Essential Information for Visiting Amsterdam in November
Amsterdam Weather in November
The average temperature during the month usually hovers around 7 degree Celsius with the daytime temperature reaching 10 degree Celsius and the nights being as cold as 4 degree Celsius. One may also expect to encounter some rainfalls during the month.
On an average, Amsterdam gets 2 hours of sunlight in November. So if you are planning a trip to Amsterdam in November, pack your bags keeping in mind a cold climate with frequent showers and you are good to go.
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Why to Visit Amsterdam in November?
October is the last month of the peak tourist season in Amsterdam, so the number of tourists in the city declines as November begins. This leads to the tourist places in the city becoming less crowded, and thus, an opportunity to explore without having to worry about crowds. Furthermore, due to lower scale of tourism, the flights and hotels also become much cheaper, offering a great relief to your travel budget.
But the major factor why one should visit Amsterdam in the month of November is the numerous events that are organized here. From film festivals to comedy events and much more, there is so much to look forward to if an Amsterdam trip in November is your plan. Besides, the lineup of sports events is also equally impressive.
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Places to Visit & Things to Do in Amsterdam in November
Amsterdam Canal Cruise Location: Prins Hendrikkade 25, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
Operational Timings: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM (Monday - Sunday)
Activity Duration: 1 Hour (Approx.)
About the Amsterdam Canal Cruise:
The Amsterdam canal cruise comes with an amazing 1-hour cruising experience through the pristine waters of Amsterdam. Witness the grand merchant houses, churches, and other notable landmarks as you pass under the beautiful bridges that are located on the waterways. Get a chance to sail across the most prominent canals in Amsterdam, including Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht. Plus, you get a multi-lingual GPS audio guide to help you get important information about the landmarks in your preferred language.
Activity Location: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Activity Timings: 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Activity Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
About Van Gogh Museum:
Visit this famous Dutch art museum in Amsterdam and marvel at the world's largest art collection of Van Gogh, a renowned Dutch painter. Admire the amazing blend of art, culture & history as you explore various exhibits in the museum. Roam around various areas and marvel at 500 drawings, 200 paintings & 750 letters made by this famous Dutch artist. See some amazing paintings including Sunflowers, The Bedroom, & the Self Portrait, and get to know about his significant contribution to 19th-century art. Listen to the interesting narrations from a multilingual audio tour and gain some insights into Van Gogh's ways of working. Book tickets for Van Gogh Museum and admire his contemporaries including Monet & Gauguin.
Visit Amsterdam Light Festival
To soak up the lovely sights, stroll all over the city and admire these modern artworks or rent a bike to explore the city decorated like a bride. For the most outstanding experience, hop on a cruise and watch the whole city come alive at night.
The highlights of the cruise will be passing through the canals with mesmerizing art sculptures and seeing the gleaming reflections on the water. Being in Amsterdam during this light festival is sure to become a lifelong memory for you.
Location: All over the city
Price of the Cruise ride: Adults- INR 1800; Children: INR 1200
Timings: The Amsterdam Light Festival cruise can be boarded daily from Damrak Pier 5 from 17:00 to 21:30. The ride lasts for 75 minutes.
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Activity Location: Europalaan 1, 5171 KW Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
Activty Timings: 11:00am-6:00pm, daily
Activty Duration: 8 Hours (approx)
About the Efteling Park:
The largest Theme Park in the Netherlands, the Efteling Theme Park in Amsterdam is a magical world with engaging stories and thrilling rides. A fairy tale world where you can have a great time with your family, and especially kids with efteling park tickets. Kids love this place as it takes them near to those TV characters with joy and excitement.
Efteling Park is a place where the kids and even the adults embark on a journey with Jokie and Jet in the Carnaval Festival and the daredevils explore the gold mine of Baron 1898 at 90 km/h. You can also glide through the secret corridors and magical rooms of Symbolica.With sparkling lights, icy entertainment, and warming bonfires, this is an unmissable destination on your visit to the Netherlands.
A Day Trip to Zaanse Schans and Volendam
Here, you may visit the museum and get to know the making of the famous wooden shoe, tour inside the windmills dating back to the 17th century. Later on, you may visit the fishing town, Volendam and stroll around the sea port and admire the beauty in its purest form.
Do not forget to try some delicious Dutch treats and try out some traditional dresses. Undoubtedly, Zaanse Schans and Volendam make it to the list of one of the best places to visit in Amsterdam.
Location: Zaanse Schans and Volendam
Checkout & Book: Volendam Marken and Windmills Tour
Activity Location: Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60h, 1012 DP Amsterdam, Netherlands
Red Light Secret Museum Timings: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Activity Duration: 50 Minutes (Approx.)
