metropolitan area

Explore the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area to discover windmills, beaches, riverside estates and national parks. The Amsterdam Area is also a thriving business hub. It is comprised of four different municipalities: Amsterdam, Almere, Amstelveen and Haarlemmermeer (including Amsterdam Airport Schiphol). Each offers its own distinctive advantages and charm for those living, working and doing business in the city.

More Almere itinerary

Explore outstanding modern architecture and spend time shopping in Almere before heading to the unique Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve.

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-...

Amsterdam Beach highlights

I amsterdam's selection of highlights of things to do and places to stay, eat and drink in Amsterdam Beach, including restaurants, hotels, excursions ...