Discover historic Amersfoort with this complete city guide

City guide with 15 spots

Amersfoort is a city full of historical sites that you should not miss. Let this city guide take you back to a distant past and see special places that were there centuries ago. On this guide you will find in addition to beautiful courtyards, streets, monuments and churches also a few unique restaurants where you can enjoy delicious dishes in a beautiful authentic setting. All in all, you will experience a day with this city guide that you will not soon forget.
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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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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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A household name in Amersfoort and surroundings. Three organs can be viewed during a visit in the medieval church building.

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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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Shopping and lunch in the shopping area De Kamp in 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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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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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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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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Nice B&B's in the city center of Amersfoort

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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.

blank Photo Stadscafé In den Grooten Slock in Amersfoort, Eat & drink, Coffee, Lunch, Drink, Diner

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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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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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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The best spots for a perfect coffee and cake

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


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.

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