Last admission: 45 minutes before closing
About Red Light Secrets Museum, Amsterdam:
Visit the Red Light Secret Museum, housed in a former 17th-century brothel near the city's oldest church in Amsterdam. It reveals the most intimate and darkest secrets of the world's most famous and oldest profession. The Red Light Secret, the only and one of its kind museum offers a unique and enlightening perspective on the world of prostitution. Book your Red Light Secrets Museum Tickets and prepare to get fascinated.
Meeting Location: Stadhouderskade 78, 1072 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands
Operational Timings: 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Activity Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes (Approx.)
About Heineken Experience Tickets:
Visit the amazing world of Heineken and learn about the manufacturing process behind some of the world's finest beers. Take this semi-guided interactive tour that includes multiple tastings and free beer. Enjoy interactive games from the brand's global sponsors, like the UEFA Champions League, Formula One, and Rugby World Cup. Also, get the chance to engage in some activities, like "a beer bottle for a day," and have a fun time. Book these Heineken tour tickets now and learn about the heritage and culture of the world's best beer company.
Meeting Location: Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, Netherlands
Starting Time Slots: 9:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 10:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:00 AM, 11:30 AM, 12:00 AM, 12:30 AM, 1:00 AM, 1:30 AM, 2:00 AM, 2:30 AM, 3:00 AM, 3:30 AM
Activity Duration: 3 Hours (Approx.)
About Rijksmuseum Ticket with Canal Cruise, Amsterdam:
This skip-the-line ticket lets you get hassle-free entry to Rijksmuseum along with an hour-long canal cruising experience with your family and loved ones. Witness over 800 years of Dutch art, culture & history and 8000+ historic artefacts at Rijksmuseum. Plus, you get to enjoy a 1-hour cruise tour across the waterways of Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage Canal District. A GPS audio commentary in 18 different languages is available to give you detailed information about the attractions.
Visit Amsterdam Icebar
Have some drinks in your ice glasses while enjoying and grooving to some music in the warm area. Then head to the Icebar where you will be provided with proper clothings so that you don't feel cold. Here, everything from tables and chairs to the entire interior is made up of ice.
The colorful lighting in the room keeps changing and the appearance of ice keeps changing with the lights and looks spectacular. A visit to Amsterdam Icebar is definitely going to be the highlight of your trip and is one of the best Amsterdam things to do in November.
Location: Amstel 194 – 196, Amsterdam
Price: INR 1800
Timings: 11:45 AM to 12:00 AM
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The brainchild of a Merlin Entertainments company, the Amsterdam dungeon is a unique way of gathering information about the dark history of the Netherlands. There are several rides and performances that are interaction based. Their main aim is to shed some light on the archival scenes of the Plague, the medieval torture and the Rembrandt workshop.
Anne Frank House is a museum that has been transformed from the hiding place of the Frank family, who were forced to hide in the house to escape the Nazis during World War II. Situated on a canal in Prinsengracht in Amsterdam, this biographical museum houses the personal belongings of Anne and possessions of the people who were in hiding with her during the war.
Seated in Amsterdam's historical center, Dam Square is a bustling gathering place for both locals and tourists. It is jam-packed with museums, the Royal Palace, food carts, restaurants, and retail establishments. An entertainment hub, hosting daily events like comedy performances, fire shows, live music, dance acts, and a variety of other events, it is always full of enthusiasm.
Attend the PAN Amsterdam Art Fair
Authentic Antique jewellery, furniture, sculptures dating back to the 17th century, oil paintings, oriental carpets and rugs, maps and whatnot. Even if you are not a collector, you can visit this fair to see some of the finest artworks by many famous artists. Without a doubt exploring this fair is one of the best Amsterdam things to do in November.
Location: RAI Amsterdam
Price: INR 1200
Timings: 22 November to 29 November 2020
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Starting Location: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 88, 1012 GG Amsterdam, Netherlands
Starting Timings: According to your preferred time
Activity Duration: 2 hours (Approx.)
About Amsterdam Red Light District Walking Tour:
Take a walk around the Red Light District of the city where you will get to know the deep history behind the sex workers in the area. Explore the narrow alleys along with some erotic theatres and coffee shops during the tour. Plus, you can embark on the tour at your convenience without any time boundaries. Simply download the audio track and delve into the journey while listening to the informative audio. Book your package and get ready for the unique tour.
Dancing on the Edge Festival
It celebrates artists from different parts of the world with all their distinctive art and also helps them to connect with other creative minds. This perfect exchange of art and creative thought process makes it a fun festival in November you shouldn't miss out on your visit in Amsterdam.
Location: Henny Jurriens Studio, Amsterdam
Price: Free entry
Timings: from 10th to 12th November 2020
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Attend the International Documentary Film Festival
Since the year 1988, this film festival is held annually in November and is one of the reasons to visit Amsterdam in November. The films are showcased all over the city and over 300 films are shown during this festival.
Price: Tickets start from INR 3000
Timings: In the month of November
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