Amsterdam Hen Do

Amsterdam Hen Do

Prosecco Bike

Prosecco Bike

  • 12 bottles of prosecco
  • Limousine party bike
  • Lights & luxury features
  • Sober driver & insurance
Rating 5.0 of 5
Smartphone Hen Party Treasure Hunt

Smartphone Hen Party Treasure Hunt

  • Self-run – start any time
  • Includes pub challenges
  • Specifically designed for hens!
  • Challenges, scavenger hunt & puzzles
Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised city treasure hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest app technology
  • Team challenges, clues, puzzles, scavenger hunts
Escape Rooms

Escape Rooms

  • Can you escape in time?
  • Work as a team
  • Clues, puzzles, challenges
  • Totally unique
Private Canal Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

Private Canal Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

  • Private canal boat
  • Free drinks on board
  • Explore the canals
  • Skipper included
Ice Bar Entry

Ice Bar Entry

  • Coolest bar in A’dam
  • 3 drinks included
  • Glasses made of ice
  • Warm coat & gloves
Rating 5.0 of 5
Burlesque Dance

Burlesque Dance

  • 2 hour dance workshop
  • Burlesque choreography
  • Professional instructor
  • Humour & theatrical games
Bar Crawl with Shots

Bar Crawl with Shots

  • Nightlife expert
  • Free shot included
  • Visit about 3 bars
  • Avoid tourist traps
Spa Day

Spa Day

  • Entry into spa
  • Relaxing facilities
  • Leading Turkish Hamam
  • Towels included
Traditional Dutch Dinner

Traditional Dutch Dinner

  • Get a taste of Dutch culture
  • Traditional 2 course dinner
  • 2-hour table reservation
  • Drinks included
Striptease Workshop

Striptease Workshop

  • 2 hour strip workshop
  • Professional instructor
  • Striptease choreography
  • Suited to preference
Boozy Canal Cruise with BBQ

Boozy Canal Cruise with BBQ

  • Private canal boat
  • Bottomless drinks
  • Delicious BBQ
  • Skipper & chef
Return Airport Transfers

Return Airport Transfers

  • Pick up and drop off
  • Stress free & pre-booked
  • To and from hotel
  • Anywhere in A’Dam
All You Can Eat Ribs

All You Can Eat Ribs

  • Unlimited spareribs
  • Portion of French fries
  • One drink per person
  • Popular restaurant
Dwarf Hire

Dwarf Hire

  • 3 hour bar crawl
  • Company of a dwarf
  • Handcuffed to hen
  • Smurfette costume
Limo Airport Transfer

Limo Airport Transfer

  • VIP limo service
  • Bottle of bubbly
  • Private chauffeur
  • Airport pickup
Casino Entry

Casino Entry

  • Light-hearted gambling
  • Entry into Holland Casino
  • Unlimited access
  • Fancy your chances?
One Way Airport Transfers

One Way Airport Transfers

  • Hassle free service
  • Airport or hotel
  • Pre-booked travel
  • One way journey
Cocktail Making

Cocktail Making

  • Create 3 cocktails each
  • Popular venue
  • Great bartenders
  • Professional bar
Comedy Club

Comedy Club

  • Enjoy some laughs
  • Famous comedy club in Amsterdam
  • Entry for the hen group
  • Central venue
Golf- 9 Holes

Golf- 9 Holes

  • Entry to fine golf course
  • 9 holes to play
  • Half set of materials
  • No handicap needed
Life Drawing

Life Drawing

  • 90 minute workshop
  • Nude male model
  • Professional teacher
  • Materials provided
Blow Karting

Blow Karting

  • Wind powered go-kart
  • Safety equipment
  • On the beach
  • Intense races
Go Karting

Go Karting

  • Top quality track
  • Fast paced racing
  • Two single heats
  • Shared with others
Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised pub quiz hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • Team challenges, great questions
Nightclub Entry

Nightclub Entry

  • Amsterdam’s top nightclubs
  • Queue jumper entry
  • Nothing else to pay on the door
  • Great music all night
Go Karting Grand Prix

Go Karting Grand Prix

  • 3 x 10 min races
  • Pole position start
  • Trophy & free beer
  • Exclusive use of track
Spy School Smartphone Challenge

