Almere will host the ITU Multisport World Championships 2020. But you don´t have to admire its beauties only during the race. There are many reasons to visit this amazing city and stay there a little bit longer. Find inspiration for your holiday in Almere below.
Almere is a young city with a short but very special history. The city, only 20 minutes away from Amsterdam, has a coastline of 42 kilometers, beautiful nature, impressive architecture and above all, many pleasant events. Go for a lovely day of cycling along the famous Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve or go shopping in Almere Centre. Combine this with a terrace in the sun and you have the recipe for a perfect day out.
Looking for cultural outings? As a lover you can enjoy a lot of culture in Almere. In KAF Almere huge musicals, Dutch cabaret and international theatre shows, check out the impressive line-up. But cultural centre Corrosia in Almere Haven also knows how to captivate with performances and exhibitions. Every summer, theatre group Suburbia presents a beautiful outdoor performance and at the Almeerderzand theatre company Vis à Vis has a beautiful outdoor theatre. The local literary society organises interesting evenings to which writers are regularly invited. In addition to theatres, there are also films and museums to visit.
Food & Drinks
There are many different restaurants in Almere. From Mexican to French or Greek cuisine and from pancakes to culinary delights. There are too many to mention. For a bite to eat and a drink, you’ve come to the right place at one of the many cafés in Almere. Of course there are also plenty of restaurants where you can go for a delicious lunch or even better, a cozy high tea or high wine.
During the match days, come and enjoy the Food & Drink square on the Esplanade and follow the matches live!
For shopping you have to be in Almere! In Almere there are several centres where you can enjoy shopping. Almere Centrum has a spacious centre with more than 400 shops. Visit major brands such as Hudson’s Bay, MAC Cosmetics, Pull & Bear, G-star and Primark. But also in Almere Haven and in Almere Buiten you can go for a day of shopping. In addition to the large shops, the market is also open every week at various locations.
Architecture in Almere
Interested in architecture? Give your eyes a break at De Citadel, The Wave and Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland. Many famous architects have shown their skills in this city and we are very proud of that! This ensures that we can show you something. Because this modern architecture is very special.
Do you want to go hiking in Almere? In Almere you will find the most beautiful walking routes. Crossing residential areas with modern architecture, over paths in green nature reserves or along vast waters, there is something for everyone! We have several routes for you from different distances. By doing these walks, you will discover much of Almere.