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The famous Elfstedentocht ice skating rally

Did you know that 20 years ago today the most recent Elfstedentocht took place? The famous ice skating rally is only held when the natural...
Dom Utrecht

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...
Did you know that the odds of having a white Christmas in the Netherlands is only 7% every year? A white Christmas has only occured 8 times in the last 116 years: in 1906, 1938, 1940, 1950, 1964, 1981, 2009 and 2010.

Dreaming of a white Christmas in the Netherlands

Did you know that the odds of having a white Christmas in the Netherlands is only 7% every year? A white Christmas ('witte Kerst' in...
windmill Zwammerdam

Late January and early February are the coldest time of the year

Did you know that if the Dutch cold spell continues, people will be able to ice skate on flooded fields and small lakes by...
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...