summer

Amsterdam is famous for its world-class museums and art galleries, fabulous shopping and all kinds of entertaining delights, but on a bright sunny day the best place to be is outside! Head out and enjoy the city at its best: on the water, sunny terraces, at the beach, in the park, and be sure to have a cold drink or ice cream in hand.

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-...

Top terrace bars in Amsterdam

Experience Amsterdam with a drink in hand on a social summer evening. There are excellent terrace bars to be found in every neighbourhood and these ar...

Best terraces in Amsterdam

Whether you’re in the mood for canal-side cocktails, breathtaking rooftop views or craft beer and bitterballen at your local, these sun-soaked hotspot...

Summer in Amsterdam

Enjoy countless festivals, urban beaches, picnics in the park, outdoor cinema & art, and cool drinks on sunny terraces - Amsterdam is teeming with thi...

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...

Ice cream shops

Nothing's better on a warm day than a delicious frozen treat. Amsterdam has a number of excellent ice cream shops turning out Italian-style gelato or ...