Destinations and regions in Holland

Where in Holland would you like to go? View and find out more about the world-famous cities of Amsterdam, The Hague and Rotterdam, the cheese capitals of Gouda and Alkmaar and authentic places such as Volendam and Delft. Read up on the provinces of Holland and regions like the Veluwe, the Wadden islands and the bulb fields. In short: discover the most beautiful spots Holland has to offer!
Destinations and regions in Holland

Amsterdam

Visit the world-famous 17th century capital of Holland. Enjoy the historic buildings, beautiful museums and pleasant ambiance. Go for a boat tour on the canals, stroll through Vondelpark, and go shopping in the inner city. Amsterdam is a unique city!

Rotterdam

Rotterdam is a city of many faces: a tough port city, a trendy nightlife city, a sophisticated shopping city, and a hip artistic city. Above all, Rotterdam is the architecture city of Holland that stimulates innovation. Its skyline is always changing. There are many things to do amid Rotterdam’s skyscrapers. You can go on a shopping spree, enjoy some excellent food, and visit a range of museums and attractions in and around the city centre.

The Hague

The Hague is one of the most extraordinary cities in Holland. Not just because it is our government city, but also because of its many monuments, historic districts and its location near the beautiful North Sea coastline. The Hague is also known as 'the Royal City by the Sea’ and is called ‘the residence city’.

Utrecht

Utrecht is the lively, beating heart of Holland. It was built around the Dom tower, which you can see from any point in the city, so there is no way you can get lost in the attractive, car-free city centre. Utrecht boasts beautiful canals with extraordinary wharf cellars housing cafés and terraces by the water. As well as the Dom tower, Utrecht boasts hundreds of other monuments that each contribute to the special atmosphere in this centuries-old university town.

Maastricht

Maastricht is one of the oldest cities in Holland, as you will quickly discover when strolling through the historic inner city. Churches, city walls, monumental merchant houses and big squares merge seamlessly with a comprehensive and varied range of shops.

Leeuwarden

The capital of the province of Friesland is a mixture of shopping areas, cultural highlights and an exciting nightlife. Leeuwarden boasts over 600 monuments! Enough reasons for you to get a map with walking tours at the tourist information office. Shopaholics must visit De Kleine Kerkstraat, which is one of the most charming shopping streets in the Netherlands.

Den Bosch

's-Hertogenbosch, which we call Den Bosch these days, is a wonderful city full of historic buildings, wonderful museums, great shops and welcoming cafés and restaurants. Go for a stroll and discover the medieval architecture, take a boat tour of the centuries-old canal system, or go for a bicycle ride along the fortresses. Den Bosch has many beautiful attractions on offer. Even more importantly, it has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Jazz cafés, little restaurants, trendy bars – Den Bosch natives definitely know how to enjoy the good life. Den Bosch was elected the most hospitable city in Holland (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013) for a reason.

Eindhoven

Discover the best places to go shopping, the hippest hot spots, and the best restaurants in design capital Eindhoven. Eindhoven bustles with creativity, unique hot spots and innovation. It is the city of unequaled events that merge design and technology, but also a city that offers great shopping and food. That combination of modern metropolis and typically Brabantse ambiance means that Eindhoven is one of the most exciting cities in Holland. We have lined up the best that Eindhoven has to offer for you. Dive into the city and discover it yourself!

Nijmegen

The fortified city of Nijmegen, Holland’s oldest city, will make you think you’ve gone back to Roman times. The city is full of magnificent historic buildings and centuries-old plazas, and is home to Holland’s oldest shopping street, the Lange Hezelstraat.

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