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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...
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 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...
From mid-May to July you may find oak trees all over the Netherlands wrapped in red-white warning tape. This is because of the oak processionary moth (OPM, or 'eikenprocessierups' in Dutch). The poisonous bristles of these critters cause a lot of discomfort to both humans and animals; severe itching is the most well-known consequence.

Watch out for oak processionary caterpillars

From mid-May to July you may find oak trees all over the Netherlands wrapped in red-white warning tape. This is because of the oak...
Stayokay Dordrecht Biesbosch

Stayokay Dordrecht: a great night’s sleep in freshwater tidal wetlands

The recently renovated Stayokay Dordrecht is located on the outskirts of the oldest city of the Netherlands, and on the edge of The Biesbosch...
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...