It’s the first day of March, which means spring is well on its way! Astronomically speaking that is – weather experts will beg to differ. But no matter the weather, March is the perfect time to discover the best hidden secrets of the city. Here’s our top 4:
Dutch Masters from the Hermitage
You can’t visit Amsterdam without paying a visit to our Dutch Masters. The Hermitage Amsterdam is showcasing one of the greatest treasures of the State Hermitage; the world’s leading collection of Dutch Golden Age paintings outside the Netherlands.
When: Monday to Sunday, open from 10.00 am until 17.00 pm
Where: Amstel 51, 1018 EJ Amsterdam
Amsterdam Cocktail Week
Cocktail lovers, brace yourselves as Amsterdam prepares for another week of boozy brilliance!
45 of Amsterdam’s hottest bars partnering up with some of the hottest alcoholic and non-alcoholic brands to create two killer cocktails for €8 and €5 respectively. Sounds pretty cool, right?
When: From Monday 5th to Sunday 11th of March
Where: For more information; www.amsterdamcocktailweek.nl
Dutch National Opera & Ballet
For a cultural night out, head to the Dutch National Opera & Ballet to admire a world-class opera or ballet performance. To see what’s on, navigate to: https://www.operaballet.nl/en/program
But to be honest, no matter what production you choose… a night at the Dutch National Opera & Ballet is an unforgettable experience in itself.
When: For more information; www.operaballet.nl
Where: Amstel 3, 1011 PN Amsterdam
Amsterdam Coffee Festival
Some would say “life begins after coffee”. If you’re one of those people, you might want to check out the Amsterdam Coffee Festival. This tasty festival features artisan coffee stalls, demonstrations from the best baristas, live music, art and much more. Why go? Because coffee is always a good idea.
When: From Friday 9th until Sunday 11th of March
Where: Pazzanistraat 33, 1014 DB Amsterdam
Photo: Petrovsky & Ramone