Abcoude is located just outside Amsterdam, in the middle of the characteristic Dutch green polder landscape. It is a charming village with many beautiful authentic residential houses and buildings. Many houses in Abcoude have a large garden and you will also find a lot of green in the area.
Abcoude offers a range of shops, sports clubs, restaurants and cafes and in sunny weather, the terraces are well-stocked. Every year the “Abcouder Feestweek” takes place with the famous horse market and funfair. From Abcoude you can reach Amsterdam by car or train in 10 minutes and Utrecht in 30 minutes.
Around Abcoude there are numerous recreational opportunities at lakes like the “Vinkeveense Plassen” and “Abcoudermeer” and at the rivers, allowing you to sail through the Amstel to Amsterdam. Directly from Abcoude, there is also an attractive network of hiking and cycling trails.