Spy School Smartphone Challenge

  • Spy themed challenges
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • GPS and image recognition
Nightclub Entry with Tables & Drinks

Nightclub Entry with Tables & Drinks

  • VIP guestlist entry
  • Popular nightclub
  • Bottle of vodka or bubbly
  • Private table service
3D Golf

3D Golf

  • Glow in the dark
  • 1 game of miniature golf
  • Magical black lights
  • Perfect for large groups
Paintball

Paintball

  • 4/5 intense missions
  • 100 paintballs each
  • Protective mask & clothing
  • Costume for the hen
VIP Nightclub Entry

VIP Nightclub Entry

  • Premium nightclub venue
  • No extra costs on the door
  • Amazing music throughout
  • Based at Escape nightclub
Stripper

Stripper

  • Sexy male stripper
  • Exclusive striptease show
  • Private for your group
  • Hen party staple
Quad Biking

Quad Biking

  • 350CC Sport Quads
  • Up to 60mph
  • 15 acres off road terrain
  • Protective materials
Adonis Strip Show & Club Entry

Adonis Strip Show & Club Entry

  • Sexy male strippers
  • Top-notch venue
  • After party entry
  • Popular nightclub
Tenpin Bowling & Laser Tag

Tenpin Bowling & Laser Tag

  • Round of laser tag
  • 1 hour of bowling
  • Shoe rental & bowling balls
  • 2 drinks each & Dutch snacks
Dinner & Stripper

Dinner & Stripper

  • Sexy male stripper
  • Meal & pint of lager
  • Top restaurant
  • 15 min strip show
A’Dam Lookout Tower

A’Dam Lookout Tower

  • Entry into A’Dam Lookout
  • 360° Panorama Deck
  • Digital Keepsake
  • High Speed Elevator
Travel Abroad With Funktion

Travel Abroad With Funktion

  • ABTA Financially protected
  • Reps based in all destinations
  • Local Rep phone numbers
  • Emergency Out of Office 24 / 7
Top Night Out

Top Night Out

  • Private bar crawl
  • Visit 5 bars and a club
  • Free shot in each bar
  • Professional guide
BBQ in the Park

BBQ in the Park

  • Professional chef
  • 4 types of meat
  • Salad, bread & sauce
  • Based in a city park
Heineken Brewery Tour

Heineken Brewery Tour

  • Self-guided tour
  • Renovated brewery
  • 2 Heineken beers
  • Learn brewing process
Canal Boat Bar Crawl

Canal Boat Bar Crawl

  • Canal boat cruise
  • Entry into 2 bars
  • Unlimited drinks
  • Stripper options
Canal Boat Pizza Cruise

Canal Boat Pizza Cruise

  • Private canal boat
  • Free drinks
  • Tasty pizzas
  • Sail through canals
Fire Breathing Workshop

Fire Breathing Workshop

  • One hour workshop
  • Qualified instructor
  • Real fire breathing
  • Safe environment
Highland Games

Highland Games

  • Variety of games
  • Professional guides
  • Exclusive use of field
  • Wacky, silly & fun
High Ropes Course

High Ropes Course

  • Outdoor climbing park
  • 9 various challenges
  • Professional guide
  • Ziplines, ropes etc
Indoor Snowboarding

Indoor Snowboarding

  • Various slopes & jumps
  • Europe’s largest centre
  • Uses real snow
  • Snowboard, ski, boots
Indoor Trampolining

Indoor Trampolining

  • One hour trampolining
  • 6 different areas
  • Onsite instructor
  • Foam pits & dodgeball
Karaoke Night

Karaoke Night

  • Private venue hire
  • Quality equipment
  • Free drink each
  • Thousands of songs
Pedalo Treasure Hunt

Pedalo Treasure Hunt

  • Explore the canals
  • Figure out clues
  • Bubbly for winners
  • Orienteering & questions
Rifle Shooting

Rifle Shooting

  • Shoot a .22 rifle
  • 3 x 10 bullets each
  • Licensed instructor
  • Hit the targets
Segway Tour

Segway Tour

  • Speedy Segways
  • Across all terrain
  • Explore city centre
  • Knowled­ge­able guide
Shot Making Class

Shot Making Class

  • Create 5 shots
  • Private bar hire
  • Welcome drink
  • Professional bartender
Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

