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

A. Cuyp, De Valkhof te Nijmegen, ca. 1660

Aelbert Cuyp & Gainsborough, Constable, Turner

Oct. 3, 2021 through Mar. 6, 2022 Dordrecht

Jubilee exhibition ‘In Cuyp’s Light’ about the landscape painter from Dordrecht and his major impact in England.

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Ice Sculpture Festival

Dec. 18, 2021 through Mar. 6, 2022 Canceled Zwolle

Visit the greatest ice sculptures. The world’s best ice sculptors demonstrate their art here.

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International Film Festival Rotterdam

Jan. 26, 2022 through Feb. 8, 2022 Rotterdam

The greatest international film festival in Holland.

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ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament

Feb. 5, 2022 through Feb. 13, 2022 Rotterdam

The world’s greatest tennis players gather in Rotterdam for the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament.

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Carnival in Holland

Feb. 26, 2022 through Mar. 1, 2022 All of Holland

Drink, sing and dance wearing a colorful outfit during Carnival!

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