A photo of flowering heath with sanddunes in the background at National Park the Loonse and Drunense duinen.
Destination: The Netherlands

Currency

Euro

Capital

Amsterdam

Population

17.530.000

Language

Dutch

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The Netherlands, nestled in Western Europe, entices with iconic windmills, charming canals, and vibrant tulip fields. Its blend of old-world charm and modern innovation creates a captivating tapestry, inviting travelers to explore historic cities and picturesque landscapes in this enchanting destination.

Amsterdam

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A map of part of Europe on which the Netherlands is highlighted

Need to know

Prior to your trip, note that tap water is safe for consumption throughout the Netherlands, allowing you to save on bottled water expenses. Additionally, English is widely spoken alongside Dutch, facilitating communication and navigation for English-speaking travelers across the country.

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Best travel time

For an ideal visit, target April to October in the Netherlands. May and June, in particular, boast pleasant weather, stunning tulip displays, and a quieter tourist scene, allowing for an immersive experience amidst the beauty of the country.

Travel type

Cultural - Food & Drink

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X-plore The Netherlands: Kinderdijk
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