Surroundings France Hotel Amsterdam

The France Hotel Amsterdam is located on the historic canals in the centre of Amsterdam. All hotspots can be reached in a short time on foot or by public transport. The staff of Hotel France comes to the city daily and you must have visited these 5 hotspots during your stay.

Amsterdam Central Station

If you have visited the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, you might see the comparison with Amsterdam Central, both buildings have the same architectural style. The Central Station is not only a beautiful building to visit, but also an important hub within the city, but also for the connection with Schiphol Airport and other cities in the Netherlands and Europe.

5 minutes walk from the France Hotel Amsterdam

Museumplein

If you visit Amsterdam, you will not miss the Museumplein. Here you will find the most famous museums of the city:

Rijksmuseum - North side
Concert hall - south side
Stedelijk Museum - West side
Van Gogh Museum - West side

Besides the museums, the square itself is also worth a visit. On nice days the square is used as a park and you can watch people playing football and having a picnic. When you are there, you might notice that the square has a "dog's ear" from which you can overlook the whole square. Go up the stairs and enjoy the view!

12 minutes by bike from the France Hotel Amsterdam

Vondelpark

You probably knew it, but in the heart of Amsterdam you will find the Vondelpark. There is a lot to do in this monumental park. In the summer months there are weekly performances in the open-air theatre, which can be visited free of charge. The park is also the perfect place to enjoy nature or to walk around like the real Amsterdamers.

The Dam

The Dam Square of Amsterdam is the largest square in the city. On this square, where it is always crowded, you will find, among other things:

  • a stage for street performers
  • Events: old and new, fairground, ice rink
  • Palace on the dam: reception palace and for exhibitions

Red light district

  • Surprising: one of the oldest and most beautiful quarters of the city 14th century architecture
  • Is the medieval town centre
  • You will also find the monolithic Old Church and St. Nicholas Church.