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World-renowned art museums in Amsterdam, Den Haag, Rotterdam, Haarlem and Leiden drip with iconic masterpieces, alongside a respectable portfolio of contemporary works. The Dutch influence on construction spans more than a millennia, from Romanesque and Gothic medieval magnum opuses to Dutch Renaissance palaces and romantic Golden Age gabled houses.
Trailblazing contemporary architecture — green and innovative — is a perfect reflection of a country perfectly in tune with its environment and the need to protect it. With fabulously pancake-flat, scenic landscapes beckoning along every last dyke, canal, river and coastal shore, two-wheeling in the Netherlands is one of Dutch life's greatest pleasures headwinds notwithstanding. While the bike-loving Dutch practically live on their well-worn, beloved fietsen bicycles — many, infamously only with back-pedal coaster brakes — cycling for visitors is a wonderful means of exploring and getting around.
Bike-rental outlets are ubiquitous, and the country is criss-crossed with some 32,km of cycling paths, including the Dutch 'motorways' of cycling, the long-distance LF routes. Grab some wheels and go! Geography plays a key role in the Netherlands' iconic landscapes. Uninterrupted North Sea winds have powered windmills since the 13th century, pumping water over the dykes, milling flour and more. Some two-thirds of the surface is devoted to agriculture, including beautiful rainbow fields of crocuses, daffodils, hyacinths and tulips that burst into flower each year between March and May.
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The kaleidoscope of colour is nothing short of psychedelic. Read Less. ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Keukenhof, Lisse, South Holland Province. Pass By: Westerkerk, Amsterdam, North Holland Province.
Next, you'll travel to the world-famous fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, on the coast of the former Zuiderzee now called Ijselmeer. The old wooden houses here are built on stilts and locals still wear their colorful traditional dresses. Then, take a minute boat trip from Volendam to Marken, with approximately 45 minutes at each stop summer only.
The cruise is optional but is included in the cost of the tour. During the day you'll also stop at one of the few farms where cheese is still made in the traditional way.
The afternoon tour at 12pm is 7hours in duration. It visits the windmill village of "Zaanse Schans" and the towns of Marken and Volendam. However, this tour gives you more time at all 3 locations.
Famous is also Rapenburg 56, which featured in war movie Soldaat van Oranje Soldier of Orange , one of the highlights of Dutch cinema. Museum de Valk If you were wondering what to do in Leiden, no visit to the city or the Netherlands in general! Molen de Valk Mill the Falcon was built in the mid 18th century.
The mill is still regularly operated by amateur millners, but now mainly serves as a museum. From the upper store you have a lovely view over the Leiden city center. Temple of Taffeh Leiden is home to a number of interesting museums which should help narrow down what to see in Leiden. Located in the entrance hall you will find the Temple of Taffeh.
This is an Egyptian temple gifted to the Netherlands for helping Egypt preserve its national heritage during the building of the Aswan Dam in the s. For those unable to travel to Egypt, this is as good as it gets in the Netherlands. Next to this extraordinary temple, the museum has a large collection of archeological treasures from ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome as well as more local finds.
Right in the city center, the fortress can be climbed for wonderful views of the old city. Here you can admire plants and flowers from all around the world.
Visit the Japanese garden to see a glimpse of cultural exchange between Europe and Asia. A student town, as many as 1 out of 10 Leiden inhabitants is estimated to be a student, creating a close bond between the city of Leiden and Leiden University. Leiden prides itself on having the oldest university in the country, dating back to The oldest university building is the Academiegebouw Academy Building , built in A former convent, this is the heart of Leiden University and nowadays mainly used for ceremonial purposes.
Over the centuries, thousands and thousands of students graduated here.
Their signatures are still visible in the Zweetkamertje or Sweat Room. The Leiden University Library is also home to a large collection of beautiful Islamic manuscripts from all over the Muslim world.
The Morspoort is the former Western gate, the Zijlpoort the former Eastern gate. Both surviving gates were designed by architect Willem van der Helm and date from the 17th century.
Visiting the interior is unfortunately not possible, but both can be admired from the outside and are well worth crossing the city center for. Do as the Dutch do and stroll across the beach in winter, or go for a swim in summer. The modern rooms at the hotel have air conditioning and include a coffee maker, a refrigerator and a private bathroom.The Dutch influence on construction spans more than a millennia, from Romanesque and Gothic medieval magnum opuses to Dutch Renaissance palaces and romantic Golden Age gabled houses.
Alkmaar, Gouda, Haarlem, Utrecht and Leiden are all within an hour from Amsterdam and make for a lovely day trip from Amsterdam. Eindhoven The future is bright for the city of light.
Landscapes Geography plays a key role in the Netherlands' iconic landscapes. With over 50 museums, of which many are famous across the globe, this city is a real treat for art-lovers: highlights include the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum. Untouched by the quickening pace of the modern world, an island caught within a moment Keukenhof, Lisse, South Holland Province.
The historical city is surrounded by beautiful swathes of nature, which makes it a unique city. Its architecture is striking rather than simply functional and contributes to its glittering, skyscraper-defined skyline.