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10x summer in The Netherlands

It's summer in the Netherlands, and bit by bit we are allowed outside again to enjoy it to the fullest. While we still have to be aware of the risks associated with COVID-19, we will be able to go on adventures in nature, explore cool cities, go for a picnic at the park, or get some fresh air at the beach. Enjoy summer in the Netherlands!

Please comply with the most important measures to avoid spreading the coronavirus in summer, too. Always check for the most recent measures before you leave home or your hotel.

Go for a wonderful picnic in the best city parks of Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam or Utrecht.

Nature in the Netherlands is plentiful. Visit the nature reserves, national parks and national landscapes of Holland where you can enjoy peace and quiet.

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Not staying near the sea? Enjoy a summer beach in the center of the city, right there on the city beach.

Go local: and enjoy a beer and bitterballen on a terrace!

Discover the extraordinary villages in the open coastal landscape along the Wadden Sea.



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.


Wadden Islands

The Dutch Wadden area is one of the most stunning natural sites of Holland. The Wadden Sea is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Find out more about the Wadden.

Cycling holiday in the Netherlands

The best way to explore the Netherlands is by bike, so why not organize a multi-day cycling holiday? Find everything you need to know about accommodation, restaurant tips, routes, and the best apps here. Read more

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