DISCOVER AMERSFOORT: THE HIDDEN GEM FOR A WEEKEND GETAWAY

Amersfoort is a city that will absolutely surprise you and perfect for a city break. With its rich history, cozy streets and wide range of stores and museums, it is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway. An overnight stay in Amersfoort means waking up to the sound of the bells of the Our Lieve Vrouwetoren, also known as the Lange Jan, inviting you to explore the city.

       

Amersfoort European City of the Year

AMERSFOORT NAMED 'BEST CITY IN EUROPE'

Amersfoorters congratulations! We have been elected the best city in Europe! Of course we are super proud of this! The jury of the Academy of Urbanism praised the city for its unique heritage.

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Find out why we are the best

WHAT TO DO IN AMERSFOORT?

Visiting Amersfoort is absolutely not to be done without some activities. Make your visit unforgettable:

  • Shopping: Amersfoort has a diverse range of stores. From shopping at the big chains to discovering small boutiques in cozy streets
  • Restaurants: Dining out in Amersfoort is delicious! Go hysterical dining at Dolle Diva, Vietnamese at NinhBinh or Culinary at Mei. Amersfoort has everything to offer, from pancake house for a day out with the kids or the most delicious pizza at our many fine Italian restaurants
  • Museums: Culture enthusiasts can indulge in Amersfoort's various museums. The Mondrian House, KAdE and Museum Flehite are just the tip of the iceberg
  • Monuments: Admire the historic buildings and monuments the city has to offer. The Koppelpoort, the Lieve Vrouwetoren and the Muurhuizen are real eye-catchers that you really should not miss. Take a cruise through the beautiful canals. Or take an educational city walk led by a city guide.
  • SIGHTS

    From highlights like the Koppelpoort, the Our Lieve Vrouwetoren to the Muurhuizen. This is not to be missed!

    SIGHTS
  • THE BEST RESTAURANTS

    At Dolle Diva with a hundred chandeliers, Vietnamese at Ninh Binh or luxury at De Saffraan? We have the tips

    THE BEST RESTAURANTS
  • VISIT A MUSEUM

    From Mondrian to Kamp Amersfoort, from Flehite to KAdE. A lovely day of wandering around is easily planned

    VISIT A MUSEUM
  • Shopping in the most beautiful streets

    Discover Amersfoort's retail offerings. Whether you want to home-shop or go clothes hunting.

    Shopping in the most beautiful streets

Hang out the T.I.E.S.

This summer there will be work on the railroad around Amersfoort. The city is less accessible by public transport as a result. Are your weekend plans falling through as a result? Citymarketing Amersfoort has the solution: hang out the T.I.E.S. (Tourist in your own city)!

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OVERNIGHT IN STYLE

A good night's sleep is essential during a city break. Especially for all the things you want to tick off your bucket list. Amersfoort offers a variety of accommodation options, from luxury hotels to cozy B&Bs.

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NATURAL AREAS

Amersfoort has beautiful natural areas where you can walk and relax. Perfect for a short walk or a longer trip.

After a refreshing walk in nature, it is great to recover on one of the cozy terraces in the city center. This way you combine the best of both worlds: the tranquility of nature and the liveliness of the city.

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YOUR AMERSFOORT ADVENTURE AWAITS YOU

Are you ready to discover Amersfoort? Whether you come for a relaxing weekend getaway, a day of extensive shopping or a cultural exploration, this city will not disappoint. Book your overnight stay and experience for yourself what Amersfoort has to offer. See you soon in Amersfoort!

 

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AMERSFOORT

Visiting the city of Amersfoort is like finding yourself briefly in the Middle Ages. With the historic center of Amersfoort, you wander through ancient streets and beautiful old canals. The city center of Amersfoort offers you the perfect combination of buildings with history to structures with a modern look. Amersfoort lends itself perfectly to a day out or a weekend away. Go shopping in picturesque streets, visit The Amersfoort Zoo, discover history with the birthplace of Piet Mondrian or Kamp Amersfoort and end the day at one of the many top restaurants or bars.

Shopping in Amersfoort

Stores in Amersfoort we have plenty! In the center we have the big known brands to the beautiful boutiques in historic streets. So shopping in Amersfoort is for everyone. From shopping street the Langestraat with the famous big stores to the Krommestraat with unique boutiques for those nice rare finds.

Sightseeing in Amersfoort

Amersfoort has plenty to see! Climb the 346 steps of Lieve Vrouwetoren and look out over the city. Get out on the water and book a cruise through the canals with the Waterlijn or go out with a city guide and discover what most people don't see. We also have tourist attractions like The Amersfoort Zoo, the little train that lets you ride through the city or exploring the city by bike or electric scooter. For more information about the war, you can visit Kamp Amersfoort, the Cavalry Museum or National Military Museum Soesterberg.

Museums in Amersfoort

Visiting a museum in Amersfoort is definitely something you should do! How about the Mondrian House which is located in the birthplace of Piet Mondrian or Museum Flehite with changing exhibitions and art. We also have Kunsthal KAdE in Amersfoort with exhibitions that go in all sorts of directions. From modern to classical. Are you more into visual culture or photography then The Rietveld Pavilion is for you! The building was designed by Rietveld himself.

As a city, Amersfoort also has a military past. This is reflected in various museums such as Kamp Amersfoort, Cavalry Museum or the National Military Museum in Soesterberg on the outskirts of Amersfoort.