Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam, the capital of The Netherlands is built around a concentric network of canals spanned by over 1000 bridges.One of the most attractive ways of viewing the city is on a canal tour. Many of the houses date back to The Netherlands' golden age in the 17th century. These narrow-fronted merchants' houses are characterised by the traditionally Dutch ornamented gables. The oldest part of the city is Nieuwmarkt, located near the first canals - Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht - built to protect the city against invasion.

Amsterdam is famous for its liberalism regards soft drugs and its thriving sex industry. The city has also long been a centre of diamond cutting and it is still possible to see diamond cutters at work. Boasting 53 museums, 61 art galleries, 12 concert halls and 20 theatres, Amsterdam also has a booming cultural life.

Things to See & Do

* Canal cruises
* Rijksmuseum
* The Van Gogh Museum
* Anne Frank House
* Royal Palace

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language – Dutch
Land Area – 220 sq km
Population – 740,000
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time –GMT/UTC plus one hour (Central European time)
International Country Telephone Code – +20

Port Location - Ships dock right at the main cruise ship terminal, just a ten minute walk from Amsterdam's central train station and the entrance to the central part of Amsterdam's grid of canals and streets.

Transport Links- Amsterdam's Schiphol airport has plenty of connections and services. Buses are the best budget way to travel, but train is very pleasant. Central Station is very efficient, and you can take the Eurostar train to Britain. Ferries run from Amsterdam to Britain and Norway. Getting around by car is easy as the roads in the Netherlands are well-maintained or you can easily take your bike on a ferry or train.

The easiest way to get around the city is by bicycle or most places are centrally located and can be reached on foot. There's also an efficient public transport system.

