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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 .

      • 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 : less than 10 € / person
          Average : 15-20 € / person
          Premium . more than 40 € / person.

          • accommodation
            Cheap : less than 40 € / night
            Average : 50-80 € / night
            Premium : more than 150 € / night


            How to get there?

            • By Air: Air France serves Amsterdam from 5 to 8 times a day from Charles de Gaulle and KLM operates seven daily flights Paris-Roissy and Amsterdam. Other Direct flights are regularly provided from major French cities.

            • By bus: Eurolines serves the Netherlands at very attractive prices, from Paris and major French cities. The company Megabus also serves Amsterdam from Paris and Brussels. We should also mention iDBUS which offers trips to Amsterdam from Paris and Lille.

            • By train: With the fast Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam via Rotterdam, fast but not cheap. Conventional trains also cross the borders between France, Belgium and Holland.

            • By car: A from Paris, follow Lille and Ghent (Gent), Antwerp (Antwerp), Breda, Rotterdam, the Hague (den Haag), Amsterdam.

              On site:

              • Car : The car is not recommended in Amsterdam, leave the car park, between bicycles, tramways, rare and expensive car parking and lanes one way countless, drive around in Amsterdam is just a bad idea. The Dutch road network is otherwise in excellent condition and highways are free, attention to the many radars.

              • Bicycle: Definitely the best way to get around town, the bike rental are legion, attention to bicycle theft, very common especially in Amsterdam. It is possible to browse the Netherlands using the bike paths, a beautiful hike-bike is to do along the coast of Haarlem near the Belgian border.

              • train The network of Netherlands Railways is dense and well developed, each city is served and rates are reasonable.

                • Delinquency: The tourist areas of Amsterdam attract pickpockets, the pickpockets and petty criminals. Be especially vigilant in the Red Light District, the night do not get lost in the streets, and do not follow the touts or dealers, most of the time it's the scam assured.

                  Some suburbs of Amsterdam and Rotterdam are to be avoided, as a tourist you will have a priori no reason to set foot: West Sloter, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal of neighborhoods and Duivendrecht, and Rotterdam neighborhoods south of Feijenoord.

                  • Climate : Temperate Oceanic, was fresh and fairly strong winter .

                  • Average temperatures 25 & deg; C in summer and 0 & deg; C in winter .

                  • Best time to reach You can visit Holland at any time of the year, however, in winter the days are short and it can get very cold. A good time to go to the Netherlands is the spring when the tulips are in bloom.

                    Daily life:
                    • Time difference : 01 UTC, no difference with France .

                    • Electrical Outlets : 230V / 50Hz, European plug

                    • Calling code 00 31

                    • internet, wifi : If you have a laptop, it's extremely easy to find a free wifi in a cafe or in your hotel simply

                    • Features To buy cannabis in the border regions of Belgium must now reside in the Netherlands and a member of a coffee shop. These new provisions should gradually be extended to the whole country.