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Cities to visit Sports and nature Gastronomic places Museums For families




Cities to visit

Den Bosch

’s-Hertogenbosch, also known as Den Bosch, it’s a great city full of beautiful ancient monuments and interesting museums, like the Het Noordbrabants Museum with pieces from Vincent Van Gogh or the Jheronimus Bosch Art Center. In the historic center, you will find everything you need from shopping to Bossche bollen and terraces to chill and relax.


7’ by car 15’ by bike 25’ by public transport This historic setting is the home to galleries, specialty shops, friendly restaurants (like the Pannekoekenbakker), and pavement cafes. There are well-equipped harbours for tourists arriving by water and there are lovely views of the town, the river, and the surrounding countryside from the ramparts.


30’by car

1h by public transport

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of our Lady) is the most important monument and a landmark of Breda that can be admired from almost every place in the city. Breda has been voted best city centre in the Netherlands, with plenty of pavement cafes, trendy restaurants and excellent shopping.


51’ by car

3h by public transport

When you visit this iconic 18th century windmills you step right into the middle of Dutch history. Everything here lies below sea level. Travel back in time and experience the story of windmills, water, and willpower.


1h by public transport

1h by car

With world-class museums, family attractions, scenic canals and outdoor spaces, Amsterdam has everything you need for spending a perfect day in the city. 


30’ by car

In the most famous castle in The Netherlands, you will be able to visit the outer bailey, the garrison, or the museum where you can learn virtually everything there is to know about Hugo Grotius, the Middle Ages, and the Hollandic Water Line. Learn about weapons and gunpowder, or get your feet wet battling high water in the cellars.

Sports and nature


30’ by bike

15’ by car

In the Loonse en Drunense Duinen, you will find a forest, heath, and especially a lot of sand. It is one of the largest drifting sand areas in Western Europe. The wind can blow undisturbed in many places, resulting in an ever-changing landscape. That, and the changing of the seasons, make every visit a new experience.

Is a perfect place for hiking, cycling, mountain biking, outdoor games for children, and mini-golf courses.


1h by car

1h 50’ by public transport

“This is the place where the fun comes first. Together we will experience the ultimate adventure in nature! You will move through the forest with ropes, zip lines, and cross bridges. Young or old, Tarzan or Jane, everyone is welcome. The only thing you need is a little bit of nerve.”


Discover the beauty of the Kempen landscape by canoeing and get to places you will never reach by bicycle or on foot. By canoeing on the Dommel you traverse the most beautiful nature reserves of North Brabant such as' t Hageven, the Plateaux, and the aforementioned Malpie; very varied and valuable nature reserves in Brabant.


1h 20’ by car

(Open on March, April, May) 

More than 7 million flower bulbs are planted in the Keukenhof park each year. The gardens and four pavilions boast a fantastic collection of tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, orchids, roses, carnations, lilies, lilies, and many other flowers. You will be seduced by a spectacle of colors and perfumes.


25’ by car

2h 30’ by bike

The Biesbosch National Park is a nature conservation area and the largest freshwater tidal zone in Europe. This means, for example, that you will find many streams and willow swamps there. With tall, luxuriant willow forests, the area looks just like a jungle!

Gastronomic places


Bossche boll is a pastry from Den Bosch. It is like a large profiterole, about 12 cm in diameter, filled with whipped cream and coated entirely or almost entirely with chocolate fondant icing. The exact recipe varies between bakers, although the recipe that is acknowledged as the "real Bossche Bol" is the one made and sold by the confectionery Jan de Groot.


In Heusden you will find the first in the chain of "Pannekoekenbakkers" and founder of this wonderful organization where you can enjoy a delicious pancake at any location. With up to 300 different types of pancakes, in the Pannekoekenbakker there is a place for everyone: kids, vegetarians, meat lovers, and many other types!



Their permanent exhibition gives you a fascinating insight into how Philips has developed from a small incandescent lamp manufacturer into a major, leading global company – from 1891 when the company was first founded right up to and including the innovations of the future. With the help of surprising stories and historic products, the exhibition gives you a real insight into the impact Philips has on people’s lives.


This museum is also known as the Dinosaur Museum. It is the largest geological museum in the country.

Inside you walk between lifelike dinosaurs and many different fossils from all eras.

Outside you stroll through the Prehistoric Garden and the Prehistoric Forest, with giant dinosaurs and other animals from prehistoric times. And with all kinds of plants and trees that existed long before there were people.


Museums that show a large part of the cultural heritage of the Netherlands include the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Maurtishuis, the Netherlands Open Air Museum, and the Boijmans van Beuningen Museum. On this page, you can find your best asset between the 1210 museums in the Netherlands.

For families


Looking for exciting roller coasters, enchanting attractions or spectacular park shows? Everyone will find what they are looking for in Efteling. Discover the largest theme park in The Netherlands. A unique park in the middle of nature.


Those who visit the Mini Efteling enter a magical place with various attractions and shows. Our hosts ensure that you get to see everything in 3 hours through an interactive tour for young and old. During this tour, you will see live performances, puppet shows, a small playground, and many magical places.


What makes the small country of the Netherlands so great? Discover this and more at Madurodam, a small city full of beautiful miniatures, playful activities, and the best attractions.