[Video] Festive vibes in Amsterdam at Christmas

[Video] Festive vibes in Amsterdam at Christmas

The Netherlands may have its own winter gift-giving tradition of Sinterklaas, but that doesn’t mean that the Christmas holidays can’t feel magical. There likely won’t be any snow, and the Christmas markets aren’t quite as big as the ones you'd find in Germany, but you can certainly have a very merry festive season right here in the Netherlands.

Celebrating the Christmas holidays in Amsterdam

The twinkling lights, the hot chocolates, the ice skating - all of this combines to create a distinctly festive mood in Amsterdam. Get a taste of the Dutch capital's Christmassy atmosphere in this video below - who knows, it may also offer some inspiration for spots you can visit this Christmas!

What's your favourite thing about Christmas in the Netherlands? Let us know in the comments below!

Victoria Séveno


Victoria Séveno

Victoria grew up in Amsterdam, before moving to the UK to study English and Related Literature at the University of York and completing her NCTJ course at the Press Association...

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