Stena Line’s Harwich to Hook of Holland ferry route is the most modern in the world and home to the worlds largest Superferries the Stena Britannica and Stena Hollandica. Sail direct from Harwich to Holland or travel from London to Amsterdam using the dutchflyer rail and sail service.
Hook of Holland is a busy port. But it's also a resort, sometimes called "Rotterdam-by-the-Sea." This port-resort arrangement is typical of the Dutch and Belgian coasts with large populations and little land.
Travel from Hook Van Holland to Amsterdam to explore Holland's most famous city and one of Europe's centres of history and culture, by taking Stena Line's ferry via the Hook of Holland to Amsterdam.
Amsterdam's beautiful flat landscape means that it is a paradise for cyclists. Why not hire a bicycle for a fun and exciting way to explore Amsterdam's stunning architecture. Take time out to wind your way around Amsterdam's 165 canals and appreciate the serenity of its vivid public gardens and bustling flower markets. You could enjoy all this and more when you travel to Amsterdam with Stena Line.
When you explore Amsterdam, you'll find a diversity of interesting museums and shops: Amsterdam boasts an eclectic variety of museums, many of which are heralded as the best in Europe. Make sure you visit Amsterdam's famous Van Gogh Museum and the Rembrandt House Museum to see the work of two Dutch art masters. Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Cobra Museum also host outstanding collections of traditional and modern art respectively.
If you want to explore the best shops in Amsterdam, be sure to make a stop at Zeedjik, which was once part of the red light district but has since been regenerated and is now popular with people looking for shops and eateries in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam's visual beauty provides the optimum location for canal-side bars and cafés. If you want to explore the best places to wine, dine and go out in Amsterdam, investigate Amsterdam's bruin cafés, or brown bars: so called because of their old, nicotine stained walls.
And if you're looking for great places to eat in Amsterdam, a variety of Dutch and international cuisine awaits. Visit the Surinamese, Indonesian or Chinese snack bars if you're looking for econo-ethnic food in Amsterdam, or stop by Amsterdam's 'Nine Streets' area if you're hoping for something more upmarket.
To enjoy the delights of Amsterdam, simply take the ferry to Holland with Stena Line and explore one of Europe's most dynamic cultural cities.