With these 5 activities you will be sure to get the best out of your summer break in the Netherlands

why not enjoy your summer in the Netherlands?

1. Royal Palace Het Loo

Until the end of September Paleis het Loo is thé location for a royal day out! The palace is being renovated, but the gardens and stables are open and there is much to see and do. For instance, unique symmetrical gardens and impressive fountains. Discover how the Royal Family stayed in Apeldoorn for 300 years. Not to mention the huge stable complex and the baroque gardens.

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2. Flower Corso Lichtenvoorde

In the Achterhoek town of Lichtenvoorde, impressive corso cars are displayed, decorated with four million colorful dahlias. Since 1929, thousands of volunteers have been building this impressive spectacle every year. As a result, Bloemencorso Lichtenvoorde is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year.
Moreover, the Lichtenvoorde Flower Parade is on the National Inventory List for Intangible Cultural Heritage.




3. Hop on Hop off Bus to Zaanse Schans, Edam & Volendam

This Hop on Hop off Holland tour through picturesque countryside is the perfect way to discover the ‘other face’ of Holland. Escape the busy Amsterdam and depart to experience local culture and unique destinations. With Hop on Hop off: you discover the entire countryside around Amsterdam completely at your own leisure! The tour includes 6 stops which all promise a unique insight into Dutch history and tradition.




4. Giethoorn

Do you like fairy tales that take place in mysterious places? Then make use of this unique possibility and jump right into one, while visiting the small and very special village Giethoorn. The ‘Venice of Holland’ consists mostly of beautiful canals, picturesque farms and charming houses. Get on a comfortable boat and cruise for one hour right through the fairy tale village. In case of rainy weather, the boats are heated and covered.





5. Pedal Boat Amsterdam

Amsterdam is the No. 1 cycling city in the world where you can even cycle through the canals. Canal biking has been one of the city’s top canal attractions since 1984. Jump in, get some exercise while you discover the best hidden gems of Amsterdam! Because, when you rent a pedal boat, you can decide your own route.

Make your way through the canals at your leisure whilst taking in the city and the atmosphere of the canals. Great fun for the kids and certainly an affordable option to taking your children on a standard Amsterdam canal cruise.

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Summer in the Netherlands
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Summer in the Netherlands

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Hop on Hop off Tour
1 day

Flower Corso Lichtenvoorde

Experience the beautiful Bloemencorso in Lichtenvoorde!
1 day

Giethoorn Canal Cruise 1 hour (Venice of Holland)

Canal cruise through Giethoorn for one hour
1 hour

Paleis Het Loo - the Royal Palace

A museum inside the Royal palace.
3 hours

Pedal Boat Amsterdam

Decide your own route with the canal bike Amsterdam
1½ hours