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Top 10 things to do in Amstelveen

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Top 10 things to do in Amstelveen


One of the great advantages of Htel Serviced Apartments Amsterdam Amstelveen is its central location. Just a few minutes’ walk away you find the city center of Amstelveen: Stadshart.


Htel’s top 10 attractions in Amstelveen:


1. Shopping at shopping mall Stadshart

Stadshart is a four star mall with small boutiques and large stores like Zara and de Bijenkorf. Stadshart is located just a few minutes walk away from Htel Serviced Apartments Amsterdam Amstelveen.


2. A lovely night out for two

Stadshart Amstelveen is also the place for a lovely night out. You can dine at one of the restaurants, go to the cinema or see a show at Schouwburg Amstelveen. There’s enough within the reach of Htel serviced apartments.


3. Culture in Amstelveen

Expats who love culture can enjoy Amstelveen very much. You can go see a theater show in the Amstelveen Schouwburg or check out beautiful artwork in the Cobra Museum. Another attraction is the open air theater in the Amsterdamse Bos. It’s a cozy place to picnic and simultaneously enjoy a special performance.


4. Dining out/Don’t feel like cooking?

Are you in for some sushi, pizza or France cuisine? At Stadshart there are several restaurants and cafes. We advise every expat to visit ‘Loetje aan de Amstel’ for the best steak in town. Htel’s Resident Services Agents are happy to help with a restaurant reservation.


5. When it comes to sport, there is plenty to do nearby

Cyclists can make a round “Ronde Hoep” cycling along Ouderkerk aan de Amstel, Abcoude and Vinkenveen and golfers play a round at Amsteldijk golf center. The place for a good workout is the Amsterdamse Bos. From running and rowing to horse riding and swimming, it’s all there. Amstelveen is ideal for expats that want to keep a healthy lifestyle.


6. Families with children

For families with children there is much to discover in Amstelveen itself. Every expat family should visit Broersepark, the oldest park in Amstelveen. It has many things to offer, such as the summery Broersepark Family Festival. The Amsterdamse Bos is the place to be for children’s entertainment, such as watching animals at goat farm Ridammerhoeve, boating in Miniport and tree swaying in Climbing Park Fun Forest.


7. See the city on two wheels

Explore the area of Amstelveen and be amazed by this green city. Check out the shopping mall ‘Stadshart’, several parks, cafes and restaurants. At Htel Apartments we offer bikes as one of our extra services, so expats can explore the city of Amstelveen and Amsterdam ‘’Dutch style’’.


8. Enjoy spring and summer at the Amsterdamse Bos

Htel Serviced Apartments is within walking distance of the Amsterdamse Bos. Perfect for picnics, a walk through the woods, feeding the ducks… enjoy your expat life in the Netherlands.


9. Amsterdam is just 15 minutes away

Whether you book an apartment for short or extended stay, everyone wants to visit Amsterdam. Delve into the past and explore the best museums in Amsterdam. Htel’s selection of must visit museums in Amsterdam: Van Gogh museum, Stedelijk museum, Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank Museum, and the Jewish historical museum. Visit the floating flower market and lose yourself in the canal belt of Amsterdam.


10. A day out with the family

Fancy a day out with the family? In that case we recommend the Amstelpark. With beautiful ornamental gardens and various attractions for children. Lovers of local products can indulge on the ‘Pure Market’ every second Sunday of the month.


Htel Serviced Apartments Amsterdam Amstelveen is ideally located

The motorway (A9) is just around the corner and there is a direct connection by public transport (tram, bus and train) with Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam city center. Also the Zuidas business district, Schiphol-Oost, RAI Congress and other business locations in and around Amsterdam are within easy reach.


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