Hotels in Amsterdam for 4 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Amsterdam itinerary 4 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

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With More Days in Hand

Holiday of more than 4 days in Amsterdam can give you freedom to explore the city in detail. Taste the best of life at Amsterdam. You can explore city on your own or opt for some tours. Check travel ideas for longer holidays like 5 days or 6 days in Amsterdam here.

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