Land of Water
The Netherlands and water are inextricably linked. There is of course the famous coast, but behind it lies a fascinating landscape of ditches, waterways, canals, lakes and rivers. Our windmills, pumping stations, polders and dikes are world-famous, so come and experience these beautiful Dutch water icons for yourself!
Visit the highlights
Deltawerk// at the Waterloopbos
Modern water Land Art in beautiful nature. Discover Deltawork's unique story in the Waterloop forest.
Weerribben-Wieden National Park
Rent a canoe or take a boat trip on an electric boat through this unique Dutch wetland.
Prepare to be smitten by small lakes, reedbeds and characteristic bridges that can be found in the idyllic village of Giethoorn.
De Biesbosch National Park
Beavers, sea eagles and a maze of small rivers. You will find all of that here in the unique National Park De Biesbosch.
Zeeland is protected by the best greatest storm barriers in the world.
The Woudagemaal, located in the Frisian town of Lemmer, is the largest, steam powered pumping station in the world that is still in operation today.