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Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands


From atmospheric cellar bars and historic windmills to tulip fields and world-renown art, discover the delights of the top things to do in the Netherlands.

Top Amsterdam attractions

Top 10 things to do in Amsterdam


Amsterdam's top attractions range from quirky to futuristic. Get stuck into Amsterdam tourism with this list of top things to do and see in the Dutch capital.

Carnival in the Netherlands

A guide to celebrating carnival in the Netherlands 2016


Watch the Dutch burst into colour and frivolity as carnival season is celebrated in cities all over the Netherlands. Find out the top Dutch carnival events in 2016.

Chinese Spring Festival Rotterdam

Rotterdam Chinese New Year 2017


From the 23rd to the 29th January 2017 Rotterdam celebrates Chinese New Year. On Friday 27 and Saturday, January 28th Old West neighbourhood park will be transformed into a cultural festival, followed by a week full of activities.

Jumping Amsterdam 2017

Jumping Amsterdam 2017: International horse show in the RAI Amsterdam


Jumping Amsterdam represents sport, entertainment and Amsterdam. These three anchors are the success formula for 'Jumping'. From the 26th until the 29th of January 2017, Amsterdam is the host for the world’s best riders in both jumping (CSI4*) and dressage (CDI-W). They love to visit the Dutch capital,...

International improvisation theatre festival, 'IMPRO Amsterdam'


The 22nd edition of 'IMPRO Amsterdam' will take place from the 21st to the 28th of January in the Compagnietheater in Amsterdam.

New at NEMO Science Museum: Technium, an exhibition floor for the makers an...


Visitors to NEMO discover how technology enables them to shape their own world. At NEMO Science Museum you can discover how science and technology make everyday things special.

best christmas markets in Europe

European Christmas markets: A guide to the best Christmas markets in Europe


‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, Santa, mulled wine and European Christmas markets. Head to some of the best European markets at Christmas to discover on holiday.

Best European winter sun destinations

Best European winter sun destinations for 2016


Escape the sub-zero temperature and travel to the best winter sun destinations in Europe with easyJet. Bask in sunshine during your holiday in the top winter sun locations of Tenerife, Malaga or Lanzarote. [Contributed by easyJet]

Maritime Museum Rotterdam

'Offshore Experience' at the Maritime Museum, Rotterdam


In the 'Offshore Experience' you will go on a challenging search for energy from oil, gas and wind. You can experience what it is like at sea and at a depth of three kilometres underwater, where you can see for yourselves how offshore employees manage to do their spectacular jobs on the open sea. The...

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

Rick Steves: History behind Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe


Christmas trees and mangers are now in homes, squares, and streets all over Europe. But they are more than just decorations — there is a rich history behind them.

Ice skating amsterdam

Ice-skating in Amsterdam and the Netherlands


It's not everyday you can go ice skating in Amsterdam's canals but when the Lowlands freeze, there’s only one thing everyone wants to do — go natural ice skating!

Dutch winter events

A guide to Dutch winter events

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Keep your spirits warm during the cold weather with our guide to the best Dutch winter events, from Dutch Christmas markets, fairs and winter wonderland festivals.

Top winter destinations in Europe

Top winter destinations in Europe for 2016


Embrace the European winter and fly with easyJet to the four top winter destinations in Europe. Spend the holidays in festive Vienna or laid-back Marseille and find out why winters in Europe are simply unparalleled. [Contributed by easyJet]

Top activities in the Netherlands

10 can't miss things in a visit to the NEMO Science Museum


A visit to the NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam is one of the best things to do in the Netherlands. Here are the fun activities that all visitors will enjoy at the famous science centre. [Contributed by NEMO Science Museum]

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