Amsterdam one of the most colourful cities in the world and capital of Netherlands.
Although the majority people visiting the city of Amsterdam on a short break tend to keep within the city itself rather than exploring the surrounding areas, the fact is that the area of The Netherlands that lies within an hour of Amsterdam by road actually offers a stunning amount to see and do if you want to see more than just the galleries and coffee shops in the centre of the city.
Once you have seen the main Amsterdam attractions such as the Heineken Brewery, Anne Franks House, and of course the Van Gogh Museum, and explored the city?s famous red light district in the evening, you may decide that you want to see more about what The Netherlands has to offer.
There are a number of car hire companies that offer vehicles for rent at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. You can pick up your vehicle from the arrivals area in the Terminal building. Sixt , Budget , Europcar, and Avis all offer car hire in Amsterdam, and by comparing the prices between the different providers, you can normally find a great deal on your car hire rates.
If you travel to Holland in spring or early summer, then going out of Amsterdam in order to see the stunning Tulip fields is an essential addition to your journey. The Netherlands have become synonymous with the growth of tulips, and seeing the fields of colourful flowers when they are in full bloom is an unforgettable sight.
Within an hour of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, you can visit the National Rijksmuseum, the main collection of Dutch art and history in the country. The resources at the museum include many of the imperial treasures acquired when the Dutch conquered much of Africa. The museum is located in the centre of a vast country park that you can explore during your stay. Cycles are available within the park to help you get around more easily.