Favourite Destinations (South Holland)
Visit cities like Rotterdam or The Hague
The province’s largest city is Rotterdam but its capital city is The Hague – the “judicial capital of the world”.The Bulb Region in the north is most famous for its massive fields of flowers. Every year multitudes of tourists flock to the Bulb region to witness the spectacular beauty of these fields. One of the most popular is the Keukenhof flower fields. Once a year a Flower Parade that starts in the morning in Noordwijk, passes through Sassenheim, Lisse, Hillegom, Bennebroek, Heemstede and arrives in Haarlem by evening for a total tour of 40 kilometres. These spectacles are easily accessible from the many South Holland apartments in the region.
South Holland - Home of flowers and bicycles
The Green Heart region is an agricultural area of canals, lakes and flat polders that can be explored and enjoyed either by boat or from the seat of a bicycle. Relaxing South Holland holiday homes and other various accommodations are easily come by here.The Haaglanden region is home to The Hague and the country’s political heart. Here many attractions are to be enjoyed such as the Binnenhof. This complex network of buildings has been the meeting place of the Dutch parliament since 1446. The Escher Museum, featuring the graphical works of M. C. Escher, on the Lange Voorhout, is housed in the former Royal Palace and is another interesting attraction of the region. An extremely popular tourist spot for the whole family is the miniature city Madurodam in Scheveningen. The 1:25 scaled Dutch town comprises typical Dutch landmarks and buildings. Being the third largest city in the Netherlands, The Hague has many smart South Holland apartments and South Holland holiday homes for any budget.
South Holland’s largest city, Rotterdam, is found in the Rijnmond region. The city is an metropolitan giant with about 1.3 million people living in its metropolitan area. Rotterdam also has the largest port in Europe, which until 2004 was the busiest port in the world. Rotterdam is known as the city of architecture and one is given a lesson in twentieth century architecture within a few square kilometres. Being such an urban hotspot, not only will you enjoy the many restaurants and nightclubs but South Holland apartments and South Holland holiday homes are plentiful.
The combination of relaxing holidays and a city-trip sounds invitingly? Here are some more regions, where you can spend your recreation holidays, but also stay next to an interesting city: