North Holland is a major tourist attraction in the Netherlands and is home to the city of Amsterdam, one of the most popular holiday spots in the world. Here, tourists will find themselves in the middle of a rich cultural community mingled with modern facilities and natural heritage. North Holland is a province lying in the north of Netherlands with a lot of lovely North Holland holiday homes to offer. The capital of North Holland is Haarlem and Amsterdam is its largest city. Its is the most visited province in the country, thanks to the reputation of Amsterdam city. North Holland is a perfect destination for family tours and romantic couples who want to spend some private time together in the middle of nature.
Also nice for family tours are the following destinations:
You can reach North Holland by train, car or plane. Most tourists go to North Holland by arriving at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol- the fifth busiest airport in Europe. From the airport, you can go to virtually anywhere in North Holland. North Holland has plenty of historic towns worth visiting. The principal one is the historic centre of Amsterdam city, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Its unique architecture and picturesque canals are perfect for picture taking and cultural exploration. Many visitors to Amsterdam city also pay a visit to the towns of Alkmaar and Haarlem. Tourists love walking on the romantic narrow streets in Alkmaar and enjoying the serene, beautiful surroundings. There is a cheese market that takes place once a week in the town as well. In Haarlem, visitors will gaze in awe at the magnificent architecture of the Great Market in the center of the city.
If you love traditional cultures and values, you must pay a visit to the Waterland and Zaan Region, home to many traditional Dutch villages reminiscent of those in the western province of Utrecht. The Zaanse Schans open air conservation area and museum is the most notable tourist attraction in the area. Zaanse Schans has many traditional architectural structures such as green wooden houses, several functioning windmills and many craftmen's workshops open to visitors.Most tourists visiting North Holland choose to stay in North Holland apartments and holiday homes, of which there are plenty to choose from. You can book your accommodation well in advance before any trip. It is wiser to book rooms in advance, since many North Holland holiday homes become fully booked during the peak seasons.