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Island hopping in the Netherlands

Did you know that you can go island hopping in the Netherlands? From May to September all 5 Dutch islands of the Wadden Sea...
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...
Vondelpark

Vondelpark in Amsterdam

Did you know that the lively Vondelpark in Amsterdam is the most famous park of the Netherlands with 10 million visitors yearly? Besides a...
giant pandas

Panda mania

Did you know that giant pandas Wu Wen and Xing Ya will be arriving at Schiphol Airport tonight? After 16 years of negotiations and...
Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is a relatively new nature reserve near Dordrecht in South Holland. At low tide the polder is dry and is perfect for rugged mudflat hiking trips.

Mudflat walking in South Holland

Did you know that the Wadden Islands are not the only place in the Netherlands where you can go mudflat walking? The Sophia Polder is...

More than 600 wildlife crossings in the Netherlands

Did you know that wildlife bridges ('ecoduct' in Dutch) are designed to help animals like deers and wild boars safely cross busy highways? There...
wolf

Wolves return to the Netherlands

Did you know that the very first wolf in the Netherlands in over a century has been spotted several times during this sunny weekend? The...

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...
water

20% of the Netherlands consists of water

Did you know that 20% of the Netherlands consists of water? One fifth of the country has been reclaimed from the water.
Hoge Veluwe

Spot wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe

Did you know you can spot several species of wildlife at National Park De Hoge Veluwe? This 55km² nature reserve consists of woodlands, heathlands...

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