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10 X best places to buy a real Christmas tree in Amsterdam

23 December 2023

For those following me on Instagram, you know that my Christmas tree has been up for a while. Good news for everyone who has yet to put up their tree: you can once again buy Christmas trees on the streets at the regular selling points in Amsterdam. There’s a good chance you’ll be setting up your Christmas tree this weekend or week, so to assist you, I’ve compiled an overview of all the places where you can buy a real Christmas tree in Amsterdam! And if you’re still seeking inspiration for lovely Christmas ornaments and decorations, check out this list of the best Christmas departments and tips for buying Christmas decorations in Amsterdam.

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Now that we can finally dive into all the lights, glitters, and Christmas ornaments, we certainly won’t settle for anything less. Get your tree this year from a local business, like a traditional Christmas tree farm or a charming flower stall. Because nowhere else is the atmosphere as cosy as there. Hence, an ode to the authentic Christmas tree dealer in Amsterdam, ready to assist you in the cold to pick out the perfect tree together!


Van Eeghenstraat / Van Baerlestraat: If you’re a frequent cyclist along Van Baerle, you probably know this gem. At this flower stall, you can find beautiful flower bouquets all year round and, leading up to Christmas, also Christmas trees.

Willem de Zwijgerlaan / Admiraal de Ruijterweg: The flower stall that’s open every day of the year, where grandpa, father, and son assist you in choosing the right tree. Feeling hungry? Next to all the Christmas trees, there’s a stall selling oliebollen! (traditional Dutch dough treats)

Cornelis Troostplein: Also at Cornelis Troostplein in De Pijp, you’ll find the perfect combination of Christmas trees and oliebollen. At Jonkmans Bloemen, they are selling Christmas trees again.

Eerste Constatijn Huygensstraat / Bosboom Toussaintstraat: Friendly folks, Christmas lights, and plenty of beautiful Christmas trees.

Amstelveenseweg: At Mandy’s Flower Shop, not only can you purchase your Christmas tree, but you can also have it decorated if you find yourself pressed for time during this busy month!

More places to buy your real Christmas tree

Haarlemmerplein: Every year, the regular flower stall at Haarlemmerplein transforms into a cosy Christmas tree market where many Amsterdam locals purchase their Christmas trees. From the Spaarndammerbuurt to the Staatsliedenbuurt, this is the place to go.

Nieuwmarkt: Behind the Waag at Nieuwmarkt, rows of Christmas trees are already displayed, big and small! This month, Davidsboom is once again ready with the most beautiful collection of Christmas trees. And then, off to the oliebollen stand!

Westerdoksplein: The guys from are selling their Christmas trees not just online this year but also at Westerdokplein, where parking is very convenient, at Vijzelgracht (in the centre), and at Stadionplein.

Westeinde/ Stadhouderskade: At the corner near the Dutch bank, starting from the 5th of December, you can also find beautiful Christmas trees here for your home. With as many as six different types available, there’s always one that suits your preference.

Marie Heinekenplein: Looking to score a Christmas tree in De Pijp? That’s where you should head to—Marie Heinekenplein.

Have we missed your excellent suggestion for a real Christmas tree in Amsterdam? Let us know in the comments!

TIP: discover more Amsterdam and travel tips in my books THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE & WANDERLUST!

Amsterdam Bucketlist
Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
Visit Artis Royal Zoo
Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
MOCO Museum for street art
Photography museum FOAM
Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
Red Light District tour
Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn

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Our favourite hotels:
Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.

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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.

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