The Netherlands is the perfect destination for your next holiday, whether you're after a city break, beach holiday or a walking trip. As one of the most progressive countries in the world, you're sure to feel welcomed in this beautiful country.
Favourite Destinations (Netherlands)
Walk along the canals of Amsterdam
If you're looking for a location for your next European city break, look no further, as Amsterdam is a great place to discover a new culture. Though the city may be famous for its coffee shops and red light district, the capital of the Netherlands offers far more than just that. Whether you're interested in the works of Vincent Van Gogh or you're intrigued by the house where Anne Frank hid from Nazi persecution, holiday rentals in Amsterdam provide you with plenty of cultural experiences worth seeing. Downtown in the bustling city, roads run along mesmerising canals that expand as they move further away from the centre. Tourists find they need to quickly step aside as trams ferry passengers to their destinations and fleets of bicycles whoosh by. Be sure not to miss the excellent Rijksmuseum in the area, which houses impressive works of art from all periods of history, old and new.
If you're apartment in Holland are based in the capital, be sure to take advantage of the day trips you can make from there. Not far from Amsterdam is the so-called 'flower city' of Haarlem, the historical centre of tulip-growing district. The medieval architecture paired with its cobbled streets and narrow alleyways provides a picturesque setting for your trip and the annual flower parade in April is presents a beautiful display of millions of flowers.
Explore the city life in South Holland
During your stay in Netherlands apartments, why not visit the biggest port city in Europe? Rotterdam is a very modern city, marked by its impressive skyline of contemporary architecture – from its cube-shaped houses to the Het Witte Huis, the first skyscraper to be built in Europe. Just north of Rotterdam is the Hague: the seat of the government and the residence of the Dutch Royal Family. Here the vast number of embassies and green boulevards create a rather regal atmosphere, and the city's historic sites such as the Binnenhof and the Peace Palace are definitely worth seeing.
South Holland is also home to many other interesting cities well worth visiting during your stay in accommodation in the Netherlands, from the city of cheese Gouda, with its famous Gouda cheese market, to beautiful town of Leiden, which was once home to the likes of Rembrandt and Jan Steen. If you're looking to go to the seaside during your holiday in this region, head to the fishing village of Noordwijk and walk along the sandy beach, taking in the grassy forests and beautiful dunes surrounding the coast.
Netherlands: Further inspiration
Visit the coast in Groningen
If you're looking for Netherlands apartments are in the North of the country, why not stay in the city of Groningen? From its coastline on the Wadden Sea to the flora and fauna of the Middag-Humsterland National Landscape, there is something for everyone in Groningen. During your stay be sure to climb the Martinitoren and take in the stunning view of the city from the top of this tower. The Groninger Museum is also worth a visit, with its collection of works by De Ploeg, as well as a variety of fashion, photography and design displays.
Experience the culture in Eindhoven
Not far from the Dutch-Belgian border, Eindhoven is another city in the Netherlands that you should visit. In the past century Eindhoven has grown from being a small village to the fifth biggest city in the country, with its technology and design institutes drawing in innovators from around the world. Eindhoven is also home to many cultural institutions such the Van Abbemuseum, which hosts collections of modern art, and the Philips Museum which displays some of the most revolutionary inventions created. So be sure to soak up the cultural experience during your stay in a holiday rental property.