The 100 best places to visit during a city trip in Amersfoort

Amersfoort is a city with a rich history where the Middle Ages are still palpable. Many remains can be seen from the old city wall, which used to protect the city, such as the Muurhuizen and fairy-tale Koppelpoort. Experience this beautiful city full of nice shops, cozy terraces, monuments and contemporary art. Looking for the most beautiful view of the city? Climb the 346 steps of the Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren, and see the city from great heights.

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A household name in Amersfoort and surroundings. Three organs can be viewed during a visit in the medieval church building.

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Eethuis Mama roux

Enjoy honest artisanal food, good wine and cosy atmosphere at this eatery with French cuisine in the most beautiful square of Amersfoort.

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Downey's Coffee and Tea

Enjoy a delicious lunch, coffee or something delicious in this stubborn lunchroom. At Downey's, people with disabilities rise above themselves.

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The largest square of Amersfoort where there is market every Friday and Saturday and where you can relax in various cafes and restaurants.

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Discover historic Amersfoort with this complete city guide

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In this cozy, cultural shop you can buy numerous interior accessories from India, Mexico, Senegal, Egypt, Morocco and Ghana.

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Vlaams friteshuis Van Gogh

Flemish friteshuis 'van Gogh' makes real fresh fries from fresh potatoes. Peel yourself, cut yourself in front of you and pre-baked yourself.

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B&B Vita Nova

The Vita Nova was built in 1940 and belongs to the Sailing Heritage. Be a guest as an onboard.

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Museum Flehite

Museum Flehite is housed in three late medieval wall houses. Paintings and objects tell you about more than 750 years of city history.

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Best hotels in the center of Amersfoort

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Livingstone Coffee

In the atmospheric property of Livingstone Coffee you can relax completely. Enjoy a delicious cup of coffee, decor and music.

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In this women's and men's fashion store, they also sell jewellery and some home accessories in addition to clothing from new and existing brands.

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B&B de Robbedoes

From cargo ship to floating B&B Experience living on the water in the Robbedoes. The original boatmaster's house is fully equipped.

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A 1500 square meter gathering place of enthusiastic entrepreneurs with a love for vintage, design and industrial. Discover unique items and more.

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Our recommendations for a delicious lunch in Amersfoort

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Winkelgebied de Kamp

Walk at the end of the Langestraat through the Kamperbinnenpoort into the Kamp and be surprised by the unique offer of shops and restaurants.

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Hotel Randenbroek

A few minutes walk from the cozy squares you will find 18 completely renovated rooms. Rooms can accommodate from 1 to 4 people.

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The Little Shop of Colours

Amersfoort's sweetest boutique with colorful dresses, unusual shoes, accessories and a collection of cheerful things.

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Here you will find everything you need to dress up your Theefeestje. From ingredients to decorations, but also tableware. Experience this store and be inspired.

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Bierwinkel Hop

From lager to local heroes. A specialty beer shop with more than 500 different beers where lovers can indulge in.

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Wijnbar Zuster Margaux

More than forty open worldly wines, sincere attention and located in a city conastery. Also discover a beautiful, hidden terrace.

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Dikke Dirck

Here it is cozy and special chisings. Dirck stands out for its unique interior, the friendly service and delicious Burgundy menu.

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The Blueberry

Enjoy a delicious breakfast, brunch, lunch, pancakes, milkshakes, cakes & more at this American-style breakfast & lunch café!

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Terre des Hommes Amersfoort

Find bargains among the second-hand items of good quality. You support the fight against child exploitation in all kinds of countries.

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Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren

What a view! Climb the 346 steps of this tower, which with its more than 98 meters is the third highest late-medieval tower in the Netherlands.

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The Corner House

The kitchen of mothers served as a source of inspiration for the menu. The kitchen has influences from Latin America, the Mediterranean Sea and the Netherlands.

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De Aubergerie

At De Aubergerie, located on the outskirts of the city centre, in a beautiful rustic setting, you can enjoy French cuisine.

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Alberts eten&drinken

A café restaurant with its own character. Enjoy no-nonsense cuisine in one of the most beautiful monumental buildings in the city centre.

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Stadscafé In den Grooten Slock

The third best sandwich in the Netherlands can be found here. In addition, enjoy the extensive menu and atmosphere at this oldest café in the city.

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Blur your life

Eat, drink and buy the products that make you happy and make the world a little more beautiful! From coffee to beautiful clothes and unique gifts.

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Sweet Sisters

Here you can go for chocolates, fudge, nougat, tea and wine. While you're hypnotized by the smell of chocolate. Do we have to say more?

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Experience this nice neighborhood where you can enjoy beautiful monuments and the oldest canal of Amersfoort in a medieval atmosphere.

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De Bijzaeck

This wine bar in the 17th century building is the place to enjoy a nice glass of wine and matching snacks together with family and friends.

