Amsterdam

Netherlands

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Cruises To Amsterdam

Affectionately known as the "Venice of the North," Amsterdam is actually situated below sea level and built entirely on stakes driven into the ground. The Anne Frank House, The Hague and a Delft Blue Pottery Factory are but a few of the sights that await your arrival. Explore more of Amsterdam on a European cruise!

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Amsterdam
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CET (Central Europe Time)
    UTC/GMT +2 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Dutch. Say "where is the bathroom?" "zeg waar is de badkamer?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    European Currency (EUR)
    Antiques, books, diamonds and native crafts.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursion to see windmills, museums and canal cruising. Amsterdam is a walking city but buses and bicycles are available.
    • Famous For
      Amsterdam is known as the "Venice of the North," and offers plenty to see; The Anne Frank House, Van Gogh Museum and the Canals of Amsterdam are just a few.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Though tulips are not native to Holland, they flourished greatly when brought home by Dutch explorers and are now known as such.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      To satisfy your sweet tooth, be sure to snack on a traditional stroopwafel, a waffle made of two thin layers of dough with caramel syrup in the middle.

Amsterdam TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Go Local - Dutch Landscape Through the Eyes of a Local

Bicycle through the Waterland, a classic Dutch landscape that is ideal for bicycling as it is flat and spectacularly sce...

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Go Local - Insider Access in Edam

Enjoy an insider’s look at life in Edam by visiting a local family and touring a cheese-making facility to see how Edam’...

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Let's Take a Selfie – Amsterdam

Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Amsterdam! Instantly share your experience with family & friend...

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Traditional Holland & Windmills

White and blue pottery is traditional to Holland, and today, you will have the opportunity to visit the factory where fa...

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Kiel, Germany

11-Day Europe from London to Copenhagen: France, Germany & Norway

World Travel Awards: Europe’s Leading Cruise Line, 2008-2020. | Explore the iconic Amsterdam on your 11-day cruise.
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
Paris (Le Havre) (France); Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge) (Belgium); Amsterdam (Netherlands); Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Oslo (Norway); Gothenburg (Sweden); Berlin (Warnemünde) (Germany); Kiel (Germany);
DISEMBARK Copenhagen (Denmark);
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Gothenburg, Sweden

10-Day Europe from Copenhagen to London: France, Germany & Norway

Explore the iconic Amsterdam on your 10-day cruise. | Europe's Leading Cruise Line, 13 years in a row - World Travel Awards
SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Copenhagen (Denmark);
Berlin (Warnemünde) (Germany); Gothenburg (Sweden); Oslo (Norway); Edinburgh (Newhaven) (Scotland); Amsterdam (Netherlands); Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge) (Belgium); Paris (Le Havre) (France);
DISEMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
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Oporto, Portugal

11-Day Europe from London To Lisbon: France, Spain, Ireland & Portugal

From France to Spain, see the best of Europe aboard Norwegian Star. | Europe's Leading Cruise Line, 13 years in a row - World Travel Awards.
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK London (Southampton) (England);
Paris (Le Havre) (France); Brussels / Bruges (Zeebrugge) (Belgium); Amsterdam (Netherlands); Belfast (Northern Ireland); Dublin (Ireland); Cork (Cobh) (Ireland); La Coruña (Spain); Oporto (Portugal);
DISEMBARK Lisbon (Portugal);
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