The intricate city centre of Amsterdam is divided by a total of 165 canals, with over 12,000 bridges crossing over them. Together they pose the city´s biggest landmark, and it is an unavoidable attraction when you are visiting. You cannot go anywhere without finding yourself walking along the banks of the canals or crossing some of the many bike-filled bridges. The best way to see them though is by booking a canal cruise. This allows you to explore the many interesting buildings and houseboats of Amsterdam from the water.
There are many different types of cruises on offer, lasting from one to several hours, and they are available day and night. By taking the evening tour, you can easily experience the vibrant life of this varied city, even if you are only in town for a quick stopover. If you want to make an evening out of it, you can also attend one of several different dinner cruises. These give you the opportunity to take in the enchanting surroundings whilst having a delicious meal and drink alongside of it. Whether you are visiting with your family, friends or special someone you will be able to find a cruise that suits your wishes. A pizza cruise can be a perfect ending to your family day of exploring Amsterdam, whereas a cocktail cruise can be provide you with all the ingredients for a successful night out. The tours are highly popular, so make sure you make a reservation in advance.
Hop on, hop off cruise
If you are staying at the Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam Airport, Schiphol and are only in Amsterdam for a day or so, a hop on, hop off cruise is a good option when it comes to exploring what the city has to offer. It is also a great way of reaching all of the Amsterdam highlights like the Anne Frank house and the Vincent van Gogh museum. A canal cruise is a comfortable and efficient, yet stylish way of seeing this beautiful and unique city.