Dunes, cows, windmills and water features....... This is typical for Holland and it will also make you fall in love with this region.... Visit Holland today!
North Holland is full of windmills, tulip fields, green fields and vast meadows where cows graze and the flowers bloom. Water surrounds the area with the North Sea, IJsselmeer lake, the basin of Naardermeer and lake Loosdrecht. The region is therefore the ideal destination for surfers and cyclists alike. Along the coast you can experience the beautiful dunes, sandy beaches and the lively seaside resorts of Egmond aan Zee and Bergen. We recommend visiting on foot or by bicycle as you have many area’s to explore. From Holland Dune Reserve in Wijk aan Zee, Schoorl and the National Park of South Kennemerland.
Lake IJsselmeer overlooks the beautiful city of Hoorn and Enkhuizen - the "city herring." Haarlem is also worth a visit. The city has many quaint shops, museums and the bustling Grand Place. Amsterdam, known as the "Venice of the North" for its canal system, is one of the most popular tourist destinations. With its traditional houses, windmills, warehouses and workshops. Zaanse Schans will give you a good idea of what it was like to live in the area in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Average summer temperature: 21˚C
Zuiderzee museum: open-air museum focuses on the Zuiderzee
National Park South Kennemerland
The skiepfleis ( lamb stew with ham, potatoes and cabbage)
Keyring of a windmill or clogs.
The city of Amsterdam is perfect for those who want to experience a fun and vibrant city!
Here you can go shopping, take a boat trip on the canals or a walk to the Vondelpark. For those who love culture and art, we recommend a visit to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
Herring is the most popular fish in the Netherlands.
You can eat it in a sandwich with onions or pickles, or in the typical way e.g. bite it by holding it by the tail.
Haarlem is recognised as the best city for shopping in the Netherlands. In the city centre you will find exclusive boutiques and charming antique shops.
Volendam is the most famous resort of the coast dell'Ijsselmeer. The village is built along a small harbour which is well preserved. Here fishermen's houses are built on stilts, narrow streets and ancient mazes....