With 200,000 inhabitants, Almere is the eighth largest city in the Netherlands, built from scratch on the bottom of the Zuiderzee. A special city that combines modern architecture with large forests, lots of water and as many as 200 kilometres of cycle paths.
Whichever way you enter Almere, the first thing you notice is the vastness of the landscape. After getting acquainted with nature, the city comes into sight. When you take the A6 motorway along the Weerwater, the skyline of this fastest growing city in Europe is visible from here. By combining these two elements, nature and city, Almere offers you the best of both worlds!
Do you have an eye for architecture? Then you can indulge yourself in Almere.
Not only in the city centre, but also in the Regenboogbuurt, Eilandenbuurt, Filmwijk and Stripheldenbuurt you will find beautiful architecture. A number of beautiful architecture buildings are: mega cinema Kinepolis, the theatre on the Weerwater and Mode Centrum Almere. Information about the architecture, urbanism and landscape of Almere can be found at Kunstlinie Almere Flevoland (KAF). Also spectacular are the buildings in the heart of the city, such as the town hall, the library and the Citadel apartment complex with a striking turret, the Kanteel.
Almere offers a range of possibilities for every guest to enjoy themselves. There is plenty to do for young and old!
You can enjoy shopping, walking, cycling, swimming, rollerblading, mountain biking, horseback riding, wakeboarding or just enjoy the beautiful architecture. There is a play paradise for children, you can play paintball or relax at Thermen La Mer.
Golf enthusiasts can play on the golf course in beautiful Almere Hout and Almere has a miniature golf course, a model racing course, a model flying course, a course for archery and centres for dog sports.
The Almeerderstrand (the former Muiderstrand) is a large sandy beach with adjoining recreational grass fields on the IJmeer, near Almere. It is located west of the Hollandse Brug on the A6 motorway and is part of the Almeerderzand. Various festivals and events are organised on the beach, including the annual ANWB Camping and Holiday Days, the Libelle Zomerweek and Zand a music festival presented by the municipality of Almere.
Almere also has a varied range of theatres, museums, exhibition spaces and galleries. There is a cinema and there are two theatres in the city, the largest is Schouwburg Almere, adjacent to the city centre and Theater de Roestbak, located in the Corrosia building in Almere Haven. In Almere Stad you will find an Amateur Arts building, called ‘de Glasbak’.
There is always something to do in Almere!
Via the website of the VVV https://www.visitalmere.com/nl tourist office you can find everything about this vibrant city.