A suburban municipality in the Netherlands, Amstelveen is located in the province of North Holland. It is part of the metropolitan area of Amsterdam. The municipality of Amstelveen consists of the following villages and districts: Amstelveen, Bovenkerk, Westwijk, Bankras-Kostverloren, Groenelaan, Waardhuizen, Randwijk, Elsrijk, Keizer Karelpark, Nes aan de Amstel, and part of Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. The area has retained a large green space with lots of parks and recreation areas in and around the town. There is a statue of Rembrandt overlooking the river Amstel, south-east from the Amstelpark, where there is a windmill open to visitors.
Amstelveen in the Netherlands is the headquarters for KLM and KLM Netherlands. Air France-KLM is represented by the KLM head office. In addition this city is the international headquarters for one of the Big Four auditors, KPMG. Amstelveen has many choices for executive office suites in the city.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to do in Amstelveen, including a host of museums that include the Cobra Museum located in the city centre and Museum Jan van der Togt which showcases a glass art collection. Dining options in the area include De Jonge Dikkert offering French inspired Dutch cuisine. Reservations are suggested for this restaurant located in the monumental 17th-century Zaanse sawmill. There is a charming bar where you can enjoy your aperitif. The menu is inspired by French cuisine, with a ‘modern’ touch.
The nearest major airport is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. This airport has international flights from Amsterdam, Netherlands and is 11 km (7 miles) from the centre of Amstelveen. Another major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTM / EHRD), which has international flights from Rotterdam, Netherlands and is 66 km (41 miles) from the city. Amstelveen has a metro and tram connection with Amsterdam. The Metro is a larger version of the tram in which some bicycles may be taken. It has a good ’point to point’ bus connection to other villages, the Schiphol International Airport, Amsterdam, and has a good local network.