Practical tips for when you’re visiting the Netherlands
The Netherlands is fighting COVID-19. What do the safety measures mean for your stay and activities and what are your options? Make sure you are well prepared when you leave.
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 the Netherlands
Read up on the most important things to bear in mind, public transport traveling tips, and what types of tickets to use.
Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.
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.
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
SinterklaasNov. 15, 2020 through Dec. 5, 2020 All of Holland
Thousands of anxious children welcome Sinterklaas (Saint Nicholas) in Holland. Have a taste of traditional sweets such as gingerbread men, spiced biscuits, marzipan and chocolate letters.Read more
Winter Wonder Weeks in LeidenNov. 16, 2020 through Jan. 5, 2021 Leiden
The historic city center of Leiden is in full Christmas mode during the Winter Wonder Weeks.Read more
Amsterdam Light FestivalDec. 10, 2020 through Jan. 3, 2021 Amsterdam
Discover the loveliest light art at Amsterdam Light Festival.Read more
Candle Night GoudaDec. 11, 2020 Gouda
Candle Night Gouda is an annual Christmas event in the Netherlands with candles and festivities.Read more
Dordrecht Christmas Market
Visit Holland’s largest Christmas market.Read more