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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

The best places to celebrate Dutch carnival


Dutch carnival is celebrated with colour, frivolity – and reckless abandon. Join the Dutch as they let loose at the best carnival events in the Netherlands in 2017.

Keukenhof Holland

Keukenhof celebrates Dutch design in soon-to-bloom gardens


For just a few short weeks, the Netherlands comes alive with vibrant colour. Tulipomaniacs flock each spring to Keukenhof to catch a glimpse of the legendary Dutch tulips, a symbol that has endured far longer than the flower’s bloom. [Contributed by Keukenhof]

The Spirit of Amsterdam 2017

Amsterdam's International Whiskey Festival


On 4 March 2017 the fourth edition of the international whisky festival 'The Spirit of Amsterdam' takes place. With more than 500 whiskies on offer, this is the place to learn more about the famous liquor.

Comic Con Rotterdam


Hollywood meets Rotterdam - Meet your stars face to face at Comic Con Rotterdam 2017. Famous guests rock the Ahoy Rotterdam on 4 and 5 of March. Prepare yourself to meet many national and international guests from comics, movies, cosplay & TV.

Rotterdam Museum Night 2017


The city's museums and cultural institutions take part in this event offering a programme full of entertaining extras that provide a slightly different view of Rotterdam. A unique opportunity to take a nocturnal ramble through all the art and culture the city has to offer.

Pica Pica

Pica Pica Winter Parade, Rotterdam


Pica Pica Foundation brings eight independent places in Rotterdam together with a Winter Parade held from 4 February to the 26 February 2017.


Huishoudbeurs, 'The Home Exhibition' of the year!


'The Home Exhibition' in Amsterdam RAI has been focusing on women since 1950 and is the largest festival of its kind in the Netherlands. You will find the latest trends and developments in the fields of fashion, care, housing, leisure, culinary activities, health, workshops and much more.

Moving Futures Rotterdam 2017

The 'Moving Futures' Dance Festival, Rotterdam


Discover the world of dance in one of the Netherlands' most well known cities and attend performances from top performers and choreographers.

Technology exhibition

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.

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