Greener Cities

The green future of Dutch cities

Join us as we travel to the cities of tomorrow and experience how the Netherlands keeps innovating to make its cities, villages, and everything in-between, greener and more sustainable. It is deeply embedded in our DNA to find new and improved solutions in our battle against climate change and to create a thriving and healthy environment for future generations.

Sustainable innovations

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Green innovations for the city of the future

Sustainable solutions to counter climate change and groundbreaking innovations to tackle future environmental issues. That’s the Dutch approach.

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Experience green cities

City filled with Green

De Kas Amsterdam
Urban farming Amsterdam

Sustainable future

De Kas Amsterdam
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The Michelin Green Stars in the Netherlands

If you’re looking for delicious meals prepared sustainably, then you really need to visit these restaurants that have been awarded a Green Star by Michelin.

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Rotterdam Rooftop Walk: discover the multi-layered city

A walking route at rooftop level, including a hanging bridge between WTC Rotterdam and the Bijenkorf. May 26 untill June 24 2022.

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Something unique: a floating farm

A unique experience: dozens of cows living and grazing on a floating farm in Rotterdam.

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The city of tomorrow

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Floriade, Almere
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Experience Floriade Expo 2022

Apr. 14, 2022 through Oct. 9, 2022 Almere
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Sharon's quinoa from the polder

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Taste the menu of the future created by chef Sharon De Miranda at the Food Forum of the Floriade. Local seasonal products and vegetables are the main stars.

Hop on volunteer Theo Holtslag’s golf cart and let his passion and enthusiasm guide you past everything the Floriade Expo 2022 has to offer.

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The start of a new museum: M.

Let Olga Ruitenbeek introduce you to the world of immersive art in Almere. Visit M. at the Floriade or discover Land Art in Flevoland.

Event location Boerkok spotlights local products. Eva Flantua, raised in Flevoland and granddaughter of a polder pioneer, grew up with this philosophy.

In the skybar with a panoramic view over the IJ, we meet Claudia van Poelgeest of Hotel Jakarta: the sustainable, green hotel on Java Island in Amsterdam.

Meet Jan-Albert Blaauw, a pioneer in Oosterwold. He’ll tell you about urban farming in Almere and how the residents grow food – for each other and for the city.

Meet chef Emile van der Staak and discover botanical gastronomy. In restaurant De Nieuwe Winkel in Nijmegen, edible plants provide a new taste experience.

Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam offers a unique, sustainable experience on the river IJ. Pascal Lesimanuaja on meetings at the greenest hotel in the Netherlands.

Immerse yourself in BlueCity, the circular incubator model city in Rotterdam that provides a platform for pioneers in circular economy.

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Bringing emotions to facts

The immersive, interactive art installations of eco-artist Thijs Biersteker combine art and science to create awareness for today’s major ecological issues.