Although famous for its historic city centre, the Amsterdam region is always evolving as new immigrants and diverse cultures make their mark on its many towns and cities. But probably the most dramatic changes have taken place in the province of Flevoland, on land which was once the Zuiderzee.
Just north east of Amsterdam, these polders were reclaimed from the sea, giving birth to the new cities of Almere and Lelystad. As well as being internationally acclaimed playgrounds for architecture and design, they are also blessed with expanses of wild nature where you can see rare species of wildlife. Discover Discover New Land's best sights, cities and hidden gems, and how to plan your trip to the region from Amsterdam.
Explore vast expanses of incredible land reclaimed from the sea
Highlights: Bataviastad, Urk, Schokland and Oostvaardersplassen