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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...
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Vlaggetjesdag in Urk

Did you know that coming Saturday is 'Vlaggetjesdag' (Flag Day) in Urk? The fishing village in Flevoland celebrates the arrival of the first harvest...
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...
NationalMuseumWeek

National Museum Week

Did you know that next week is National Museum Week? From 16 to 24 April over 400 Dutch museums offer drastically reduced rates or...
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...
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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,...
The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade in the Netherlands, but it is the only parade with floats that are decorated with bulb flowers like hyacinths, daffodils and of course tulips. The fragrant Flower Parade ('Bloemencorso' in Dutch) is scheduled to pass by Keukenhof around 15.40.

Flower Parade 21 April 2018 route and timetable

The Flower Parade on Saturday 21 April spans a route of 40km from Noordwijk via Keukenhof to Haarlem. This is not the only flower parade...
the Little Tower of Babel (c. 1563) by Pieter Bruegel the Elder is one of the most famous works in the collection of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen

Bring your dirty laundry to the museum and enjoy free entry

Did you know that if you bring your dirty laundry, you will enjoy free entry (regular adult ticket €15) to Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen...
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National Windmill Days

Did you know that this Saturday and Sunday over 700 participating (wind)mills open their doors throughout the Netherlands for National Mills Day? Besides turning...
Did you know that the Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug) in Amsterdam is one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam? Legend has it that couples who kiss passionately crossing under the Skinny Bridge will be in love forever.

Skinny Bridge: one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug) in Amsterdam is one of the most romantic spots in Amsterdam? Legend has it that couples...