Fly from Aberdeen Airport to Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands, and discover the cultural riches that this alluring, cosmopolitan city has to offer.
Amsterdam is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world. Locals and tourists alike often take advantage of the traffic-calmed streets and facilities such as bike stands and bike hires.
Amsterdam is home to many famous, world-class museums covering a range of topics including history and traditional and modern art. Top picks include the recently reconstructed Rijksmuseum, the Cobra Museum of Modern Art, and the Anne Frank House.
Looking for another way to explore Amsterdam? Take advantage of an extensive network of canals running through the city centre. The Canal District consists of three main canals: Herengracht, Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. Board one of the canal cruises or rent a boat on your own!
Experience the Dutch culture at the Bloemenmarkt and admire colourful flower stalls in the unique atmosphere of the world’s only floating flower market. Get further insights into the importance of tulips for the Netherlands at the Amsterdam Tulips Museum.
Enjoy sunny days in more than 30 parks spread across Amsterdam. Visit, for instance, the open-air theatre at Vondelpark, the city’s oldest petting zoo in Rembrandtpark, or one of the world’s oldest botanical gardens, Hortus Botanicus, which boasts more than 4,000 different plant species.