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Netherlands Famous Places to Visit



  • Amsterdam traveller magnet due to its impressive architecture, lovely canals ( grachten ), museums and liberal attitudes
  • Delft historic unspoiled town with the world famous blue and white ceramics
  • Groningen student city with a relaxed atmosphere and nightlife till the sun gets up
  • The Hague (Den Haag) seat of government, royal family, judicial capital of the world and Madurodam
  • Leiden historic student city with the country's oldest university and three national museums
  • Maastricht fortified medieval city showing the different culture, style and architecture of the south
  • Nijmegen oldest city of the country, known for its 4-days march which attracts walkers from all over the world, left-wing politics and large student population
  • Rotterdam modern architecture, good nightlife and the largest port of Europe
  • Utrecht historic center, nice antique stores and the Rietveld-Schroder House

  • De Biesbosch National Park one of the last freshwater tide areas in Europe
  • Efteling renowned theme park with fairytale elements like elves and dwarves
  • Hoge Veluwe National Park largest national park with heathlands, sand dunes and woodlands
  • Keukenhof millions of tourists visit these enormous flower fields each Spring
  • Kinderdijk these windmills show the typical Dutch landscape in all its glory
  • Schokland old island evacuated in 1859, a well-preserved ghost village remains
  • Texel largest island suited for cycling, walking, swimming and horse riding
  • Waterland and Zaan Region typical Dutch countryside villages with polders, clogs and windmills
  • Zaanse Schans popular well-preserved historic windmills and houses


Source: Wikitravel.org