Tips by Arjen, eigenaar van Vondel Hotels
Arjen van den Hof is a true local. As the owner of Vondel Hotels and resident of Amsterdam,
he knows the city at its best! Every month he personally collects tips to make your stay in Amsterdam even better!
1. Pride Amsterdam
From the 27th of July until the 4th of August, Pride Amsterdam lights up the city in rainbow colours with one of the world's largest celebrations on LGBTI equality.
More info? pride.amsterdam
Initially set up to enliven the neighbourhood but has grown into the largest free accessible art event in the Netherlands. Walk around and be inspired.
Where? Minervalaan 1
More info? artzuid.nl
3. Bucket aan 't IJ
Let's cheers with beers! This bucket with 4 Oedipus beers and delicious bites is perfect for a get together. Not a beer lover? Replace the beers for a bottle of wine.
Where? Café Pontsteiger, Pontsteiger 343
More info? cafepontsteiger.com
4. Oesters & Bubbels
From July on, every weekend Remise47 organizes their summer event Oysters and Bubbles. Enjoy the weekend vibes on their sunny terrace!
Where? Bellamyplein 47
More info? remise47.com
Shop the most beautiful plants or settle down with a cup of coffee or tea and relax in this plant store. Such a calm and green oasis in the city.
Where? Bilderdijkstraat 165F
More info? wildernisamsterdam.com
6. Summer sale
July is the perfect month to shop your summer wardrobe as most fashion stores have started their summer sale!
Shop till you drop!
The beurspassage connecting Damrak and Nieuwendijk is astonishingly beautiful adorned as it is decorated with mosaics and gold chandeliers.
Don't forget to look up!
8. Comedytrain International Summer Festival
Every year Toomler organizes six weeks of stand-up comedy with talents from all over the world.
Where? Breitnerstraat 2
More info? comedytrain.nl