Travelling from Malta to Amsterdam? Find out what to expect in this delightful town. With Air Malta’s direct flights, getting there has never been easier.
Travelling from Malta to Amsterdam? This delightful city, the capital of the Netherlands, is famed for its artistic heritage, intricate canal system and rows of tall narrow houses, this European gem certainly makes for a wonderful spring getaway. There’s so much to see and do, and with Air Malta’s direct flights from Malta to Amsterdam, getting there has never been easier. Allow us to share our top picks for an enchanting weekend in the city
Delve into your creative side
As one of the most famous museums in the city, no trip from Malta to Amsterdam would be complete without dropping by the Van Gogh Museum. The museum houses the worlds largest collection of works by the revered Dutch artist. He was little appreciated in his lifetime, selling just one single work. Today, the Van Gogh Museum draws some 2 million visitors each year. Head to the museum and catch masterpieces such as Sunflowers, The Bedroom and the Potato Eaters. After visiting, the nearby Stedelijk Museum and Rijksmuseum Amsterdam are also located on Museumplein square
Go to the Anne Frank House Museum
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One of Amsterdam’s most popular and important museums is the Anne Frank House. The house is located on the Prinsengracht canal in the centre of Amsterdam. Inside you can find the secret annexe where the young girl Anne Frank and seven others hid from German occupation during WW2. It was here that she wrote her world-famous diary. Today the house is a museum with many rooms preserved and makes for an authentic and subdued experience.
Visit the floating flower market
As the only floating flower market in the world, the Amsterdam Flower Market is located on the Singel canal between the Koningsplein and the Muntplein. This unique market has been operating since 1862. The flower stalls stand on the houseboats and evoke the old days when the market was daily supplied by boat. As one may expect, the flower market of Amsterdam is a particularly colourful and vibrant l place in the city. You will find there all sorts of tulips, narcissus, geraniums and many other types of flower. If you are looking for local souvenirs to bring back home with you, you’ll find a plethora to choose from-such as clogs, wooden tulips or cheese.
Sample the local delicacies
From mini pancakes to croquettes from a vending machine, to wonderfully cute cafes, Amsterdam offers the hungry visitor plenty of unique culinary experiences. Don’t go home without trying at least one of these traditional Dutch foods. First, find yourself some Bitterballen, these sumptuous, deep-fried crispy meatballs are traditionally served with mustard for dipping. Following, if you have room for a local sweet treat, make it a stroopwafel. Two thin waffles stuck together with a layer of sweet syrup; these delightful delicacies are best enjoyed hot and gooey from a street market or bakery.
From its bustling café culture to its winding streets full of mystery and intrigue, a trip to Amsterdam is one that you will always remember. In a matter of just a couple hours with Air Malta’s direct flights from Malta to Amsterdam , you too can explore the delights of this vibrant city.