Parking Amsterdam South
Amsterdam South is bordered in the north by the Vondelpark (the Vondelpark still belongs to South) and in the south by the municipal border with Amstelveen. The district is bordered in the west by the Westlandgracht and in the east by the Amstel. A large part of the city, which includes the Vondelpark, the Museum Quarter, the cozy Pijp and the relatively new Buitenveldert district.
In this article we tell you what there is to experience in this district and where you can park in Amsterdam South.
What to do in Amsterdam South
Amsterdam South consists of different districts, each of which has its own character with its own sights. We cover the two districts with the most tourist attractions: the stately Amsterdam Oud-Zuid and the bustling Pijp.
Most tourist attractions can be found in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. This is one of the most affluent and impressive neighborhoods in Amsterdam, with beautiful monumental buildings, the famous Vondelpark (Add link to parking Vondelpark), luxury boutiques and the famous museums in the Museum Quarter. Here the famous Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum lie next to each other, with the Stedelijk Museum of Amsterdam within walking distance. The Concertgebouw is also located in this area. Those who love art and culture can indulge themselves here.
The cozy Pijp (Add link to parking de Pijp) is also part of Amsterdam South. It cannot be compared to Amsterdam Oud-Zuid: many students and people with many different nationalities live there, and it is therefore a bustling environment with a lot of good restaurants and eateries that can serve you dishes from every conceivable world cuisine. If you visit De Pijp, you should of course not miss the famous Albert Cuyp market. Here you can buy fresh products, flowers and clothing. In the north of the Pijp (on the border of the Amsterdam Zuid district and the canal belt) is the Heineken Experience, where you can learn everything about the beer brand and the beer brewing process. You can take a relaxing walk in the Sarphatipark, theaters are mainly found on the eastern border of the district, near the Amstel.
Parking Amsterdam South
Do you want to park in Amsterdam South? It is difficult to say anything about parking in Amsterdam South in general, because parking conditions vary greatly per district. You can imagine that parking in a modern, spacious neighborhood like Buitenveldert is a lot easier than parking in the Pijp or in Amsterdam Oud-Zuid. Parking in Amsterdam South can be difficult, especially around well-known sights. You have several options.
It may be obvious to look for a parking space along the street. But parking spaces on the street are scarce and also quite expensive.
That is why we recommend looking for a parking garage when parking in Amsterdam South. If you reserve a parking spot in a parking garage in advance via Parclick, you can be sure that you won't have to drive around forever looking for a place to park your car.
Do you want to park cheaply in Amsterdam South? Then it may be smart to park your car at a P+R location, such as P+R Olympic Stadium or P+R Rai. Please note, because there are specific rules to be able to park here at a discounted rate.
Another option for parking in Amsterdam South is to park your car in one of the quieter parts of the district. The further you go from the girths, the easier it will be. You can then travel to the famous sights by public transport. Below we explain how you can travel by public transport from quieter parts to busier parts of Amsterdam South after parking in Amsterdam South.
After parking Amsterdam Zuid with public transport
As mentioned, it may be wise to park your car in one of the quieter parts of Amsterdam South and then travel to the main attractions.
For example, park in the vicinity of Amsterdam Zuid station and from there take metro line 52 to Vijzelgracht or De Pijp.
If you want to park in Amsterdam South, we advise you not only to arrange a parking space in advance via Parclick, but also to plan your journey by public transport in advance.
This way you can be sure that you will have a carefree day and that parking in Amsterdam South will not cause you any stress.
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