General Information Plan your trip to Amsterdam This article tries to answer the most frequently asked questions about Amsterdam, including the official spoken language, business hours, average prices… Necessary Documents Learn about the necessary documentation to visit the Netherlands. Necessary documents, passports and visas to visit Holland and Amsterdam Read more Travel insurance If you are traveling to Amsterdam, you might want to look up the various types of travel insurances that exist for the Netherlands like the EHIC. Read more Language Dutch is the official language of the Netherlands. Learn how to say the basic words in Dutch to get by during your stay in the country. Read more Prices Amsterdam is not one of the cheaper destinations in Europe, so it's important to know how much things cost so you can budget well and save money. Read more Climate The weather averages in Amsterdam are very similar to those in London, although the temperature is a little lower and level of rainfall somewhat higher. Read more Public Holidays Find out when the Netherlands celebrates its public holidays and when the most important festivities take place and what landmarks and museums close. Read more Opening times Opening times in Amsterdam aren't much different to other European capitals. Get to know the opening times for shops and museums. Read more General Information Necessary Documents You may also be interested in General Information Learn about Amsterdam’s general information, including the city’s time zone, electric outlets and population before your travel, so you can plan your holidays. Necessary Documents Below you can find the necessary documentation to visit Amsterdam depending on your nationality.