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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.

Hilversum 10km City Run

Hilversum City Run


Join the Hilversum City Run on 2 April 2017 to welcome the Spring and begin your sportive season. Join fellow men, women and children at this family friendly event.

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.

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.

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.

Beer festival Leiden

LIB Festival


This is the special beer festival of 2017 with around 150 beers from the tap, live music, masterclasses and much more. The LIB Festival takes place in the Dutch city of Leiden on 25 and 26 March 2017.

Poparts Festival in Amsterdam

International Pop Arts Festival


From Tuesday 18 April until Sunday 23 April 2017, the seventh edition of Pop Arts will take place in Theater Bellevue, De Krakeling, and Flemish Art Centre De Brakke Grond in the countries capital Amsterdam. For six days the festival offers a full programme with performances from the Netherlands and...

Marathon in Rotterdam

Rotterdam Marathon


The 37th NN Marathon Rotterdam takes place during the weekend of Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 April 2017. The world’s top athletes, as well as thousands of runners from home, and abroad, get to experience what it’s like to finish on the renowned Coolsingel in the city.

Theatre and choreography in the Netherlands

Festival Cement


From 21 – 26 March, Festival Cement is THE place to go for those who want to discover the latest generation of theatre makers, choreographers and writers. With a range of venues and locations dotted around the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the festival makes sure you experience each of its unique shows from...

English comedy

Utrecht International Comedy Festival


Let’s face it: stand-up comedy just sounds better in English. The Utrecht International Comedy Festival organisers couldn’t agree more. That’s why on Friday 31 March and Saturday 1 April 2017, they have invited some of the hottest English-speaking comedians to entertain you.

Movie festival in the Netherlands

Movies that Matter Festival


The Movies that Matter Festival is the annual film and debate festival on human rights and social justice in The Hague. The next edition of the festival will take place from 24 March to 1 April 2017 in Filmhuis Den Haag and Theater aan het Spui.

Ferris wheel Rotterdam

View Rotterdam from the 'Reuzenrad'


Europe’s largest mobile Ferris wheel will be temporarily situated in Rotterdam, where you can enjoy the exquisite aerial view of Rotterdam. View the sights from up above from 11 March to 9 April 2017.

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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