Netherlands Travel Guide

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Amsterdam

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10667,22712,862

The Hague

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1302,3109,96

Maastricht

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1372,3603,103

Rotterdam

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1542,4105,61

Haarlem

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773,1802,21

Utrecht

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668,1613,26

Eindhoven

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359,1056,23

Leiden

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Leiden-459608/TravelGuide-Leiden.html

627,1446,15

Delft

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553,1511,21

Groningen

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447,1121,27

Arnhem

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486,1536,18

Breda

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426,1122,13

Schiphol

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Schiphol-457680/TravelGuide-Schiphol.html

210,581,5

Alkmaar

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282,753,19

Nijmegen

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423,775,16

Apeldoorn

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285,1136,14

Valkenburg

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300,691,62

Tilburg

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171,452,8

Bergen op Zoom

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67,241,11

Leeuwarden

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Friesland/Leeuwarden-459618/TravelGuide-Leeuwarden.html

143,442,14

Giethoorn

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Overijssel/Giethoorn-461360/TravelGuide-Giethoorn.html

54,189,6

Middelburg

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zeeland/Middelburg-459197/TravelGuide-Middelburg.html

168,410,6

Den Bosch

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197,512,9

Noordwijk aan Zee

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Noordwijk_aan_Zee-458710/TravelGuide-Noordwijk_aan_Zee.html

83,228,30

Scheveningen

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254,795,14

Hoorn

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145,425,5

Amersfoort

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Utrecht/Amersfoort-463390/TravelGuide-Amersfoort.html

194,384,14

Zwolle

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Overijssel/Zwolle-455775/TravelGuide-Zwolle.html

109,336,10

Volendam

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106,457,7

Dordrecht

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112,286,7

Assen

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138,333,3

Hengelo

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218,590,4

Enschede

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181,394,7

De Efteling

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162,463,0

Kinderdijk

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Kinderdijk-460077/TravelGuide-Kinderdijk.html

105,335,0

Den Helder

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69,224,4

Vlissingen

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zeeland/Vlissingen-456632/TravelGuide-Vlissingen.html

99,272,16

Texel

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Texel-457098/TravelGuide-Texel.html

194,496,3

Zandvoort

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Zandvoort-455986/TravelGuide-Zandvoort.html

43,111,47

Brielle

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Brielle-462693/TravelGuide-Brielle.html

154,355,4

Zaanse Schans

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158,716,0

Deventer

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Overijssel/Deventer-462073/TravelGuide-Deventer.html

132,357,8

Roermond

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Limburg/Roermond-457898/TravelGuide-Roermond.html

75,147,5

Hoek van Holland

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Hoek_van_Holland-460632/TravelGuide-Hoek_van_Holland.html

62,295,1

Gouda

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zuid_Holland/Gouda-461314/TravelGuide-Gouda.html

190,466,4

Enkhuizen

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Enkhuizen-461631/TravelGuide-Enkhuizen.html

150,481,7

Veere

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Zeeland/Veere-456795/TravelGuide-Veere.html

87,206,2

Edam

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Edam-461803/TravelGuide-Edam.html

97,352,6

Hoofddorp

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Hoofddorp-460537/TravelGuide-Hoofddorp.html

17,134,12

Amstelveen

https://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Netherlands/Provincie_Noord_Holland/Amstelveen-463379/TravelGuide-Amstelveen.html

41,77,5

Amsterdam

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The Hague

See all 1302 The Hague Tips

Maastricht

See all 1372 Maastricht Tips
  • St. Pietersberg

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Maastricht Things to Do

    ...it closed about 70 years ago :-( For an absolutely fascinating day out from Maastricht a visit to the "caves" at St Pietersberg is a must. These so-called "caves" are in fact the tunnels created by the excavations of marl, a type of limestone, used locally as a building material - in fact much of Maastricht's Old City was constructed using it,...

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  • La Bergere Hotel And Housing

    Maastricht Hotels

    La Bergere - french for "The shepherdess" is in no relation to hay, goats or taverns, but rather a...

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  • Dialect

    Maastricht Local Customs

    Because of its location and diverse modern history Maastrichters have developed a dialect unique to the city which is heavily influence by Belgian and German and even has some French and Spanish minor roots. It differs from Standard Dutch not just in intonation but also regards vocabularly in that there are some terms which do not translate...

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Rotterdam

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  • Boat Tours

    Rotterdam Things to Do

    Spido is a well-known organization in the port of Rotterdam, because they arrange all the harbour tours, themed cruises, summer night tours &c. We took a boat trip, the 75 minute tour, on 30 December 2015 aboard the 'Abel Tasman' for which we paid euro 11,75 per person. Great value for your money, because you'll get to see the bridges, the exciting...

