You can cycle from the Dam of Amsterdam to the Rijksmuseum in 10 minutes, and enjoy the canals on your way. Cycling is the ideal way to explore the Dutch capital.

Where to go

Day trips

Holland is a small country, so many touristic highlights in the Amsterdam region, such as Marken, Volendam and Zaandam, are within cycling distance. Here's a selection of 'must do' bike trips in the area.


Guided bike tours in Amsterdam

Do you want to do a bike tour through the historic city centre, a challenging ride to Marken, or a party bike tour with your friends? Here’s an overview of the bike tour companies in Amsterdam and the type of tours they offer.


Long-distance routes

The national long-distance cycle network (LF routes) is a series of signposted routes intended for cycling holidays. You can pick up some of these routes right in the centre of Amsterdam.


Getting around

Finding your way

A visit to Amsterdam isn't complete without a bike tour through the city. Many touristic highlights in the Amsterdam region are within cycling distance. Here are some tips how to find your way around Amsterdam.


Bicycle rental in Amsterdam

Many people explore the city of Amsterdam by bike. Renting a bicycle is easy and relatively inexpensive. So how does it work? Where can you rent a bike in the centre of Amsterdam?


Parking your bicycle in Amsterdam

Tips for parking your bike safely in Amsterdam. Overview of guarded bike parking facilities in Amsterdam.


Public transport

Amsterdam might be the largest city in Holland, yet the distances in the city centre can easily be covered by bike. Amsterdam also has an extensive public transport network which can be very useful for cyclists.


Where to stay

Where to stay in Amsterdam

Whether you’re looking for a simple bed to sleep in, or want somewhere to pamper yourself after a day outside, there are plenty of places to stay in Amsterdam. There is also special cyclist-friendly accommodation.