  • Unique paddle boarding
  • 90 minute session
  • Professional instructor
  • On the canals
Cheese Tasting

Cheese Tasting

  • Taste 6 cheeses
  • 3 glasses of wine
  • Cheese expert guide
  • Central tasting room
Chocolate Tasting

Chocolate Tasting

  • Award winning treats
  • Chocolate expert
  • Red Light District
  • One hour workshop
Salsa Dance Class

Salsa Dance Class

  • Energetic dance class
  • Two hour session
  • Professional teacher
  • Exotic dancing
Pimp That Penis

Pimp That Penis

  • Decorate a dildo
  • Private venue
  • Hilarious souvenir
  • Guide on hand
Nude Painting

Nude Painting

  • Nude male model
  • Professional teacher
  • Create a painting
  • Two-hour session
Art of Seduction

Art of Seduction

  • Interactive workshop
  • Learn flirting skills
  • Diploma keepsake
  • 2 hour session
BDSM Workshop

BDSM Workshop

  • Learn BDSM skills
  • Red Light photoshoot
  • Free coffee and tea
  • Erotic present for hen
Male Pleasure Workshop

Male Pleasure Workshop

  • How to please a man
  • Expert tutor on hand
  • Red Light photoshoot
  • Naughty present for hen
Bar Crawl - Leidse Square

Bar Crawl - Leidse Square

  • 5 bars and a club
  • 5 free drinks each
  • Unlimited vodka shots
  • Professional guide
Bar Crawl - Red Light District

Bar Crawl - Red Light District

  • Visit 5 bars and a club
  • 6 free jagershots
  • Unlimited vodka shots
  • Professional crawl guide
Nightclub Pass

Nightclub Pass

  • Two day club pass
  • Freebies & discounts
  • Entry into top clubs
  • Discover nightlife
5 Course Meal & River Cruise

5 Course Meal & River Cruise

  • Real cruise ship
  • DJ & enter­ta­inment
  • 5 course meal on board
  • Voluptuous mattresses
Coco's Outback - Buffet Lunch

Coco's Outback - Buffet Lunch

  • Huge sharing buffet
  • Wings, ribs, nachos
  • 2 hour reservation
  • Within Rembra­ndtplein
Tuk Tuk City Tour

Tuk Tuk City Tour

  • Private tuk tuks
  • One hour tour of city
  • Fun & knowled­ge­able guide
  • See sites & attractions
Virtual Reality Experience

Virtual Reality Experience

  • Full body VR
  • Variety of games
  • Professional guide
  • Explore virtual worlds
Red Light District Tour

Red Light District Tour

  • Two hour district tour
  • Windows, sex shops
  • Experienced rep
  • Visit some bars
Coco's Outback - Dinner

Coco's Outback - Dinner

  • Main course dish
  • One beer each
  • Restaurant/­club
  • Rembra­ndtplein area
De Bajes - Dinner

De Bajes - Dinner

  • Street art restaurant
  • Main course dish
  • One beer per person
  • Restaurant/­club venue
3 Course Meal & Club Entry

3 Course Meal & Club Entry

  • Complete night out
  • 3 course meal
  • Free coffee/tea
  • VIP club entry
Drag Queen Dinner

Drag Queen Dinner

  • 3 course meal
  • Drag Queen show
  • Intimate restaurant
  • Non-stop enter­ta­inment
Italian 2 Course Meal

Italian 2 Course Meal

  • Starter & main
  • One free drink each
  • Very popular venue
  • Classic Italian dishes
Naked Sushi

Naked Sushi

  • Naked model
  • Private area
  • Heaps of sushi
  • Beer, wine, soft drinks
Red Light District Photoshoot

Red Light District Photoshoot

  • On site photographer
  • Hilarious photoshoot
  • In a window brothel
  • Sexy & funny outfits
Dutch Beer Tasting

Dutch Beer Tasting

  • Taste 5 Dutch beers
  • Learn brewing process
  • Passionate host
  • In a Dutch bar
Improv Theatre Workshop

Improv Theatre Workshop

  • Private improv session
  • Rental of theatre
  • Topical games & scenes
  • Improv teacher on hand
Public Transport Pass

Public Transport Pass

  • Granted full access
  • 24 or 24 hour options
  • For trams and metros
  • As often as you want
Airport Pick Up with Stripper

Airport Pick Up with Stripper

  • Private service
  • Straight from airport
  • Meet and greet
  • Pick up stripper

Why Go to Amsterdam for Your Hen Party?

