Amersfoort may be the most versatile city in the Netherlands. Discover everything that Amersfoort and its charming, historical city centre and beautiful green surroundings have to offer.
Amersfoort’s vibrant city centre
Enjoy drinks on an outdoor terrace, sample the city’s culinary delights, or have a night on the town. The historical city centre is bursting with cosy cafes and pubs, great restaurants and trendy bars. Are you a theatre or cinema lover? Amersfoort has plenty to offer. Be sure to keep a close eye on the events calendar. The inner city is alive and kicking and the great thing is, you can cycle to De Hof in only ten minutes!
City for fans of art and culture
The city of Amersfoort is home to a wealth of sights and attractions. Discover Museum Flehiete for example, or Mondriaanhuis, or Kunsthal KAdE. Visit Koppelpoort, Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren or Muurhuizen, and feel like you’ve stepped into the Middle Ages. Also highly recommend: the KunstKwartier!
Shop till you drop in Amersfoort
Amersfoort is a great city for shopping, even on Sundays! The city boasts a great variety of shops set against a tasteful and historic backdrop. Go to Langestraat for all the well-known brands, or visit the exclusive and charming boutiques in Krommestraat or De Kamp. No day of shopping would be complete without a delicious cappuccino or lunch at one of the many restaurants and cafes.
Clear your head on the water
Get some fresh air and relax on a boat trip on the Waterlijn, and enjoy all the sights the city has to offer. Medieval gateways, historic buildings and façades, the unique Muurhuizen (“wall houses”) and more. Boat tours are scheduled between April and October. But of course you can also rent your own boat and discover Amersfoort and surroundings on your own terms.
Discover the area’s nature reserves
Living in Amersfoort is living in a delightfully green environment. The city has plenty of parks and gardens. But the area around the city has loads to offer too, such as the Soester Duinen area with drifting sands, de Schrammer, the Utrecht Hill Ridge, the Veluwe, the Gelderse Vallei and Arkemheen-Eemland. All great places to go hiking or cycling.