Book your stay with code PROMO10 and you receive:
Discount of EUR 10.00 per night
25% discount on breakfast
Free welcome drink
Excluding 5% city tax
Artis Royal Zoo was the first zoo to be established in the Netherlands, and it’s located right in the centre of Amsterdam. It’s a place where nature and cultural heritage come together; a place where history has been created since 1838 and where new stories are created daily. Come experience them for yourself.
Admire the tropical fish in the Aquarium – one of the many historical monuments at the Artis. Travel through time in the planetarium. See the giraffes galloping amongst the zebras, springboks, oryx and wildebeests. Walk through the historical Bird House and study the numerous species of birds. Be amazed by the diversity of animals that share the tropical forest in the renovated Forest House. Surround yourself with hundreds of fluttering butterflies in the Butterfly Pavilion. Stroll through the historical park with its centuries-old trees and a multitude of plants. Every leaf, tree, animal, building and exhibit has its own story to tell. Together they reveal the bigger story about nature and its importance to our society.
Matisse is back in the Netherlands! This time with an extraordinary exhibition, the biggest one the Netherlands has seen so far! Colourful paintings and unique creations of very rare fabrics and glass pieces. The Stedelijk Museum at the Museum Square is the lucky one to host this exhibition. You will be guided through a true Oasis of Matisse, including many paintings, sculptures and work on paper. This will be a journey which include the different stages of his artistic development. Matisse his creations represent the most perfect union between shape and colour. He sought to induce a bright and joyful minimalism, the oasis of Matisse. With its bright colours and joyful shapes this exhibition is a must see. Especially during these lovely sunny spring days. All these cheerful artworks will give you a great feeling and make you smile. Join this oasis of colours which is available now until the 16th of August 2015.
Spring is in the air with over seven million tulips, daffodils, and hyacinths! Keukenhof is one of the most beautiful and impressive parks worldwide. For eight weeks this spectacular park shows what the Netherlands have to offer. A unique combination of art and flowers. Each year they dedicate their flower showcase to a specific theme. In 2015 this theme is Vincent van Gogh, due to the fact that he has passed away 125 years ago. This year’s highlight is the 250m2 flower mosaic portrait of Vincent van Gogh himself. These colourful creations and floral scents can be experienced until the 17th of May 2015.
Make your trip to the Keukenhof a real treat! Conquer this ocean of tulips and hyacinths with a bike or boat to capture more of the beautiful scents and flowery creations. Want to go all out? Fly over the Keukenhof in a DC-3 Dakota airplane to get a true helicopter view perspective starting at €200. If you prefer to stay with two feet on the ground, on the 25th of April the annual Flower Parade will take place, with even more flowers, colours and beautiful wagons.
Visit 'Het Grachtenhuis' to learn more about the history of Amsterdam’s canal ring. The museum looks at the 17th-century city expansion projects that led to Amsterdam’s ring of canals which received UNESCO world heritage status in 2010. After seeing the interactive displays, you’ll look at Amsterdam in a whole new light when wandering through the city’s streets or taking a canal cruise.