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Discover Benelux | Amsterdam Highlights | Leidseplein & Museum Area

Photo: Cris Toala Olivares

Leidseplein and Museum District area Home to some of the most renowned masterpieces in the world - with the museums looking like masterpieces themselves. Make sure not to miss this piece of cultural treasure during your Amsterdam adventure. TEXT: CHARLOTTE VAN HEK | PHOTOS: AMSTERDAM MARKETING & NBTC HOLLAND MARKETING

PUT THIS ON YOUR TO-DO LIST: Vondelpark Open Air Theatre – from May to September the Vondelpark offers a programme jammed with festivals, music, dance, jazz, theatre and stand-up comedy. Just a stone’s throw away from the Museumplein. Until 11 September Uitmarkt – the kick-off of the cultural season and the largest cultural festival in the Netherlands, drawing 500,00 visitors every year and spread over more than 30 venues in Amsterdam. 26 – 28 August Robeco Summernights – wonderful concerts, from classical to jazz and from chansons to film scores, presenting top musicians from the Netherlands and around the world. Het Concertgebouw, July - August

Photo: Hans Samsom

Comedytrain International Summer Festival – this world-famous comedy group performs at Amsterdam’s Toomler comedy club on various nights during the summer, spoiling its guests with world-class stand-up comedy. Until August National Dutch Theatre Festival – during its 11-day run, this festival will be presenting the best theatre shows of the season and handing out various awards in recognition of the best productions. 1 – 11 September

34 | Issue 31 | July 2016

Photo: Jan Kees Steenman

Photo: Philipp Benedikt

Profile for Scan Client Publishing

Discover Benelux, Issue 31, July 2016  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux, Issue 31, July 2016  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.