Luxurious boats with attractive packages in and around the Amstel River!
From 4 people for 550.
Something for everyone
For centuries, the Amstel has been a popular way for Amsterdammers to escape the hustle and bustle of their city – however beautiful – for a while….
The Amstel River invites you for a scenic cruise. From Amsterdam, with its many bridges and famous buildings such as the Stopera and theater Carré, brings…
Getting married on a boat on the Amstel River.
Sailing in Amsterdam
The Amstel River runs right through Amsterdam. Cruising up the river from the IJ and through the city center, we pass a number of well-known bridges, such as the Blauwbrug, the Magere Brug with the Amstelsluizen and the Berlagebrug. On the shore we see impressive buildings, including the Stopera, the Hermitage, theater Carré and the Amstel Hotel. We then leave the city and cruise through greener surroundings to Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. This place was the residence of the Lords of Amstel in the Middle Ages. A number of fine restaurants are now located there. We can show you the beauty of the Amstel with four salon boats: the Emma (20 pers.), Belle van Zuylen (30 pers.), the Adeline (50 pers.) and the Dame van Amstel (80 pers.).
The route we sail is completely customizable and depends in part on where you want to embark and disembark. You can even order a funeral by boat with us. If you’d rather not have to think about that, we’ve put together three beautiful itineraries for you that will take you past the most beautiful highlights of Amsterdam: Burgwallen, Grachtengordel and Old and New Harbors.
From Ouderkerk we sail on to the small town of Nes aan de Amstel, which originated in the 16th century as outer dike land. Even further south, we arrive in Uithoorn. Here the Amstel splits into the Komme Mijdrecht and the Drecht. The Kromme Mijdrecht, in particular, with its meandering course, is a beautiful stretch of river to navigate. Along the Amstel we find a number of old forts that were part of the Defense Line of Amsterdam. Because of the constant temperature and humidity, some wine tasting rooms are located there today. Your cruise on the Amstel can very well start in Amsterdam or Uithoorn, but other embarkation points are also possible. Our guests regularly choose to embark or disembark at one of the many restaurants located along the Amstel River.