Find yourself an original Christmas gift this winter when you browse the fabulous Christmas markets on holiday in Amsterdam. With over 26 market areas to choose from, there are plenty of wonderful Christmas stalls to browse!
Start your Amsterdam Christmas markets experience with a trip the largest and most vibrant of the market places, the Albert Cuypmarkt. Here you’ll find over 300 stalls and gift grottos interspersed with many Christmas trees. Along with all the Christmas trinkets and treasures you could ever wish to find, the Albert Cuypmarkt has an excellent selection of everyday purchases and is great place to purchase clothes, linens, fruit and veg or, if you’ll be spending Christmas Day in Amsterdam, it’s a great place to order your Christmas turkey!
To live the Christmas fairy-tale head to the magical Winterland Market in Rembrandtplein. Expect twinkling illuminated Christmas trees, snow men and many market stalls from which to buy Christmas goodies and edible delights. Then there is the Funky X-Mas Market which is fast becoming an Amsterdam institution and is packed with bright and cheerful decorations, craft stalls and delicious treats – a Christmas holiday is the perfect time to indulge in candied fruits, fine chocolate and a glass or two of warm mulled wine!
When you take a city break to Amsterdam in winter, there’s much more to do here than just discover the Christmas markets. Spend time wandering the fascinating city on foot; visit the family friendly attractions, such as the Artis Zoo, the Muiderslot Castle and the NEMO Museum of Science. In fact there are over 50 museums and art galleries to enjoy in Amsterdam so there’s plenty to keep you occupied. Cycling is a popular pastime in Amsterdam too, wrap up warm and hire a bike and cycle around the city or head to the stunning Vondelpark and Amstel Park.
Your holiday to the Netherlands needn’t be expensive, book with easyJet holidays for an affordable winter break! Choose from low cost flights and affordable hotels plus make the most of the flexible online booking system which allows for holidays of any length. If you book both your flights and hotel at the same time you’ll receive further discounts.