outdoor

Amsterdam’s wildly varied festival calendar includes a lot of events that take place outdoors. There are food festivals where you can sample culinary delights in the sun, dance music festivals where you can dance under the stars, film festivals in the open air and much more.

24 hours

You’ll be surprised how much of Amsterdam you can see in just 24 hours. So arm yourself with comfortable shoes, a good map and get ready for an advent...

10 Amsterdam photo hotspots

With its kilometres of canals, brick bridges, old churches and 17th-century architecture, Amsterdam is a photographer’s paradise. But where can you st...

Wildlife

Apart from the pigeons on Dam square, you might not really be expecting to encounter much wildlife in Amsterdam. The Dutch Capital does have a few exo...

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-...

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...

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...

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...

22fest

Contactweg 68
1014 BW AMSTERDAM
Thuishaven
18/05/2019
Amsterdam-based music platform 22tracks celebrates summer with its own music festival in the Diemerbos. Join them in the forest fo...

Opera in the Garden

Keizersgracht 672
1017 ET AMSTERDAM
Museum Van Loon
09/08/2018 - 14/08/2018
Harking back to opera’s beginnings as courtly entertainment in Italy, the annual Opera in the Garden performances at Museum van Lo...