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De Vier Broers

At the foot of the Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren you will find De Vier Broers. Here they prepare delicious meat and fish dishes from the grill.

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Stark in Kunst

Thursday to Sunday you can walk into this special shopping gallery. Admire the unique collection of exclusive bags, scarves and ceramics.

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Visit several workshops and galleries during the KunstKijkroute. Discover the works of 35 different artists during this round of culture.

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Kunsthal KAdE

Discover inspiring impulses from around the world in the fields of modern art, visual culture, architecture and design at Kunsthal KAdE.

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Café Lobbes

With 8 draught beers, much more from the bottle and an extensive range of whisky you can have a drink with your friends here.

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Since 1900 you can visit Schwitzner for fabrics, an extensive collection of lace and strap, closures, cords and thousands of buttons.

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IJs van Vitelli

This ice cream parlor can be found in a restored 1957 settling pump, a special place to enjoy an artisanal ice cream.

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This atmospheric shop bridges a bridge between Oriental articles and the commonality of life in our culture.

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In Exposa you will find racks full of special clothing and a diverse collection of fashion accessories. But also for a nice gift you will definitely succeed here.

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SEM Sla en meer

As the name suggests you can go here for lettuce... and more! Think of coffee, a healthy lunch, fresh juices and sugar-free tartlets.

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In the Mondriaanhuis you can see exhibitions with works by Mondriaan himself and artists inspired by him.

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Ien yourself in this neighborhood for a moment in the Middle Ages. The houses here are built on the foundation of the first city wall of Amersfoort.

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Stadsmuur Plantsoen-Oost

A perfect park for walking or relaxing. As the name suggests, you can discover remnants of the old city wall of Amersfoort.

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One of the beautiful canals in and around the center of Amersfoort. Start at the Kamperbinnenpoort and take a walk for the monumental houses.

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BAS Bites And Store

An intimate location, full of vintage and design, where lunch and drinks are nice. All products are fresh and homemade. Includes a cozy terrace.

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De Viszaeck

Real fish restaurant on the water with beautiful garden where you can taste the love of lobster, oysters, fish, seafood and seafood in the dishes.

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Coffee Corazon

In this fun, welcoming coffee and lunch lounge you will find the best coffee, smoothies, delicious sandwiches and all cakes are baked themselves.

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This farmers' market brings sustainable, mostly organic, artisanal and culinary products from the countryside to Amersfoort.

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Skitzo Sieraden

In the beautiful historic building you will find a varied collection of jewellery: modern, classic and timeless.

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Stadsbrouwerij De Drie Ringen

Here, during a guided tour, the secrets of Amersfoort beer will be revealed. Of course, you can only drink a delicious beer.

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Crêperie Juffrouw Jacoba

Great food, cosiness and tough kitsch, that's what you can expect here. Enjoy delicious crepes, galettes, croques and French toast.

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View Amersfoort from the water. Besides regular, there are also several themed boats. Sail on the bat boat or discover nature on the quay wall.

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Lieve Vrouwekerkhof

Relax on one of the terraces of this cozy square at the foot of the Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren where there is always something to do.

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Brood en Zoets

Located on a beautiful canal you will find Brood en Zoets. Enjoy a lot of homemade goodies in this small, cute property.

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Craftsmen. Mechanics. Here they do things a little different. Because every cyclist is unique, they help you find the perfect bike here.

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The Koppelpoort is a fairytale gate dating back to 1400. Learn all the secrets during a guided tour and experience what a wheel turner is.

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Hotel de Tabaksplant

Hotel de Tabaksplant offers tasteful, comfortable rooms and is housed in a monumental building where history is clearly visible.

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De Nieuwe Stad

A unique place in Amersfoort to look around. In addition to innovative, technological companies, you will find shops and nice places to eat.

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Sober & Stoer wonen

Originated from a hobby. A home store for anyone who loves a sober, robust and tough, yet warm and rural atmosphere.

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In the heart of Amersfoort you will find this street full of unique shops. Here, self-employed entrepreneurs are passionate behind the counter.

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Hofje Armen de Poth

Return in time in this monumental courtyard. Around the 15th century, Arme Huyssittende was given shelter here and plaguers were cared for.

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Kafé van Zanten

Politics, artistic, student, young and senior Amersfoort likes to come here for an in-depth conversation, airy chat or just nothing.

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BUUF in de Serre

Here's cake central. Take a seat in the conservatory or on the terrace and taste honest artisan cakes both savory and sweet.

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VelvetMusic focuses on the real music lover and you can see that. The store is full of CDs and LPs. Enjoy music and a cup of coffee and look around.

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Zandfoort aan de Eem

The city beach of Amersfoort. Go for the ultimate holiday feeling, conviviality and good food and drink.

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Glitter en Glas

Thanks to the various collection of stained glass you can enjoy a beautiful color game here. You will also find other artful products here.


