Fun activities you can't miss when you visit the Netherlands

Take a trip to one of the Wadden Islands

The Dutch Wadden Islands are located in the the north of country in the North Sea. There are 5 inhabited Wadden Islands of which one lies in the province North Holland and the other four are located in the province of Friesland. Some examples of the islands are AmelandVlieland and Terschelling. The Islands are popular tourist destinations, they offer a great place to relax and enjoy a beautiful and unique piece of nature. 

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Discover the dutch landscape while cycling

Holland is the perfect place to go on a cycling tour or explore by yourself on bicycle. With very few hills, along cities and towns that are situated very closely to one another, cycling around Holland is so much fun and so good for you! We'll share some of our favourite cycling tours here with you and give you recommendations on where you can rent bicycles if you'd like to discover your surroundings on your own.

Bike tours


Experience Venice of the North and its nature

Weerribben Wieden National Park has the largest continuous bog in Northwest Europe. It exists out of a labyrinth of lakes, canals, moor woods grasslands and reed plots. This nature park is perfect for sailing, cycling and walking visitors. Also the famous village Giethoorn is located in this National Park, so this is the perfect place for a daytrip. Rent a boat in Giethoorn and explore the Weerribben by boat and maybe you’ll spot an otter.

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Discover Haarlem and learn its history 

Haarlem is the capital of the province North Holland, and it was founded in the 13th century. It is also the site of customized walking tours where the guide meets the traveler at a place of their choosing. The two-hour long tour can also be tailored to suit the visitor’s interests. Popular attractions include the St. Bavo Church where a ten-year-old Mozart once performed, the France Hals Museum, and the Haarlemmerhout Park. 

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