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Castles & Gardens

This green area is dotted with majestic fortresses, beautifully-preserved towns and country estates located along the River Vecht and Amstel. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the beautiful forests, gardens, waterways and lakes of the area inspired many artists and architects. Today, this stunning region is rich in cultural history and offers a wonderful escape for the whole family.