We haven't seen you in so long! Fortunately, we can now welcome you back to the Netherlands. While a lot of things may have changed, our country is still as beautiful and diverse as ever. So, come visit the Netherlands and relax in peace and quiet in our beautiful nature reserves, bask in the summer sun on our beaches, or seek inspiration in art and culture in our vibrant cities.

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The Colonies of Benevolence

Uncover the story of the Dutch agricultural colonies that were built to alleviate poverty.

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Discover 12 unique regions

Friesland Groningen Drenthe North Holland Flevoland Overijssel South Holland Utrecht Gelderland Zeeland North Brabant Limburg

The country as small as a city

If you think of the Netherlands, flowers, windmills and wooden shoes come to mind - but Holland has so much more to offer! Enjoy the bracing wind with a beach walk along the Dutch coast or a cycling tour of the Veluwe. Experience the welcoming hospitality of North Brabant and Limburg, the authentic charm of our Hanseatic cities and the Achterhoek in eastern Holland, and the freedom of the provinces of Friesland and Groningen with their wide horizons. Discover how the Dutch battle against the water in Flevoland, our newest province, and immerse yourself in Dutch culture in the modern metropolises, historic cities, and picturesque villages in the west of the Netherlands.

And best of all, you do not have to choose because all this and much more is within a two hour travel distance.

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Cycling

Holland Cycling Nation

Cycling is one of the greatest ways to discover Holland. Read all about the best routes and cycling holidays here.

Dutch cuisine

Dutch Food and Cuisine

Holland is home to many great restaurants, excellent chefs and regional produce of high, internationally recognised quality. Taste and discover the pure, delicious and honest cuisine of Holland.

Shopping

Shopping in Holland

Shopping in Holland? The big cities have the best shops, department stores and shopping centres for fashion, art and design.

Traditional Dutch

What are famous Dutch icons and typical Dutch things? From painters and waterworks to flowers and delicacies, this is what the Netherlands is known for.

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Destinations

Dutch Coast

Discover the Dutch coast with 250 km worth of beaches, dunes, and the greatest seaside towns. Check out the regions bordering the North Sea and book a great holiday on the coast.

Arts & Culture

Discover Dutch art and culture. From old masters to modern architecture, Holland has a lot to offer.