Amstel River Countryside - Follow the river; from Amsterdam to Ouderkerk
Amsterdam Countryside- Visited the city, Seen the country
Here’s our three step recommendation:1. Get a bike & put in one earbud2. Follow the Amstel River3. Experience Holland..!
Let the river take you there! Get your chance to see Holland, during your stay in Amsterdam. Only 15 minutes away from the city center a completely different landscape appears. Cyclealong the riverside that inspired Rembrandt. Follow the Amstel River and city becomes countryside. You’ll go back to the birthplace of Amsterdam, the old village where it all started; Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. Explore the typical Dutch polders, authentic windmills, 17th century country seats and the historic village of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel with lots of highlights, bars and restaurants on an easy trip by bike!
Start you're tour in Amsterdam and follow the Amstel River and get into the polders of Amstel River Countryside until you reach Ouderkerk aan de Amstel with it's rich cultural and historical heritage. Monuments worth seeing are the two historical churches, 17th and 18th- century Country seats, the Portugues Jewish Cemetary Beth Haim, the tradititional center of the village and many other highlights.
In Ouderkerk there is a wide variety of restaurants and terraces along the Amstel river where visitors have the possibility to lunch, have diner or just enjoy the environment. In the surroundings of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel there are some beautiful country houses and the fields and waters around the village are great for outdoor activities.
KEK! Craft Beer GardenKEK! is a Craft Beer Garden on a unique spot next to the Amstel River. On this beautiful terrace they serve great local Craft Beer by KEK! and other local products from the Amstel River Countryside Area. It also serves as a Tourist information point for visitors of the area. KEK! Craft Beer is located along the Amstel River, hided in the green fields of the polder, with an outstanding view on the historic windmill 'De Zwaan'.Easy to reach by a 20 minute Amstel River Bike Tour Bike Tour from Amsterdam.
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