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Top destinations to visit in Holland

Take the ferry to Holland to visit these destinations


Touring Amsterdam by bicycle is the best way to see the city and you'll feel like a local too.
Amsterdam

Amsterdam is, of course, the crowning glory of what the Netherlands has to offer and there are very few cities that can merge history with contemporary urban flair like Amsterdam.

 

If you’re planning a holiday to Amsterdam you’ll be sure to find something to do, whether you’re travelling as a family, a couple, or with a group of friends. Cruise the city the way the locals do by bicycle; stroll around the canals and see the amazing "leaning houses"; take in some cultural history at the Anne Frank House or one of the many great museums; or take some time out at the Heineken Experience and taste the local beer.

 

Whether your holiday to Amsterdam is for a week or a weekend, take some time out to explore this amazing city!

Best burger in Amsterdam

No ordinary burger joint, Burgermeester has 3 restaurants on Albert Cuypstraat, Elandsgracht & Plantage Kerklaan.   

 

You can choose from a wide range of awe-inspiring mouth-watering options, there is most likely something on the menu for everyone.  Why not try the salmon burger with creme fraiche and asparagus, yummy, or the decadent lamb burger with Spanish chorizo?  

 

For the non-carnivorous types there’s a Turkish inspired falafel burger topped with feta and watermelon!  Portions are generous and remember it’s purely burgers here so no fries on the side.  Get munching!

aastricht is a city the southeast of the Netherlands. It is the capital city of the province of Limburg.
Maastricht

Maastricht will surprise you, filled with history, art and culture, this beautiful city is surrounded by rolling hills, something a little different for the Netherlands!  Compact yet fascinating, the historical city centre, filled with ancient churches, city walls, monumental merchant houses and big squares, is best explored by foot.  For the more energetic, why not hire a bike and enjoy the surrounding nature with forts, castles and even vineyards.

 

Maastricht is brimming with activities all year round!  In spring, experience the artistic highlights at Tefaf.  The Maastricht Summer School has something for young and old scholars out there.  Taste the gastronomic autumn with Château Maestricht and when winter sets in enjoy the atmosphere during Magical Maastricht.

 

The west coast of Holland is famous for it's long sandy beaches and rolling sandunes
The Hoge Veluwe National Park

Grab one of the 1700 free white bikes and spin your way around the vast 5,400 hectare national park situated in in the province of Gelderland.  The Hoge Veluwe National Park is one of the biggest & diverse nature reserves in the Netherlands. There is a wide variety of wildlife situated in dense woodland and rolling sand dunes. This exciting park is famous for combining unspoiled nature with art, sport and Dutch culture.

 

The park is also home to the Kröller-Müller Museum, which houses the world’s largest private Van Gogh collection. It boasts The Museonder (Underground Museum), maybe the finest sculpture gardens in Europe and the stunning Jachthuis Sint Hubertus Hunting Lodge, former home of the Kröller-Müller’s, one of the most iconic buildings in the Netherlands.

 

Rotterdam is a located in South Holland, where the Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt rivers meet before enteringt the North Sea.
Rotterdam

Rotterdam is an industrial and architectural gem. Packed with maritime history, amazing architecture, and a fantastic multicultural scene, a holiday to Rotterdam is one to add to the list.

 

There is plenty to see and do in Rotterdam including visiting the amazing Erasmus Bridge or Cubic Houses; going up the Euromast Tower for spectacular views; or simply relaxing at one of the many harbour-side cafes.

Best pizza in Rotterdam

The family run, Angelo Betti, is the oldest pizzeria in Rotterdam, founded in 1922 and is Italian through and through.

 

Located on the corner of Bergweg & Schiekade, you’ll find Angelo Betti himself throwing & constructing his awesome, sumptuous thin-crust authentic Italian pizzas while he keeps his temperamental waiters in line. There is no need to book but you may need to grab a drink while you wait for a free table in this busy little joint and remember it kid friendly too.

The Hague lies on the west coast of the Netherlands and is the capital city of the South Holland provence.
The Hague

The Hague popularly known as 'The Royal City by the Sea' is the international city of peace and justice is one of the most extraordinary cities in Holland. This government city has interesting monuments, historic districts and is located near the beautiful North Sea coastline. For great bars, cafes, restaurants and night clubs visit the Plein and Grote Markt square area of the city or if you would like to shop till you drop then The Hague has it all, from luxury department stores with international top brands to quaint boutique filled streets. 

 

Escape the city with a visit to the seaside suburb of Scheveningen which boasts lively kitsch and beautiful long stretch of beach.