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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

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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.

King's Day festival

King's Day festival – in 15 facts and numbers


King's Day festival is perhaps the world's biggest monarch party and certainly the craziest. Learn more about the unique King's Day festival – in 15 facts and numbers.

King's Day

Koningsdag guide: How to survive the 'orange craze' of Dutch King's Day


How can you get ready for the 'Koningsdag' wave of 'oranjegekte' that hits the Netherlands on King's Day on 27 April? Long live Koningsdag!

Amsterdam Tulip Festival

Tulip rainbow on NEMO’s roof


Enjoy Amsterdam's Tulip Festival from the rooftop of NEMO Science Museum in the capital city of the Netherlands.

Stay in a castle: 25 of the best castles to stay in Europe


Staying in a castle gets you closer to royalty, celebrities, legends – and ghosts? Here are 25 of best castles to stay in Europe for a romantic, royal or spooky adventure.

SPRING performing arts festival


SPRING brings together contemporary performances by (inter)national choreographers and theatre makers. Join the festival in Utrecht this May and enjoy a variety of creative wonders.

Mandala North Brabant

Mandala, the adventurous sleepover festival


Three days and nights with arts, music, theatre, wellness and more. Experience the Mandala festival from 9-11 June 2017 at Holiday Park de Bergen in North Brabant, the Netherlands.

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre


From May to late September every year, the Vondelpark Open Air Theatre presents a five-month programme packed with dance, cabaret, jazz, children's theatre, stand-up comedy and all genres of music.

Best canal cruises

Blue Boat tops Amsterdam’s best canal cruises: top 10


One of the first must-dos during a trip to Amsterdam is a tour of the world-famous canals. There’s plenty of opportunity, too, as you’re surrounded by dozens of options once you step into the city. But there is one that stands out: Blue Boat. [Contributed by Blue Boat]

Amsterdam canal cruise

Top 7 reasons to take an Amsterdam canal cruise


Yes, going on a canal cruise in Amsterdam is something that all the tourists do, but it’s for a very good reason—or several of them.

Rotterdam Fairground

Rotterdam Fun Fair


Visit Rotterdam Fun Fair between 15 April and 7 May 2017 to experience the thrill of a variety of rides, attractions, and delicious food and treats.

Things to do in Antwerp

Antwerp, more than just diamonds and chocolates


There's more to do in Antwerp than just chocolate and diamonds; here are five things to do in Antwerp that will make you fall in love with the city.

Career in the Netherlands

Expatica’s “i am not a tourist” Job Fair 2017, WTC Amsterdam

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The “i am not a tourist” Job Fair for internationals returns for its eighth edition on Saturday 20 May 2017 at the World Trade Center in Amsterdam. It’s the event for pursuing an international career in the Netherlands! Order your tickets online now for a €5 discount.

Harry Potter in Utrecht

Harry Potter: The Exhibition


Harry Potter fans in the Netherlands will finally have the opportunity to step in side the famous wizard world with Harry Potter: The Exhibition! Since its world premiere in Chicago, the exhibition has already received more than 4 million visitors and has included stops in Boston, Toronto, Seattle, New...

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