Amersfoort has been voted the best city in Europe! The jury of the Academy of Urbanism praised the city for the way it has grown over the years: with an eye for quality. Quality in the spatial environment, in the attention for residents and in the preservation of heritage.

Amersfoort joins a nice list of other cities that have won this award. Berlin, Copenhagen, Lisbon, Porto and Rotterdam, among others, won the title in previous years.

Discover Amersfoort by bike with the European City of the Year cycling routes!

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Are you ready for an adventure that perfectly combines culture, architecture and nature? Then the historic bicycle route through Amersfoort, European City of the Year, is your next destination. Cycle past breathtaking monuments and modern hotspots, and experience the unique mix Amersfoort has to offer.

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Amersfoort, the European city of the year, is full of architectural gems worth seeing. With this bicycle route of over 20 kilometers you will discover the most beautiful places and buildings that the Keistad has to offer. From modern new housing estates to historic inner city streets; you will feel like you are in an open-air museum full of surprises!

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  • Bridge Houses

  • Avenue of the Courts

  • City Garden

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