Effortlessly put together the ultimate weekend with our Amsterdam hen party ideas and see what the liberal capital has to offer. This concen­trating city is practically built for such a celebration! From unusual museums to historic sites, quirky bars and of course the Red Light District. You can enjoy either a jam-packed weekend with excellent transport links around the Netherlands, or chill out on a cruise. See the sights, smoke marijuana and enjoy the relaxing canals for a unique party in Amsterdam.

Why Go to Amsterdam for Your Hen Party?

Of course, this city is full of culture and history which is why it’s a go to for a weekend you’re not going to forget. Amsterdam has everything you could want for a perfect weekend and is one of the most romantic and beautiful cities in Europe. Some class Amsterdam as the Adult Disney Land with the massive addition of the red-light district, plus unique museums such as the Van Gogh museum and the Venustempel Sex museum that you wouldn’t find anywhere else in the world.

Better still, you can pack a lot into one little weekend as the Netherlands capital is fast-paced and built for visitors. Aside from the iconic coffeeshops that draw millions of tourists a year for their laid back atmosphere, good food and you know what… You can find historic culture with places like the Anne Frank House and beautiful tours atop the famous canals.

As capital cities go, Amsterdam is pretty small and very company with an awesome transport system to aid your exploring. You can fit numerous attractions into one day before you settle down in one of the bars/pubs for a local beer (there’s around 200 to choose from). A cyclist’s dream, you can also take on the city by foot or get the train from the centre station to the outskirts of the city for a change of scenery at places such as Noord, Apollobuurt and more. Amsterdam’s unique liberal laws, sex shows and waterways are just some of the reasons why this city makes for a memorable weekend.

  • Country: Netherlands
  • Language: Dutch
  • Currency: Euros
  • Cost of a pint: €7-9
  • Airport: Amsterdam Airport
  • Flight duration: 1-2 hours

Top 10 Hen Do Activities in Amsterdam

If you’re going for a short and sweet weekend, it’s best to know the best Amsterdam hen do activities on offer. This city is bursting with oppor­tuni­ties, so we’ve narrowed down the top 10 Amsterdam activities to cater for everyone. From cheap and cheerful fun to cultural experiences and boozy excursions, see all the options below.

1. Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

Add some friendly competition into your weekend as you and the girls split into teams and use a smartphone app to track clues, trivia and challenges in a race for victory!

2. Canal Boat Bar Crawl

Cruise along the water on your own private canal boat with unlimited drinks on board. Finish off the session with entry into two Dutch bars – you’ll even get a free drink!

3. Prosecco Bike

Bike around the city of Amsterdam in a unique way and have a good laugh with the girls as you sip on 12 bottles of tasty prosecco throughout!

4. Pimp That Penis

Add a spot of humour into your celebrations with a dildo decorating workshop! This is bound to get your creativity up and laughter flowing – you can even take it home with you.

5. Top Night Out

Fit in with the locals and go on an epic bar crawl with the helping hand of a professional guide. Take some shots along the way and finish in a club!

6. Red Light District Photoshoot

A classic to any hen party in Amsterdam – get dressed up in sexy or funny outfits and get some pics in a former window brothel based in the Red Light District.

7. Escape Rooms

Solve riddles and puzzles, crack codes and decipher clues in an intensely thrilling race to escape a locked room with the girls before your time runs out.

8. Cocktail Making

Shake and muddle together your own classic cocktails with the other girls using fresh ingredients, professional equipment and lots of alcohol!

9. Pedalo Treasure Hunt

An epic adventure around Amsterdam’s canals as you go head to head completing orien­te­ering, questions and clues on board a pedalo.

10. A’Dam Lookout Tower

A 360 degree observation deck like no other, this experience will have you celebrating above the city and soaking up the incredible views of this amazing destination.

The beauty of these Amsterdam hen party activities is that you can enjoy them alone or combine a few across your celeb­ra­tions. Most of these options are provided within the city centre too, so you can save time and money on transport to get to and from your experiences.

Top Places to Eat in Amsterdam?

Top Places to Eat in Amsterdam?

