Almere Buiten

Almere is planned new town lying just a 30-minute train ride away from Amsterdam. It is definitely worth a visit if you are into exploring interesting and varying architecture, especially housing quarters.

  • City: Almere, Netherlands
  • How to get there: Best is to take a NS sprinter train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Almere Oostvaarders Station.
  • Tip: Suggested walk could be via Curaçaostraat, Pastelstraat, Chamoisstraat, Hennahof, Meridiaanpark to Almere Buiten Station to catch a train back to Amsterdam Centraal Station.
  • Ticket: You can use the OV-chipkaart
  • Transport information: Nederlandse Spoorwegen
  • Location: Almere Buiten

Amsterdam Noord NDSM

Just north of Amsterdam Centraal lies the former ship wharf area called NDSM now transformed into a kind of combined art and culture centre. There is so much to discover and if you are looking for a fancy hotel, why not spend the night on top of an old crane!?

  • City: Amsterdam
  • How to get there: Take the free ferry from outside Amsterdam Centraal Station to NDSM Wharf.
  • Tip: After visiting all the art stuff why not take a stroll through Noorderpark along the Noordhollandsch Kanal and catch the metro 52 back to the city centre from Amsterdam Noord Station.
  • Ticket: For the metro you can use the OV-chipkaart
  • Transport information: GVB
  • Location: NDSM wharf