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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.

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...

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]

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 Europe - Rotterdam

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.

Museum Night Rotterdam 2017

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.

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.

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!

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