Amsterdam Itinerary 7 Days

Explore the best places to visit in 7 days in Amsterdam with this travel itinerary for a memorable experience!

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7 Days in Amsterdam - Perfect 1 Week Guide

An exuberant city which may be small in size but is definitely large in character and attitude, Amsterdam is a holidayer’s treasure. Presenting quirky dining options, vintage shops, colorful tulips, Golden Age canals and noteworthy museums, the capital city of Netherlands enthralls you beyond words. Go through this Amsterdam Itinerary 7 Days to know about the best way to make the most of one week in Amsterdam!

Are 7 days enough for vacation in Amsterdam?

Seven days in Amsterdam gives you a chance to visit the popular, and explore the unexplored. If you are wondering about what to see and what to do, TripHobo has the perfect plans that'll help you make the most of your week long vacation in Amsterdam.

What to pack for 1 week Amsterdam tour?

Carry all of your essentials and a few more things that will make your Amsterdam tour easy and exciting. Camera, journal, comfortable clothing and quick snacks are a must. You can also carry apparel for special events like concerts, fine dining restaurants and shows in case you plan on attending one. An extra pair of shoes, a little cash and some warm clothes in case the weather in Amsterdam decides to play a trick on you! Checkout the best time to visit Amsterdam before you plan your vacation. Don't pack less, just pack cleverly!

How much spending money for 7 days in Amsterdam?

A typical budget for comfortable one week trip to Amsterdam is USD 1274 per person including airfare, car rental and daily expenses. If you like to shop, adjust that number upward as needed.

What to see in Amsterdam in 7 days?

Museums

Amsterdam is full of museums and galleries that give you a glimpse into the city’s rich tryst with culture and history. Housing the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art, Museumplein is the most popular area in Amsterdam to go museum-hopping. Apart from these world-famous museums, there are some lesser-known yet equally interesting ones like FOAM photography museum, the spectacular Tropenmuseum, and the Willet Holthuysen. Worth a visit is the Anne Frank House, a place which gives tourists an insight into the horrific atrocities committed against the Jewish people during World War II.

Tulips

The iconic tulips have often been synonymously used with Amsterdam and a trip to this city is not complete without soaking in the beauty of this magnificent blooms. Bloemenmarkt – the world’s only floating flower market located in Singel, is the place you should be heading to for buying the most exquisite Tulip bulbs ever. The Tulip Museum is the best place for those who want to know more about the history of tulips in Holland and the infamous tulip craze.

Red Light District

Housing brothels, strip clubs, sex shops and even a sex museum that talks about the history of erotica, Amsterdam’s iconic Red-Light District, De Wallen, is an experience in itself. If you are curious and willing to visit the area at night, you will see that it is completely transformed into a district swarming with crowds and the red neon lights.

Canal Tours, Cycling Tours and Walking Tours

Home to 165 canals, Amsterdam’s waterway network is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Opt for a canal cruise and experience the best of the country while floating over the water or choose to go for walking tours along these waterways. Cycling, which is a widely-practiced activity in Amsterdam, is also a fun way to explore the place.

Parks

Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam and also one of the oldest, is the perfect place to bask in the sunshine and enjoy the city’s glorious weather. The three-meter statue of Dutch poet Vondel, the rose garden and the music dome are the most popular attractions in this park. Oosterpark, a lesser-known but equally beautiful park, is also a good option for those who wish to enjoy the greenery and escape the crowds.

Food and Dining

Amsterdam offers a huge variety of cafes, bars, pubs and restaurants to the visitors. Head to any of the lovely eateries to enjoy a heaty meal of Dutch food and a glass of chilled beer! You can also visit the impressive Food Hallen – a food and drink hub where visitors can munch their way through an assortment of street food.

Markets

Featuring a wide selection of Henri Willig cheeses and other typically Dutch treats as well as souvenirs, De Kaaskelder is a must-visit market in Amsterdam. The Bloemenmarkt flower market, the Albert Cuypmarket in De Pijpand, the Lindengracht market in the Jordaan, and the Waterlooplein flea market are other popular markets in the city.

Other Attractions

The national monument of Dam Square, built nearly 750 years ago, is where you can see the Amstel dam, the spot which gives the city its name. This too is a must-visit place in Amsterdam. Jordaan District, Royal Palace of Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, and the Magere Brug bridge are some of the other popular tourist sites in Amsterdam.

Travel tips for visiting Amsterdam with family and friends

Travelling in groups is fun, but chances of missing out on something is also increased. So, if you are travelling to Amsterdam with your family and friends, keep some of these tips in mind.

  • Be on time to avoid missing out on the tourist attractions of Amsterdam.
  • Carry all the essentials like water and snacks, and any medicines that you may require.
  • Group bookings means budget bookings, avail of such deals and save a couple of bucks.
  • Spend time with one another, indulge in some together-time and have a blast!

Getting around Amsterdam in one week

Amsterdam is well equipped with a seamless transport system. While you will find buses and other means of transport connecting all the various parts of the city, commuting on foot is the best way to understand the city and its essence. Car and bike rentals are also available.

Best restaurants in Amsterdam

Try restaurant for some traditional delicious recipes while you are in Amsterdam. The best way to indulge in the authentic delicacies is by consulting the locals, so, dig in!

Amsterdam holiday apartments and vacation rentals

Seven days is a considerable amount of time, and what better way to explore Amsterdam than to try out a couple of accommodations! Pick different areas, and different types of accommodation services to understand the vibe of the city better. You have a number of options like bed and breakfasts, hotels, resorts and hostels in Amsterdam.

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