There are tons of great places to eat around the Netherlands capital. The top places to eat in Amsterdam come in many forms, if you want an extensive guide we have a list of the best restaurants in Amsterdam that might be useful. Pancake houses are also very popular within the city especially places like Pancake Bakery located on the Prinsen­gracht Canal, what’s a more perfect way of starting your day of sight-seeing than pancakes for breakfast!

If you’re heading to the Netherlands for an extended stay, you can try both local cuisine and some of your favourites for your 3 meals a day. Like most capitals, Amsterdam can be slightly more expensive when it comes to food – but the eateries are worth the extra cost! Top of our list for Dutch dishes is Moeders. This restaurant has a whopping 2,000+ reviews on Google alone and is a favourite for both locals and tourists alike. If you want to immerse yourself in culture, this is the place to be! Similarly, check out Restaurant't Zwaantje on Berenstraat Street for a cosy meal.

Sometimes when you go away, all you really want is a few home comforts to enjoy in between all the antics. Amsterdam definitely doesn’t lack restaurants and café’s to try if you want simple yet delicious meals. For brunch dates with the girls (and hangover cures), try Café George in Leid­seg­racht. If you’re on the hunt for something hot and carby, try and grab yourself a table at Eatmosfera and treat yourself to some pizza or pasta. Top tip – a lot of restaurants like Ristorante Italia Oggi serve simple, homemade pasta tossed in a giant wheel of melted cheese!

Although Amsterdam doesn’t have traditional food as such it definitely lives up to its expectation on the restaurant front, this city offers amazing unique dishes whether you’re looking for tapas or Medit­er­ra­nean, Indonesian or modern Dutch. During your weekend in Amsterdam you will find that it is impossible not to find something you’ll love. One type of Dutch food is a Stroopwafel which is two thin cinnamon flavoured waffles with caramel in the middle, it’s a food specific to Amsterdam.

Where to Shop in Amsterdam?

Where to Shop in Amsterdam?

There's a few different places to shop around this compact city. You might not realise, but Amsterdam is a massive fashion hub for designers, and houses a ton of expensive labels as well as your classic high street brands. No matter what kind of shopping experience you’re looking for, there’s a place to head in the Netherlands capital. If you’ve been saving your pennies all year for a shopping spree in between the activities, you’re in for a treat ladies!

Kalverstraat & Leidsestraat

For all your well-loved brands and high street needs, put your blinkers on and head straight for Kalverstraat street. This long road is bursting with brands that you’ll recognise, from Zara to Bershka, Pandora and Kiehls. You can easily have a shopping spree as this street is smack-bang in the centre of the city, right next to the red-light district. Because Kalverstraat is so big, it gets busy pretty quick – so we suggest dropping your bags off at the hotel before doing any shopping ladies!

Alter­natibely, Leidsestraat street is similar in size but home to more exclusive, independent shops that you won’t find anywhere else but the Netherlands. We’re referring to Karen Millen, Filippa K and more stores that are similar. Because the two main shopping streets are so close together, you can hit both in one day if you’re a shopping fanatic.

De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets)

Old but gold, the nine streets has been a bustling shopping district since the 17th century. Although the shop fronts have changed, the amount of visitors haven’t and you’ll find a vibrant, buzzing vibe all throughout these streets between Leidsestraat and Jordaan. In between quirky, independent shops you’ll find cafes, art galleries, jewellers and vintage shops that are definitely worth visiting if you have a spare few hours.

Guide to Amsterdam Nightlife for Hen Parties

Everyone obviously goes to Amsterdam for its unique nightlife and unusual sights. The nightlife is world renowned and one of the reasons the capital of Netherlands is so popular! From live sex shows to cute bars, local beers and clubs that will take you by surprise – the city has it all ladies. If you want a deep dive into different venues, read our guide to the best bars in Amsterdam which is constantly updated.

Red Light District

The be all and end all of the nightlife in Amsterdam, it would be rude not to enjoy at least an hour of the night in the red light district. There’s multiple reasons that this area of the Dam is so popular, and the bars, pubs and clubs is a few of them! With so many neon lights and buzzing music, it’s much easier to narrow down the best venues before you arrive and get overwhelmed. One unique venue that’s not to be missed is Casa Rosso. The number one live sex show in Amsterdam, Casa Rosso is a one of a kind experience that everyone visiting the Netherlands capital should enjoy at least once.

