Travel guides to Amsterdam, Netherlands, selected by Amsterdam-Netherlands.com editors, including travel books, dining guides, maps and Amsterdam-specific specialty guides including the guides to the Amsterdam Museum of Erotic Art and the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam. Featuring top travel guides such as Rick Steves' Amsterdam, Eyewitness Travel Guide Amsterdam and Lonely Planet Amsterdam.
Amsterdam: Shop-Eat-Sleep By Nienke Oosterbaan and Caroline Hulsenbek A discreet, designer travel guide to Amsterdam's shopping, restaurants and hotels. Spiral-bound and compiled by Amsterdam native experts, this simply organized and straightforward travel guide to Amsterdam presents Amsterdam' shops, markets and boutiques, as well as Amsterdam's many international restaurants, mellow smoking cafes, and vibrant bars and nightclubs by neighborhood. The Amsterdam hotel listings include budget hostels all the way to upscale Appololaan hotels.
Eyewitness Travel Guide to Amsterdam Beautifully illustrated on glossy, heavy-weight paper, the Eyewitness Travel Guide to Amsterdam is an excellent resource for planning a trip to the Netherlands or Amsterdam as well as a great Amsterdam travel guide to remember all the sites by, such as The Van Gogh Museum and canal architecture and bridges. This Amsterdam travel guide includes Amsterdam hotel and restaurant listings, shopping and markets, a guide to Amsterdam neighborhoods with color maps, as well as a thorough Amsterdam area festival and event list.
Fodor's Citypack Amsterdam Fodor's compact Citypack Amsterdam is a concise mini-guide to the best of Amsterdam, perfect for the short-term Amsterdam traveler who doesn't want to get bogged down with Amsterdam's myriad hotels, restaurants and attractions. With a fold-out color map, a list of Amsterdam's top 25 attractions and short reviews of restaurants and nightlife, this Amsterdam travel guide sticks to the best and brightest in Amsterdam.
Get Lost! The Cool Guide to Amsterdam By Joe Pauker In the Netherlands, even hypodermic needles are state-funded, so it's no surprise that marijuana, hashish and magic mushrooms are readily available at specialty Amsterdam cafes. A humorous and original Amsterdam travel guide geared to psycho-tropic Amsterdam travelers, this hip guide includes information on Amsterdam sex shows, cheap munchies, affordable Amsterdam crash pads (including the comfy couches at Schiphol Airport) and the all-important Dutch translation of "Stoned as Shrimp."
Let's Go 2003: Amsterdam A must-have Amsterdam travel guide for the student, backpacker, and budget traveler. From the infamous Flying Pig hostel in Amsterdam's City Center to budget hotels throughout Amsterdam, cheap Amsterdam eats, as well as a an informative overview of Amsterdam history and background on the art highlights at Amsterdam museums. This is the Amsterdam guide, full of listings and honest reviews, for Amsterdam travelers looking for the grit and not the glitz.
Lonely Planet Amsterdam A metropolitan melting pot such as Amsterdam deserves its own guide apart from the Netherlands. Lonely Planet's Amsterdam travel guide elucidates local culture (a "Brown Cafe" is a smoke-stained place for deep conversation), offers lists and reviews of Amsterdam hotels and restaurants for all budgets, the best places to rent bikes (as prolific as trams in Amsterdam), background information on Amsterdam's many art and cultural museums and practical travel information to plan a trip to Amsterdam by.
Moon Metro Amsterdam This new travel guide series to Amsterdam profiles top Amsterdam sights, restaurants, amusements and hotels. A slim and smooth Amsterdam travel guide, Moon Metro Amsterdam divides the city into distinct districts (including Amsterdam's Red Light district and the upscale Appololaan) and gives a well-researched overview of Amsterdam. The many color, fold-out Amsterdam maps (on durable, thick paper)are easy to follow and complete with street by street grids tagged with Moon Metro's best-of Amsterdam listings.
National Geographic Traveler Amsterdam Designed for the sophisticated globe-trotter, the National Geographic travel guide to Amsterdam, written by Amsterdam experts, covers Amsterdam history and culture, Amsterdam's notable hotels and restaurants, while mapping out walking and driving tours of Amsterdam and her surrounding areas. The superior photography and artwork are signature National Geographic.
Rick Steves' Amsterdam, Bruges and Brussels 2003 By Rick Steves This best-selling Netherlands travel guide has Rick Steve's infamous Back Door intimacy, listing and candidly reviewing lodging, cafes and inns in Amsterdam, Bruges and Brussels, going from the metropolitan Netherlands attractions to the surrounding tulip fields and windmills. Up to date and well-researched, Rick Steve's guide to the Netherlands includes walking tours and all the nitty-gritty practicalities like banking hours and tax rates.
Time Out Amsterdam Produced by Britain's Penguin Books, the Time Out Amsterdam travel guide to Amsterdam is a hip and savvy Amsterdam travel guide. Written and researched by local Amsterdamites, the reliable and up to date Time Out Amsterdam frankly covers the infamous sex and drug industries, reviews Amsterdam hotels for all budgets, background of Amsterdam's many museums as well as including a complete culture section that includes Amsterdam's theater scene, canal-side galleries and gay nightlife.
Amsterdam Maps and Transportation Guides
Michael Brein's Guide to Amsterdam by the Tram By Michael Brein, Ph.D. Ride Amsterdam's public transportation system for all its worth with Michael Brein's Guide to Amsterdam by the Tram. In this hardcover edition, Michael Brein shows Amsterdam visitors how to ride the extensive tram system to over fifty of Amsterdam's top attractions, including surrounding Amsterdam area attractions.
Streetwise Amsterdam A street smart Amsterdam map that doubles as a quick-reference travel guide to Amsterdam's attractions, museums and parks. A best-selling Amsterdam travel essential, Streetwise Amsterdam is a laminated, full-color and fold-out map of Amsterdam that includes a street by street grid and outlines Amsterdam's districts.
Arts in Amsterdam
Van Gogh's Van Goghs: Masterpieces from the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam With 107 full color photo plates and 70 illustrations, this guide to Amsterdam art is a pictorial tour of the best and earliest Van Gogh pieces in Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum, spanning the whole of Van Gogh's short but explosive career. Many Van Gogh art historians contributed to the text of the coffee table tome to Van Gogh's life work.
Venus Temple: The Amsterdam Museum of Erotic Art By Hans-Jurgen Dopp Venus smiles on Amsterdam. The Amsterdam Museum of Erotic Art is a legitimate temple to the Goddess of Love and Beauty and displays erotic art through the ages, including sensual paintings, engravings and photographs. Author Hans-Jurgen Dopp is an authority on erotic art and this Amsterdam guide book is a pictoral and editorial tribute to Amsterdam's sexiest museum.