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  • 10 in Amsterdam hostels

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    FlyingPigHostel: located on one of the most beautiful beaches of Holland, singing waves act as lullaby for nightfall . The Vita Nova: a boat moored in the heart of the city just next to the Central Station, a unique experience to discover the capital . Stayokay Amsterdam Stadsdoelen: near the station and the Dam Square, the hotel also faces the canal . Cosmos Hostel Amsterdam: a relaxing Advent visit to the famous Van Gogh Museum, which is located 5 minutes walk from this hostel . The Bulldog: one of the most famous hostels in Amsterdam, its popularity is partly due to its fantastic location [...]

  • The history of the Netherlands ... in outline

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    Not easy to summarize the history of the Netherlands in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the country that 'we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity and the Middle Ages: There are traces of human occupation in the territory of the Netherlands from the Mesolithic period (20,000 to 10,000). The Netherlands are conquered by Julius Caesar in 58 BC and became the northern border of the empire. The empire's fall gives way to the Germanic tribes including the Frisians, [...]

  • The Netherlands practice, know

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    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Capital Amsterdam People 16 million inhabitants . Constitution : Constitutional Monarchy Language : Dutch, English Religion . Catholicism, Protestantism Entry requirements: Visa : no, national identity card or passport valid . Passport : no, national map proper identification . Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards : International [...]

  • 10 sites to check before going to Amsterdam

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    In order not to get lost in the maze of Amsterdam, here is a selection of ten sites that allow you to learn more about the Dutch capital and to prepare your stay. The sites are classified into 4 themes: exploring Amsterdam, blogs, how to move? And or sleep? Discover Amsterdam 1. Amsterdam Tourist Office I Amsterdam is the official website of the Amsterdam Tourist Office, find many practical and tourist information about the Dutch capital: hotels, restaurants, cafes, monuments and museums, map and guide, transport and network level, and output events, shopping, excursions and walks, etc [...]

  • Weekend at the heart of beautiful tulips of Holland

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    Enjoy a fragrant weekend in the heart of the beautiful Dutch bulb fields. Schedule your trip during the spring, especially in April. At that time, Holland puts her best outfit. It's time to welcome tourists from around the world. Recharge in the paradise of tulips and discover the birthplace of the first Dutch tulip. Hortus Botanicus, an event dating back to 1594. A birth made the heart of the botanical garden of the university. Second destination, the Keukenhof. It is the largest in the world. This is the home of more than seven million flower domes of magical color them. Explore pavilions [...]

  • Selecting good travel blogs Amsterdam

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    me in Amsterdam The adventures and impressions of Alix, installed last year in Amsterdam. Articles, photos, anecdotes, relating a busy Dutch life Blog Topics: Amsterdam, societies, culture, pictures Url blog: see the blog Amsterdam Unlike "the" English-speaking guide trendy Amsterdam. Looking for an exhibition, a bar, a restaurant in the era of time, look no further, go and see this cityguide Blog Topics:.. Amsterdam, tips, culture, gastronomy, exit url blog: see the blog Kreukreuscopie blog a french expatriate living in Amsterdam, Laurent Chambon, political scientist, local [...]

  • From Amsterdam to off-price with Thalys. Last out is the sales at Thalys!

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    Take the opportunity to offer you a ticket to the Netherlands urgently. Amsterdam will delight you with its unique atmosphere. With Thalys you arrive in the center of town, you are close to the animation. The earlier you book, the better the price. - Access balances Thalys. Warning bargain prices! Visits side, we advise you to stroll along the canals and lose yourself for hours on foot or by bicycle (rentals in various locations in the city), to discover places to visit like the Rijksmuseum or the Anne Frank house and the Van Gogh museum, to relax towards the Vondelpark, the flower [...]

