Bike through cobblestone streets, cruise charming canals, and stop and smell the tulips: with Rick Steves on your side, the Netherlands can be yours!
Inside Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands you'll find:
Comprehensive coverage for spending a week or more exploring Amsterdam and the NetherlandsRick's strategic advice on how to get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favoritesTop sights and hidden gems, from the Van Gogh museum and the work of the Dutch masters to cozy "brown" cafés How to connect with local culture: Hike past whirring windmills, sample distinctive Dutch cheeses, and chat with a friendly local over a beer brewed from a 1000-year-old recipeBeat the crowds, skip the lines, and avoid tourist traps with Rick's candid, humorous insightThe best places to eat, sleep, and relaxSelf-guided walking tours of lively neighborhoods and incredible museums Detailed maps for exploring on the goUseful resources including a packing list, a Dutch phrase book, a historical overview, and recommended readingOver 500 bible-thin pages include everything worth seeing without weighing you downComplete, up-to-date information on Amsterdam, Haarlem, Delft, Alkmaar and Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, Marken, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, the Historic Triangle, Flevoland, Keukenhof, Aalsmeer, Leiden, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, Arnhem, and moreMake the most of every day and every dollar with Rick Steves Amsterdam & the Netherlands.
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