Welcome to the Netherlands

A small country that’s big on culture and nature

The Netherlands: fiercely independent, open-minded and full of pleasant surprises. Visit our amazing country and discover all the wonderful things it has to offer. Admire the groundbreaking architecture in our green cities, follow in the footsteps of the Dutch Masters or unwind in one of our many beautiful nature reserves. You’re cordially invited to immerse yourself in Dutch culture and truly feel like a local.

The word Slow written in front of Cabiner
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How to enjoy a sustainable holiday in the Netherlands!

Tops tips for a fantastic green holiday in the Netherlands.

Visitor views walls full of names at Namenmonument Amsterdam
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Celebrate freedom in the Netherlands

Delve into the story of 80 years of Dutch freedom - from commemoration to celebration.

Girl works in atelier in Arnhem Modekwartier district
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Dutch fashion: sustainable and innovative

Discover the innovative, sustainable fashion of the Netherlands. Get inspiration from the pioneers of Dutch fashion who are shaping the future of clothing with new technologies and a circular approach.

Wander around our national parks

Explore the Dutch national parks

With so many national parks, the Netherlands has something for everyone. Here are our top tips.

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Like a local
Explore our cities like a true local

Explore our cities like a true local

Let’s go outside!

Let’s go outside!

It's summer in the Netherlands! Months of sunny days that invite you to explore our beautiful nature, discover the bustling cities and travel right through our unique stories - all of this al fresco. Feel welcome and feel free. Feel like one of us during the most beautiful season of the year.

Couple enjoys on Scheveningen beach the pier with Ferris wheel in background


Travel sustainably

Travel sustainably

Solar park in Ooltgensplaat, in the province of South Holland

Did you know: We have more solar panels per capita than anywhere else in Europe. Read more

Travelling to the Netherlands

Although the Netherlands is a small country, its international connections are great, with several sustainable ways to find your way to our country. We have listed all the options for you so you can decide which mode of transport suits you best.

Transport in the Netherlands

If you come to the Netherlands, there is one thing you can be sure of and that is excellent public transport. Because whether you set off by train, bus, tram or metro, you can get around the whole country in a sustainable and pleasant way. Check out all the available options here.

Practical tips

How do you pack your suitcase as sustainably as possible? How does contactless payment work in the Netherlands? And how do you go about checking in on public transport? You will find the answers to these questions (and many more!) in this overview of practical tips for your holiday to the Netherlands.

The Netherlands is EV-friendly

The Netherlands is extremely EV-friendly and makes it easy to explore the country by electric car.