Amstelveen has a lot to offer. Amstelveen’s favourable position, between Schiphol and Amsterdam, means that living here is very popular. Besides the many green areas, parks and gardens, Amstelveen boasts numerous organisations and facilities in the field of art, culture, sports, shopping and entertainment. The city is home to a few modern art museums, for example, Museum van der Togt. In summer you can take a return trip from Amsterdam to Amstelveen with a historic tram. The Amsterdamse Bos is a lovely park for rambling, picnicking, or playing sports. Amstelveen has a population of 89,918 (2017) and is a suburban part of the metropolitan area of Amsterdam.