The most romantic things to do in Amsterdam in one overview!

If you're planning on doing something romantic in Amsterdam this list gives you some great ideas. Amsterdam is almost like an open air museum and the scenery alone is super romantic already. Especially by night if you just walk along the canals with all the beautiful lights. It's magical! A romantic thing to do and it doesn't cost you any money. Sound good right?

Even some things to do in Amsterdam that should be on your bucket list are romantic. What about a cruise with a canal boat? Some of the companies offer the possibility to book a tour with bubbly and bites. Another romantic thing to do is a stroll down the Vondelpark. It's the most famous park in Amsterdam and really beautiful.The old trees and the many open fields where you can picnic. Lovely in both the winter and warm weather months. Or go to Artis, the historical zoo in Amsterdam.

For most people love and food go hand in hand so this list with the 10 best romantic things to do has some foodie proof romantic options in it too. Restaurant De Kas is located in a former green house and grows all the produce in the own garden. It's one of the most romantic restaurants in Amsterdam. Or go to a wine bar like Vyne where you can book a tasting with some bites. Finish the evening with cocktails and you have a perfect night out.





Central Canal Ring

Wine lovers will not want to miss Vyne, one of Amsterdam's only bars dedicated entirely to wine. Owner Bert van der Leden originally founded the establishment to fill a gap in the market. Amsterdam is internationally known for its great beer,...  Read More

Crowning the River Amstel, the grand dame of theatrical venues was originally built as a circus theatre in 1894 by the French/German circus family of the same name; stables for the animals still remain below the building. But although the circus...  Read More

If you want a classy night out, visit Vesper Bar. This intimate place serves some of the best cocktails in Amsterdam. Ladies, get that little black dress out of the closet and find your cutest pair of high heels. Men, put on a collared shirt and...  Read More

Further Afield

Enjoy the freshest ingredients at Restaurant de Kas, located in Frankendael Park. Every morning at sunrise, chefs and wait staff help owner and founder Gert Jan Hageman harvest herbs, vegetables and edible flowers. Ingredients are harvested in...  Read More

Geitenboerderij De Ridammerhoeve
Photo courtesy of Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve

Situated in the heart of the Amsterdamse Bos, the Amsterdam Forest, you'll find the Geitenboerderij De Ridammerhoeve, a goat farm. Discover the various facets of organic farming, including care of the animals. Visit the goats, chickens, pigs,...  Read More

Further Afield

This expansive city park, begun in 1934, offers a wide variety of wildlife and is an ideal place to get away from the city proper and enjoy its leisure facilities. A rowing course was the park's first attraction and still serves as a popular...  Read More

Central Canal Ring
Canal Boat Tours

Experience picturesque Amsterdam from the waterways. Especially when the sun is shining, there is no better way to see the sights than by boat. Wind your way through Amsterdam's canals and appreciate the attractions from the water. With a...  Read More

Eastern Canal Ring

Whimsical and extravagant, this circa-1921 theater is a mad foray into creativity, an Art Deco study of color and shape. Named for the Jewish tailor who envisioned and financed the structure, the movie theater is a spectacle of stained glass,...  Read More

Artis Zoo

A regal entrance detailed with gilded eagles and ornate gates welcomes visitors to this intriguing zoo, which was instituted in 1838 and still boasts a 19th century ambience. With more than 6000 animals representing 700-some species, the zoo...  Read More


Amsterdam provides many places to escape busy city life. Whether you need a quiet afternoon to yourself or want to play with your children, Amsterdam offers many green spaces to get away. Vondelpark is one of the city's many parks to help you do...  Read More


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