Color and Papercut Edges, Architecture on Amsterdam Travelcafé Bike Tour

On a typical Amsterdam Travelcafé bike tour you bike through the old town district in Amsterdam. The the canals, the draw bridges and those classic Dutch canal houses. Yes! Those age old beauties with large dark front walls and crisp, huge white framed windows. But once in a while, some sharp and modern colors are […]

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Come, Feel Amsterdam on Our Bike Tour

Why book a bike tour with Amsterdam Travel Cafe?           Bikes, Amsterdammers, sunshine (okay only half the time), 16th century canals, 400-year-old hofjes, 1900s De Stijl, we have everything here, everything. It’s not just a city of weed, mushroom and red light districts. That’s just the appetizer. This is a city of bustling commerce, ground […]

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Hello Summer!

We are so happy to announce!!!! After a long sleepy winter, finally summertime has arrived to Amsterdam! Yessssss!! That means long sunny summer days (or at least we hope) and long cozy summer nights. The terraces are filled till late in the evenings and the canals are full with lovely boats to cool down on water […]

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Frozen bike in Amsterdam

The best things to do in Amsterdam when it’s Januari and feels cold as …

It’s freezing outside and raining cats and dogs. Yes, it’s low season in tourist-land, but never boring. Still lots to do in Amsterdam! Being a tourcompany running our tours mostly outside we have to be patient till the beginning of spring break next month! What can we suggest outside of biketours- and boattrips? More than […]

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Market in Amsterdam

Food and drinks by bike in Amsterdam

Food and drinks by bike 2017/2018 If you are coming to Amsterdam you know what To expect. Canals, bridges, bikes and cheese but we have so much more to offer. Especially for those people that wants to see other things than the center, hear other stories and especially taste something else than what you already […]

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Kingsday in Amsterdam

Kingsday in Amsterdam!

April 27th is sinds two years the most popular date in the Dutch agenda, a street event wich seems to grow annually and is worth planning a visit around. Special clubnights and parties are held both the night before and the night after; however, to gain entree you’ll need to book in advance, either at […]

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Coffeeshop Amsterdam


Perhaps the most famous attraction in Amsterdam is the coffeeshop. But: here you are not in for the coffee. Leave your concerns at the door and enjoy good reggae music and its herbs. Visit one of the hundreds of coffeeshops in Amsterdam. Different directions tip: when you’re not used to smoke “Nederwiet”: be prepared!

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NEMO Museum Amsterdam


Amsterdam has a wide range of museums. From historical art to contemporary art, from colonial history to photography, everything is represented. Below are some interesting museums: Amsterdam Museum Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1012 RM Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam Anne Frank House Prinsengracht 263-267, 1016 GV […]

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Red Light District Amsterdam

The Red Light District

Do not let your eyes be blinded by the red light in this district. The Wallen, where an erotic world opens right before your eyes. Women behind the windows, live sex-shops and peep-shows. Walk through the narrow alleys and visit the ancient church between the red lights. Different directions tip: Walk up the Zeedijk for […]

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Entertainment in Amsterdam


Amsterdam is known for it’s great nightlife. Big clubs with several music like hip-hop & soul, house and lounge and off course big pop temples with the world great bands. An overview of Amsterdam Travelcafé’s favourite places: Paradiso (Leidseplein) Winston (Warmoesstraat, next to Dam square) Melkweg (Leidseplein) Trouw (Wibautstraat, Amsterdam east) Sugar Factory (Leidseplein) Bitterzoet […]

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