The Netherlands is known for its flat landscapes, tulip fields, windmills, and plentiful routes for cyclists. That being said, there are so many interesting and exciting places to visit when in the Netherlands. Whether you want to learn about the history of Anne Frank or go bicycling, this list offers a variety of activities to do in the Netherlands.
This made it on the list because who doesn’t love cheese? As the name suggests, this city is famous for its cheese. It is also known for its syrup waffles, candles, and clay pipes. If you’d like to take a stroll and find some scenic landmarks after a great meal, Gouda has beautiful architecture from the 15th century all along the main streets.
This beautiful location is sometimes referred to as the Venice of the Netherlands. It is a quaint area that can be visited via bike, lane canal, boats, and even ice skating when the water is frozen over. You’ll feel like Mary Poppins as you skip through the flowers in this beautifully adorned location. It is mostly car-free and is a great boat-filled experience.
If you want to visit a unique and quiet place yet equally as fascinating as the other options on this list, Utrecht is a great location for you. You can enjoy the fine dining options at water level in the city. It is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the world and has plenty of museums and historical churches for those who enjoy learning about their destination’s history.
De Hoge Veluwe National Park
This park is one of the largest in the country, coming in at about 13,343 acres! There is rare wildlife, some of the most iconic buildings in the Netherlands here. The Kröller-Müller museum is also homed here and showcases a collection of nineteenth and twentieth-century art in addition to the largest private collection of original Van Goghs.
This is for those who love to get that Instagram perfect picture. With so many beautiful locations designed to entrance its visitors, Rotterdam is the country’s second-largest city. Go out and enjoy some of the local bars and restaurants which have culturally unique dishes. This city also features the Maritime Museum Vintage Ships and exhibits. You won’t believe some of the history engorged in the land here.
As you can see, the Netherlands is, or at least short of a fun time. There’s always something to do or learn in this beautiful place. Book a flight or a ticket now and visit this great tourist attraction!