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Best Time to Travel to Amsterdam
Amsterdam is the city that lies only 7 feet above the level of sea and thus it is always humid whether it’s summer, winters or rainy seasons. Rarely, temperatures would go extreme at this place and weather remains pleasant especially from June through August. From November through April, you will find Amsterdam cloudy and around New Year; days and nights would be windy with some snow and ice. So throughout the year and all the seasons can be termed as the best season to see Amsterdam. You just need to bring layers, comfortable clothes, footwear and an umbrella along to enjoy all the flavors of this beautiful city.
With a pleasant situation throughout the year, there are still times when tourism is witnessed at its peak and you will find a surge in hotel bookings along with long queues at major attractions here. This time runs between March through May and April through September. Between March and May is the tulip time whereas during April and September; a number of festivals and events are arranged in this city including the King’s Day, Museum Night, Hartjesdagen (Hearts Days), Open Garden Days, Open Monument Day and more. These are some days where you can visit some properties that are rarely open for public viewing. So if you are thinking about when to visit Amsterdam, these could be best times to explore all the gardens, heritage sites and many events/festivals of this colorful city.