Amsterdam is brimming with wonderful spots to while away the hours. From buzzy bars to quiet spots in gardens, you’ll find the perfect place to spend your time, many with lovely little views. We’ve put together a small selection of images for you to get ideas.
20 June 2019
Browsing the cheese carts at any of Amsterdam’s local markets.
Admiring some 4,000 species (ok, maybe not all of them) of plant life at De Hortus, Amsterdam’s gorgeous botanic gardens in the heart of De Plantage.
Taking a nap on the sunny terrace outside Eye Filmmuseum. And then taking in an awe-inspiring exhibition.
Picnicking at the Gaasperplas. A fun treat for the whole family on a warm summer day.
Wandering Amsterdam’s canals in search of unusual and wonderful houseboats.
Finding a shady spot in the J.W. Overloopplantsoen, a small and stunning park in De Plantage neighbourhood.
Sitting in the sun at Distillery ’t Nieuwe Diep. The perfect spot to sample their freshly distilled genevers and vodkas
Basking on Oma Ietje’s sun-drenched terrace savouring Oma’s renowned comfort food in Amsterdam’s Zuidoost.
Getting our caffeine fix — and other Italian delicacies — at Renzo’s Delicatessen on the Van Baerlestraat while watching the world go by.
Appreciating the architectural feat that is the astounding library at the Rijksmuseum. It never ceases to amaze us!
Sampling Stork’s succulent seafood as boats pass-by on Amsterdam’s iconic IJ.
Sitting with friends in Amsterdam’s heart, the Vondelpark. The perfect spot to end the day.
Chasing windmills in the Zaanstreek just north of Amsterdam. Best experienced on two wheels when the sun is shining.