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Bussum is small suburb of Amsterdam. Aproximately 30.000 people live in Bussum.

Get in

Bussum is easily reached by train: Naarden-Bussum station is 21 minutes from Amsterdam Central, and 23 minutes from Utrecht via Hilversum. The centre of town is about 5-10 minutes walk from the station.

You can cycle from the centre of Amsterdam to the centre of Bussum, at an easy pace, in less than 2 hours. Most of the route has separate cycle lanes.

Bussum is easilly reached by car. The A1 passes all around the town.

Get around

Use a bike or walk. A car will do fine too.

See

The neigbourhood called "Spiegel" is beautifull. Furthermore there are some parks that are wortwhile. Have a walk on the meadows. Go to Naarden and see the fort. On of the best ways to see the country side around Bussum is by bike. A bike tour through 't Gooi is recommanded.

Do

  • Filmhuis, 't Elcker Theater. This is a cinema that shows only cultural movies.
  • Spant - a large theatre that also serves as a congress centre.
  • Stars - a club and to get in you need to be a member or you need to be introduced. You could give it a try though since it is the only place to really dance.
  • See a sports game. There are plenty of sportsclubs that often have good games during the weekend.
  • There is a good climbing hall in Bussum.

Buy

Eat

  • Las Brassas, Brinklaan 62. Serves decent Belgian, Dutch and French cuisine at reasonable prices.
  • El verano, Herenstraat 8-10, Bussum, ph: 035 6932960. Serves a decent meal for a reasonable price.
  • Pepi's Stationsweg 16-22, 1404 AN Bussum, ph: 035 6943724 (email:info@pepis.nl fax: 035-6948470) [1] Serves good steak
  • Archibald Schimmelpenninck, Brinklaan 25, Bussum, ph: 035 6943030 (crossing Generaal de la Reylaan and Brinklaan) A grand cafe with a really nice atmosphere
  • Jan Tabak Amersfoortsestraatweg 27, 1401CV Bussum. Luxurious dinner and also a hotel.

Drink

Most pubs are around the train station. Around there is for example a popular cafe de peuk, next to de Jaargang and the irish pub Murphrey's. South of the centre there are two popular bars De Kraan and De Boemel. Non-youth could try in the mood which is in the very city center.

Sleep

Golden tullip (Jan Tabak), Hotel Bastion (near station bussum-zuid)

Get out

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