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Things To Do On Holiday In Netherlands

Apr 19, 2008
The Netherlands is a popular holiday destination with holiday makers on a family holiday staying in self catering holiday accommodation. Many families come to the Netherlands on holiday and stay in self catering apartments and holiday homes.

Amsterdam is the popular capital of the country. It extends from Central Station to the Damrak. Trams are available for transportation between the cities. There are shops and bars that are popular with tourists as they are able to sit outside. Some of the bars even have live music shows or DJ's who perform on a portable stage. It is like a part flea market and part block party. On the eastern most side of the district, there is an amusement park which provides total fun and entertainment. Many holiday makers come to Amsterdam for short breaks or long weekends and rent a holiday apartment.

A cycle tour of Netherlands is a wonderful way of seeing the sights all over the country. There are also a lot of walks in Holland which provides a lot of scenery like tulip fields and windmills. There are holiday country cottages to rent and use as a base to explore the area. The major holiday destinations in Holland are Amsterdam, Utrecht and Rotterdam. The urban areas of Holland consist of some magnificent galleries, exhibitions and museums. There are also some UNESCO world heritage attractions. The coastal area plays an important part of the Dutch life and you can find some beautiful beaches in the coastal areas which have horse riding, sea fishing, kite surfing and also sailing.

Holland offers some unique and bizarre entertainment options like bivouacking in De Heen and visiting the Ironing Museum in Groningen. Holland also offers the usual relaxing activities like spa sessions and golf holidays.

North Holland is the most traditional regions of the whole country. The houses here are surrounded with Windmills and dykes. The culture comes alive in North Holland with the Museums, Haarlem and home of the Viking museum (Den Oveor).

Zeeland is a region in Holland of which two third is covered with water. Zeeland is an amazing city where you are able to witness the incredible feats of engineering that has built the city on water. It has to be seen to actually understand the whole build up.

There is a bit of everything that makes Holland a very popular holiday destination in Friesland. Friesland provides arrangements for sports like sailing and fishing. It also has exceptional walks, cycle riding and other attractions that make Holland an ideal place to spend a holiday. Despite the small size of Holland, tourism thrives there as it offers a lot of entertainment and engaging hangouts.
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Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It is one of the fastest growing on line holiday home rental websites. To see an example of why Direct Holiday Bookings is growing so rapidly have a look at Holiday home rentals in Holland
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