Amersfoort was recently pronounced the best 100,000+ City to live in of the Netherlands by Elsevier, for the second time in a row. AD Amersfoortse Courant: “That’s the result of the annual national living-survey by weekly magazine Elsevier. Amersfoort ranks 26th on the list of a total of 390 municipalities. Researchers praise the vicinity and quality of schools, restaurants, supermarkets, cinema, and theatre”.
Amersfoort has a cosy, historical centre, it is surrounded by natural areas, and it is the vibrant heart of the Netherlands. Here you can live well, work and enjoy. Inhabitants of Amersfoort appreciate its central location in the Netherlands, its unique and medieval city centre where you can go out and shop enjoyably, the green surroundings, as well as the fact it is a great place to raise your children.
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Cosy city to live in
If you like history, Amersfoort is the right place to be. In the cosy city centre with its many historical scaled facades and medieval canals it feels like the Middle Ages. Amersfoort is one of the biggest monumental cities of the Netherlands, which strikes you immediately as you start exploring the city. On the many squares with restaurants and terraces it is wonderful to catch your breath after a day’s visit to museums or shops, while you admire the view of the tower of Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren.
Green, greener, greenest
Amersfoort borders on three natural areas where you can enjoy green, wide panoramas, and woods. The city lies on the crossroads of the forested ridge of the Utrechtse Heuvelrug, the creeky landscape of the Gelderland valley, and the moors and fields of the drained patches of the Eemland. The region around Amersfoort is quite varied, accommodates great bike tours, hikes and boat rides. To live and work close to major access roads, to nature, while the centre is at walking distance: Amersfoort is definitely worth meeting!