Being one of the hottest destinations in the world, Amsterdam continues to attract thousands of visitors every year. The features of the capital of the Netherlands are the culture and freedom for which the Dutch are known. The friendly city welcomes everyone with open arms. Located in the province of North Holland, Amsterdam is steeped in history and culture, with the historical characteristics reflected through its architectural buildings.
The cosmopolitan city features numerous attractions; you could explore its several museums and galleries, the antiquated city centre and stunning Beijinghof houses. Visit its beautiful canals and experience its peaceful charm, which will captivate you. You could also explore the modern Amsterdam, and visit Heineken Breweries.
How to get to the city centre
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the main airport serving the city. Flights to Amsterdam from Manchester take about 1 hour, 25 minutes and arrive at Amsterdam Airport. The airport is located just 9 kilometres southwest of Amsterdam and it is accessible from the city. There are several transport options available for transfer from the airport to the city centre.
You can opt for an NS train to Amsterdam Central Station from the airport. Alternatively, you can take the bus or a taxi from the aiport to the city centre. Airport and hotel shuttles are also available for transfer to your hotel or to the city centre.