Port Overview

Cruise Date Nights
Brilliance, British Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-06-12 10
Brilliance, Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2020-06-22 12
Brilliance, Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-04 12
Nieuw Statendam, Midnight Sun Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-05 14
Nieuw Statendam, Midnight Sun and Norse Legends Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-05 21
Veendam, British Isles Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-11 14
Veendam, British Isles & Baltic Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-11 28
Brilliance, British Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-16 12
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-19 7
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends and Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-19 14
Veendam, Baltic Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-25 14
Veendam, Baltic Explorer, North Cape & Norway ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-25 28
Nieuw Statendam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-26 7
Nieuw Statendam, Viking Sagas and Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-07-26 21
Brilliance, Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-28 12
Reflection, Scandinavia & St Petersburg ex Amsterdam Return 2020-07-29 12
Nieuw Statendam, Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-02 14
Nieuw Statendam, Northern Isles and Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-02 21
Zaandam, Voyage of the Vikings ex Amsterdam to Boston 2020-08-04 18
Veendam, North Cape & Norway Gems ex Amsterdam Return 2020-08-08 14
Veendam, North Cape, Norway & European Explorer ex Amsterdam to Venice 2020-08-08 31
Brilliance, Iceland & Norway Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2020-08-09 12
Reflection, British Isles & Amsterdam ex Amsterdam Return 2020-08-10 12
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-16 7
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends and Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-16 14
Navigator, Emphatically Europe ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2020-08-17 11
Quest, Scotland Intensive ex Amsterdam to Dublin 2020-08-18 11
Symphony, Inspired Western Europe ex Amsterdam to Monte Carlo 2020-08-19 46
Symphony, European Cultural Canvas ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2020-08-19 13
Brilliance, A Baltic Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2020-08-21 12
Veendam, European Explorer ex Amsterdam to Venice 2020-08-22 17
Veendam, European River, Turkey & Greek Isles Explorer ex Amsterdam to Venice 2020-08-22 31
Reflection, Scandinavia & St Petersburg ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-22 12
Nieuw Statendam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-23 7
Nieuw Statendam, Norwegian Fjords & Baltic Jewels Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-08-23 21
Columbus, Antwerp Bank Holiday Weekend ex Amsterdam to Rotterdam 2020-08-29 3
Nieuw Statendam, Jewels of the Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2020-08-30 14
Nieuw Statendam, Baltic Jewels & Iberian Adventure ex Amsterdam to Rome 2020-08-30 26
Brilliance, Arctic Crossing ex Amsterdam to Boston 2020-09-02 15
Reflection, Scandinavia & St Petersburg ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2020-09-03 12
Spirit, ex Amsterdam to Greenwich 2020-09-08 6
Nieuw Statendam, Iberian Adventure ex Amsterdam to Rome 2020-09-13 12
Nieuw Statendam, Iberian Adventure & Mediterranean Mosaic ex Amsterdam to Rome 2020-09-13 22
Reflection, Spain, France & Portugal ex Amsterdam to Rome 2020-09-15 11
Marina, Vines of History ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2020-09-22 14
Marina, European Quest ex Amsterdam to Athens 2020-09-22 24
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-05-02 7
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends & Jewels Of The Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-02 21
Reflection, British Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-05 12
Jade, British Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-07 9
Nieuw Statendam, Jewels Of The Baltic & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-09 21
Nieuw Statendam, Jewels Of The Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-09 14
Jade, British Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-16 12
Reflection, Iceland & Ireland ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-17 12
Star Legend, Scenic Scandinavia & Baltic's Best ex Amsterdam to Stockholm 2021-05-22 15
Star Legend, Norways Famous Fjords ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-05-22 8
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends & Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-23 14
Nieuw Statendam, A Norse Legends Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-23 7
Jade, British Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-05-28 9
Reflection, Norwegian Fjords ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-29 8
Nieuw Statendam, Viking Sagas & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-05-30 16
Nieuw Statendam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-05-30 7
Ryndam, Jewels of the Baltic ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-01 12
Ryndam, Jewels of the Baltic & Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-01 19
Veendam, British Isles Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-05 14
Veendam, British Isles & Baltic Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-05 28
Reflection, Iceland & Ireland ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-06 11
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends & Jewels Of The Baltic ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-06-06 19
Nieuw Statendam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-06-06 9
Jade, British Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-06 10
Jewel, Norway & Iceland Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-09 12
Ryndam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-13 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-13 14
Jade, British Isles Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-16 9
Reflection, Iceland & Norway ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-17 11
Veendam, Baltic Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-19 14
Veendam, Baltic, Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-19 37
Sojourn, Scenic Norway & Fjords ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-06-19 14
Sojourn, Midsummer Magic ex Amsterdam to Stockholm 2021-06-19 21
Ryndam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-20 7
Ryndam, Norse Legends & Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-20 14
Jewel, Baltic Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-21 12
Jade, British Isles Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-06-25 9
Ryndam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-27 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-27 14
Reflection, Scandinavia & Russia Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-06-28 13
Jewel, Baltic Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-07-03 12
Veendam, Spitsbergen & Icelandic Fjords Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-03 23
Veendam, Spitsbergen, Iceland & British Isles Explorer ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-03 37
Ryndam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-07-04 7
Ryndam, Norse Legends & Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-04 14
Jade, Baltic Cruise ex Amsterdam to Copenhagen 2021-07-04 10
Reflection, Norwegian Fjords ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-11 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-11 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas & Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-11 21
Jewel, British Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-15 12
Reflection, Scandinavia & Russia Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-18 12
Ryndam, Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-18 14
Ryndam, Northern Isles & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-18 21
Veendam, British Isles Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-07-26 14
Veendam, British Isles & Baltic Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-07-26 28
Jewel, Baltic Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-27 12
Reflection, British Isles Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-07-30 12
Ryndam, Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Return 2021-08-01 7
Ryndam, Norse Legends and Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-08-01 14
Quest, Scotland Intensive ex Amsterdam to Dublin 2021-08-04 12
Navigator, South For The Summer ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2021-08-05 12
Navigator, Mokum to Manhattan ex Amsterdam to New York 2021-08-05 28
Jewel, Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2021-08-08 12
Ryndam, Viking Sagas Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-08 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas and Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-08 14
Voyager, Illuminated Ireland ex Amsterdam to Southampton 2021-08-09 10
Voyager, A European Summer ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2021-08-09 20
Veendam, Baltic Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-09 14
Veendam, Baltic & Northern Isles Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-09 28
Reflection, Scandinavia & Russia Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-11 12
Ryndam, Norse Legends Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-15 7
Ryndam, Norse Legends and Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-15 14
Jewel, Norway & Iceland Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-20 12
Ryndam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-08-22 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas & Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-22 21
Reflection, Scandinavia And Russia Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-23 12
Veendam, Northern Isles Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-23 14
Veendam, Northern Isles & European River Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam to Rome 2021-08-23 26
Journey, Culture & Cuisine ex Amsterdam to Lisbon 2021-08-28 11
Ryndam, Northern Isles ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-29 14
Ryndam, Northern Isles & Norse Legends ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-08-29 21
Jewel, ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2021-09-01 12
Jade, British Isles ex Amsterdam to London 2021-09-03 10
Reflection, Portugal, Spain & France ex Amsterdam to Rome 2021-09-04 12
Columbus, Weekend Amsterdam Mini Cruise ex Amsterdam to Rotterdam 2021-09-04 2
Insignia, North Atlantic Passage ex Amsterdam to New York 2021-09-06 15
Veendam, European River Explorer Cruise ex Amsterdam to Rome 2021-09-06 12
Veendam, European River, Holy Land & Ancient Kingdoms ex Amsterdam to Rome 2021-09-06 26
Ryndam, Norse Legends & Viking Sagas Cruise ex Amsterdam Roundtrip 2021-09-12 14
Ryndam, Norse Legends Cruise ex Amsterdam Return 2021-09-12 7
Columbus, Baltic Cities And St Petersburg ex Amsterdam Return 2021-09-17 14
Ryndam, Viking Sagas ex Amsterdam Return 2021-09-19 7
Ryndam, Viking Sagas and Jewels of the Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2021-09-19 21
Marina, Western Europe Wonders ex Amsterdam to Lisbon 2021-09-20 14
Marina, European Palette ex Amsterdam to Venice 2021-09-20 26
Jade, British Isles Cruise ex Amsterdam to London 2021-09-23 10
Sojourn, Harbours Of Western Europe ex Amsterdam to Barcelona 2021-09-25 14
Sojourn, Europe & Mediterranean Medley ex Amsterdam to Civitavecchia 2021-09-25 21
Ryndam, Jewels of the Baltic ex Amsterdam Return 2021-09-26 14
Ryndam, Jewels of the Baltic & Atlantic Sojourn ex Amsterdam to Ft Lauderdale 2021-09-26 28
Columbus, Canary Islands & Madeira ex Amsterdam to Rotterdam 2021-10-08 15
Ryndam, Atlantic Sojourn ex Amsterdam to Ft Lauderdale 2021-10-10 14

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