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  1. Amsterdam by Month (12)
  2. Amsterdam by Season (4)
  3. Basic Facts About the Netherlands (22)
  4. How to Reach the Netherlands (20)

Plan a Trip to Amsterdam
Plan a trip to Amsterdam, the Netherlands with our travel advice and essential tips.

Do I Need a Visa to Enter the Netherlands?
Find out whether you need a tourist visa to visit the Netherlands, and the process to obtain one.

A Month-by-Month Preview of Amsterdam
Each month in Amsterdam has its own character; find out which month's special features - weather, festivals, events - suit you best.

Amsterdam Weather in Brief
Tabular overview of weather conditions (temperature and precipitation) in Amsterdam for each month of the year, plus recommended weather sites and other tips.

Amsterdam Tourist Discount Cards
These three Amsterdam tourist discount cards can save visitors a bundle on museums, attractions and more.

Amsterdam Web Cams
These outdoor web cams offer views onto various spots in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Top Reasons to Visit Amsterdam
If you're planning a European trip, first read this list of reasons to include Amsterdam on your journey. You might be surprised by a few!

When to Visit Amsterdam
Planning a trip to Amsterdam but not sure when to go? Use this seasonal guide to help you decide. Find highlights of certain times of year, including many of Amsterdam's most popular events and festivals.

How Safe Is Amsterdam?
How safe is Amsterdam? What areas of Amsterdam should tourists avoid?

Amsterdam in Less Than 10 Words
Until you get a first-hand feel for Amsterdam, these words will help you understand the city's nuances and natives.

Amsterdam by the Numbers
Have a look at these figures to get to know Amsterdam and all it has to offer.

Downsides of Amsterdam
Every destination has its downsides. Here you'll find my picks for the things I think Amsterdam could do without.

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