Millions of tourists flock to Amsterdam each year and it’s not hard to see why. The city’s picturesque canals and cultural attractions are a huge draw. Come springtime, visitors seeking a view of the nearby tulip fields fill the city, while winter draws those looking for Christmas markets and celebrations. Because this popular destination is also quite compact, the crowds can be overwhelming. In fact, the World Travel and Tourism Council voted it one of the most overcrowded destinations in the world. If you are planning an upcoming visit to Amsterdam, read on for our top tips and tricks to avoid crowds.