See & Do

Aalsmeer is the flower village by the Westeinderplassen. From nature and water fun to flower activities and relaxation, you will find plenty of things to do in Aalsmeer. Energetic visitors can let off steam trying one of the many water sports or enjoying a beautiful bike ride. Those who like things a little quieter can relax on the beach, terrace or on a boat. And for flower lovers… well, we will share a clear and complete overview of things to see and do in Aalsmeer.

Flowers and nature

Cycling & walking

Discover the rich history of Aalsmeer via the historic cycling and walking route. Or choose one of the other beautiful routes in and around Aalsmeer.

Cycling & walking

Art & culture

Art & culture


Discover what there is to do in Aalsmeer

Thanks to it’s location on the Westeinderplassen, Aalsmeer is a very popular destination. But what exactly can you do in this famous flower village? A lot! Discover the beautiful nature, participate in one of the sporting activities such as a historic cycling route, or marvel at an exhibition in the Flower Art Museum.

Cycling & walking in Aalsmeer

The beautiful surroundings of Aalsmeer are ideal for long cycling trips and discovering various walking routes. Wondering where exactly you can make the nicest challenging cycling or walking tour? View the specially mapped out routes with which you will learn to experience the area in a completely new way and enjoy a wonderful sporting outing. In Aalsmeer you are in the right place to be active and enjoy the outdoors.

Flowers & nature in Aalsmeer

Aalsmeer is best known for its wealth of flower cultivation – not only in our own country, but also internationally. It is therefore the flower capital of the Netherlands! Visit the Royal FloraHolland Flower Auction, learn about the history of flower cultivation at the Historical Garden and marvel at the most beautiful contemporary art with flowers and plants in the Flower Art Museum.

Art & culture in Aalsmeer

Be inspired by stimulating art in Aalsmeer and the historic monuments such as Fort Aalsmeer, part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Discover, for example, the special collection of the Living Room Museum. Looking for a fun activity with children in Aalsmeer? Take your kids to the children’s art attic of the Oude Raadhuis. Want to make something beautiful yourself? You can already use your creativity when designing flower arrangements at the Boerma Institute. But that’s not all! You’ve also come to the right place in Aalsmeer for hours of shopping. From clothing stores to lifestyle and interior, you will find it all here.

Watersports in Aalsmeer

Watersports enthusiasts can enjoy all activities on and around the water in Aalsmeer to their heart’s content. Recreation area De Westeinderplassen is the ideal place for surfing, supping, water skiing, boating, and even eel fishing. Or just enjoy all the natural beauty during a nice walk on the beach. As you can see, there is also considering watersports endless things to experience in Aalsmeer.