Walking, cycling and sports

Walking in Amstelveen

In need of some peace and quiet in the forest or a park? Feel like exploring the different neighbourhoods? Or would you rather take in some culture on Amstelveen’s sculpture trail? Amstelveen has something for everyone. There are several walking routes through greenery, city and polder.

Mooi wandelpad nabij de poel en het Amsterdamse Bos


Cycling is typically Dutch. Explore Amstelveen, the Amstel and the polder on your fast road bike or at a more leisurely pace on your city bike. Experience both the tranquility of the outdoors and the culture of Amstelveen and its surroundings with the extensive and diverse cycling routes.

Cycling routes


Jogging, cross-country or running? Amstelveen has plenty to offer for both experienced marathon runners and recreational runners. Discover the Poel while jogging along the water’s edge or try the adventurous Boscross fitness trail through the Amsterdam Forest.

The best places for running

Horse riding in Amstelveen - Get on a horse! Amstelveen has four riding schools and more than 20 kilometers of horse riding paths through the Amsterdam Forest and the polder, which makes Amstelveen a paradise for horse-lovers.

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