Best time to visit Amsterdam
What is the best time to visit Amsterdam? There is no worse time of the year to visit Amsterdam and the Netherlands. The high season of traveling to Amsterdam starts at spring time, around mid April, when the tulip fields start to bloom and the weather warms up. At the end of April we celebrates King’s Day, the biggest celebration of the Kings Birthday and the whole city turns into a bright orange festival.
When the school holidays in July and August starts, it draw a lot of people to the capital of the Netherlands. The city becomes a buzzing area with lots of fun activities and festive festivals. The hotel rooms become hard to find. If you are planning traveling during high season, please book your room several months in advance. Summertime is also the perfect time for boating around the canals, riding your bicycle in the city and sitting on one of the outdoor terraces of the canal cafes.
When you are planning to a holiday in September please be aware of the amount of congresses in town that make almost every hotel room booked for months before! The crowds slim down at the beginning of fall in October. A lovely month with the perfect city break weather. If you want to have a quieter experience, this time of year is the best time to visit Amsterdam.
During winter time, the room rates are generally cheaper than the summer months. The lines at the Anne Frank house will be much shorter (or book your tickets in advance so you won’t have to wait in line) and you can actually see the Night Watch of Rembrand at the Rijksmuseum. The weather can be cold, but the dry and often sunny days are perfect to wonder along the canals.
When you are visiting for the tulips? Travel during springtime. When you like outdoor activities and festivals please visit during the summer months. And for a relaxing city break the autumn and winter are perfect months. See you soon in Amsterdam!
Tulips in Holland provides you information about the spring flowers and flower fields in the Netherlands.
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