Start counting down to September 21st - 22nd and be one of over 55,000 participants testing themselves in one of the world's largest running events, the Dam tot Damloop - passing along the Prins Hendrikkade in Amsterdam’s center, through the IJ automobile tunnel, all the way onto the Zaandam. Each race in this series provides a strong connection with the city! Feel an extra surge in will pulsating outward from the 250,000 cheering spectators and the dozens of live music performances set up along the way. All are welcome to join; there is also a Mini Dam to Dam Run for the kids and more!
Make the most of Amsterdam’s excellent indoor and outdoor swimming facilities during your holiday.
Conveniently situated upon Amsterdam’s bustling Rembrandtplein, just minutes away from the city centre, the Ajax Experience offers an entertaining insight into one of the Netherlands’ most successful football clubs. Filled with interactive activities, oozing a wealth of history and providing a chance to marvel at the club’s extensive collection of silverware, the Ajax Experience is an attraction definitely worthy of a visit.
If you fancy a taste of the real new modern Amsterdam displaying a beautiful new style of architecture combined with the sensation of being in a futuristic micro-city within an old city, then you should certainly visit the Amsterdam Arena. Here you will have the chance to do a whole range of fun activities, from watching the Dutch national team or Ajax Amsterdam play football in a stunning stadium, to listen to some great live gigs in the nearby Heineken Music Hall or to simply go to a grandiose mall for shopping or film watching.
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.