Experience Dutch people being Dutch! Enjoy the jazz in the park & the rollerblade slalom competitions -- the waiters are quite good at this while carrying trays & all. Nice break from the usual A'dam hustle.
Just outside the centre, in the Oud Zuid neighbourhood, is Vondelpark. This small park is a very nice place to relax after a day visiting the town or for an early morning stroll. The main entrance to the park is on Stadhouderskade, just outside the central area.
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.