Experience the greenery in Amstelveen

The Amsterdamse Bos (Amsterdam Forest) is famous all over the Netherlands. The forest, which is three times larger than New York's Central Park, offers you a place to relax, play sports or attend an event. Amstelveen has no less than 15 parks, including six botanical gardens. Two botanical gardens are crowned 'national monument'.

Come and enjoy the greenest municipality of the Randstad!

Amstelveen's botanic gardens

They are a real Amstelveen invention: the beautiful community botanic gardens. Parks created using species that are 'native' to the Netherlands. The Dr. Jac. P. Thijssepark and De Braak are crowned national monuments.

Botanical gardens in Amstelveen

Picking flowers at the flower farm

Pick as many as you want! Enjoy the amazing colours and scents among the flowers in this old nursery garden and create your own beautiful bouquet.

Visit the flower farm website

The Cherry Blossom Park

A unique park in the Amsterdamse Bos in Amstelveen. Each of the 400 cherry blossom trees in the symmetrical oval-shaped blossom park has its own name. The trees are in full bloom and picnickers stretch out on colourful rugs, only during two weeks, in March or in April.

Discover the Cherry Blossom Park