outdoor

Amsterdam’s wildly varied festival calendar includes a lot of events that take place outdoors. There are food festivals where you can sample culinary delights in the sun, dance music festivals where you can dance under the stars, film festivals in the open air and much more.

Zandvoort

With its clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities, Zandvoort has become one of the Netherlands’ most popular beach destinati...

Bloemendaal

With more of a party atmosphere than its neighbour Zandvoort, Bloemendaal is a great place to dip your toes in the North Sea or hit a dance floor...

Visiting the Flower Strip

The Flower Strip is one of the most popular and unique attractions in the Netherlands. Find out how to get there and the best time of year to visit.

Amsterdam Beach

When the temperatures soar in Amsterdam, sun-seekers flock to the Dutch coast and the beaches at Bloemendaal and Zandvoort to bask on the sands and so...

Flowers of Amsterdam

If you're lucky enough to visit Amsterdam in spring, don't miss a visit to the nearby flower growing region. See the tulip gardens at Keukenhof Garden...

Castles & Gardens

Delve into the fascinating history of the Dutch Golden Age by exploring the ancient castles that were once the homes of wealthy merchants. Many of th...

Campsites

From within, Amsterdam may feel like a dense urban experience, but the Netherlands is one of the most fervent camping and caravanning nations in Europ...

Zandvoort

Zandvoort is a popular beach destination located near to Amsterdam, with clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities. Zandvoort boast...

Dutch Dunes

The Dutch Dunes are an ever-changing landscape full of opportunities. This exceptional ‘no man’s land’ between the flat expanses inland and the North ...

Laren

Though small, Laren has a lot to offer visitors, including charming streets, abundant nature and fascinating museums. A walk around Laren makes it eas...

Amstel River Countryside

Amsterdam has a green oasis right on its doorstep, meaning everyone can easily enjoy the natural diversity of the Amstel River Countryside.

Breukelen

Breukelen, located north-west of Utrecht, is best known for its nature areas and the large mansions and castle that adorn the banks of the winding Vec...