The cities are masterpieces of medieval architecture, combining majestic cathedrals, picturesque canals, old houses, churches, town halls and modern facilities. Infinite fields of tulips are a sign of Holland. In spring, almost the entire country is covered with a carpet of colorful flowering plants that, in distinction to the regularly gray sky, create an supreme picture of this land. Another important part of the Dutch landscape is windmills. This jewel of Europe may be the home with the popular Kinderdjik windmills which are already placed at the UNESCO’s Planet Heritage List.
Amsterdam, the capital city of Netherlands and an important place to tour in the country. It is also known as the city of hundreds of canals, with more than 600 bridges over them. Canals are an necessary element of all the city tours. From water tour, you can see most of the Amsterdam sights and hundreds of scenic bridges, feel the spirit of the city and its indescribable atmosphere. It is one of the prime centers of art in the world with many remarkable museums. The city is known for its magnificent Royal Palace with a huge museum, the Monument to Freedom, Madame Tussauds Museum and Nieuwe Kerk. Hosting many interesting cities, Netherlands travel would be incomplete without visiting its cities and their attractions.
Rotterdam is Europe’s largest port and the second largest city, which amazes the guests with daring architectural solutions and business activity. The most well-conserved part of the city is Delftshaven with its thin streets, canals, historic buildings, and windmills. The city is also famous for its beautiful botanical gardens, the art school, the Museum of Ethnography, and the wonderful Rotterdam Zoo.
Shopping and pastime activities are also an important part of your tour to Netherlands. There are theme parks, marine parks, cultural centers, programs, and concerts held throughout the year to entertain tourists. Entertaining facilities are available at Spanse water, Saba Marine Park, and Mullet Pont Bay. These are popular destinations for kids. In Saba Marine Park, people can enjoy scuba diving. The villages of Rincon and Simsonbaai are two places that protect the native culture and tradition of the country.
If you prepared to include the popular cities in your Netherlands tours, you have option to make a stay in Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Leiden, Haarlem, Gopuda, and The Hague. These are the major cities of Netherlands home to many luxury hotels and sightseeing places. These Netherlands cities also have a lively nightlife and you can very much enjoy during the New Year.
Evening tours in Netherlands is preferred towards the shopping centers and restaurants in the country. The city of Amsterdam and Hague has some of the nation’s top shopping markets. You can find hundreds of routes varying from beaches and dunes to hills and lush green forests. Water sports like diving and snorkeling, sailing, surfing, kite surfing, windsurfing, swimming, canoeing, waterskiing and wakeboarding, stand up paddling, marinas also attract people in large number.
You can visit the Netherlands and have a magnificent experience any time of the year. One of the busiest times is during the summer when there are hundreds of tourists making their way around, hanging out by the canals. A great summer month to visit is August because it is host for all sorts of fun events. Spring is a fantastic time to visit the Netherlands because you get to enjoy the never-ending fields of tulips and daffodils. Around Easter time Amsterdam is extremely busy but if you are able to visit during Koninginnedag then it is well worth dealing with the crowds of people.
You can also desire to visit the Netherlands in early October because of its pleasant summer. This makes it an outstanding time to come. During the winter season there are great places to ice skate on the canals and flood plains.
There are lots of wonderful places to see when visiting the Netherlands. With so many different tourist attractions and sightseeing experiences from which to choose, you will never be at a loss for things to do while vacationing in the Netherlands.
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