8 Summer activities in Amsterdam

From cozy terraces to refreshing boat tours, there’s something for everyone!

With summer in full swing, there is no better time to enjoy all the beauty that Amsterdam has to offer. In this blog, we’ll take you on a journey through 8 amazing summer activities in Amsterdam. From cozy terraces to refreshing boat tours, there’s something for everyone!

Enjoy the sun on a terrace

The Art Brasserie in WestCord Art Hotel has a sunny terrace. Perfect for a sunny dinner or a refreshing drink.


Discover a city beach

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at this city beach in Amsterdam East! Enjoy the sun and experience a relaxing day at the water.



Discover the Noordermarkt, a market with a rich history dating back to the 17th century. This lively market can be visited both on Monday morning (09:00 – 13:00) and on Saturday (09:00 – 16:00). The offer on the Noordermarkt is truly unique.


Canal Cruise

Discover Amsterdam from the water and admire the beautiful canal houses during a relaxing cruise. Enjoy the UNESCO-protected canal belt and the historic beauty of the inner city.


Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam

The Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Tip: Also take a look at Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam where you can find a subtropical indoor garden in collaboration with Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam.


SUP on the canals

Discover Amsterdam in a unique way: paddle boarding on the canals. Paddle along the canal houses and enjoy the beautiful view in an active and relaxing way.


A’dam Lookout

Visit A’dam Lookout and experience an unparalleled panoramic view of Amsterdam from the observation deck on the A’DAM Tower. Feel the thrill as you swing on the roof of the tower on ‘Over The Edge’, Europe’s highest swing.


Eat, Cycle, Repeat!

Do you fancy a sporty city trip? Set sail for our capital stay in the City Centre Hotel in the heart of Amsterdam and explore the city by bike!


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