Practical information

Are you planning a holiday in Holland soon? Then you’ll find practical tips a great help to ensure a great holiday. Read up on useful tips about transport to and in Holland and train, car and bike travel in Holland. You can also read up on holiday periods and public holidays in Holland, travel tips for the disabled, tourist information offices and, of course, the weather.

More information about the current situation in The Netherlands.

Everything you want to know about the Netherlands on one page. With general information, facts and trivia, the royal family, the national flag and the public holidays.

Plan your transportation

Travel to the Netherlands by train, car, ferry and air. offers all the travel information you need to travel to the Netherlands.

Plan your trip in the Netherlands. advices you how to travel through the Netherlands. The travel information you need to travel in the Netherlands.

Read up on the most important things to bear in mind, public transport traveling tips, and what types of tickets to use.

Practical information

Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.

At what time do shops, banks and post offices open?

Everything you need to know about the Dutch currency, ATM’s and tipping.

Visit a tourist information office for maps and plans of your destination.

How to communicate within and abroad Holland.

Power converters, drinkable water and other useful facts.

Additional information about the options and available aids during your holiday in Holland.

Everything you need to know aboutDutch medical care.

What can you bring along on your trip to and from Holland?

The weather in Holland is not always predictable, so you should know what to expect in what season and come prepared

Read all about the difference between Holland and the Netherlands here.

Events in Holland

People enjoying Theater Festival De Parade

De Parade

June 18, 2021 through Sept. 26, 2021 All of Holland

Travelling fun-factor theatre festival

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Netherlands Film Festival

Sept. 24, 2021 through Oct. 2, 2021 Utrecht

Enjoy ten days of Dutch film productions.

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Scheveningen Kite Festival

Sept. 25, 2021 through Sept. 26, 2021 Canceled Scheveningen

Visit Holland’s biggest kite festival on the beach in Scheveningen.

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NN CPC Loop Den Haag

The NN Half Marathon The Hague

Sept. 26, 2021 The Hague

Add a physical and sporty challenge to your stay in Holland.

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Leidens Ontzet

Oct. 2, 2021 through Oct. 3, 2021 Leiden

A large festival in the city of Leiden with a parade, fun fair, market, fireworks, traditional dishes and numerous parties.

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