Take the hassle out of visiting the capital of the Netherlands with a car by finding Amsterdam hotels with parking, right here at lastminute.com. Amsterdam is known as a cyclists' paradise, and as the saying goes: "If you can't beat them, join them." Why not get rid of your vehicle in a convenient and safe place when you arrive and take time to explore the city's winding streets and canal paths either by foot or on two wheels.
You'll find a large, secured car park conveniently located underneath the 4-star Möevenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre. The 4-star Park Hotel Amsterdam, nestled right in the heart of the city centre, also offers in-house parking facilities so you can safely leave your vehicle while you make the most of Amsterdam's top attractions.
For lovers of art and culture, Amsterdam is an absolute delight. The city is packed with outstanding venues including the Van Gogh Museum, which is dedicated to the works of the Dutch artist. It holds the world's largest collection of his paintings, letters and drawings, alongside pieces from his contemporaries.
At the Rijksmuseum you'll find an incredible collection of classical Dutch art, including works by Rembrandt. Fans of the artist should also find time to visit the Rembrandt House Museum, where many of his most famous paintings were created.
At the Anne Frank House you can learn all about the Jewish wartime diarist, Anne Frank, and her family's attempts to hide from the Nazis during the Second World War. The Dutch Resistance Museum also offers an absorbing look at life in the Netherlands during Nazi occupation.
Take time to stroll through the Jordaan neighbourhood, along leafy canal paths and down winding streets where you'll find a fascinating mix of shops, cafés and restaurants. The Vondelpark, designed in the 19th century, is also a wonderful space for relaxing and enjoying some fresh air.
You'll find an incredible array of bars, cafés and restaurants spread throughout the city, with Amsterdam's cuisine highly regarded for being as diverse as the city's cultural heritage. Try Sazanka, a Michelin 1-star restaurant renowned for its traditional Japanese cuisine. Hearty Dutch food is on offer at Stamppotje, while Restaurant Greetje offers more of a fine-dining experience.
If you're in the mood for something sweet then perhaps consider Pannenkoekenhuis Upstairs for its Dutch pancakes. The business claims to be the smallest restaurant in Europe with only four tables. Alternatively, Lanskroon café is the ideal place to try hand-made stroopwafels – a classic Dutch treat that involves two thin waffles with syrup spread in between.