Baarn Things to Do
It's a kind of environmental centre of the dutch organisation Staatsbosbeheer, which is a government service that protects large areas of outstanding natural beauty in the Netherlands. If you expect a fully furnished castle you will be disappointed.
The castle is worth a visit, It has a small art collection of the ING bank, exposition on environment and a lot of do things for kids and several things that remember of the time people lived here.
Take a walk through the English Garden it is beautiful especially in Spring.
If you want to grab a nice lunch. Ther is a Grand Café in the Basement, which is nice and cosy and serves a decent lunch.
Kasteel Groeneveld is opened from Tuesday to Sunday from 11.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs.
Adults € 4,,-
Children 4-12 yrs. € 2,-
Children under 4 F.o.C.
As said in the intro of this page. Nice to see, but a bit expensive for an only 45 minute tour especially when you have two kids and a wife along.
Entrance cards must be obtained through the website. It is not possible to book a tour at the palace's entrance.
The palace is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9.15 to 17:30 hrs.
Last admission at 16.30 hrs.
Adults € 12,00
Children 0-12 yrs. € 10,00Related to:
- Historical Travel
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Baarn Warnings and Dangers
In Holland roads bikes have the right on everybody and everything, usually they run on dedicated places at the side of roads, but it can happen that you find them on normal roads, specially in city center, so pay attention and watch carefully.
Pay attention while driving your car on the road.
There are many speedometers ready to shot a picture of your license plates and give you a ticket. So read the road signs about speed limits.
Speedometers are also well signaled.
If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.
Favorite thing: The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Republic of Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom in addition to their other emergency numbers.
Here are some useful phone numbers that you might need while in Netherlands:
Police (non-urgent): 0900-8844
Favorite thing: Below few words that you can use while traveling in Holland:
good morning = goedemorgen
good afternoon = goedemiddag
good evening = goedenavond
see you = tot ziens
see you soon = tot gauw
yes = ja
no = nee
maybe = misschien
are you sure? (of it) = ben je daar zeker van?
of course! = natuurlijk!
thank you (formal) = dank U wel
thank you (informal) = dank je wel
thanks (casual) = bedankt
please (polite) - also: here you are = alstublieft
Mr. and Sir = meneer (mijnheer)
Mrs. and Ma'am = mevrouw
Miss = juffrouw
have fun = veel plezier
happy dreams = welterusten
bless you = gezondheid!
have a nice meal = eet smakelijk!
coffee = koffie
tea = thee
milk = melk
whipped cream = slagroom
sugar = suiker
coffee with milk = koffie verkeerd
bred = brood
cheese sandwich = broodje kaas
ham sandwich = broodje ham
french fries = friet
sea = zee
beach = strand
lake = meer
bicycle = fiets
train = trein
airplane = vliegtuig
bus = bus
auto = auto
departure = vertrek
arrival = aankomst
bedroom = slaapkamer
bed = bed
pillow = kussen
blanket = deken
bath = bad
bathroom = badkamer
towel = handdoek
very good (food) = erg lekker
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