The area around the hotel and the town of Uithoorn offers something for everyone. So nature lovers can indulge in the kilometers of biking and hiking trails through the enchanting flora and fauna including the green area of Amstelland. This green area lies between Amstelveen and the Amsterdam-Rhine Canal. Here begins the Green Heart.
On several kilometers of Uithoorn you can find the Vinkeveenseplassen, a popular for water sports. By and on the water are numerous leisure facilities available, where swimming and waterskiing is available.
5 km from Uithoorn early birds, the Aalsmeer flower auction viewing through a guided tour. Here, every morning we determine the world price for flowers and plants at 1 million square meters. A visit to the capital, Amsterdam , should of course not be missed! This town is full of cozy cafes, restaurants, boutiques, shops but also of world famous buildings and museums such as the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. In short, once the play tourist in your own city and you will see why Amsterdam is one of the most popular cities in Europe!
In the multicultural city of Amsterdam, there's always something to do. You are in a short time at the various museums such as the Van Gogh Museum, the renovated Rijksmuseum and Stedelijk Museum, the Rembrandt museum or the Anne Frank house in Amsterdam or the Cobra Museum in Amstelveen. Visit the typical Amsterdam red light district, the Albert Cuyp market, the 9 streets in the Jordaan district of Amsterdam experience with a cruise on the canals or a stroll through the Vondelpark. From Best Western Hotel Uithoorn everything is nearby!
Museumplein in Amsterdam (13.5 km)
This pretty square always crowded with people features a large park bordered by impressive museums, including the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum.
Dam Square in Amsterdam (15.5 km)
Amsterdam's lively Dam Square offers you sights such as the Royal Palace, a neoclassical artwork and former home of the Dutch Royal Family.
Anne Frank House (15.6 km)
Anne Frank is a Jewish girl who had to go into hiding during The Second World War to escape the Nazis. She kept a diary while in hiding at Prinsengracht in Amsterdam. Anne and the others in hiding were discovered and deported to the concentration camps. Of the eight people in hiding only Anne's father, Otto Frank, survives.
Van Gogh Museum (13.7 km)
In the Rietveld building, you step directly into Van Gogh’s world. You obviously see his masterpieces, but also his drawings and letters. You discover the ideas and ambitions behind his art.
Van Gogh experienced life and the world intensely and wanted his art to portray the great themes of life, such as anxiety, suffering, love and hope. You follow the on-going search of an artist who was constantly trying to improve himself. In this way, you get a new view of an artist you thought you knew.
The Rijksmuseum (13.5 km)
A Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. The museum is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and the Concertgebouw.
The Rijksmuseum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808, where it was first located in the Royal Palace and later in the Trippenhuis. The current main building was designed by Pierre Cuypers and first opened its doors in 1885
On 13 April 2013, after a ten-year renovation which cost € 375 million, the main building was reopened by Queen Beatrix. It is also the largest art museum in the country.
The museum has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are some masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer. The museum also has a small Asian collection which is on display in the Asian pavilion.
Aalsmeer Flower Auction (2.9km)
Located at Aalsmeer, the largest trading centre for plants and flowers in the world.
The earlier you get here, the more you see. The auction is open to the public on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 07.00 to 11.00, and on Thursdays, from 07.00 to 09.00.
We advise to start the visit as early as possible because in the early hours everything is in full activity.
The auction is closed to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, on public holidays and December 31.
One of the world's largest flower gardens, situated in Lisse, the Netherlands.