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"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00
 
I amsterdam Card - City Pass for Amsterdam
"Amsterdam has so much to offer including world-renowned museums delicious food and delightful canals. The I amsterdam city card makes it easy to get the most out of your stay in this vibrant city while saving lots of money. With your pass gain free admission to illustrious Amsterdam museums including the Van Gogh Museum Rembrandthuis Museum and Hermitage Amsterdam. Save 25% off popular Amsterdam attractions such as Madame Tussauds and Icebar XtraCold and receive discount offers for restaurants and shows. You'll also get a free city map to help you navigate the streets and canals of Amsterdam and unlimited use of public transport (airport train not included). Enjoy the sights from a free canal also included with your city pass. Your I amsterdam card contains 2 separate chips which can be activated separately
From EUR55.00
 
Guided Motorcycle Sidecar Tour: Dutch Countryside and Muiderslot Castle from Amsterdam
"Start your tour by riding around the city of Amsterdam and seeing all it's most famous and traditional locations such as Central Train Station Nieuwmarkt Leidseplein Rembrandtplein De Dam Prinsengracht Maritime Museum and a glimpse of the Red Light District.Ride 1.5 hours through the beautiful Dutch countryside and explore the picturesque village of Muiden. Enjoy a nice meal (not included) before you continue your journey on to explore the cast
From EUR265.00

More Local Customs in Staphorst

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Grolsch -> Just like home sweet home! :)

Let’s make no secret of it. We both like a nice cold glass of beer. Being at our travel pace is always a challenge to find a beer we like, which reflects our taste of having a beer. At Alkmaar (and...
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Voltage, frequency and plug ins.

Maybe it sounds a bit weird, but as an experience traveler I know that you every now and then need this kind of information in advance: electricity in the Netherlands is 230 Volts, alternating at 50...
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Talko to someone who knows ...

I guess we all agree on this on; there is nothing more exciting than going travelling - exploring another country, experiencing a different culture, travelling around in new ways, sampling the local...
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In Staphorst the wisdom is in the streets

Some framhouses in Staphorst have them, normally in places near the door or even just inside in the hallway or toilet. Tiles with wisdom on them. nice rimes and sayings. Here are a few from the tiles...
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Decorations in the window above the door

Very specific I found the decorations that were repeatedly seen in the windows above the frontdoor of the houses. Wonderful curly ironwork stood up like a tree with a large foot and two mirroring...
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Windowshutters that give the many colours

Very distinguished are the windowshutters at each and every one of the farmhouses. Large wooden, and carefully painted, planks that can be turned to close the windows when weather is cold or windy....
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Milkfarming and Staphorst belong to eachother

The farms that you see on either side of the main road of Staphorst are mostly related to milkfarming. In the fields behind the - quite narrow - stretch of farmhouses along this road, are the fields...
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Staphorst, one of few places with local dresscode

In this wonderful village you still can see them. Local Dutch traditional cloths. Many still wear the dark coloured (blue and black) skirts, sweaters, jackets and scarves around the head. Staphorst is...
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"Klompen", cluggs, the wooden shoes

Holland is famous of them and almost all foreign visitors go home with a pair (miniature or in the right seize to wair): "Klompen", the famous Dutch wooden shoes. Well, walking around Staphorst you...
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Green, the favourite colour of ... farmers

Farmers in The Netherlands always had a love for green. No wonder, their daily profession had everything to do with nature and the most natural colour of all is ... Green. Though details sometimes are...
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Straw roofs on top of the farmhouses

Almost all, and for sure all authentic, farmhouses have enormous straw roofs. This is seen often in these surroundings as the material is in large amount available in the direct vicinity. The lakes...
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Go to church!

The so-called Bible Belt in The Netherlands means that the places in that region are very strict reformed. Call it calvinistic if you wish. This means that women never wear trousers (metaphorically...
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Traditional costume WOMAN

The female costume always shows the level of mourning that the person is in. This is a theme in so many costumes around the world.Cap: black or black and flowered, silk or satin, with gold head brooch...
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Traditional costume MAN

Black cap (special Staphorst design)Shirt with two rows of 9 silver buttonsLittle black tieBlack coatBlack or brown trousers with 2 buttons (made of coins sometimes)Special Staphorster model clogs,...
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Hotels Near Staphorst

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Parallelweg 25, , Meppel, Drente 7941 HH
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Dirk Jakobsstraat 6, Meppel, 7941 KJ, The Netherlands
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Schiphorsterweg 34-36, Schiphorst, 7966 AC, nl
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Lichtmisweg 51, Zwolle, 8035 PL, The Netherlands
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De Vlakte 20, Zwartsluis, 8064 PC, nl
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Dijkhuizen 121, Ruinerwold, 7961 AJ, nl
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Things to Do Near Staphorst

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Paleis Het Loo

As we exited the Entrance building we entered the Stables Square (with peacocks on the lawns).  The stables were built between 1907 and 1909 at the orders of Queen Wilhelmina (1880-1962). The...
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ATLC

"STAPHORST - folklore and religion"
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Pavlik_NL

"Take a walk down the typical Holland"
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Jerelis

"A typical Orthodox Calvinist village."
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JohnnySpangles

"Staphorst - Found Myself in a Strange Town"
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"www.staphorst.nl"
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