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Whether you enjoy being part of the action or prefer to observe from the sidelines, Amsterdam has lots to offer active adventurers and sports enthusiasts. Get walking, jump on a bike, learn to kite surf or cheer for your favourite team during your visit!

Top ten outdoor sports

If the sun is shining, doing sports is infinitely more fun if you get to do it in the fresh air. Thankfully, Amsterdam offers plenty of options for sp...

Zandvoort

With its clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities, Zandvoort has become one of the Netherlands’ most popular beach destinati...

Bloemendaal

With more of a party atmosphere than its neighbour Zandvoort, Bloemendaal is a great place to dip your toes in the North Sea or hit a dance floor...

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...

Urban beaches in Amsterdam

There's no better place to be when the sun shines in Amsterdam than on one of the city's many urban beaches. From post-industrial hotspots to chilled-...

Vondelparkloop

Vondelpark
1017 AA AMSTERDAM
Vondelpark
18/01/2020 - 19/01/2020
A sporting event for the whole family, the Vondelparkloop weaves through the famous park in Amsterdam, following the main pathways...

Sloterplasloop

Willinklaan 7
1067 SL AMSTERDAM
AAC
13/10/2019
Part of the Rondje Mokum (Amsterdam Circuit) series of running events, this 10km race is centred around the Sloterplas (lake) in t...

Middenmeerloop

Radioweg 89
1098 NG AMSTERDAM
AV'23
27/10/2019
After hosting the Nescioloop earlier in the year, AV’23 welcome runners back to the east of Amsterdam for the Middenmeerloop.