Pride in the Netherlands

Feel welcome and accepted in the open culture of the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a prime example of freedom and diversity. Whether you've lived here all your life or are just enjoying a well-deserved holiday, you can be completely yourself here. From world-famous Pride events to LGBTIQ+ friendly accommodation, and from the prettiest queer exhibitions to the bars with the best atmosphere. Come and celebrate LGBTIQ+ culture with us!

The rainbow flag: symbol of pride

Rainbow heart of neon lights
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Queer and want to visit the Netherlands? Here are the top LGBTQ+ tips!

Top tips for an LGBTQ+-friendly vacation in the Netherlands.

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The best cities to celebrate Pride

Stationsplein Utrecht
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Utrecht: The most cycle-friendly city

Find out why Utrecht is regarded as a cozier alternative to Amsterdam.

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Maastricht: City in a landscape of rolling hills

Maastricht positively brims with culture, creativity and welcoming charm. Experience this Limburg gem like a true local and enjoy the beautiful nature, great food and friendly people.

View on Erasmusbrug from Euromast
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Rotterdam: The premier port of Europe

Rotterdam is a dynamic city with its own unique character. Find out why the city is well worth a visit.

Show the world who you are!

A vibrant queer culture

Utrecht Canal Pride
Gaybar Ferry Rotterdam socializing at the bar
Women with brown hair kissing
People with rainbow socks walking on the street
Couple walking hand in hand in front of colorful housing complex in Heesterveld, Amsterdam
Rotterdam Pride Parade
Building de Waterkant Amsterdam in rainbow colors
Act tijdens Rotterdam Pride
Jelle Bakker on a bike in Utrecht over rainbow bike path

You will always feel like you belong here

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.

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The Netherlands: diverse and inclusive

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Soaking up culture in Amsterdam

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  • Couple looks arm in arm at the Erasmus Bridge
  • Man bikes across rainbow bike path in Utrecht
  • Couple walking hand in hand with the Belvedere Tower Lochemse Berg in the background, Barchem