Amsterdamse Bos, Amsterdam

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As Amsterdam's largest park, Amsterdamse Bos boasts thick swathes of trees, open meadows, and a wealth of opportunities for outdoor activities. Visit the forest and stop by the visitor center, where you can learn more about the local wildlife, vegetation, and ecology. To get a different view of the area, join an excursion on one of the many tour boats that ply the forest's canals and waterways. You can also hop aboard a bicycle to explore the extensive network of bike trails and footpaths. Then pay a visit to one of the cafes or restaurants throughout the park--don't miss the chance to try a famous Dutch pancake. Be sure to check the park's calendar to see what kinds of performances and events are in store during your visit. To visit Amsterdamse Bos on your trip to Amsterdam, use our Amsterdam family vacation planner.
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  • This area in Amsterdam is off the beaten path. It has a lovely green space with water activities and an outdoor amphitheater near-by. It took us about 25 minutes or so to bicycle there from the city c...  more »
  • If you are staying in Amsterdam / Amstelveen for a short duration ; you must include a cycle tour or a walking tour in the Amsterdam BOS (Nature park/Jungle without animals)  more »
  • Beautiful forest which in the time of crisis of the 20 century by unemployed is laid out. Plenty of facilities to visit, goat farm, restaurant, rowing course etc.
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