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10x summer in Holland

Isn't it great that we can get out of the house again? Get inspired by these 10 summer tips for a beach vacation, several day trips or adventures in nature. Take a walk on the mud flats of the sea (in Dutch: wadlopen), rent a boat, get on your bicycle, have a picknick in the park and take some rest at the beach. Enjoy the Dutch summer!

Experience nature

For a relatively small country, the Netherlands boasts a rich variety of nature.


10x beach pavilions

These are the greatest beach pavilions with the best chefs on the Dutch coast.



In Zeeland you will find the perfect combination of beach, sea, dunes and historic areas.


The 10 best Dutch cycling holidays

Explore the Netherlands’ nature, culture and history in 10 of the best Dutch cycling holidays.

Strand Oog In Al, Utrecht
Things to do

10 best city beaches in Holland

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

Unique accommodations

Special places you can spend the night

Did you ever wake up in a castle or on a ship? Find the most unique of accommodations here.

Picnic in the park

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


Wadden Islands

The Wadden Sea and the five Wadden islands teem with life. There is wildlife aplenty, but they are also alive with culture, sport and pleasant terraces.


Holland’s castle gardens

Visit the beautifully-designed gardens that surround Holland’s historic castles and country houses.

Traditional food

Tasting beer and jenever: the best tips

Discover the history of these traditional and typically Dutch drinks.

Dutch landscape with wheat field during sunrise

Visit the Netherlands from home

The Netherlands, a country you should definitely visit. Discover the most beautiful spots and best activities here.

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