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Holland Stories

The Netherlands is full of stories that tell you more about our country’s rich history, culture, and destinations. Van Gogh and the Golden Age are examples, but flowers and water are also intimately interwoven with our nation’s existence. The stories will guide you through the entire country – an easy feat because travelling in the Netherlands is quick and easy. It is a perfect way to discover a lot in a short space of time. Read the 10 stories and get inspired to visit one of the countless special places in the Netherlands.

View the 10 Holland Stories

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Liberation Route

Discover this historic Liberation Route in Holland, that links up the most important milestones during the advance of the allies.

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Mondrian & De Stijl

Visit key museums and monuments throughout Holland. See iconic De Stijl artworks and explore Dutch Design today.

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Story: Water

Water flows through the lifes of the Dutch. A strong connection that was forged throughout history.

These are the most beautiful Van Gogh locations in Holland. Visit the Van Gogh Museum and the Kröller-Müller Museum, home to the largest Van Gogh collections in the world, and the region of his birth, North Brabant.

Florist in a flower shop
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Holland is the place to go to be inspired by beautiful flowers. Visit Keukenhof, with over 7 million flower bulbs, the flower parades, the floating flower market in Amsterdam, or take a walk through the beautiful flower bulb fields.

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Hanseatic cities

Discover Dutch Hansa towns such as Kampen, Deventer, Zutphen, Zwolle.

Come face to face with history and grandeur in Holland’s castles. Explore their interiors, feast in restaurants or even stay the night!

Discover how the Netherlands became a world power in the 17th century with masterful painting, historic cities and scientific breakthroughs.

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Dutch Food and Cuisine

Holland is home to many great restaurants, excellent chefs and regional produce of high, internationally recognised quality. Taste and discover the pure, delicious and honest cuisine of Holland.

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Royal Holland

Discover all about Royal Holland and the House of Orange-Nassau. Visit historic royal cities, such as Delft, Breda, Apeldoorn, Leeuwarden and The Hague.