Obviously, sex shows aren’t for everyone – especially if you’ve invited your mum-in-law! There’s plenty of quirky bars and fantastic clubs to dip in and out of while avoiding anything too frisky. One bar to try is Belushi’s, a sleek and stylish watering hole that prides itself on impeccable cocktails all year round. Alter­natively, immerse yourself in a more relaxed, American-diner at BigShots Bar. Bigshots stocks all your classic liquor plus it’s a great place for any late-night munchies you might have.

It’s no secret that the number of coffeeshops for legal highs is a big reason why Amsterdam is so popular, especially for younger crowds. So coffeeshops also serve drink in a more laid-back atmosphere like the world-famous BullDog café. On the opposite end of the spectrum, The Dutch love their locally brewed beers! You can find a unique crossover between proper Irish pubs and delicious, locally brewed beers here in Amsterdam and the red light district. One popular venue that combines Dutch hospitality with Irish décor is Molly Malone’s.

Leidseplein

Leidseplein is definitely a place you have to explore during your Amsterdam weekend, this area is one of the major centres of Amsterdam’s nightlife. Here you will find bars, clubs, pubs and cafes, and you will find that most are open until 5am! Leidseplein is all about tourists for shopping and night time enter­ta­inment, so you’re sure to be looked after in this district of the capital. Probably the best area for a pub/bar crawl, there’s lots of little venues for casual drinking, like Irish pubs Dan Murphy’s and the Hoopman which are just a stones throw away from one another.

Just further down from the rowdy Irish pubs that grace Leidseplein are a few more chilled, modern-style bars to sink your teeth into. If you’re a fan of fancy cocktails and low lighting, NJOY is a small but sweet bar that sleek and stylish. Pair your visit to NJOY with some dancing at Club Candela just next door! This 2-storey nightclub has all the classics including karaoke and late-night DJ’s until 5am on weekends.

The BullDog legacy extends itself from the red light district to Leidseplein with the impressive Bulldog Palace. A coffeeshop stroke cocktail bar, it has a huge outdoor patio area that will easily fit a big group of giggling girls. If you’re a big fan of jazz music, Leidseplein is home to the longstanding Jazz Café Alto. You’ll see the venue a mile away with the giant saxophone hung outside, and inside you’re greeted with cozy vibes full of music and friendly faces.

Rembra­ndtplein

Rembra­ndtplein is considered as the heart of Amsterdam’s nightlife and a real hotspot to head to during your Amsterdam celebration, especially since it is home to many of the city’s most popular clubs and bars! More on the touristy side, you can get a glimpse of what Amsterdam offers while still having a classic last night of freedom. Probably the most popular bar in this district of the capital is the Xtra Cold Ice Bar! Exactly what it says on the tin. This venue features one normal bar before throwing on a coat, hat and gloves and heading into the ice bar. Drink from ice glasses and marvel at the ice sculptures in this unique nightlife experience.

Of course, there are a lot warmer venues in Rembra­ndtplein if you’re not a fan of the cold head to Lunar Bar on Halve­ma­an­steeg and immerse yourself in bright lights and LGBTQ+ culture. Top tip – this bar has some incredibly different cocktails to tantalise your taste buds if you want to broaden your drinking horizons! Pair your visit to Lunar Bar with a bit of hilarious karaoke at Karaokebar 24K right next door. With a sleek style, you can get straight in and sing your heart out in the little booths.

Amsterdam nightlife is pretty ahead of the times, and you can find plenty of quirky décor to snap a pic or two! The whole of Rembra­ndtplein is a perfect example of this, with high seating and crazy murals to entertain your girls while sipping on cocktails. When the night gets later and your vision gets blurrier, there’s only one place to go – AIR nightclub. A multi-tiered dancefloor, cutting edge electronic music and 5 vibrant bars all in one venue to make the last night of freedom one to remember.

What Are the Reasons to Visit Amsterdam?

What Are the Reasons to Visit Amsterdam?

There are plenty of reasons to visit Amsterdam, including obvious elements that make the city special and hidden gems to discover while you’re there. Amsterdam is often a bucket list destination for most people, and what better time to tick something off the list? See some of the top reasons to visit Amsterdam to celebrate the last night of freedom below.

