Sample fine cuisine, learn from the pros, and browse the food exhibition at Taste of Amsterdam. This tasty al fresco event is on for 2014 from 15 to 18 May at Amstelpark which is near many of our Amsterdam apartments.
Amsterdam Roots Festival has no doubt become a trademark on its own. Attracting over 50,000 enthusiasts of less-commercial acts from around the whole globe each year, it certainly is a nice event to attend if you’re about to enjoy a short stay Amsterdam in early summer.
The Netherlands’ sweeping coastline encompasses a series of clean, white, sandy beaches, several of which can be reached via public transport from the capital of Amsterdam, offering a calming seaside alternative to the city’s bustling streets.
Sweeping almost 1,000 hectares, the Amsterdamse Bos is one of Europe’s largest city parks, granting a welcome retreat from the confines of the capital and a chance to explore a picturesque environment brimming with fantastic attractions.
Make the most of Amsterdam’s excellent indoor and outdoor swimming facilities during your holiday.
If you enjoy wildlife of different sorts, you cannot ask for a better opportunity to see some of the finest species in a perfect natural setting. The Artis Royal Zoo is a great place to admire some of the most amazing specimens of unusual and exotic fauna, but also to enjoy the marvelous examples of 19th century architecture. It is a truly remarkable spot for anyone looking for something more than the casual metropolitan chic offered by the Venice of the North.
Set within an iconic green building and located upon Amsterdam’s Oosterdok, just minutes away from Central Station, the Nemo Science Centre offers a fun packed, educational experience for all ages. Boasting five floors of science and technology, this interactive museum is definitely worthy of a visit.
Originating at the close of the 19th century as a petite oasis for Amsterdam’s working classes, the current Westerpark encompasses a generous 35 acres, stretching west of the capital’s central core to Sloterdijk Station. Beautifully restored from the ashes of a dismantled gasworks, the Cultuurpark Westergasfabriek, as it is locally known, showcases the renowned brilliance of Dutch design and provides a unique environment for a memorable Amsterdam encounter.
Attracting around 10 million visitors every single year, and situated to the south of the famous Museumplein, the Vondelpark is Amsterdam’s largest and most popular city park. Offering a huge variety of action and entertainment, such as an open air theatre, children’s playgrounds, a selection of fine restaurants and picturesque scenery, Vondelpark is definitely worthy of a visit.