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Oerol: 10-day cultural festival on Terschelling

Did you know that each year in June the island of Terschelling is transformed into a unique natural stage for theatre, dance, art and...

Texel originally made up of two islands

Did you know that Texel was originally made up of two islands? The islands Texel and Eierland were connected by shoals until they were...

National Park Schiermonnikoog

Did you know that the entire natural area of Schiermonnikoog has been a National Park since 1989? Only a few areas of this pristine island...

The stunning island of Texel

Did you know that the stunning island of Texel is only 80 minutes by direct train plus 20 minutes by ferry away from Amsterdam...

Visit the Dutch Wadden Islands

Did you know that 1.3 milion tourists each year find their way to the Dutch Wadden Sea Islands Texel, Terschelling, Vlieland, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog?...

Mudflat hiking

Did you know you can hike through mudflats and gullies from the mainland to the islands in the Wadden Sea and vice versa during...

Schiermonnikoog World War II

Did you know that the island of Schiermonnikoog was the last part of Europe to be liberated from the German occupation after WWII? Hundreds...

450km of coastline

Did you know that the Netherlands has more than 450km of coastline?
aerial photo of Terschelling in January 2012

January 1987: a layer of 80cm of snow on Terschelling

Did you know that the thickest layer of snow ever reported in the Netherlands was on the island of Terschelling? In January 1987 the beautiful...