Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
Arriving in Holland by air is always a pleasure at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. And when returning home again after your holiday, make sure to spend some extra time at Schiphol. Discover what the airport has to offer – it’s a city unto itself!
- Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s biggest airports.
- Experience Schiphol up close with the unique ‘Behind the scenes’ tour.
- See our tips for accommodations near Schiphol Airport.
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is the largest airport in Holland, and one of the biggest in Europe. In 2013, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol was elected the best European airport. At Schiphol, you won’t be bored for a minute.
Shop ‘til you drop
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport boasts a huge variety of shops, ranging from Victoria’s Secret and Burberry to Gassan Diamonds and even Hermès. The shops are open seven days a week.
If you’d prefer to get some relaxation, try the Airport Library, the Casino or the Dr Fish Spa wellness centre. The Kids Forest playground is a feast for the children. And, of course, there are many excellent delicatessen shops and restaurants to be found.
Rijksmuseum at Schiphol
In addition to many shops, delicacies and relaxation Amsterdam Schiphol Airport also offers culture with the Rijksmuseum. This smaller version of Amsterdam’s famous Rijksmuseum is the world’s first airport museum, and displays original works of the Dutch masters Rembrandt and Vermeer, among others. The Rijksmuseum can be found on Holland Boulevard and is open every day from 7:00 to 20:00.
Experience Schiphol up close
Are you curious about the goings-on at an airport? Schiphol offers you the ‘Schiphol Behind the Scenes’ tour. Please make sure to book your ticket ahead of time, since the tour fills up quickly. It is easily combined with your return trip if you are travelling from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, and tour takes just over an hour.