When you opt for a cheap travel to Europe, the city of Amsterdam should be your best choice. The city offers cheap relatively compared to most European cities but not sacrificing the quality of the trip.
Amsterdam is undoubtedly a beautiful city. No wander it is the fourth most visited cities in the region just after Paris, Rome, and London. Most of the population speaks either French or German or both. The people also can speak English and Dutch as well. The area is relatively flat. You cannot find slopes and hills unlike other European cities. If you want to roam Amsterdam by foot, it is very conducive for hiking. This would save you from the trouble of renting a car or hiring a taxicab to transport you within the city. And since Amsterdam has lots of sights to offer, hiking would be fill up the day while spending some time on different attractions the city has to offer.
If you don’t feel the idea of hiking, Amsterdam provides relatively cheap transportation. There are several bicycle rentals located near the Central Station, the Leidseplein and Dam Square. You can rent a bike as little as €8-10 per day, you can also rent a bike for a few hours.
Not into biking and hiking but still opting for cheap Amsterdam vacation? You can always ride any of the public transportation within the city. Amsterdam offers some of the best train, bus, and tram systems in Europe. They are relatively cheap and the service is extremely good.
Amsterdam is lined with several museums and monuments often time just a shot away from one another. To be exact, Amsterdam has 75 museums and almost 7,000 monuments within its limits. And if you want to visit them without confusion, the city has prepared 7 waking routes, marked especially for you.
You can see the works of Hals, Vermeer, Rembrandt, and several other world-renowned artists in Amsterdam’s most famous museum- the Rijks museum. A Van Gogh admirer? Vincent Van Gogh has his own museum located near Rijks. For a more contemporary and modern pictures, paintings, and pottery, you can visit Stedelijk Museum of Modern Art. For a closer feel of Amsterdam during the 1600s, you can visit the Museum Willet-Holthuysen that is considered World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
When you visit during summer (July-August), expect to see bed of Tulips along with other Holland’s pride- narcissus, daffodils, and other flowers.
Canal attraction is superb. During summer, you can tour the city by boat. The city’s canal stretches up to 100KM giving you an alternative way to see the city. During winter, the same canal freezes and transforms into a sporting site where skating events take place.
Amsterdam is not a typical European city where you have to spend so much to survive but it’s also not a cheap city. You can search airbnb or sky scanner for cheaper hotel rooms or hostels. Street side food tastes great and also it can help you to save a few bucks. There are also many tourist offices available in the city where you can check out for special deals.
Picturesque view and rich culture and history give every reason to travel to Amsterdam. You will surely would enjoy your stay at Amsterdam.