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  • Rotterdam Hilton

    Rotterdam Hotels

    The Rotterdam Hiltion Hotel is modern high class hotel located at the heart of the town at the...

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  • City center

    4 out of 5 stars

    Rotterdam Restaurants

    You will find Ciao Pirandello in the middle of the everyday Rotterdam action. This is Italian fast food service; also delivery service. Good place for some pasta or a pizza. Business hours: Daily: 4PM - Midnight 153: Chicken brest

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Haarlem

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  • Grote Markt

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Haarlem Things to Do

    The Stadthuis is one of the three buildings which really stand out on Haarlem's Grote Markt (the others being St Bavo and the Vleeshal). It stands on the west of the square. Originally, from around 1100, there was a wooden building on the site which was used as a hunting lodge by the Counts of Holland. William ll (who preferred to live in Den...

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  • Carlton Square Hotel

    Haarlem Hotels

    True, the Carlton Square isn't close to the train station (a 15 minute walk). But it is close to the...

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  • Specktakel

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Haarlem Restaurants

    How about Crocodile Dundee salad, South African butternut King mussels, Californian rare grill tuna tataki, Caribbean fruit soup ...... The list goes on. It's just food from all over the world. When I revisited Haarlem in 2014 I was pleased to see the restaurant was still there. Business hours: Mo-Su: 5:30PM - 10PM Greek-sigara New Zealand's lamb...

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Utrecht

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  • Canals

    Utrecht Things to Do

    If you want a nice and comfortable way to view the old city of Utrecht? Take the boattour on the canals. A guide will tell you about the history and buildings. If you like boat trips, there are several options for other excursions. In 2013 the price of the canal tour is € 9,60. New in 2013 is the museum tour.

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  • Grand Hotel Karel V Utrecht

    Utrecht Hotels

    I love this hotel. It is an old building (from the 1800's) that was originally built by Louis...

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  • Havana

    2.5 out of 5 stars

    Utrecht Restaurants

    Here you'll find a peculiar atmosphere: this Belgian cafe is in an old ex-church! The ceiling is then very high, and the organ is still there along with some statues. You can go for a meal or just a beer. They have a wide assortment of bier, as in the best belgian tradition and the food is also very good. On top of all this the staff was very...

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Eindhoven

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Leiden

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  • Historical Leiden

    Leiden Things to Do

    Leiden's Gravensteen is a very old building, built entirely from stone and dating from the 1300s . It was originally used partly as a dwelling place for the Counts of Leiden and partly as their private prison. Executions were carried out on the little square in front of the Gravensteen from 1463, when the building became the property of the city....

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  • Hotel Leiden

    Leiden Hotels

    Unfortunately my experience with the Van der Valk was not as pleasant. I had to travel to Leiden for...

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  • Scenic Leiden

    Leiden General

    The Old Police Headquarter dates from 1927 and was designed by Jan Neisingh in the style of the Amsterdam school. The building is a National monument. Since the closure of the headquater in 2005 the city of Leiden is looking for another destination for the building like rendering of service. Location: Zonneveldstraat 10 - 2311RV Leiden

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Delft

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  • Nieuwe Kerk

    4 out of 5 stars

    Delft Things to Do

    There is so much to see in the New Church, maybe too much to mention. We walked our way up to the mausoleum of William the Silent and the private royal family crypt. After we had a good look at both beautiful artifacts we headed towards the choir isle of the church, which has a various number of mausoleums. One of them in the one of Hugo Grotius....

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  • Hotel de Emauspoort

    Delft Hotels

    It is a unusual hotel with a location in the middle of the town, and it has a very nice accomadation...

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  • Delft Blue Pottery

    Delft Shopping

    Just world-famous for its blue and white pottery, porcelain and ceramics Delft cannot be left without visiting a Delft Blue shop. You may find beautiful small Delft Blue products for your kitchen,... And don't forget the Delft Blue tiles which are in favour, even the very cheap kitchy-ones. Some hand-made painted souvenirs are really gorgeous...

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Groningen

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  • Martini Toren - Martini Tower

    Groningen Things to Do

    The Martini Tower is the eye-catcher at the heart of the town of Groningen. From april 1 till november 1 from 11AM to 5PM the tower is open daily.; entrance fee € 3.00. More info at the Tourist Office, telephone: 0900-2023050. Guided tours of the tower, call +31-50-313571350 to reserve a guide.

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  • NH Groningen

    Groningen Hotels

    We were in Groningen for a concert and were going to stay for only one night, so we wanted something...

