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The Netherlands - Your next favourite adventure

The Netherlands, a small country in Western Europe with a rich history, vibrant culture, and breathtaking landscapes, is known for its colourful tulip fields, iconic windmills, and picturesque canals.

But it has much more to offer than just postcard-perfect scenery.
From the bustling streets of Amsterdam to the serene countryside, the Netherlands is a country that has something for everyone.

Get inspired to plan your own Netherlands adventure with my in-depth guides and best travel tips.

Best travel time

The best time to visit the Netherlands is in June, or between September and November, when the leaves change and the foods and beers of the festive season emerge.

Local currency

The Netherland's currency is the Euro (EUR).

Learn to say hi

The language in the Netherlands is dutch. "Hallo" means hello, "Bedankt" means thank you, and "Tot ziens" means goodbye.

Fun 2-day Amsterdam itinerary

If you only have 2 days to explore Amsterdam, don’t miss these must-see attractions.

Visit the Van Gogh Museum, where you can admire the works of one of the most famous Dutch artists of all time.
Head to the nearby Rijksmuseum to see some of the country’s other great works of art, including Rembrandt’s Night Watch.
Take a canal boat tour to get a different perspective on the city’s famous waterways.

Visit the Anne Frank House to learn about the famous diarist’s life during World War II.
Explore the charming Jordaan neighborhood, with its picturesque streets, cozy cafes, and boutique shops.

Stroll through the famous Vondelpark, a beautiful green oasis in the heart of the city.

2 Day Amsterdam Itinerary

Amazing experiences in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country full of amazing experiences, whether you’re interested in art, history, or outdoor adventures.
Take a bicycle tour through the picturesque countryside, visit the world-renowned museums in Amsterdam, or attend a traditional Dutch festival like King’s Day. Or go on a cheese-tasting tour in Gouda or explore the tulip fields during springtime. 

2 Day Amsterdam Itinerary

Explore the cities of the Netherlands

The Netherlands is home to many beautiful cities, each with its own unique charm and character.
Amsterdam is famous for its canals and historic architecture, while Rotterdam boasts modern skyscrapers and a bustling port.
Utrecht is known for its medieval city center, and The Hague is the political center of the country.
Smaller cities like Haarlem and Delft are also worth a visit for their quaint streets, cozy cafes, and beautiful architecture.

2 Day Amsterdam Itinerary

Delicious food in the Netherlands

Dutch cuisine may not be as famous as French or Italian cuisine, but it’s definitely worth trying during your visit to the Netherlands.
Sample traditional dishes like stamppot (mashed potatoes with vegetables and sausage), bitterballen (deep-fried meatballs), and herring served with onions and pickles.
Don’t forget to try some Dutch cheese, like Gouda or Edam, and wash it down with a cold beer or a glass of jenever (Dutch gin).
And if you have a sweet tooth, try some stroopwafels (caramel-filled waffles) or poffertjes (small fluffy pancakes).

2 Day Amsterdam Itinerary

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