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Cycling in Amsterdam

Cycling is one of the best ways to get around Amsterdam, and no visitor should leave without experiencing the city's world famous bike culture.

All you need to know about cycling in Amsterdam

Even if you only pedal around for a few hours, riding a bike is an essential Amsterdam experienceRenting a bike or taking a guided cycle tour is a great way to discover the city and can be quite an adventure. Exploring the city on a bike lets you see more in a day, while blending in with the locals at the same time. Below you'll find all you need to know about cycling in Amsterdam, including where to hire a bike, cycling safety, rules of the road and the history of cycling in the Netherlands.

Get pedalling in Amsterdam

Hire a bike

Cycling is a fun, efficient and easy way of getting around Amsterdam - just like the locals do! Even if you only pedal around for a few hours, riding ...

Cycle routes

Explore more of Amsterdam with these six specially created bike routes. Each trail will take you off the beaten track to discover old and new architec...

Amsterdam's cycling history

A typical Amsterdam street scene sees countless cyclists either heading to or from work, transporting young children to school, or carrying anything f...

Cycling safely

Amsterdam is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the world and the majority of its citizens have spent their lives on two wheels since they wer...

Cycling tours

Do as the locals do, and grab a set of wheels for an active bicycle tour around Amsterdam. Choose one of the local guides for an experience catered to...