city park

Trees, ponds and flowers surround you and the sounds of the city fade away... come experience the green side of Amsterdam! There are lots of parks in Amsterdam, ranging from the famous Vondelpark, which attracts some nine million people each year, to charming public gardens with little more than a bench and a chess board.

5 perfect picnic spots

Make the most of Amsterdam’s shy sunny days by heading off for a picnic away from the city-centre crowds. From grassy fields to foodie markets and a f...
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Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark 5A
1071 AA AMSTERDAM
Vondelpark Openluchttheater
02/06/2019 - 08/09/2019
From June through September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a programme packed with festivals, dance, cabaret...

Parks & gardens

Trees, ponds and flowers surround you and the sounds of the city are far away... Come experience the green side of Amsterdam! There are over thirty pa...

Parks & nature

For such a small city, Amsterdam is bursting with green. Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or get to know the city from the...

Estates & gardens

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area has plenty of green space where visitors can find a variety of flora and fauna, forests, dunes, lakes, and other lands...

Flowers

When you think of the Netherlands, a few iconic images immediately spring to mind – windmills, clogs and tulips. Just like the rest of the country, Am...

Ruigoord

Ruigoord 76
1047 HH AMSTERDAM
Ruigoord is a creative village surrounded by an industrial harbour atmosphere just outside Amsterdam. In 1973, the abandoned villa...
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Gaasperplas Park

Gaasperplas Park
1108 AZ AMSTERDAM
The Gaasperplas is a recreational area and nature reserve with a lake and water sports centre, offering canoeing, swimming, rowing...

Hortus Botanicus Vrije Universiteit

Van der Boechorststraat 8
1081 BT AMSTERDAM
Large herbarium and tropical greenhouses with orchids, a collection of bonsai trees (Japanese miniature trees) and the largest col...
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Westerpark

Westerpark
1014 DA AMSTERDAM
Located in Amsterdam West, the Westerpark is a wonderful place to walk, skate, relax or have a picnic with friends. This green exp...

Flevopark

Kramatweg
1095 KD AMSTERDAM
Flevopark is situated on the east side of Amsterdam. This large green park is the perfect place to relax, go for a jog, play some ...