Volendam is considered Holland’s most popular fishing village. Thanks to its proximity to Amsterdam, it makes for a great day trip. Here’s all you need to know to plan your trip.
Zaanse Schans is popular for its windmills. Thanks to its proximity to Amsterdam, it makes a great daytrip. Here’s all you need to know to plan your trip.
Amsterdam museums are some of the best in the world. Visit museums dedicated to history, Dutch masters, science and technology–whatever your interest, there’s bound to be a related museum to visit.
Assen city is a hidden gem in Drenthe. Visit the famous Drents museum, explore its forest from the Middle Ages, find a ‘secret beach’, and more!
Adding to the Netherlands’ rich history is the participation of various cities in the Hanseatic League. Find out the Hanzesteden (Hanseatic Dutch cities) that were part of this medieval collaboration to prevent piracy and promote maritime trade.
Zwolle, one of the historic Hanseatic cities in the Netherlands, is a great place to visit for museums, parks, church hopping, shopping, and dining.
Enschede may have experienced a lot of destruction over its history but the city survives and thrives. Visit its museums, enjoy its recreational parks, do some shopping, and be part of its bustling city center square.
Leeuwarden, the capital of Friesland, offers plenty of activities from huge recreational areas to museums, to centuries-old houses and moored ships, to leaning church towers.
Groningen city is more than just a ‘studentenstad’ (student city). Look deeper and you’ll be rewarded with the city’s hidden gems.
With over 2 million visitors a year, the Rijksmuseum is the largest museum in the Netherlands. Here’s all you need to know to plan your visit.