The Netherlands is called the gateway to Europe due to its variety and frequency of connections from and to Europe. But also the Eurolines international bus station at Amstel, in Amsterdam, offers many (direct) frequent services all over Europe! Besides Amsterdam, Eurolines provides bus stops in the main cities in the Netherlands like Rotterdam, Den Haag, Utrecht and Eindhoven.
Amsterdam: Europe´s largest intact historical city centre, with magnificent 17th and 18th century Merchants' houses, surrounding its world famous canals or laid-back coffeehouses. The Flower Market's springtime blooms or the Van Gogh Museum's sunflowers. Amsterdam will captivate you. Friendly, open-minded and easygoing.
Things to Do
Visit the impressive Golden Age Merchant' houses, along the picturesque canal sides by laid back cycling or by canal cruise. Some of the world's best-known galleries and museums are to be found here, with an emphasis on the Dutch masters, Rembrandt or Van Gogh. The Rijksmuseum with its collection of seventeenth century Dutch paintings and The Van Gogh museum that houses the most extensive Van Gogh collection in the world. Major attractions include the impressive exhibition, the Anne Frank house, where Anne Frank wrote her world famous diary while hiding in occupied Holland.
The infamous Red Light District is characteristic of Amsterdam's tolerant disposition, certainly worth visiting. The liberal lively nightlife here proves to be one of the best around Europe. But also a friendly sing along is to be found in the brown cafés in the Jordaan, or visit hip clubs at the Rembrandt plein. Low-key cocktails in De Pijp's stylish bars and classical music at the Grand Concertgebouw.