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.

Plan your transportation

Getting to Holland

How to get to Holland in a cost efficient and comfortable way.

Getting around in Holland

Find out more about planning your journey through Holland.

Public transport in Holland

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

Practical information

Public Holidays

Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.

Opening Hours

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

Money, ATMs & Tipping

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

Tourist information offices

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

Phone, Post & Internet

How to communicate within and abroad Holland.

Electricity, Water & Gas

Power converters, drinkable water and other useful facts.

Travelling for the disabled

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

Medical Information

Everything you need to know aboutDutch medical care.

Visa & Immigration

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

The weather in Holland

Know what weather to expect in Holland.

Netherlands vs. Holland

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

Events in Holland


Three exhibitions at the Rembrandthuis

  • 1 Feb through 16 Feb
  • Amsterdam

In this theme year, Museum Het Rembrandthuis will be honoring its famous resident with as many as three exhibitions.

Read more

Niki de Saint Phalle by the Sea

  • 5 Oct through 1 Mar
  • The Hague

Discover the world famous colorful female figures now at Museum Beelden aan Zee in Scheveningen.

Read more

Pieter de Hooch in Delft

  • 11 Oct through 16 Feb
  • Delft

Visit the Pieter de Hooch exhibition in Delft.

Read more

Monet - The Garden Paintings

  • 12 Oct through 2 Feb
  • The Hague

Unique in Holland: forty international top works by the famous Impressionist painter.

Read more

Young Rembrandt

  • 2 Nov through 9 Feb
  • Leiden

Visit the Young Rembrandt exhibition at Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden and discover Rembrandt’s talent.

Read more

Frequently Asked Questions