Amsterdam Getaway 3 Nights (MA)

Vincent van Gogh. Rembrandt. Gerard Heineken. They all spent time in Amsterdam, and now you can too. And Monograms has made it easy for you! On this 4-day vacation, we've arranged your hotel reservations, daily breakfast, and sightseeing. Plus, a one-of-kind feature is the Monograms Local Host®, someone who is there for you throughout your stay to answer questions, offer suggestions, help you navigate the city, and help ensure your vacation runs smoothly.

Your vacation begins as soon as you arrive in Amsterdam. We can pick you up at the airport and seamlessly whisk you to your hotel, where your Local Host will be waiting to help you get settled. At your hotel, your Local Host will present you with a set of materials to help familiarize you with the city, so you can begin exploring immediately. The next morning, after included breakfast, we’ll pick you up at your hotel for guided sightseeing with a local expert. Your sightseeing includes a cruise by glass-roof boat through Amsterdam's canals, the best way to see Amsterdam and its fascinating houseboats, famous bridges, and traditional homes. We’ll also take you to a diamond center. And never fear...we've included VIP access, which means you get to skip the lines! After all, why be like all the other tourists wasting time standing in line?

You’ll have a full day in Amsterdam to explore on your own (with the support of your Local Host, of course). You may want to visit the Anne Frank House or the Van Gogh Museum, take an excursion to the fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, enjoy a candlelight cruise through Amsterdam’s Red Light District, or browse one of the many weekly markets. Your Local Host will offer suggestions and can help you arrange the activities you desire.

And don't forget...your package includes daily breakfast, so you’ll feel fortified each day before leaving for your adventures in Amsterdam. Between the guides and sightseeing we've arranged, the hotel we've booked, and the breakfasts we've included, your only job is to have fun! Add the comfort of knowing you’ll have a Local Host to assist you throughout your stay, and it's a dream vacation!


Insider Benefits

Monograms is all about connecting you to your destination with unmatched insider guidance and support to make travel a pleasure. With a team of local experts in each destination, your Monograms vacation includes local assistance and tips that only a local would know. In addition to an expertly-planned vacation with great hotels and included sightseeing, Monograms means you'll get the VIP treatment from a team of local insiders who help you put your signature on your vacation.

Arrival & Hotel Transfer

Monograms greets you like a VIP when you arrive at your destination then whisks you off to your hotel with a friendly Monograms operated transfer, complimentary for guests who have purchased their flights through Monograms.

Hotel Check-In

Once you arrive at your hotel, your own Monograms Local Host® is there to greet you, help you get checked in, and share lots of destination insights with you to get your vacation started.

Sightseeing

Get an insider's look at the must-see sights with the insight and knowledge of an expert Monograms Local Guide. Delight in the stares of regular tourists as they slide you past the line and right into the doorway with VIP access.

Free Time

Your Monograms Local Host® can provide tips and suggestions and even help you book activities & excursions to make the most of your time at your destination, helping you drink in the local culture in just your style.

Dining

What better restaurant recommendations can you find than from a local who knows? From haute cuisine to hidden cafes, from street food to Michelin Stars, your Local Host® can give you the inside scoop on finding your favorite fare.

MonogramsGO App

To help you feel even more comfortable in your destination, Monograms offers access to our MonogramsGO app where guests can check flight, hotel and transfer information and customize their trip with a host of local suggestions.

City Connections

When your vacation includes traveling from one city to another, we'll get you to your train or plane, stress free with door-to-gate service. Your local Monograms team awaits your arrival at your next destination.

Activities & Excursions

Monograms offers a range of amazing experiences you can add to your trip, vetted by our team and perfectly coordinated with your Monograms package. Add them before you leave or on trip with the help of your Local Host®.

Airport Departure

Parting is such sweet sorrow. When you've explored all that you can explore and it's time to head home, your Local Host® will ensure a smooth departure, on time and on point, stress-free.

Your Local Host

What is the Role of a Local Host?

Monograms provides travelers access to a Local Host®, so you will have someone on hand to answer those vacation questions pertaining to Amsterdam. No waiting in line at the concierge desk or trying to ask your waitress at breakfast directions to the shopping district. Simply ask your Local Host about Amsterdam and you'll be on your way in no time. Plus, your Local Host will share local Amsterdam insights and share suggestions for getting off the beaten path, leaving you more time to create lasting vacation memories that are yours alone.

Local Host Recommendations

Meet One of Your Local Hosts

Anne

Hello, I'm your Local Host Anne! Native Irish and living in Amsterdam for 28 years, I have worked in hospitality for many years and have a great love for this city which I would like to share with you. There is so much to see in and out of the city and we offer beautiful excursions to add even more authenticity to your trip as well as lovely memories. Looking forward to meeting you.

Day-By-Day 2019 / 2020

With Monograms, we handle the details so you can focus on the sights, experience new cultures and new destinations. From arranging the right hotels and seamless transportation to providing your own Local Host® and included sightseeing, we've thought of-and included-everything you need in an all-in-one package.

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FEATURED HIGHLIGHT

Your Monograms vacation includes in-depth sightseeing with an expert local guide. We've even included a visit to the world-renowned Rijksmuseum.

Local Host

DAY
1
AMSTERDAM

26-Feb-2020

Welkom to the Dutch capital! Your Local Host will help you maximize your time in the city that has almost as many bikes as residents.

