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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...
Dauwtrappen

Treading the dew on Ascension Day

Did you know that today on Ascension Day it is a tradition to get up very early to make a bicycle tour? This is...
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 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...
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...
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
dog tax

Dog tax

Did you know that all dog owners in the Netherlands have to pay dog tax? The amount is set by the municipality and additional...
ZwientjeTikken

Zwientje Tikken: cultural tradition or animal abuse?

This Sunday the open Dutch championship 'Zwientje Tikken' (= 'tag the pig') will be held in the town of Luttenberg. Zwientje Tikken is a...
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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...