What to See and Do in the Netherlands

Thinking about a trip to the Netherlands to explore the sights and traditions of Holland is very exciting. So here is some useful information to open your mind and expand the travel plans of canals, cheese, windmills and ancient sea town.

It starts from Zaanse Schans, a small village known for its green wooden houses, bridges, barns and mills. You can also take a boat trip on the River Zaan, which is considered the first channel in the industrialized world. From there, you can see the Beemster Polder, which was included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites as a brilliant piece of engineering with a fascinating history. The most striking aspect is the horizon that seems endless.

If you want to graba a bite, you can head to the cheese market in Edam. Edam is small town of less than 30,000 inhabitants on the Ije River.

Fish and tasty restaurants is what makes Volendam a popular tourist attraction in the Netherlands. It is famous for its old fishing boats and traditional costumes still worn by some residents. Monnickendam, a small fishing village that boasts a rich history and important culture, is where you can find beautiful churches, a bell towers and a synagogue.

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