No Excursions Available on this day

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DAY
2
AMSTERDAM

27-Feb-2020

Morning guided sightseeing includes a CRUISE on a glass-enclosed boat through Amsterdam's canals where you’ll glide past traditional gable-roofed homes, fascinating houseboats, and the Westerkerk (Western Church). Take photos of the Anne Frank House, Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) and the Blauwbrug (Blue Bridge). Visit a DIAMOND CENTER and learn how these precious stones played such an important role in local history.

Excursions Available:

Taste Of Haarlem Foodie Tour

Price: Starting From: $89/person

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Taste Of Haarlem Foodie Tour

From its captivating legends to its quintessentially Dutch atmosphere, this riveting guided foodie tour introduces you to the sights and culinary delights of Haarlem.

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DAY
3
AMSTERDAM

28-Feb-2020

Your Local Host will have many recommendations for your leisure time today, including a visit to the Van Gogh Museum; and where to sample Dutch poffertjes—small, fluffy treats dusted with powdered sugar that are similar to pancakes.

Excursions Available:

Taste Of Haarlem Foodie Tour

Price: Starting From: $89/person

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Taste Of Haarlem Foodie Tour

From its captivating legends to its quintessentially Dutch atmosphere, this riveting guided foodie tour introduces you to the sights and culinary delights of Haarlem.

Dutch Cuisine Foodie Walking Tour

Price: Starting From: $89/person

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Dutch Cuisine Foodie Walking Tour

Enjoy a dozen tastings at eight different stops on this delightful foodie walking tour through Amsterdam's charming Jordaan district.

Bites & Highlights: Foods & Canals Of Amsterdam

Price: Starting From: $130/person

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Bites & Highlights: Foods & Canals Of Amsterdam

Discover the sights and foods of Amsterdam's charming Jordaan district on this half-day guided foodie tour featuring a private canal cruise and a dozen tastings of authentic Dutch specialties!

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DAY
4
AMSTERDAM

29-Feb-2020

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

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Hotels

Monograms offers an impressive choice of hotels pre-selected for their location, amenities and service. When booking your package check to see what other hotels are available for your dates. Some hotels may not be available for this package.

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Insider

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Dam Square

Take a stroll to Dam Square, sit at one of the terraces and watch the people go by, to get a feel for the city. You'll see bicycles are a favorite means of transport - there are nearly as many bicycles as citizens.

Anne Frank House, The Rembrandt House

If you’ve read her Diary, you’ll want to see where Anne lived and wrote her remarkable and poignant story. The Anne Frank House, as well as the attractive Rembrandt House where the Master lived, are both on walking routes your Local Host will be pleased to tell you about to discover more of Amsterdam at your own pace.

Van Gogh Museum, Maritime Museum, Bags & Purses Museum, or T’IJ Brewery

Amsterdam has several splendid museums, these are just a few, ask your Local Host for more details according to your tastes. The Van Gogh collection has some 200 paintings, 550 sketches, and hundreds of letters from Van Gogh to his brother, Theo. Or maybe the more recently opened T’IJ specializing in biological ingredients; the second largest wooden windmill in the Netherlands stands next door.

Hortus Botanical Gardens

The Hortus has an expansive collection of more than 6,000 varieties of plants illustrating over 350 years of Dutch horticultural history. From the "coffee plant that fathered all the coffee in Brazil" to a nursery created exclusively for tropical palms, it’s a heavenly destination for plant-lovers the world over.

Markets

With over thirty weekly markets, there’s plenty of choice. Wander through the Albert Cuyp market, the Flea market on Waterlooplein, or see the Floating Flower Market on the Single.

Zoo, Planetarium, Vondelpark

Families may wish to visit the Artis Zoo and Planetarium or the Vondelpark where the locals go walking, biking, relaxing and pick-nicking. During the summer season concerts and plays are held in the park’s open air theater.

Shopping, P.C. Hoofdstraat, Jordaan

Wander along the P.C. Hoofdstraat near the Museum quarters to shop or browse for exclusive goods. Good buys in Holland include diamond jewelry, wooden articles such as clogs, embroidery and Delft pottery. In the 17th century, Amsterdam's canal diggers, bridge builders and stonemasons called the Jordaan home. Now eccentric, one of a kind, shops, chic restaurants and painstakingly manicured courtyards make this a unique spot.

Pancakes, Poffertjes and Pea Soup

When you’re ready for a snack, try one of the local pancakes, there are over 300 varieties! Or maybe sample the similar poffertjes. Then there are the many varieties of Dutch cheese. Pea soup is another specialty made with peas, potatoes, carrots, celery, smoked bacon, and sausage.

Rijsttafel

The Rijsttafel is a unique fusion of Indonesian and Dutch culinary traditions from colonial times. It was a Dutch custom to eat leftovers on Sundays, the Indonesian people decided to reinvent this by cooking everything fresh. The main dish of a Rijsttafel is noodles or rice with several small side dishes like meat, fish, and vegetables. Tiny plates of food, arranged from mild to very, very spicy fill the table. Round off with a sip or two of Dutch Jenever, an alcoholic drink similar to Gin.

* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. Pricing may vary on this date due to hotel availability. If a price is crossed out, the new price includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some packages require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Monograms).