Raining Day in Amsterdam

Some days it rains and some days it shines.! No worries! There is still a lot of things you can do and see on a rainy day. Let us take you on a private tour and help you enjoy your stay the local way. Check out our top picks of things to do on a rainy day in Amsterdam and the Netherlands.

1.Visit the Rijksmuseum

A bit of a no-brainer but it should definitely be on your list for places to visit in Amsterdam on a rainy day. You can be entertained the whole day by exploring the museum’s wide range collections. After you have gotten your dose of culture you can enjoy a drink and a snack in the beautiful atrium cafe or enjoy a more formal dinner at RIJKS restaurant.

2.Kick back and relax in a cosy pub

What’s a better excuse than a rainy day for cosying up in one of Amsterdams traditional and historical bars, they are known as Brown cafe due to the wood heavy decor and nicotine stained walls ( no worries smoking is banned nowadays indoors)

3.Go on a beer brewery tour

You can also escape the rain at one of Amsterdams many tasting houses. The most famous one is Heineken Experience for a more local experience discover  one of the cities many microbreweries such as Brouwerij T’ IJ or De Prael.

4.Visit a local indoor market

Amsterdam Roest hosts regular indoor markets and fairs. Throughout the month there are various indoor markets to be found in Amsterdam. The IJ-Hallen at NDSM Wharf is a warehouse that hosts the biggest flea market in Europe. Or check out Westergasfabriek that host a Neighbourfood market.

5.Visit one of the public libraries

Amsterdam has a lot of libraries where you can relax with a good book. Most of the libraries have free exhibitions that you can check out.

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