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A Netherlands travel guide, giving you a quick rundown of the
destination, famous sightseeing points as well as customis...
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The Netherlands is
renowned for being
unremittingly flat, with
traditional images of
canals, windmills and
tulips comple...
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General Information
Climate
0330 hrs behind India time in Summer
0430 hrs behind India time in winter
Time Difference
Cu...
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General Information
 Capital : Amsterdam
 Currency : Euro
 Language : Dutch is the national language of Holland. Howe...
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A real, living
and breathing city
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Often referred to
as one of the most
colorful cities in
the world
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Nourished by a...
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General Information
To and From the Airport :
Airport : Schiphol Airport located 14km south-west of the city
The bus :
...
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General Information
The Amsterdam Train Stations :
Central Station is the hub of Amsterdam - a meeting point for some an...
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The strippenkaart :
 cheapest travel option
 buy a strippenkaart from stations, kiosks, post offices or tourist infor...
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• The main department stores can be found around the Dam Square
• De Bijenkorf - Amsterdam's most prestigious department...
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Indian Restaurants
Maurya : Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 49a, Leidseplein
Memories of India : Reguliersdwaarstraat 88, 1017 ...
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Sightseeing ToursCanal Bus Day Pass - Green,
Blue and Red Line
This pass allows you to cruise around the city's canals ...
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Grand Holland tour
Highlights :
 visit to the world's largest flower
auction, in Aalsmeer
 visit the Delft Blue potte...
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Keukenhof - Tulip Fields
The tour :
The bulb area lies behind the row of dunes
running from Haalem to Leiden, where the...
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Amsterdam Candlelight Cruise
A charming evening cruise through the illuminated canals of Amsterdam
whilst savouring exq...
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Volendam & Marken
Take this interesting excursion to Volendam and Marken, the old picturesque
fishing villages, where t...
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From traditional canals to windmills & tulips, a holiday to the Netherlands - http://www.ezeego1.co.in/holidays/amsterdam/ is nothing short of spectacular!

The country's numerous attractions such as amusement & water parks, ski resorts & museums, make a holiday suitable for every traveler type.

If you're planning a holiday there, these slides would act as a travel guide providing you with complete information about the Netherlands covering the places of visit, the currency climate as well as tour and holiday packages crafted to suit your requirements.

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Discover Netherlands - Famous Sightseeing Points, Customized Tour Packages & more!

