In the collective imagination, Holland is the country of windmills, tulips, wooden clogs and cheese.
In reality it is much more with its flat territory it is a country to visit on foot or by bicycle, with its cities with ancient glories, and modern buildings is the ideal destination to get to know the art not only of Dutch masters such as Vermeer, Rembrandt, but also of Bosch and Vincent Van Gogh.
The history of this country can also be found in unique and suggestive places such as the Drenthe province where there are prehistoric remains, such as the dolmens.
The city of Utrecht
Amsterdam, Holland’s capital
Accomodation – In addition to traditional hotels, Holland also offers curious accommodation that will satisfy even the most intrepid travelers: you can stay at high altitude on a lighthouse or in accommodation close to the beaches, in luxurious houseboats or in tree houses surrounded from nature.
Food – Holland is a hotbed of traditional and modern flavors. Each dish is based on fresh and sustainable ingredients that are expertly enhanced by star chefs and passionate cooks. It is not necessary to always go to luxury restaurants to get a taste of Dutch flavors: enter the markets and try street food.
Flying to Holland – The international airport is located near Amsterdam, while low cost airlines also land in smaller airports. All airports have excellent connections to reach cities. A great alternative is the train, which runs regularly and takes you to Amsterdam Central Station in 15 minutes. You can easily buy an Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket online.
Getting around – Holland is the ideal country to move around by bicycle, thanks to the flat terrain, short distances and perfect infrastructures. There are over 37,000 kilometers of cycle paths that wind across the country. it also has an excellent public transport network. In Holland by train, bus, tram, subway and ferry you can get everywhere easily, quickly, safely and conveniently.
Suggested daily budget – around 30 to 100 EUR