A wonderful idea for an Amsterdam side trip is to visit some traditional fishermen’s villages, like the former islands of Marken and Volendam.
The Dutch city of The Hague lies about an hour from Amsterdam and is a great city for an Amsterdam side trip. From Amsterdam Central Station to The Hague it takes takes 50 minutes by train. While Amsterdam is the city of republicans and commerce, The Hague is the city of royalty and aristocracy.
The Kröller-Müller Museum holds the second largest collection of Van Gogh paintings in the world.The museum…