Stadscafé De Observant

In an old monastery in the heart of Amersfoort you will find this cozy city café. In this cultural and welcoming place, let music surprise you every now and then.


Liberty Lifestyle

Compose a beautiful outfit here in peace. In addition to clothing, you will also find interior items and accessories. From a tough sofa to tea lights.


De Dikke Koning

The largest range of beers from Amersfoort can be found here. Around one hundred and sixty beers in the bottle and various tapers. Discover surprising flavors.



Vanilia has a unique self-produced women's collection, created by real craftsmen. For a complete look.


Best Western Plus Berghotel Amersfoort

A green, relaxing environment yet close to all city amenities. The heart-warming Berghotel has been welcoming guests since 1903.

Blok's Restaurant

At Blok's Restaurant they are ready to give you a unique experience. An experience of taste & quality, on your plate and in the glass.


Healthy and Joy

Step out of your comfort zone and go for a delicious, responsible sandwich. Or choose a specialty coffee, vegan tartlet or juice. Hip and very atmospheric.


Charlie's Burger 33

In this cozy dinner they believe in service, quality and value for money. All burgers are 100% beef and are prepared fresh in sight.


Hoog Vuur

Here products are prepared locally and artisanally in wood-fired ovens. Tough men who chop wood and prepare delicious dishes.


El Ternero

Enjoy tender steaks, steaks or tournedos in this Argentinian restaurant. Everything fresh from the charcoal grill.


De Saffraan

Restaurant de Saffraan is located on the 'Hoop op Welvaart', a 100-year-old clipper, which has been completely converted into a restaurant.


Boekhandel Veenendaal

For a century you can come here for a good book. Take a look around and be inspired by the offer and reading tips of the employees.


Wereldrestaurant Dara

Dara is a world restaurant with a contemporary oriental touch. Enjoy a delicious dinner or an exotic cocktail in a casual atmosphere.


Leerhotel Het Klooster

Relax and let your taste buds spoil. The top from the hospitality industry and students with passion for the profession make sure you don't want anything.

IJssalon Mazzoli

Since 1959 they have been preparing traditional Italian ice cream here according to family recipe. The ice cream is made in a traditional way with fresh products.


Liefde & Ambacht

Liefde & Ambacht can be found in the heart of Amersfoort. This is the place where lovers can choose from delicious pieces of artisanal cheese.


Corazon Bakery

Here it is about the good things in life. Delicious coffee, fantastic tea, beautiful bread and authentic cakes. Enjoy and taste.


NH Amersfoort

NH Amersfoort is within walking distance of the city centre. Several rooms on the top floor offer fantastic views of the city.

Logement de Gaaper

In a listed building you will find Logement de Gaaper where personal service is paramount and the rooms radiate a modern atmosphere.

Café Marktzicht

Visit this cosy specialty beer café at the Lieve Vrouwekerkhof in Amersfoort for a drink, game or terrace.


Hete Kolen

Cool meat and BBQ kitchen in the bustling heart of Amersfoort. You can see the creativity and enthusiasm on your plate.


IJssalon San Marco

For thirty years San Marco has been a small piece of Italy in Amersfoort. Taste classics but also original, ever-changing flavors.


Grand Café Hemels

In the heart of Amersfoort you will find this heavenly place. You can go here for a menu that changes with the seasons and a good cup of coffee.


Las Lunas

A trendy boutique for the modern woman. In the changing collection you will find brands that are nowhere for sale in Amersfoort and surroundings.


H.W. Mur

Specialty store in the field of knitting wool, needlework and quilting fabrics. But also a place where you can participate in crochet and knitting courses.


Lange Jan Hotel

Set in an 18th-century renovated building in the historic centre, Hotel Lange Jan offers compact rooms with city views.

HIP Jewels & Watches

Here you will find showcases full of beautiful watches and jewelry. HiPp also has its own studio and goldsmith.


Café Miles

Miles is the place for free live concerts in the genre of jazz, blues, soul, funk, singer-songwriter, pop and more. There are also regular jam sessions.



Curious what there is to experience in Amersfoort and the region? VVV Amersfoort offers you plenty of tips, information and routes.


Parkeergarage Eemplein

This large car park is located in the north-west between De Nieuwe Stad and the center of Amersfoort. Ideal to discover both areas.


NS Station Amersfoort

This train station is located on the west side of the city centre. Take the front exit and walk to the city centre in about 15 minutes.


Parkeergarage Asch van Wijk

At this car park west of the city center you can park for a cheap hourly rate. The city centre is quickly accessible via the Molenstraat.


Parkeergarage Het Boegbeeld

Cheap parking on the north-east side of Amersfoort in parking garage on the Rijpstraat. You'll have to take a longer walk into town.


Parkeergarage Soeverein

Large car park on the south side of the city centre with a favorable daily rate. The city centre can be reached in just a few minutes.

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