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  • Toys

    Groningen Shopping

    Nice local toy shop with nostalgic toys.There's also some kitsch for sale from all over the world.Business hours:Mo: 1PM - 6PMTu-We: 10AM - 6PMTh: 10AM - 9PMFr: 10AM - 6PMSa: 10AM - 5PMSu: Noon - 5PM

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Arnhem

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  • Open Air Museum

    Arnhem Things to Do

    At the Open Air Museum you will see how the Dutch people used to live. There are various farmhouses (from various areas around the country), gardens and windmills (old style). There are also shops in old style selling items which used to be sold (and some still are). There are also some activities you can watch or do yourself like baking your own...

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  • NH Rijnhotel

    Arnhem Hotels

    10 Onderlangs, Arnhem, Gelderland, NL 6812 CG, The Netherlands

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Feestaardvarken

    Arnhem Things to Do

    The Feestaardvarken is a huge aardvark (approx. size 30 m length, 13 m wide and 9 m tall) lying on its back. A creation of Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. It was a present to the town of Arnhem by Burgers' Zoo in 2013. For the best view, go to the rooftop terrace of the Rozet building.

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Breda

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  • Grote Kerk

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Breda Things to Do

    Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk (Our Lady's Church), also known as Grote Kerk (the Big Church), can be seen all over the city centre with its bright tower. The first mentioning of a stone chuch here was 1269 although no one seems to know if there was a chuch here earlier. Amongst things you can see in it today are the tombs of several old Dutch royals in...

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  • Apollo Hotel Breda City Centre

    Breda Hotels

    Apollo Hotel Breda City Centre is a unique hotel that is located in an old post office. The...

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  • De Corenmaet

    3 out of 5 stars

    Breda Restaurants

    Warm ambiance and Latin decor don't make a meal. The guacamole contained only mashed avocado - where was the minced onion, the garlic, the cayenne pepper, tomato bits? Or even just salsa? The food was bland with no discernable flavours. Latin American food should be very falvourful and spicy, not full of cabbage. The mojito was watery with too much...

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Schiphol

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  • Panorama Terrace

    Schiphol Things to Do

    The Schiphol Panorma Terrace is great place to spend some time with children and watch all the activities on the platforms below. The terrace stretches over most of the terminal building roof at the platform side, so there always is room enough. Expect some school classes visiting and the sounds and smells of airplanes are obvious. 2011 Update: A...

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  • Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

    Schiphol Hotels

    A relatively straightforward 10 minute walk from Schiphol terminal will take you to the hotel. They...

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  • Train Tickets

    Schiphol Transportation

    The first train ticket machines are located convenient at the luggage claim area (before customs clearance). Unfortunately these machines are limited to load the so-called OV-chipkaart; the electronic transportation ticket for the Netherlands. More machines are located at the central Schiphol Plaza. The ones with the NS-logo on top sell single...

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Alkmaar

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  • Cheese market

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alkmaar Things to Do

    One of the things we did in 1950 was visit the Cheese Market. In those days it was pretty low key. The thing I remember the most was the bouncing cheeses. There was a long boat like cradle which was loaded with cheese. One of the men would clap his hands, and then two man (porters) dressed in white would carry the cheese (they had harnesses on...

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  • Amrath

    Alkmaar Hotels

    There is more than one Amarath Hotel, so it is important to specify that it is the one in Alkmaar....

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  • De Buren

    4 out of 5 stars

    Alkmaar Restaurants

    De Buren is a Bistro Bar housed in a historic building, adjacent to the former Fish Market. This market was held for more than 500 years at this location till 1998. De Buren is a cozy place for a lunch, a drink or a nice dinner. The menu has a wide range of dishes (meat/fish/vegetarian) and side dishes. The restaurant can handle smaller groups;...

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Nijmegen

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  • Market Square

    Nijmegen Things to Do

    The triangular Grote Markt lies in the center of old Nijmegen. In the square there is a statue of Mariken van Nieumeghen, the chief character in the 15th century mystery play of that name. According to legend Mariken, having entered into a league with the Devil, was fettered in iron rings but that when her period of penitence was over the rings...

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  • Mercure Nijmegen Centre

    Nijmegen Hotels

    The hotel is situated next to Nijmegen central railway station, at walking distance from the city...

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  • Steenbrugge Beer

    Nijmegen Restaurants

    The Hotel Atlanta has a very comfortable bar area on the ground floor. Conveniently located next to the Grote Markt in the town centre of Nijmegen. During our last visit, we drank some Steenbrugge draught white beer and had some chicken nuggets as well.

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Many who visit the Netherlands travel to see Amsterdam's famous red-light district but they may be surprised to discover the many other activities it offers. Visit Hoge Veluwe National Park and...