Amsterdam Itinerary 4 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 4 days in Amsterdam with this travel itinerary for a memorable experience!

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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 traveller 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 city has to offer. Here is an itinerary you can follow this itinerary to have a wholesome experience.

Are 4 days enough for trip to Amsterdam?

Considering the fact that Amsterdam has so much to do, you can easily spend a week or more here and not get bored. While exploring Amsterdam in simply 4 days might seem like an impossible task, TripHobo is here to suggest some 4 days trip plans so that you can make the most out of it! Not just attractions, TripHobo will help you to figure out how much money is required for 4 days in Amsterdam, trip plans that include accommodation and activities, 3N/4D packages in Amsterdam and things to do in Amsterdam in 4 days.

What to pack for 4 days in Amsterdam vacation?

Since you are going to be spending more than just a couple of days in Amsterdam, here are few must-haves in your luggage:

  • Layered clothing, it always comes handy.
  • Empty bottle of water to stay hydrated.
  • Prescription meds.

How to see Amsterdam in 4 days?

Day 1

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 neighbourhoods 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

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 neighbourhood. This church is home to Westertoren - the highest church tower in Amsterdam - that dominates the skyline of the city. The church is near Jordaan neighbourhood 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

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 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

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.

Amsterdam travel tips and transportation modes:

  • Book 4-day Amsterdam transport pass if available, that will help you save on commute in the city.
  • Make sure to explore the city centre on foot.
  • Check with local car/bike rental agencies and you can have your own vehicle to move around Amsterdam.
  • Spend an afternoon indulging in some retail therapy.

Where to eat and drink in Amsterdam?

4 days is a good enough time and you'll have almost 12 different meals to explore the variety of delicacies offered in Amsterdam. Best bet is to ask your host or a local to guide you to the best food joints.

Best accommodation options for 4 days 3 nights in Amsterdam

On your 4 day trip to Amsterdam, you can book a hotel or an bed and breakfast in the neighbourhood of your choice and not necessarily near the airport or the train station. You can also try 2 different accommodations in different areas to get slice of two different locales.

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