The mesmerizing city of Amsterdam is sure to amaze each and every visitor at the first sight. The scenic canal belt, stunning tulip blooms, unbelievable landscapes, wondrous architecture, etc., contributes to the overall appeal of the city. Unsurprisingly, the beauty of Amsterdam never fades in any season; be it summertime with scorching some or freezing days during a winter season.
It is to be noted that the places that you can explore vary during different seasons. Hence, it is better to rely on a private Amsterdam tour guide to make your holidays memorable and exciting. On a related note, Christmas is approaching and there will be no other place better than Amsterdam to spend your Christmas holidays. There are many markets in and around the city, that are especially for Christmas shopping and some of those markets that you can explore during your Amsterdam city tours are given below.
Funky Xmas Market
Located at Westergasfabriek, the Funky Xmas market houses a variety of apparels from local as well as high-end designers. It also has a wide collection of accessories, fabrics, and many more. However, the market will be fully functional only by early December. If you are not in a mood of shopping, just sit back and dwell in the beautiful climate and artsy ambiance of the place.
This is one of the popular Christmas markets located inside the Kromhouthal industrial warehouse in Amsterdam Noord. You can find everything related to Christmas in this market such as gifts, cards, lanterns, wreaths, Christmas trees, and many more. After enjoying a majestic Christmas shopping experience, settle down and listen to any of the musical bands here. You can also savor your favorite beer in order to take the overall experience to another level. Note that Amsterdamsche Kerstmarkt will be functional by the second week of December.
Almost every Amsterdammer impatiently waits for Christmas in order to explore the Ice Village Amsterdam. During every Christmas, the Museumplein area in Amsterdam will be converted into an incredible Christmas “ice village”. No wonder, if it reminds you of the snowy places that are shown on Christmas cards.
ICE* Amsterdam houses an ice rink, numerous stalls, live entertainment programs, and a plethora of festive food and drinks. Make sure to try your luck in the ice rink or just play human bowling games here. Simultaneously, warm up yourselves by relishing any of the festive drinks or food. Note that this amazing Christmas market will be functional from December 20 onward.