Resort de Parel
  • Anniversary
  • Historical exhibitions
  • Festivals

Celebrate the 750th Anniversary of Amsterdam!

This year, Amsterdam is celebrating a milestone of historical significance: the 750th anniversary of its existence as a city. Since its official foundation in 1275, Amsterdam has had a rich history, evolving from a modest medieval settlement into a vibrant metropolis renowned worldwide for its culture, trade, and innovation. To mark this special occasion, the city has planned numerous events and activities, providing visitors and residents alike with the opportunity to celebrate and explore the rich heritage of Amsterdam.

Amsterdam's anniversary year offers a diverse program of festivities, exhibitions, and cultural events, all designed to showcase the diversity and vitality of the city. From historical tours of iconic neighborhoods such as the Jordaan and the Red Light District to modern art installations and multimedia performances, there is something for everyone to enjoy and discover.

Additionally, special events are organized to highlight the various aspects of Amsterdam, including its maritime history, architectural beauty, culinary scene, and innovative spirit. Think canal boat tours, open-air concerts in historic squares, gastronomic festivals featuring local specialties, and much more.

For those interested in getting to know the city on a deeper level, educational programs and lectures are also offered, where renowned historians and experts share the fascinating stories behind Amsterdam's development over the centuries.

In summary, Amsterdam's 750th anniversary promises to be an unforgettable year full of festivities, shining a spotlight on the city's unique charm and dynamism. Whether you're a first-time visitor exploring the city or a proud resident cherishing its history, this anniversary year offers a prime opportunity to experience and celebrate the essence of Amsterdam.

Be part of the celebrations and celebrate the 750th birthday of Amsterdam in style!


An impression of a special stay near Amsterdam ⤵

Why choose Resort de Parel?

After a day filled with sightseeing and exploration in Amsterdam, there is nothing finer than returning to Resort de Parel, where you can enjoy your luxurious accommodation and the tranquil surroundings. Imagine waking up in the morning to the singing of birds and the gentle rustle of trees. You open the curtains and are greeted by a beautiful view of the green forest landscape. Just 45 minutes drive from Amsterdam, Resort de Parel offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Nestled in the forest, this stay provides the perfect balance between the vibrant energy of Amsterdam and tranquility.  

Resort the Pearl in brief:

  • Luxury accommodations
  • With wellness facilities
  • Stargazing from your lodge
  • At the Horsterwold
  • Near the Veluwemeer