10 Things to do in Holland

Netherlands is not only the tulip fields, dikes, windmills, and bikes. Here are some other things that you can do while on a trip to this magical country.

1.) Amsterdam

This city is well known for the relaxed atmosphere that is not available elsewhere, making this an attractive tourist destination. Locals here can business life with relaxation and enjoy time sunbathing as well as going about their business. Shop, eat, party in the tension-free, liberal city where the people are friendly and can speak English.

2.) Delft

Delft is a beautiful town, with attractive houses, tree-lined canals, and historical landmarks. Take a walk around the historical town and enjoy the peace of its bridges, footpaths, houses, and brickworks that are quite old. Go to Delftse Hout recreation area for windsurfing, swimming in the lake and small beaches, or find out about community gardens, camping areas, and other sports facilities.

Things to do in Holland

3.) Haarlem

Taste the Harlem beer as it is brewed. Walk in the busy Grote Markt on Mondays and Saturdays and enjoy the market, purchase any item from clothing to fresh herring. Tulips are also cultivated in plenty in Haarlem, so spend time to visit and smell one of the Haarlem’s most prized industry.

4.) The Red Light District

From cutouts faces to accurate red lights, the Netherlands’ Red Light District been blatant. Walk in the by lanes, talk to other people and learn something new. This place is unique and is a must-see.

5.) The Hague

The Hague, measuring 100 km, functions as the place of the Dutch Government, the International Court of Justice, and the International Criminal Court. So The Hague is not only important for domestic affairs but also for the international judicial system. View the life and culture of this city by visiting the museums and other tourist spots.

6.) Bike Tour

Biking is a part of life for the Dutch people, and people of all strata of society do it for health, financial or enjoyment purposes. Move around the Netherlands on a bicycle and see places you’ll never see by car. Better still, join the Dutch bicycle tour and enjoy the Netherlands in the way unimagined.

7.) Beer Drinking

Netherlands, being a beer-exporting country you can go on a beer tasting tour. But Heineken is not the sole Dutch beer brand. Dutch export around 1,300 million liters of beer yearly and permit 16-year-olds to drink beer. A Dutch retreat is incomplete without beer.

8.) Keukenhof Gardens

Crazy about Flowers? View how nature and Dutch craftsman designed a paradise with blooming tulips, hyacinths and other collections of flowers. River cruises that showcase spring tulip cruises are offered to those who would like to see Keukenhof Gardens and the remaining Netherlands.

9.) Hoge Veluwe National Park

With an area of 5,500 hectares, Hoge Veluwe National Park is the biggest national reserve in the Netherlands. It houses not only the drift-sands, wild deer and other animals but also the Kröller-Müller Museum, the storehouse of Helene Kröller-Müller’s art collection. Though it is not advisable to take a car for visiting the place, renting a bicycle is fine.

10.) Van Gogh Museum

Netherlands is the birthplace of famous painters and artists. Amsterdam has Van Gogh Museum believed to be one of the best galleries showcasing impressionist artworks. Visit to see “The Potato Eaters” and “The Yellow House in Arles”.

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