OrangeSmile Tours Best destinations around the world - Travel Guide
Amersfoort

City break in Amersfoort. Active leisure ideas for Amersfoort - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Amersfoort Those tourists who have chosen the Amersfoort as a destination for holiday will be able a wide variety of activities. Here you will enjoy fine pubs, where every evening interesting cultural programs are organized. In local bars, you will be offered to try the best varieties beer. Fans of night entertainment will also be able to choose a club to their liking. In Jackson nightclub, which serves as a cafe in the daytime, you can spend a relaxing evening at the bar full of delicious cocktails, and have wild parties on the dance floor. The same system as the Jackson has popular among locals Fiji club. Here you can dance all night on the raised dance floor. The busiest time in the club is on Friday and Saturday nights. Lapart is the true institution for gays in Amersfoort. It is filled up every Saturday night, and everyone is welcome here.
The brightest tourist attraction of Amersfoort is the beautiful Toren Tower. Once the 94-meter-high Woman's Tower was part of a large-scale construction - the Lange Jan cathedral. … Open
If you love wild parties then go to the Flur nightclub. On a weekly basis, here perform various artists, bands, and DJs with bright shows. This is the most famous pop stage in Amersfoort. The tickets you can purchase online from the official website. The Miles is the outstanding live music cafe of Amersfoort. If you love jazz music, so surely you will enjoy a Jazz Jam Session every Thursday night here. Every Friday, a different artist perform on Friday night, Saturday nights are dedicated to DJ's performances. The Curtis is the popular cafe for students of Amersfoort. There’s something to do here almost every night, like a quiz night, a student night and Saturday night with DJs. Real rockers can also find their place in Amersfoort. With the Boothill Saloon, with cowboy boots dangling from the ceiling, you can have a beer, listen to rock and play some pool.
Fans of ecological tourism will enjoy numerous city parks, squares, and picturesque suburban areas. Tourist routes pass through the most beautiful natural places, so you can breathe fresh healthy air and enjoy amazing presents by nature. Perhaps the most famous entertainment center in Amersfoort is the park Walibi Land. Visit it will be interesting not only to small travelers but also to their parents. Every day in the park there are bright shows and performances. Fans of thrill and adrenaline rush can try out the most incredible attractions in action. The most popular attraction of the park is the El Rio Grande, the rafting along which will bring a lot of impressions to those who are not indifferent to water attractions. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Admirers of magic and mysteries should visit the castle of Merlin, whose guests, at every step, will be expected by mystical adventures. Close to the entertainment park, there is a large camping and a bungalow-park. Here you will have the greatest choice for outdoor recreational activities. Surrounded by picturesque nature you can organize a picnic, make a lot of amazing photos against the backdrop of outstanding natural attractions. Shopping fans will not get bored here. In Amersfoort, there are a lot of boutiques of fashionable clothes, and large shopping centers, and supermarkets, where you can buy delicacies and excellent Dutch cheese.
Koppelpoort The best way to enjoy the panorama of a picturesque city is to take a ride on a balloon. Such ariel excursions are very popular with visitors and especially for tourists. In the city, there is a special platform from where huge colorful balloons fly up. This "air" walk became kind of ritual, which every traveler should try, so do not be an exception! For those who are afraid of heights, there is no less attractive option - to ride a boat along the canals of the city and to appreciate the unique architectural sights. An important sight-seeing facility is an old cemetery, where Soviet soldiers who died during the Second World War are buried. More than 800 people rest in peace in the cemetery. Despite the fact that the attraction has a rather gloomy status, it is visited by many visitors. The entrance to the cemetery is decorated with a screw from the old Soviet aircraft.
Amersfoort - guide chapters 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Reference information
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Amersfoort
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Hoge Veluwe' , 31.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Veluwezoom' , 44.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 57.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 61.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Amersfoort
♥   Amusement park 'Oud Valkeveen' Naarden, 21.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Koningin Juliana Toren' Apeldoorn, 37.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Walibi Holland' Biddinghuizen, 41.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 41.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Amusementspark Tivoli' Berg en Dal, 52.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Amersfoort
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 60.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 68.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquaventura' Hellendoorn, 76.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 85.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Amersfoort
♥   Restaurant 'De Saffraan' Amersfoort. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'De Aubergerie' Amersfoort. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Het Bergpaviljoen' Amersfoort. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rauw' Amersfoort. Type - Meats and grills. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eetvilla van den Brink' Soest. Type - Classic cuisine. 5.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sites around Amersfoort from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Queen's Day

From the series “Most Enchanting and Vibrant Festivals”
The Queen’s Day is an occasion to trade all possible things. Very often in the street markets you can buy unique antiques and works of art. The most extensive festivities are traditionally held in Amsterdam. As the city centre is overcrowded, no transport is possible there. Thousands of visitors have to walk. Plenty of interesting decorations and orange clothing, exciting street performances and markets that stretch for several kilometres are really worth visiting and enjoying. … Read further

Netherlands Institute of Sound and Image

From the series “Glass Architecture - Impressive Villas and Buildings from Glass”
In the great beautiful building has also placed offices and conference halls. The last floor is used by the Museum of Mass Media, which is open for all guests of the city. The 54th meters façade was decorated within three years. The façade has 2 100 vivid panels. Inside the building has a lot of unusual glass elements. The building has marvellous glass staircases, glass partitions that separated large area. At night Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision looks amazing. … Read further

Castle Muiderslot

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
Already a century later, there was no trace of the fine, exquisite atmosphere prevailing in the castle. The gardens were destroyed and the castle was converted into prison. In the 20th century the historical building was restored. Today the castle is a branch of the Amsterdam State Museum. Recently, the unusual medieval-style attractions were arranged in the palaces. All visitors can try on the ancient armor or costume of the court jester, learn to deal with the old weapons. In the small courtyard you can enjoy the aristocratic entertainment - participate in the falcon hunting. … Read further
Car rental on OrangeSmile.com Rentals in Amersfoort

Photogallery of picturesque Amersfoort

Search for active leisure and attraction spots on Amersfoort map

Address/Sight name City/Region Country Within radius, km
 Types of touristic objects to search for
Hotels & Car rental
Carhire locations
0 star
1 star
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Touristic places
Art galleries
Churches/Temples
Museums
Castles/Palaces
Monuments
Touristic areas
Sightseeings
Attractions
Attraction parks
Casino
Theaters/Cinema
Disco/Clubs
Parks
Zoo
Aqua parks
Transport
Airports
Train stations
Bus stations
Metro
Parkings
Fuel stations
Ports/Ferries
Open the list of object types
Health/Sport
Open the list of object types
Food/Money
Open the list of object types
Shopping
Open the list of object types
Beauty/Medicine
Open the list of object types
City services
Open the list of object types
Useful services

City break ideas for neighbours of Amersfoort

Guide to your best city break in Amersfoort - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Amersfoort - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Amersfoort?' disappears immediately.
OrangeSmile.com - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
Secure Server
Head office
ESP 401, Eindhoven
5633 AJ, The Netherlands
+31 40 40 150 44


Copyright © 2002 - OrangeSmile Tours B.V. | OrangeSmile.com | Under the direction and management of IVRA Holding B.V. - Registered at Kamer van Koophandel (KvK), The Netherlands No. 17237018