December marks the commencement of the festive holiday season in Amsterdam, with gifts and donations delivered out on
Sinterklaas and later the run-up to Christmas and New Year. For those who love
to see snow falling, Amsterdam is the best place for you to visit in December.
Many people always like to see snow falling especially when the Christmas
celebrations are ongoing.
What To Where in Amsterdam in December ?
December can be chillingly cold,
especially when it is windy. You will require to carry the following items
since you will be moving outdoors with Amsterdam taxis to take you to
• A windproof hat or cap – particularly one that keeps the ears warm will
be very welcome. You will also want a scarf and gloves.
• Come accompanied with sweaters and warm socks. Long underclothes may
come in handy as well.
• Make sure you also dress in layers. Pubs, restaurants, and private
residences can be quite warm.
The Activities You Can Be Involved In
There are many ventures you can do in
Amsterdam so that you will never get bored. The best thing is that you will be
able to reach the places easily using the many Amsterdam taxis.
i. You can go to Frans Hals Museum in Haarleum by train. The museum
contains many attractive collections of artifacts for you to see. There is also
the Amsterdam history museum which can help you find a lot about the city's
ii. You can also go ice skating at small rinks setup at Leidseplein and
iii. You might like to try a taxi tour. There are companies that offer the
services like Schiphol Taxi. The companies show you around the city and feel
the way of life in Amsterdam, in which the Amsterdam taxi plays a significant
Festivals and Markets
December is the season when many of the
festivals happen in Amsterdam. The
Schiphol Taxi Company is best recommended
for you to use to move around the place. The Amsterdam taxi services are real
flexible, and the settings offered are of the best quality.
The Amsterdam light festival – in this
event, there is light placed all over the city during the festive season. It
features beautifully illuminated walking route around Amsterdam's canals. There
is also eye-catching light that you should not miss displayed at the Bijenkorf
store on Dam Square.
The Sunday market- the event at
Cultuurpart Westergasfabriek involves a mix of fashion, design, arts, plenty of
food and kids to stuff to play. There is also the Pure Market, which is a
winter event with high-quality production of music, displayed food stall.
The best is the New Year's Eve in
Amsterdam. There is general mayhem, fireworks and parties all over town. You
will then head over to the Oosterdok area for the municipal firework
performance above the river IJ which starts at on. Many travelers come to visit this beautiful city around the world like USA, Canada, Australia Singapore etc and book rental car for city tour.
Other events in December
Some of the events that you can be sure
to get involved as you wait for the biggest events are many. There is the
production of the diary of Anne Frank. It covers the two years Anne and her
family spent hiding in the Secret Annex. The production is captivating.
Yourself can go to the North Sea Jazz Center which hosts a variety of jazz and
world music every weekend at the Westergasfabriek.