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Eighty Year War

Reenactment of the Eighty Year War

Did you know that each year on 1 April the people of Brielle reenact the capture of the fortification from the Spanish troops during...
Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly midday on 1 January?

1 January 2018: New Year’s Day Dip in Scheveningen

Did you know that thousands of dare devils start the new year by plunging into an icy cold North Sea at Scheveningen at exactly...
Summer Carnival Rotterdam

Summer Carnival in Rotterdam

Did you know that the largest tropical party in Europe will take place this weekend in Rotterdam? Nearly 1 million visitors will go see...
Euromast

Euromast in Rotterdam

Did you know that from the Euromast in Rotterdam you can not only see The Hague's skyline (20km away) but on clear days you...
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 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...
Schiedam De Noord

The highest classic windmill in the world

Did you know that windmill De Noord in Schiedam is the highest classic windmill (33.3m) in the world? Today De Noord houses a restaurant but...