  • Amsterdam practice, know

    Amsterdam

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity card: People 780 152 hab (2011) Country Netherlands . Region : North Holland Gentilé Amsterdamers (e) . Language : Dutch, English Religion . Catholicism, Protestantism Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards : International credit cards are widely accepted, otherwise you will no trouble finding an ATM Budget stay 1 Week 250-600 Euro Restaurants Cheap [...]

  • Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Amsterdam

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    The hotels are relatively expensive in Amsterdam and it is strongly recommended to book well in advance when visiting Amsterdam during peak tourist seasons and weekends and during holidays and festivals. < / strong> There are not many hotel in less than 50 euros in this price range we recommend the following hotels (you will not find cheaper unless you head to a hostel or camping ). hotels from 30 euros per night in Amsterdam We start our tour of the budget hotels in Amsterdam Amsterdam-downton , a 2 star hotel located in downtown Amsterdam, close to the flower market, the Leidseplein [...]

  • Selection: 10 hotels in the city center in Amsterdam

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    To stay in Amsterdam you can choose between many solutions, ranging from the luxurious to the small boutique hotel overlooking the canals, passing by the hostel. Amsterdam is a special aura and attracts many visitors throughout the year, so it is strongly recommended to book well in advance to benefit from competitive prices and just do not end up to the street. Hostels and cheap hotels in Amsterdam Among the budget hotels in Amsterdam we reccommandons Amsterdam-downton , a 2 star hotel located in downtown Amsterdam, close to the flower market, the Place Leidseplein and the Van Gogh museum. [...]

  • The history of Amsterdam ... in outline

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    Not easy to summarize the history of Amsterdam in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that 'we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Until XVI: The Amsterdam fishing village is built in the XIIIth century near the dam (Dam in Dutch) built on the Amstel river. The village became an important trading port and gets city status at the beginning of the XIV century. In the religious wars that shook Europe in XVIéme century, Amsterdam became a haven guaranteeing religious [...]

  • Discover the museums of Amsterdam on foot

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    You want to spend a great stay without having to use public transport without having to worry about finding a place for your car? Amsterdam Branch, or everyone will be satisfied during your stay discovering the museums of the country on foot! Follow the channel path to get to the museum district. Once there, you will be facing fifty glyptothèques, each different from the others. Between the arts, history, football, cinema, theater, photography ... etc., you will not lose a second, without letting you marvel at the secrets hidden in the heart of the City of Culture . Initially the museum Rijksmuseum, [...]

  • Family Activities in Amsterdam: ideas and tips.

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    For a family getaway to the wonderful city of Amsterdam, you will not struggle to establish an entertainment program for adults and children because you will always find fun activities to do and exciting places to visit. If you do not have young children, the best way to walk the streets of the city is without doubt cycling. The best place to visit by bike happens to be the Jordaan is a charming old neighborhood where you can walk there along the canals with flowered barges. If you like cycling on the canals, you can rent a pedal boat for 4 people for € 8. If you want to get the big parade for [...]

  • History of Amsterdam

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    The timeline below provides an overview of the history of Amsterdam and its cultural heritage, but you can learn more by visiting the city ... At the end of the twelfth century: village Aemstelledame forms around a dam (dam) on the Amstel river in the Netherlands. This dam gives its name to the city of Amsterdam and today it is still present in the form of the Dam, the main square in the center of the city. 1300: Amsterdam officially became a municipality. In the mid-fourteenth century, "the miracle of Amsterdam" attracts many pilgrims, the population increases. According to this miracle, [...]

  • Where to find specials / discounts currently in Amsterdam

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    You count from Amsterdam? And you are still unsure about the means of transportation you to borrow? Opt for the train, it will be cheaper and faster. To benefit from attractive rates and find specials and discounts for Amsterdam train, know that it is imperative to do it well in advance. The most attractive rates are those non-exchangeable and non-refundable tickets. The day and time of departure will also play a key role in the price you will pay. The departures on weekdays are much more attractive than those weekends. Night trips are also cheaper than those of the day. For various reasons, travelers [...]