Best travel destinations in the Netherlands

The Netherlands

Amsterdam The city of Amsterdam is not only the capital city of the Netherlands, it is also the largest city in the country. Situated in the western part of the country, the metropolitan area of Amsterdam is home to a little more than 2.2 million permanent residents. There are many things to see and do…

The Jordan, Amsterdam

1. THE PLACE The Jordan is a river that is perfectly well known not simply in The Netherlands but also in the whole of Europe. It is most distinctive with its beautiful outlook, with the gorgeous ornamentation on its banks in Amsterdam and most of all with its peaceful but undeniably gorgeous atmosphere, which can…

Efteling – the largest theme park in the Netherlands and one of the best in Europe

Efteling is a renowned entertainment park located in Southern Netherlands, North Brabant, Kaatsheuvel. Around four million people visit it each year, and it is so popular that it can be compared against Disneyland Paris or the German Europa Park. Efteling appeals to visitors of all ages, although numerous families with children choose it as a…

Schokland – former island and the first UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Netherlands

Schokland makes for a unique destination, being an island once, in the Netherlands, which was formerly abandoned due to the alarming increase of the sea level. The fact that the Dutch reclaimed the land area surrounding the island, leading to the creation of Noordoostpolder municipality, lead to what is now considered a former island, but…

Hague – one of the most international cities in Europe | Netherlands

Situated in the Netherlands, in South Holland, The Hague is quite a conservative city, renowned for its many international companies, institutions and embassies. This town is home to the Dutch government and parliament, and also to a couple of exciting seaside resorts: Kijkduin, and the most popular one in Netherlands, Scheveningen. The Hague lacks the…

Zaanse Schans – great collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses | Netherlands

Zaanse Schans is a picturesque conservation area that can be described as an open air museum. Its local charm is provided by little green wooden houses, as well as numerous windmills, craft stores and museums. This beautiful and intimate area can be reached by boat, bus or train, all means of transportation that can be…