canal ring

Since its construction began in the 17th century, Amsterdam’s Canal Ring has grown to be one of the world’s most unique urban landscapes. And it not only remains a historic and beautiful water network through the city, but a stunning backdrop for fantastic cultural and sporting events throughout the year – and an essential part of any visit to the city.

New boating traffic rules

17 Feb 2017
The City of Amsterdam is tackling congestion on Amsterdam’s canals by trialling a number of measures, including making Prinsengracht a ‘one-way canal’...

Institut Français des Pays-Bas

Vijzelgracht 2A
Amsterdam's oldest foreign institute serves as an ambassador for French-Dutch dialogue. It offers cultural events and courses and ...

Gay Swim Amsterdam

Postbus / PO Box 18183
The club offers organised swimming, water polo and triathlon at the Marnixbad and the Sloterparkbad in a relaxing and stimulating ...