4. In a stunning Dutch neo-Renaissance building, the Rijksmuseum
, which reopened in 2013 following a ten-year renovation, features incredible interior design and immersive exhibits dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam.
5. The farmers market on Noordermarkt is the
place to be on a Saturday. It originated in the seventeenth century as a market for utensils and other household items; today, it’s colorful and lively, surrounded by cozy pubs and restaurants.
6. Castle Muiderslot
, a 30-minute drive east of the city, dates to 1285, when Count Floris V commissioned its construction.
7. Don’t leave without a box of Dutch stroopwafels
, crispy waffle-caramel cookies that make great gifts. We bake our own, which can be purchased in our boutique.