Explore Amsterdam safely

While many excursions and activities are on hold due to coronavirus, we will bring our beautiful city to you. We’ll continue to share our culture and sights and to celebrate the amazing people who make Amsterdam so exceptional. Read on for inspiration and information about how to enjoy Amsterdam while adhering to the government's safety guidelines.


There’s always something to do in Amsterdam. Even during this global crisis, the Dutch capital is still a hub for culture, entertainment and outdoor fun. While restaurants, bars, nightclubs and many other attractions are closed until further notice, new and innovative ways to share art, music, poetry, history and even a much-needed laugh are popping up each day. Experience Amsterdam safely with this roundup of activities and inspiration for keeping your distance while seeing the sights. 

If you are considering a trip to Amsterdam, please make safety your top priority. Do not gather gather in groups of more than four people from different households and wear a face mask in shops, museums, hotels and other public spaces. Keep in mind that regulations may change depending on how the situation develops, so check the City of Amsterdam’s website for the most current official guidelines. 


Explore Amsterdam on foot with these themed walking routes

Amsterdam al fresco

Unable to travel? We'll bring Amsterdam to you

Explore the Amsterdam Area (from home)

Tulips close up and Windmill Cris Toala Olivares
From tulip fields to sand dunes, you can see some of Amsterdam’s most stunning sights without leaving the house.
Virtual tours of Dutch landscape

Dutch DJs play famous Dutch sights

Check out world-famous Dutch DJs setting the soundtrack for some of the region’s most iconic attractions and landscapes.

Best cultural livestreams

Swan Lake Ukrainian State Opera and Ballet Theater
There’s no shortage of online events to help you feel connected to Amsterdam and these free concerts, ballets, recitals and exhibitions are the perfect introduction to new music and cultural scenes you may not have experienced before.

Discover Amsterdam on a virtual visit

Amsterdam Rijksmuseum
Start your exploration of Dutch culture with these virtual tours that highlight some of the world's most famous works of art.

Take a virtual canal cruise

Experience Amsterdam from the water with this zenned-out video that coasts through the city's picturesque waterways, passing some of its most beautiful architecture and iconic attractions.

Enjoy our beautiful home, without leaving your own

Lunchbreak neighbourhood guides