The north-western European country of the Netherlands may be small, but it has plenty to offer for a fantastic holiday year-round! The densely populated country boasts stunning landscapes, beautiful canals and of course, those iconic, historic windmills…
There are infact more than a thousand of these charming mills scattered around the country, widely referred to as Holland. Approximately 20 percent of the Netherlands is found below sea level, with 50 percent of its land sitting less than one metre above sea level.
The country boasts countless scattered canals and rivers, offering scenic canal cruises and boat rides to visitors… and with around 2.5 bikes per head in the country, peaceful bike rides down the canal are a dream on your holiday in the Netherlands!
The Netherlands is also home to some great beaches, particularly across the province of Friesland in the north-west and Groningen in the north. Enjoy a relaxing beach day on a city break here, with popular beach resorts just half an hour away from the capital by train!
Why not head to the Netherlands’ cultural capital city of Amsterdam; a hugely popular tourist destination home to an array of fascinating landmarks including the world-famous Anne Frank House, located on the Prinsengracht canal, close to the Westerkerk. The city’s old centre is another tourist hotspot as a medieval centre home to an array of traditional architecture canals and the infamous Red Light District…
Make sure to visit the landmark Rijksmuseum on your holiday to Amsterdam, a great attraction dedicated to the arts and history of the city and the infamous Van Gogh Museum, showcasing the works of Vincent van Gogh! Visit Vondelpark for a blissful escape in the capital; a pretty urban park covering 47 hectares of the city. A true biker’s city, you’ll quickly fill your holiday itinerary to the beautiful destination.
With over 300 festivals every year, a plethora of stunning green spaces, historic houses, picturesque canals and buzzing nightlife, a city break to Amsterdam won’t disappoint! So if you’re seeking a jam-packed city break to the buzzing capital, browse the Amsterdam holiday homes and apartments across the Travelopo portfolio!
South-west of vibrant Amsterdam, you’ll find the town of Lisse, well known for its staggeringly beautiful Keukenhof, the world’s largest flower gardens! The ‘Garden of Europe’ is home to over seven million flowers bulbs, offering a striking area of natural beauty on your holiday to the Netherlands. The garden is open typically in late March, closing at the end of May.
Or venture to the historic city Utrecht on your holiday in the Netherlands! With its medieval old town, idyllic canals and diversity of museums, there’s no shortage of adventures here. Take a canal tour through this stunning part of the Netherlands, visit the popular Museum Speelklok and make sure to see the Dom Tower of Utrecht; the tallest church tower in the country and symbol of the Netherlands. View our holiday rentals in and around this impressive, ancient city for the ultimate inspiration for your holiday in the Netherlands!
The major port city of Rotterdam is another fantastic destination on your holiday to the Netherlands, home to the largest port in Europe! Admire the stunning architecture here, marvel at the 800-metre long Erasmusbrug Bridge spanning the Maas River, discover the UNESCO World Heritage Van Nelle Factory and take the family to the city’s zoo; Diergaarde Blijdorp in the north-west. Find your dream holiday home in and around Rotterdam across the Travelopo catalogue!
Families should head to Kaatsheuvel; a village home to Efteling fantasy-themed amusement park, one of the largest in Europe. Or visit Delft on your holiday in the Netherlands, a canal-ringed city with a quaint Old Town, pretty churches, fantastic museums and a spectacular city hall.
The Hague city, on the North Sea coast of the west, is famed for its striking Peace Palace in particular; an international law administrative building and the Mauritshuis art museum, home to the iconic Girl with a Pear Earring painting by Johannes Vermeer. As the Netherlands’ third largest city, the Hague is an area of impressive mansions, beautifully green parks and boulevards and incredible museums…
With a temperature maritime climate influenced by the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean, visitors can enjoy cool summers and moderate winters to the Netherlands. The warmest months here are July and August where temperature reach 21*C with around six hours of sunshine each day.
So whether you’re dreaming of a quiet, secluded countryside escape or buzzing, culture-immersed city break (and even hop on a train to a neighbouring European country!), don’t miss out on the adventures to be had across the Netherlands! From its charming cities to its tranquil canals, there’s something for everyone here. Browse our plethora of holiday homes and apartments across the country today!
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