Places to Visit in Netherlands – Top 10 Destinations

Netherland is famous for being the country of windmills, beautiful canals, flower-fields, great cheese and traditional wooden shoes. It is located mainly below the sea level in North- West Europe. Even, being a small country, there are many top destinations must see in Netherlands. So, in this article, I will be helping you to select the top destinations must do in Netherlands. I hope this article would help you to visit the peaceful country, Netherland.

10 of the Best Places to Visit in Netherlands

#1.Leiden Canals
This place is famous for the oldest University of the Netherland, and it is the birthplace of the Rembrandt. Also, it has beautiful canals which add more stars to this location. The two sectors of the Old Rhine enter Leiden Canals from the East side and get attached to the center of the city which contains many more canals. The view to the Leiden Canal is:

Places to Visit in Netherlands

#2.Keukenhof garden
Keukenhof garden consists of the flowers like tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and even other spring flowers. It is known as the world’s largest flower garden, and in the actual sense, it is the promotion of the Dutch flower industry. We can say that approximately seven million flowers bulbs planted per year. You can have a visit to this garden from the last week in March to mid-May. This place is one of the top destinations must see in Netherlands. The beautiful Keukenhof garden demonstrated below:

#3.Rijksmuseum
Rijksmuseum is located in Amsterdam and is largest and most famous museum for the art and history of the Netherlands. It consists of the large collection of the paintings of Dutch golden age and also the works of the Vermeer and Rembrandt.

#4.Hoge Veluwe
This place located in a big area where there is the facility for using bicycles for free and much of the area inside in inaccessible by car. There is also a museum inside known as Kroller-Muller which has the extensive collection of paintings by Vincent van, Gogh. The Hoge Veluwe is the largest continuous nature reserve of Netherlands which consist of heathlands, sand dunes and also woodlands. The major point of the attraction here is 1700 white bikes which are free to use.

#5.Rotterdam
Rotterdam is the second-largest city in the Netherlands and considered to the greatest rival of the city Amsterdam the capital of Netherland. It is largest and busiest ports in the world. Many things make Rotterdam the most liveliest and dynamic city in the Europe. It is known for the gorgeous waterside setting, its unique, cutting-edge architecture, eclectic feel and vibes of the University. Its lively nightlife and the active cultural scene make this city the top destination must see in Netherlands. There are many things and sayings that describe the rivalry between the Rotterdam and other cities. One of those saying is which the most popular one is: “Amsterdam has it, but Rotterdam does not need it.”

#6.Maastricht Vrijthof
The Maastricht is the capital of the Limburg province in the southeastern part of the Netherlands, which is very near to both the Germany and Belgium. It is the most popular shopping destination and is famous for the largest Saint Servatius Church and Saint Jan’s Cathedral. Vrijthof and festivals host the majority festivals also include autumn and winter festivals. Also, there are places like different historical monuments, theaters, romantic cobblestone streets and the variety of the bars, restaurants, and sidewalk cafes.

#7.Kinderdijk
Dutch picturesque windmills are the major part of the attraction in Netherlands. This mill makes Netherland a unique place for a vacation. There are more than 1000 old windmills in Netherlands at present. Among them, there are 19 windmills of 1740 which is one of the famous spots of Netherlands. To watch, this is a real adventure. From April to end of the October one of this generator is opened and will let allow you to explore the Windmills. It resides at 15 km from the Rotterdam, and it is very easy to travel by any transportation means from Rotterdam during the tourist season.

#8.The Efteling Park
The Efteling Park is divided into four sectors namely: Fairy Realm, Adventure Realm; full of thrilling rides, amazing Alternative Realm and beautiful Travel Realm. It had established in 1952 in the little town of the Kaatsheuvel of the southern Netherlands. Efteling is famous and oldest theme parks and largest Park as compared to Disney land of the California. It also has enough of the general entertainment, enough of hotels and restaurants. This place is also considered to be one of the top destinations must see in Netherlands.

#9.Alkmaar cheese market
Alkmaar cheese market is the famous attraction of the Netherland. It is held every year in Waagplein square in Alkmaar. It situated in the province of the North-Holland, 40 Km North-west of Amsterdam. The demonstration of the world-class cheese, great medieval decors and vendors wearing the traditional costumes are seen on every Friday from 10 am until 12:30 pm. These all the things are mashed up into one journey of the Dutch traditional culture and rituals. Alkmaar cheese market has now an excellent reputation in the area, and it is a noticeable part of the Dutch culture.

#10.Delta Project
Delta project has work that consists of the dams, sluices, locks, dikes and storm surge barriers. The most important thing to know about this project is that considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

As we are aware, Netherland has many destinations that attract the tourist to take a vacation. So here mentioned was the list of the targets that we considered as the top destination must see in Netherlands. The vacation that you plan should always be memorable, so it is important to choose such goals that will help you make your vacation memorable. I hope this article will help you out to select and visit the best destinations of Netherlands. Wish you a very happiest and adventurous journey to Netherland.

Author Bio:
Jessica Kim – I am an ultimate travel enthusiast and the founder of Justanomadiclife. I am 26 years old-something, fun, passionate and free-spirited individual who set up ‘Justanomadiclife’ life blog as my public diary to document all of my amazing personal travel experiences which hopes to provide answers to your travel questions and (hopefully) inspire you to go places.

Be Sociable, Share!
Be Sociable, Share!

About Marina Kuperman Villatoro

Marina Kuperman Villatoro CEO of TravelExperta.com, a travel resource site to inspire families to travel with kids of all ages. Marina has been an expat 10+ years in Central America raising 2 boys in a multicultural, trilingual household. She travels all over the world with her family to give first hand experiences of where to eat, stay and play with kids. Needless to say, it’s never boring! Join Marina on Facebook and Twitter for more unique and boutique family travel!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *