Author(s): Marco Polo
Explore Amsterdam with this handy, pocket-sized, authoritative guide, packed with Insider Tips. Discover boutique hotels, authentic restaurants, the city's trendiest places, and get tips on shopping and what to do on a limited budget. There are plenty of ideas for travel with kids, and a summary of all the festivals and events that take place in the Dutch capital. Let Marco Polo show you all this wonderful city has to offer... Narrow houses leaning against each other at slightly crooked angles, a cyclist crossing a bridge on a squeaky bicycle, people sitting out in the sun in front of the corner cafe and enjoying their coffees; in the distance the jolt of a tram lumbering along the Leidseplein. This is Amsterdam! Your Marco Polo Amsterdam Pocket Guide includes:Insider Tips - we show you the hidden gems and little known secrets that offer a real insight into the city from unusual nights on a houseboat, buildings with breath-taking views and coffee at a 17th century hangout.Best of - find the best things to do for free, the best `only in' Amsterdam experiences, the best things to do if it rains and the best places to relax and spoil yourself.Sightseeing - all of the top sights are organised by areas of the city so you can easily plan your day.Discovery Tours - 4 specially tailored tours that will get you to the heart of Amsterdam either on foot or by bike. The tours are themed - so if food is your thing then bring a big appetite for a wonderful wander from one fine food shop to another, or strap on your boots for a full day tour exploring Amsterdam's glorious architecture, canals and shopper's paradise.Amsterdam in full-colour - Marco Polo Pocket Guide Amsterdam includes full-colour photos throughout the guide bringing the city to life offering you a real taste of what you can see and enjoy on your trip.Touring App - new for 2018, you can download any of the Discovery Tours to your smartphone, complete with the detailed route description and map exactly as featured in the guide, free of charge. The maps can be used offline too, so no roaming charges. The perfect navigational tool with distance indicators and landmarks highlighting the correct direction to travel in as well as GPS coordinates along the way. Enjoy stress-free sightseeing and never get lost again! Street Atlas and pull-out map - we've included a detailed street atlas and a handy, pull-out map so you can pop the guide in your bag for a full-on sightseeing day or head out with just the map to enjoy your Discovery Tour.Useful Dutch phrases - the essential words and phrases are included to help you get by.Trust Marco Polo Pocket Guide Amsterdam to show you around this fabulous city. The comprehensive coverage and unique insights will ensure you experience everything Amsterdam has to offer and more. The special tips, personal insights and unusual experiences will help you make the most of your trip - just arrive and enjoy!
Named after the famous Venetian explorer, Marco Polo launched its new series of maps in 2011, and its travel guides in March 2012. The team has many years of expertise in successfully producing and selling cartographic products and travel guides. Marco Polo offers an extensive range of high-quality publications, including travel guides, traditional maps, laminated city and holiday maps, road atlases, and phrasebooks.