Amsterdam Area: day trips from Amsterdam

To truly experience Amsterdam, be sure to head out beyond the city borders and explore the greater Amsterdam Area. In less than 30 minutes, you’ll find excellent shopping cities such as Haarlem, golden beaches and wild dunes at Amsterdam Beach and historic harbour towns in Old Holland. Visit the famous tulip fields around Keukenhof, the magical medieval Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot or the wild nature areas and cutting-edge architecture in New Land, reclaimed from the sea.

Amsterdam Area: Get Inspired!

Discover the region with the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket

The Amsterdam Area is easy to explore by public transport, with most destinations being accessible by train or bus (or a combination of the two) - within an hour from Amsterdam. If you're planning to head out into the Amsterdam Area during your trip to Amsterdam, it makes sense to use the Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket - a special public transport pass valid on bus, tram, metro and train in Amsterdam and the entire region. The ticket is valid for 1, 2 or 3 days and comes with a useful public transport guide for the Amsterdam Area filled with sightseeing tips.