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Photo: Boy walking on a bridge at Avifauna in Alphen a/d Rijn
South Holland

Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn is located in the middle of the Green Heart amid wide polder landscapes, small lakes and pleasant old Dutch cities and villages.

  • Visit the centrally located city of Alphen aan den Rijn.
  • The perfecte base for trips in the Green Heart.
  • Avifauna and Archeon are wonderful for children.

Central location

The multifaceted area has much to offer. Because the city is centrally located, it is the perfect base for cycling, walking and boat tours. Countless activities are organized in the city center every year, such as Holland’s biggest annual market, an old-timer show, and the ‘20 van Alphen’ international running competition. 

Attractions in Alphen aan den Rijn

Alphen aan den Rijn also boasts two attraction parks. Visit the Archeon archaeological theme park with reconstructions of farms and huts from Prehistory, the Roman era and the Middle Ages. Or visit the Avifauna Bird Park. In this subtropical hall, you can stroll around and admire over 450 birds from around the world.

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