Practical information

Are you planning a holiday in Holland soon? Then you’ll find practical tips a great help to ensure a great holiday. Read up on useful tips about transport to and in Holland and train, car and bike travel in Holland. You can also read up on holiday periods and public holidays in Holland, travel tips for the disabled, tourist information offices and, of course, the weather.Kralingse park in Rotterdam with social distancing circlesCategory:Visit website

Update on the Coronavirus

More information about the current situation in The Netherlands.Category:Theme

Fun facts about the Netherlands

Everything you want to know about the Netherlands on one page. With general information, facts and trivia, the royal family, the national flag and the public holidays.

Plan your transportation


Getting to Holland

Travel to the Netherlands by train, car, ferry and air. offers all the travel information you need to travel to the Netherlands.BicyclesCategory:Theme

Getting around in Holland

Plan your trip in the Netherlands. advices you how to travel through the Netherlands. The travel information you need to travel in the Netherlands.Category:Theme

Public transport in the Netherlands

Read up on the most important things to bear in mind, public transport traveling tips, and what types of tickets to use.

Practical information


Public Holidays

Find out when the Dutch go on a holiday.Category:Read

Opening Hours

At what time do shops, banks and post offices open?Category:Read

Money, ATMs & Tipping

Everything you need to know about the Dutch currency, ATM’s and tipping.Category:Read

Tourist information offices

Visit a tourist information office for maps and plans of your destination.Category:Read

Phone, Post & Internet

How to communicate within and abroad Holland.Category:Read

Electricity, Water & Gas

Power converters, drinkable water and other useful facts.Category:Read

Travelling for the disabled

Additional information about the options and available aids during your holiday in Holland.Category:Read

Medical Information

Everything you need to know aboutDutch medical care.Category:Read

Visa & Immigration

What can you bring along on your trip to and from Holland?Category:Theme

The weather in Holland

What kind of weather should you expect in the Netherlands? Read all about the climate, seasons, sunshine and rain, swimming in the sea, and practical tips.Read moreCategory:Read

Netherlands vs. Holland

Read all about the difference between Holland and the Netherlands here.

Events in Holland

A. Cuyp, De Valkhof te Nijmegen, ca. 1660Category:Event

Aelbert Cuyp & Gainsborough, Constable, Turner

Oct. 3, 2021 through May 8, 2022DordrechtAdd to itinerary

Jubilee exhibition ‘In Cuyp’s Light’ about the landscape painter from Dordrecht and his major impact in England.Read moreCategory:Event


Mar. 24, 2022 through May 15, 2022LisseAdd to itinerary

The best place to see tulips in Holland is Keukenhof. Keukenhof is a park with 7 million flower bulbs surrounded by tulip fields.Read moreCategory:Event

Alkmaar Cheese Market

Apr. 2, 2022 through Sept. 24, 2022AlkmaarAdd to itinerary

Experience the unique theatre of the cheese market in Alkmaar.Read moreFloriade, AlmereCategory:Event

Experience Floriade Expo 2022

Apr. 14, 2022 through Oct. 9, 2022AlmereAdd to itinerary

With Growing Green Cities as its theme, enjoy flowers, plants, vegetables and fruits at Floriade 2022.Read moreCategory:Event

Tulip Festival + Tulip Route

Apr. 16, 2022 through May 7, 2022LelystadAdd to itinerary

Discover the longest and most colourful tulip route in Holland.Read more


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