  1. 1. 1 A Netherlands travel guide, giving you a quick rundown of the destination, famous sightseeing points as well as customised itineraries to suit every traveler type.
  2. 2. 2 The Netherlands is renowned for being unremittingly flat, with traditional images of canals, windmills and tulips complementing its new face as a modern European nation, so impressively demonstrated when The Netherlands co- hosted Euro 2000 with Belgium.
  3. 3. 3 General Information Climate 0330 hrs behind India time in Summer 0430 hrs behind India time in winter Time Difference Currency – EURO Clothing  light to medium weight clothing during summer to spring  medium to heavy weight clothes during the winter  carry a light raincoat or umbrella always  A trench coat with heavy lining is best for winter
  4. 4. 4 General Information  Capital : Amsterdam  Currency : Euro  Language : Dutch is the national language of Holland. However, English is spoken by almost everyone. In addition, many Dutch people speak German and French.  Climate : Amsterdam's climate is mild but changeable year-round. January and February are the chilliest months, with temperatures usually between 30 F/-1 C and 40 F/4 C. Though often windy, it's rare for Amsterdam to get any snow or for the canals to freeze. June-August is warm but generally not hot: Temperatures rarely exceed 80 F/27 C and can get as cool as 50 F/10 C.
  5. 5. 5  A real, living and breathing city  Often referred to as one of the most colorful cities in the world  Nourished by a wealth of museums, concert halls, and avant- garde theater and dance venues.
  6. 6. 6 General Information To and From the Airport : Airport : Schiphol Airport located 14km south-west of the city The bus :  Several regular bus services run from the airport to the city throughout the day  Connexxion runs a half-hourly shuttle-bus, which goes directly to several of Amsterdam's major hotels  All buses run from stop A7 outside Schiphol Airport The taxis :  Can be caught from the front of the airport (follow exit signs)  more expensive (from approx. EUR35) and slower than the trains  more convenient for people with lots of baggage or children  Amsterdam city is a half-hour car journey away along the A4/E10 highway
  7. 7. 7 General Information The Amsterdam Train Stations : Central Station is the hub of Amsterdam - a meeting point for some and a departure point for many  Buy your tickets for the sneltrein, stoptrein or TGV in and around Holland and other major European cities at one of the NS (National Spoorwagen) counters or machines
  8. 8. 8 The strippenkaart :  cheapest travel option  buy a strippenkaart from stations, kiosks, post offices or tourist information points  costs from EUR1.60 for two strips to EUR19.20 for 45 strips, with each journey costing a strip plus a strip for each zone you travel in. For example, a zone one trip costs two strips (one for the trip and one for the zone)  works on all forms of public transport for multiple journeys  must stamp it each time you undertake a journey TheTrams :  excellent way of getting around the city  With just 17 lines they are easy to navigate on short acquaintance and are excellent for sightseeing  Tram 20 is a special circle trip for tourists, which passes most of the museums and sights, and travels as far south as the Sarphati Park before looping back to the centre  Ordinary tickets & passes can be used on tram and are available onboard. Public Transport :
  9. 9. 9 • The main department stores can be found around the Dam Square • De Bijenkorf - Amsterdam's most prestigious department store for all manner of goods, from designer and high street clothing to fine foods • The Jordaan district is slightly more personable. The area has more small independent shops and is interspersed with canals and picturesque squares Shopping
  10. 10. 10 Indian Restaurants Maurya : Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 49a, Leidseplein Memories of India : Reguliersdwaarstraat 88, 1017 Amsterdam Shiva : Reguliersdwarsstraat 72, 1017 BN Amsterdam
  11. 11. 11 Sightseeing ToursCanal Bus Day Pass - Green, Blue and Red Line This pass allows you to cruise around the city's canals at your own pace. The boats stop near many of the major attractions, with on board commentary Highlights :  comfortable boats  commentary on various aspects of Amsterdam's history, culture and architecture  includes a wide variety of discounts and special offers for Amsterdam's major attractions, museums, restaurants and shops Departs : 10.00 to 19.00 hrs Daily Frequency : Every 20 mins Departure Point: Rijksmuseum - Leidseplein - Westerkerk/ Keizersgracht - Anne Frank House/Prinsengracht - Central Station East - City Hall - NEMO - Maritime Museum/Scheepvaartmuseum - Artis Zoo - Tropenmuseum - Rembrandt House - Gassan Diamonds - Rembrandtplein at Herengracht - Central Station West.
  12. 12. 12 Grand Holland tour Highlights :  visit to the world's largest flower auction, in Aalsmeer  visit the Delft Blue pottery factory  Rotterdam panoramic city tour  pass through The Hague  the Houses of Parliament  the Peace Palace  Scheveningen  North Sea beach resort  miniature village, Madurodam Departs : 08.45 hrs Mon / Wed / Fri / Sun Duration : 8 hrs 30 min Departure Point: Keytours (Head Office) Sightseeing Tours
  13. 13. 13 Keukenhof - Tulip Fields The tour : The bulb area lies behind the row of dunes running from Haalem to Leiden, where the fields are like a magic carpet of a wide variety of spring flowers, such as daffodils, tulips and many more, all ablaze with the richest and most delightful colourings. We visit the flower exhibition 'Keukenhof', where millions of bulbs are displayed, in the perfection of artistry, all over a lovely park Departs: 8.45 hrs / 13.45 hrs Daily (23 Mar - 19 May) Duration : 4 hrs 30 min Departure Point: Keytours (Head Office) Sightseeing Tours
  14. 14. 14 Amsterdam Candlelight Cruise A charming evening cruise through the illuminated canals of Amsterdam whilst savouring exquisite wine and cheese Highlights :  evening cruise through the illuminated canals of Amsterdam  a glass of red or white wine  snacks such as Dutch cheese, olives or similar Departs : 21.00 hrs Daily Duration : 2 hrs Departure Point : Holland Int'l Cruise Departure Point Sightseeing Tours
  15. 15. 15 Volendam & Marken Take this interesting excursion to Volendam and Marken, the old picturesque fishing villages, where traditional costumes are still worn and indulge yourself at the cheese factory. Highlights :  Green flat Dutch countryside  Volendam, the fisherman's village along the former Zuiderzee  Locals still wear their traditional local costume, lace caps, wooden shoes and striped aprons, which is often presented as Holland's national costume  By boat to Marken, once an island, now connected to the mainland by a dike.  A visit to a cheese farm, where cheese is still manufactured at home. Departs : 13.45 hrs Daily Duration : 4 hrs Departure Point : Keytours (Head Office) Sightseeing Tours
  16. 16. 16 Book Amsterdam holidays on Ezeego1 Amsterdam Holidays & Tour Packages call our travel experts 1800 209 0800

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