Located near the city center in Amsterdam, Vondel Park is a great place to go to get away. Vondel Park is a large area of parks, ponds, trees and museums that appeals to a broad crowd of locals and visitors. Whether you want to sit in the park and smoke joints, wander around and see the sights or just relax and watch the clouds role by, this is a great place for everyone.
Weteringplantsoen, far from the madding crowd, a lot less people compared to the Vondelpark and yet within walking distance of Kalverstraat and Damrak. On the lawn, there's a bust of Dutch author Simon Carmiggelt, urging us to become writers ourselves.
We lost a ball in one of the trees here. See if you can find it!
Take a stroll down into the business district and through Vondelpark. These two areas will show you the most beautiful part of Amsterdam and take you away from the crowded areas near Centraal Station and the Red Light District
Here it is, as if you really need a map to wander around a nice relaxing park. But just incase you do, this is it.
If you make your way to the Museum quarter, make an effort to take a stroll through the Vondelpark. This provided us with a lovely escape from the crowds and the atmosphere was very romantic.
The Vondelpark lies to the South West of the city. Here you can enjoy a relaxing walk or jog. It is named after Dutch playwright Joost van den Vondel.