A Liberal Viewpoint

The element that sets Amsterdam apart, the liberal way of life offers a relaxed, open and free atmosphere to the city.

Excellent Transport

It may be boring, but easy transport can make a world of difference when it comes to exploring a new city. Train links and cycling is just two of the easiest (and fun) ways to get around.

Red Light District

You might be surprised by how much you enjoy the red light district, as there’s something for everyone. Sex shows, bars, pubs, windows, sex shops and coffeeshops make for an explosive combination.

The Canals

The array of waterways that weave in and out of the city are beautiful and offer canal trips so you can see a different side of the city and learn a little about the history.

Rich in History

If you’re bride to be is a history buff, she’ll know the depth of history this city holds. Amsterdam show cases it’s history in many different forms, from the light-hearted Sex Museum to the serious Ann Frank House.

Art Hotels

Amsterdam has invested a lot of time and money into making sure travellers have the best stay possible. This extends to where you stay, with a multitude of art hotels, quirky accom­moda­tion and modernised apartments to choose from.

A Safe City

It’s super important to know how safe, clean and friendly a city is before you jet off. Amsterdam has one of the lowest crime rates in Europe and are more than used to looking after visitors all year round.

Coffeeshops

A unique factor of the Netherlands capital is the numerous coffeeshops that can legally sell cannabis to the public. It’s a great bucket list item to check off while you’re celebrating!

Advice for Getting the Most Out of Your Amsterdam Hen Party

Advice for Getting the Most Out of Your Amsterdam Hen Party

It’s true that there’s too many things to do and see in Amsterdam to fit everything into one quick weekend.  But how can you get the most out of Amsterdam without feeling rushed off your feet? The museums of Amsterdam are different than any other city, in that you can dip in and out of them quite quickly – and visit all of them in one day easily! Add the sex museum, bodyworks and Ann Frank House into one day for a splash of culture.

Because of those fantastic transport links that you’ve heard so much about, it’s easy to take a break from the city and head to the outskirts or other surrounding locations. One place that’s definitely worth a visit (in the Spring/­Summer months) is the many tulip fields around the Netherlands. Some of the most popular include Westland, Noor­do­os­tpolder and Keukenhof. Aside from the coffeeshops and a legal high, there’s plenty of drink-based things to do around the capital too. The Heineken Experience is a must-visit if you’re budding bride is a big fan of beer, and the House of Bols is a museum dedicated to liqueur, spirits and cocktail making.

How to Get Around Amsterdam?

How to Get Around Amsterdam?

Often, when you travel to a new place a big form of stress is how to get around. Amsterdam has minimalised this stress into nearly none-existent with genius ideas and transport links at your disposal. First and foremost, the city is pretty compact as it is. This means that once you’re in the city centre, you can explore most places on foot and see all the great bits and pieces in between. If you’re flying over to the capital, the airport is home to the central train station that’s directly underneath. This means you can hop off your plan, down the stairs and right onto a train into the city with no worries.

Your best resource for train transpor­ta­tion is the official GVB website. This is where you can check the times and prices of trains going from central station and beyond. You can also create an account to save journey’s ahead of time!

For cheap travel, we highly suggest you hire a bike for your stay. Some accom­moda­tion even come with bike access, and the city is built for cyclist with specified roads and traffic lights to keep you safe while you dart around.

Why Choose Us When Planning a Hen Party in Amsterdam?

If Amsterdam is at the top of your list for a weekend, we don’t blame you! But why not get a little help with the organising from us? Funktion Events are proudly ranked 1st out of 263 UK Stag and Hen Party Organisers on Freeindex. On top of this, you can read 1000's of 5 star reviews on Trustpilot, tried and trusted reviews from real people loving our services.

We’ve sent multiple parties on a trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam, have experience and use top suppliers to make sure you’re looked after and can focus on celebrating. Lastly, Funktion are a fully ABTA bonded party company with the latest online events area for individual payments and itinerary updates – just to top it all off!

Reviews for Amsterdam

Rating 5.0
Clare Popham
24th May 2019
It was fab thank you. Everyone who met us were really friendly and helpful all weekend.
Rating 5.0
Natalie Ward
9th February 2019
We had a brilliant time, thank you!