Amsterdam

Cycling with the family in Amsterdam

Family Standing at the museumsquare in Amsterdam with bikes rented from yourcitybike in Amsterdam in Januari 2019

Why you should rent bikes with the family We know what you’re thinking – letting your kids loose on the bustling streets of Amsterdam sounds a little scary. Will they be safe, will it be fun, will they be capable of it? Let us show you why cycling with the family will be the best

Cycle Route: Museums of Amsterdam

Bicycle in front of the Rijksmuseum

Exploring Dutch culture by bike While you’re on a bike you’re already taking part in an integral aspect of Amsterdam culture. But there’s no substitution for the city’s astonishing array of museums and their celebration of all things Dutch. From history to art, science to photography, ancient to modern, this beautiful and compact city is

5 Bike Safety tips for Amsterdam

Cyclist biking in front of a tram

Cycling rules in Amsterdam made easy More than 58% of Amsterdammers cycle everyday. It’s not so hard to fit in, but there’s a few things to know before you set off. Your bike safety is of the highest importance to us, so we decided to make your life a whole lot easier. Following these 5

Why rent a bike in Amsterdam?

Rent a bike Amsterdam, night time street

Why not? If you hear the word ‘Amsterdam’, what comes into your head? Most likely a combination of canals, weed, prostitutes, skinny houses, and of course, bicycles. There are a lot of bikes here. Over 850,000 – around one for every local. Cast your eyes in any direction and we bet you see a dozen.

Cycle Route: Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans sunset

In Search of Lost Windmills You may or may not be disappointed to hear there are only a few windmills left in Amsterdam. If Brouwerij ‘t IJ doesn’t quite satisfy your appetite for that pinnacle of Dutchness, Zaanse Schans is the one for you.     The place itself is a bit of a tourist

Bikes on Dutch Public Transport

Centraal Station

Can I take my bike on the train in the Netherlands? Yes. And it’s a whole lot easier than taking your train on the bike. Intercity and Sprinter Trains Metro Ferry Bus and Tram Bike-friendly culture in the Netherlands seems to know no limits. As if the thousands of kilometres of cycle routes, millions of

Cycle Route: Amstel River

Cycle route: along Amstel river by bike Looking to escape the busy centre of Amsterdam? This cycling day trip along the Amstel takes you away from the bustling heart of the city and into the beautiful countryside beyond. Total Distance:  Average Biking Time:  20,6 KM 1,5 Hours Skinny Bridge Amstel Hotel De Omval Ouderkerk aan