A city is full of green spaces

Nature & active in Amsterdam

Amsterdam and the surrounding area is bursting with opportunities to get active and outdoors – ideal for nature lovers, sports enthusiasts and thrill seekers. The city is full of green spaces, parks and beautiful waterways to enjoy, whilst the Amsterdam Area is home to a wealth of national parks and recreational areas.

Discover where to spot wildlife, the best place for a picnic or how get to know the city from the water. If you’re up for a short trip out of town, hike through the dunes or marvel at the rainbow hues of the flower fields. Those looking for more adventure can try everything from kayaking and kitesurfing to iceskating or climbing.