Traditional Dutch icons
The Netherlands (or Holland) may be a small country, but it’s packed with world famous icons. Discover our bulb fields, windmills, cheese markets, wooden shoes, canals of Amsterdam, masterpieces of Old Masters, Delft Blue earthenware, innovative water-management and millions of bicycles. Find out more about these and other typical Dutch highlights.
Cycling holidays past the icons of Holland
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Is the traditional costume of Volendam still worn throughout Holland?
Some municipalities still showcase costumes, although this is more for the purpose of folklore rather than a daily tradition. You can be photographed in local costume in Volendam.Read more
- What are typical dishes in Holland?
The Netherlands is home to various culinary surprises. The basis is formed from fresh and regional products, transformed into true creations on your plate by way of passionate chefs. Read more about Dutch cuisine.Read more