Rotterdam is the second largest city in the Netherlands and is well known for being Europe’s largest seaport. It attracts visitors with its modern and extraordinary architecture, interesting museums and art galleries. Read our ‘The Best of Rotterdam in a day’ guide for things to see and do in Rotterdam if you only have one day in this modern Dutch city.
In this post you will discover 6 Small Dutch towns you must see to enjoy their charming narrow streets, canals surrounded by green trees, weekend markets at town centers, historical buildings, windmills and various museums.
Luxembourg is a small but picturesque country in the heart of Western Europe with many well preserved historical castles, fortresses and beautiful nature. If you are planning a trip in Europe make sure you put Luxembourg on your ‘must visit’ list and read this post with our perfect two-three days itinerary in Luxembourg.
Maastricht is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands with its origins dating far back to Roman times. It is located at the very south of the country on a long strip of land between Belgium and Germany. Maastricht is known as the birthplace of European Union and euro currency. It’s an absolute must see city in the Netherlands.
Lille is a city in the northernmost region of France, close to the border with Belgium. Its historical center (Vieux Lille), Flemish style architecture, UNESCO-listed belfry tower with scenic views and centuries old Citadel of Lille are just a few reasons why you should visit this city.
In this post you will find our suggestions on what to see in Lille in one day.
Delft is a small Dutch town best known to tourists for its Delftware (Delft Blue china). It is also rich in history – the city of Dutch Royal family, practically the first capital of the Netherlands and the city of the famous Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer. Delft is a ‘must see’ destination when travelling in the Netherlands.
Ghent is the third largest and one of the oldest cities in Belgium. With its well preserved historical center, canals, medieval architecture and pedestrian city center Ghent is a ‘must visit’ destination when you are travelling in Belgium.
Amersfoort is a Dutch city in Utrecht municipality with a well preserved medieval town center. It will charm you from the first sight with its historical buildings, narrow streets, canals and stone bridges.
Home of the country’s oldest university, Leiden is a charming town located between Amsterdam and The Hague. It attracts visitors with its old architecture, museums, charming canals and streets with lots of cafes and restaurants in the town center.