Kop van Noord-Holland


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The Kop van Noord-Holland area is a perfect place to explore the real Holland. Starting from Amsterdam, this rural region full of tulip fields, windmills, and the coast and dunes is within easy travelling distance.

  • The world’s biggest single flower bulb field.
  • Go on a bicycle or hiking tour through this unique landscape.
  • Enjoy the nature around Den Helder.

The region between Petten, Den Helder, Nieuwe Niedorp, and Wieringerwerf is unique. This piece of land wedged between the North Sea and the IJsselmeer boasts the world’s single biggest flower bulb field. You can go on wonderful walks or cycling tours in spring while enjoying the colorful fields.

Den Helder

The city of Den Helder is located in the northernmost part of the province. Visit the old Kijkduin fortress, formerly a part of the Den Helder fortifications. The city is surrounded by several nature reserves.

Spending the night in the Kop van Noord-Holland

Would you like to spend the night between the flower bulb fields? You can. Check out our selection of great hotels and B&Bs in this area here.

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