The VVV (Netherlands Board of Tourism) has several offices around Amsterdam and in Holland. Each VVV within Holland has information principally on its own region.
VVV—Netherlands Board of Tourism. Stationsplein 10, Amsterdam, 1012 AB. www.holland.com. Open daily 9--6.
Online Travel Tools
For a guide to what's happening in Holland, the official site for the Netherlands Board of Tourism is www.holland.com. The official Amsterdam site is www.iamsterdam.com, which also offers extensive event listings. More information is found at www.visitamsterdam.nl. Other general sites are www.amsterdamhotspots.nl and www.amsterdam.info. For rail information and schedules, go to www.ns.nl.
One of the most informative English-language websites about the Netherlands is at www.expatica.com. At www.dutchnews.nl you’ll find a daily digest in English of the top domestic news stories in the Netherlands. The A-mag www.iamsterdam.com/en/visiting/plan-your-trip/products/a-mag is a free magazine affiliated with I amsterdam, which offers cultural listings, shopping tips and information about Amsterdam; look for it in newsagents and cafés. For a fun site where you can learn a bit of Dutch, go to www.learndutch.org.
Virtually all cities and towns have individual tourism websites; see the Essentials listings near the beginning of many of our town write-ups.