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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...
Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding roads in the dunes? Last year more than 13,000 walkers contributed to the Dutch rheumatism association.

Egmond Walking Marathon 2018

Did you know that the Egmond Walking Marathon on 27 and 28 January 2018 takes you along the North Sea beach and scenic winding...

The Dutch pyramid of Austerlitz

Did you know that a 36 meter high man-made pyramid can be found at the highest point of Utrechtse Heuvelrug National Park? The Pyramid...
Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and autumn? The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate can be visited this autumn from 14 to 29 October 10.00-16.00. Free entrance!

Japanse Garden: Autumn splendor in The Hague

Did you know that given its extreme fragility, the magnificent Japanese Garden in The Hague is only open a few weeks in spring and...
Did you know that Amsterdamse Bos is 3 times the size of Central Park in New York?

Amsterdamse Bos larger than New York’s Central Park

Did you know that Amsterdamse Bos is three times the size of Central Park in New York? More info: www.amsterdamsebos.nl/english
Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are permanent residents and the others are adoptable. Visitors are free to pet the roaming kitties.

Poezenboot: floating cat sanctuary in Amsterdam

Did you know that the Poezenboot in Amsterdam is a floating cat sanctuary with around 50 stray and abandoned cats? About a dozen cats are...
Did you know that the wild boar was officially declared extinct in the Netherlands in 1826 until Prince Hendrik introduced them back into a forest near his residence in 1907? This way he could hunt for wild boars without having to go abroad.

Wild boars introduced back by Prince Hendrik

Did you know that the wild boar was officially declared extinct in the Netherlands in 1826 until Prince Hendrik introduced them back into a...
koortsboom

The magical properties of fever trees

Did you know that the illness will disappear if you hang a piece of clothing from someone who is ill is on a 'koortsboom'...
Soesterduinen

Natural sand dunes far away from the beach

Did you know that you can hike natural dunes in the middle of the Netherlands, about 60km away from the sea? The open sand flats...
floating cattle

Floating cows

Did you know that even cows are being transported by boat in Giethoorn?

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