Beyond Amsterdam: Come and discover a Holland beyond Amsterdam. In this region, located north of Amsterdam, visitors can enjoy a landscape full of peace and freedom, designed by age-old ancestors, who built the mills, dikes, polders, villages and cities from scratch. On the west-side you can find the most beautiful beaches, surrounded by dunes and forests and leading to vast spring fields of colourful flowers. Visit the east-side for the cosy, waterfront cities and towns. Enjoy shopping, culture and outdoor terraces and Walk or cycle through the centuries-old alleys and beautiful streets.