Just a 40-minute drive from Nieuwkoop and you’re in the middle of Amsterdam. The town of Nieuwkoop is perfect for when you do want to visit Amsterdam but prefer to sleep in a quieter area, surrounded by nature. Spend a few nights in this beautiful municipality, in a cosy B&B, holiday home or hotel and visit Amsterdam from there. This way you’ll wake up amongst singing birds and can have breakfast on your quiet terrace, and still walk around in the centre of Amsterdam just an hour later to explore the many sights, squares and canals of this beautiful city.
In our amazing capital city it’s impossible to be bored! Visit one of the many museums, the Anne Frank house, the famous canals of Amsterdam, Vondelpark, Museumplein, the Red Light District, the Albert Cuypmarkt or Dam Square with the Royal Palace. Take a look at the website of I Amsterdam here and plan your perfect day.
When you take the car, you can plan your journey here. The easiest way is to park your car at a P&R (Park &Ride) and take the bus, metro or tram to get to the city centre. These P&Rs are located at for example the Amsterdam ArenA and the Olympic Stadium. Would you rather park close to the centre? Parking Oosterdok is a good option. More information on parking in Amsterdam can be found here. Travelling with public transport? Click here to plan your journey.
Amsterdam is definitely not the only city worth visiting. The other big cities can also be reached within 40 minutes. Cities such as Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam, but also Leiden, Gouda and Delft are worth a visit. All of these are cities where you can easily spend an entire day sightseeing. Close to Nieuwkoop lies Alphen aan den Rijn. This big town with many facilities is just a 10-minute drive from Nieuwkoop. A little further away lies Woerden. Click on one of the cities for more information.