Celebration of 400 years canals
2013 was a special year for Amsterdam. The 400-year anniversary of Amsterdam’s famous Canal District, established in the Golden Age, has been celebrated. Since the 17th century this district has been a compromising network of intersecting waterways. Furthermore, this area forms the heart of Amsterdam with its shops, restaurants and culture. The cultural organization Unesco has even added Amsterdam’s inner ring canals to its World Heritage List in 2010. This makes the Canal District the perfect starting point from which to explore Amsterdam. All hotels, restaurants and museums of Amsterdam Canal District are located in the canal ring and offfer you a taste of Amsterdam’s energetic atmosphere over the last 400 years!
Amsterdam Canal District
The luxury boats of Canal will take you around the area. While on board you can feast your eyes on all the attractions that this ancient city has to offer. Several museum’s exhibit living during the 400 year history of Amsterdam’s Canal District from the golden age to the present day. A special choice of Canal District restaurants offers you 17th century dishes and traditional drinks. While staying in one of the Canal District Hotels you can experience the rich Dutch history in the historical buildings yourself and you will receive a special gift.
Canal District Package
Celebrating the 400 years of the Canal Ring we offer accommodation in a Basic Double room with a free upgrade to a room with canal view. The Canal District Package includes a free gift of the graphic novel Vincent by Barbara Stok, which takes the reader on a journey to the brief and intense period of time that the painter spent in the south of France.
During springtime 2014 you will also receive a free ticket to the Museum Van Loon or Foam.