Holland is full of stories that tell you more about the country’s rich history, culture, and destinations. The stories will guide you through the entire country – an easy feat because travelling in Holland is quick and easy.
It is a perfect way to discover a lot in a short space of time.
Explore the land of water as a friend and foe of people in Holland: discover the Afsluitdijk, Giethoorn, New land Flevoland, National Park De Biesbosch, Delta Works
A visit to Holland isn’t complete without tracing the stories of it’s flowers. Wonder around the beautiful colours in the famous fields, marvel at the floating flower market or the parades: Keukenhof, FloraHolland, Tulip Festival, Hortus Botanicus and Westland (Holland’s greenhouse horticultural region).
Hanesatic towns - these romantic towns played a key role in expanding trade and spreading knowledge in the period when Amsterdam was a tiny settlement: Discover Kampen, Zwolle, Deventer & Doesburg.
Holland has a pure and delicious Dutch cuisine that you just have to taste: from traditional Gouda cheese to the salty seafood of Zeeland. There are authentic restaurants in every city, why not try one of these?
In the footsteps of Van Gogh, learn all about the life and works of this famous painter:
Visit the Van Gogh museum (Amsterdam), Vincentre Van Gogh Village Nuenen, Vincents Tekenlokaal in Tilburg, The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo (just outside Arnhem)
Explore the design movement from Mondrian to Dutch Design. The De Stijl movement started in 1971 in Leiden, after Theo van Doesburg created a magazine named ‘De Stijl’. Artists of De Stijl are in search of ‘new art’ that simultaneously will modernise society.
Today, many Dutch artists are still inspired by De Stijl movement.
Learn about Liberation Route Europe, which is a trail that crosses Second World War memorials across eight countries. The trail connections museums, memorials, monuments and graveyards. In Holland, there are various sites where the war is remembered.
Revisit the Dutch Golden Age (17th century) was a period of wealth for the then Republic of the Netherlands. The rich history of this time is still visible in many cities as well as in the painting of the famous Old Dutch Masters, such as Rembrandt, Hals, Vermeer and Steen.
Book your flight to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and discover Holland