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National Mill Day

Did you know that many of the Dutch windmills and watermills open their doors to the public on National Mill Day this Saturday and...
Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he lived there from 1883 to 1885? However, he refused to paint this windmill as he simply disliked new buildings.

Vincent van Gogh refused to paint windmill

Did you know that Vincent van Gogh made as many as seven sketches of the Roosdonck windmill (built in 1884) in Nuenen while he...
Museum Card

Save money with the Museum Card

Did you know you can visit more than 400 museums in the Netherlands for free with the Museum Card? This personal pass is valid...
Open Tower Day: Did you know that this Saturday 20 historical and present-day towers in Amsterdam open their doors to the public?

Open Tower Day in Amsterdam

Did you know that on Saturday 24 March twenty historical and present-day towers in Amsterdam open their doors? Many of these towers are normally closed...
Haarlem hofjes

Almshouses in Haarlem

Did you know that Haarlem is famous for its many charming 'hofjes'? These are almshouses set around a central courtyard build by the rich,...
Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the Netherlands' youngest province is truly pleasing to the eye. The farming land on the former seabed of the Zuiderzee is among the most fertile land in Europe.

The longest continuous tulip route of the Netherlands

Did you know that Flevoland is the largest flower bulb region in the Netherlands? With more than 3,500 hectares of colorful bulb fields, the...
koekhappen

Guinness World Record for most people dry bobbing

Did you know that this Sunday koekcity Deventer attempts to break the Guinness World Record for most people dry bobbing ('koekhappen' in Dutch)? Sign up...
orchard

Cherry blossom trees in Amsterdamse Bos

Did you know that Amsterdamse Bos is home to an orchard with 400 beautiful cherry blossom trees? Half of the trees have a Dutch...
National Tulip Day! Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on Saturday 20 January 2018?

National Tulip Day: pick tulips for free in Amsterdam

Did you know that you can pick a beautiful bouquet of tulips for free at Amsterdam's Dam Square on National Tulip Day Saturday 20...
Amsterdam

Free tours of Amsterdam diamond factories

Did you know that you can take a free tour of one of Amsterdam's diamond factories? A guide will take you on a tour...