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.
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.
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.
The Hague (or Den Haag in Dutch) is a city on the North Sea, home of the Dutch government, Dutch royal family palace, International Court of Justice among many other international government organisations and it’s simply one of my favourite cities in the Netherlands. I like it for its big green parks, interesting museums, historical buildings as well as modern city skyline and of course for its seacoast.
After living here for a few years we know from our experience there are lots of things to see and do in the Netherlands. Below is the list of must see and do in the Netherlands along with our photos to inspire you to visit this country.
We have been living in Utrecht for a few years now and with our boys explored many parks, museums, gardens and attractions in and around the city. In this post I would like to share our favourite places to visit and things to do in Utrecht with kids.
Want to visit Netherlands during tulips season? In this post I have gathered all necessary information and our experience on tulips season in the Netherlands – when is the best time to see tulips in Holland, where to find tulip fields in Holland, and other practical information.