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Dom Tower in Utrecht

Did you know that you can climb 465 steps to the top of the Dom Tower for an amazing view over the city of...

The world’s first heated bicycle lane in Enschede

Did you know that the world's first heated bicycle lane may likely be installed in Enschede? Geo-thermal energy will be used to prevent ice...

Ice skating tour in Giethoorn

Did you know that you can take part in an 25km ice skating tour in Giethoorn tomorrow? About 10,000 ice skaters are expected tomorrow. If...
ice skating

Elfstedentocht 1963: ‘The Hell of 1963’

Did you know that only 1% of the ice skaters of the Elfstedentocht ('Eleven Cities Tour') on 18 January 1963 reached the finish due...
Zuidlaardermeer by Tom Dijkema

1963: The coldest winter of the century

Did you know that the winter of 1963 was the coldest winter of the century in the Netherlands? During the months December, January and February...
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...