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Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

Top 10 places to visit in the Netherlands

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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.

Open Gardens Utrecht

Open Garden Day Utrecht

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After six successful editions, the seventh edition of the Open Garden Day Utrecht will take place on Saturday 1 July 2017. Utrecht’s best-kept secrets are hidden behind the facades and gates of the city center: oases of tranquility, green and (garden) architecture.

Pride Amsterdam

Pride Amsterdam

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Between 29 July and 6 August 2017 the city of Amsterdam will explode with colour. Join people from all walks of life in the Dutch city to celebrate individuality and gay pride.

Free things to do in Amsterdam

Free things in Amsterdam: Discovering 'unique' Amsterdam for free

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Amsterdam is reputedly expensive – but not if you know where to find discover 'free Amsterdam'. Here is an insider's list of unique free things to do in Amsterdam.

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

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‘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.

Groups and clubs for expats in the Netherlands

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There are groups and clubs covering all interests and nationalities to help expats in the Netherlands meet new people, make friends and settle into Dutch life.

Expat fair Eindhoven

The “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair for Internationals was a big hit

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The “i am not a tourist” Expat Fair for Internationals took place for the second time in the South of the Netherlands, on Sunday 11 June, providing a super day out for expats.

Celebrating Liberation Day in the Netherlands

Celebrating Liberation Day in the Netherlands

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Every 5 May, the Netherlands marks the end of Nazi Germany occupation during World War II with a range of events on this Dutch public holiday.

King's Day festival

King's Day festival – in 15 facts and numbers

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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

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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!

Stay in a castle

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

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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.

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre

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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

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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

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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.



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