Places of interest

Alphen aan den Rijn

Avifauna: In Avifauna Bird Park you will discover and meet special birds. You will travel through Australia and get to know everything about the Philippines. In the new Cuba aviary you are face to face with the pink spoonbills and a large colony of Cuban flamingos. And there is a lot more to see. Visit the exciting and unique bird demonstrations, feed the lory birds or watch the penguins being fed.

Archeon:  Find out all about the Living Past of the Netherlands in Archeon.


Rijksmuseum Amsterdam :With close to one million objects and Amsterdam s Rijksmuseum is the largest museum of art and history in the Netherlands. It is perhaps best known for its collection of 17th-century Dutch masters, with twenty Rembrandts and many other highlights of the period, including works by Vermeer, Frans Hals and Jan Steen. 

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: Over the last few years, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has expanded its collection through the acquisition of a number of extremely important works by artists such as Mike Kelley, Neo Rauch, David Goldblatt and Atelier Van Lieshout.

Artis Zoo: Artis is a fascinating zoo. In an area of 14 hectares around 700 species of animals provide a magnificent overview of the entire animal kingdom. Amphibians, reptiles, fish, birds, mammals and insects... all are superbly represented. Artis renowned Aquarium brings you face to face with … the secret life of Amsterdams canals! Around the zoo you will find many more Dutch and European animal and plant species, as well as more exotic ones. You can also come to quench your thirst for knowledge at the Planetarium, the museums and all kinds of smaller exhibitions.

Anne Frank Huis: The former hiding place, where Anne Frank wrote her diary, is now a well-known museum. It is located in the centre of Amsterdam. The museum tells the history of the eight people in hiding and those who helped them during the war. Anne Franks diary is among the original objects on display.

Zaanse Schans:The Zaanse Schans is situated just north of Amsterdam. There is plenty to see and do at this historic and typically Dutch location; several museums to visit, old traditional crafts to see such as cheese and clog making and a pewter workshop, working windmills producing paint, oil, wood and mustard, attractive little shopping streets lined with authentic green painted wooden houses. 

Linnaeushof:Europa’s Largest Playground. Linnaeushof is situated in the village of Bennebroek. It is a recreation park where you can spend a whole day enjoying more than 350 attractions and, if the weather permits, a water playground. There also is a restaurant with outdoor cafes and a souvenir/toy shop.

Keukenhof: Keukenhof, the most beautiful spring park on earth.

Keukenhof is the place where spring arrives in all its glory. Just imagine: 32 hectares of historic parkland brimming with flowering tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and other spring bulbs. Unique flower shows in the pavilion. And, in the midst of this overwhelming display of colour, striking works of art. This unique combination makes Keukenhof a feast for your eyes and a wunderful spectacle to photograph. 

Bloemencorso Bollenstreek :Flower Parade 2016 !

On Saturday 23 April at 9.30 hours, the annual Flower Parade will leave Noordwijk to travel its 40-km route, along the main roads, to arrive in Haarlem at about 21:00 hours. The procession will comprise of 20 large floats and more than 30 decorated luxury cars, interspersed with marching bands. There will be plenty of space on the roadside for the hundreds of thousands of spectators who always congregate along the route.


Alkmaar a historic city famous for it cheese market.


Rondvaart Delft For decades, Rondvaart Delft provides guided boat tours trough the old city centre. During the 45 min. cruise the captain tells anecdotes and explains, also in English, about Delft and its various historical characteristics.

Delft All tourist information about Delft.

Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles / Royal Delft Authentic Delfts Blue is originating from the world famous and oldest pottery factory from the 17th century, the Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles/Royal Delft from Delft. Even now the pottery is entirely hand painted according to centuries- old traditions. There are guided tours through the factory and there is a wide assortment of products which you can buy.


Gouda the city of cheese, pipes, syrup waffles and pottery. But also the city of stained glass windows, a fabulous City Hall and beautifull canals. Gouda is a typical Dutch city whit lots of history.


Naturalis: Discover nature in Naturalis and admire at close quarters thousands of real animals, plants, minerals, stones and fossils: from hummingbirds to zebra, from dinosaurs to shrimps. Silently enjoy their wonderful beauty or draw inspiration from the wealth of colours and shapes. Naturalis is constantly in motion: there are always new exhibitions, workshops, guided tours and children's activities.

Stedelijk Museum De Lakenhal :Since 1874 the Municipal Museum of Leiden has been housed in the Lakenhal, the former  clothmakers' hall built in 1640 by Arent van ' Gravesande. This is where the famed Leiden cloth was inspected and where the Governors and Syndics of the cloth industry held their meetings. Reminders of the textile industry which was so important to Leiden can be seen in the historical collection.


Diergaarde Blijdorp With its visitor count of around 1.5 million people a year, Rotterdam Zoo (Diergaarde Blijdorp) is certainly one of the biggest attractions in the Netherlands.

Euromast Metropolis Rotterdam loves to be admired from the sky. Treat yourself to a spectacular view of Rotterdam. Outside on one of the platforms or inside in the brasserie. Too mundane for you? Then step into space cabin Euroscoop for a trip right up to the top of the Euromast at 185 metres, come back down around the tower, or book a night at our Heaven or Stars suite. It is all possible and can only be done at the Euromast!

The Hague

Drievliet Drievliet, a nice amusement park near Rijswijk. For young and old; pleasure for everyone!

Madurodam Among many other attractions, miniature city Madurodam boasts the canal houses of Amsterdam, the Alkmaar cheese market and parts of the Delta Works, all replicated in minute detail on a 1:25 scale.

Watch windmills turn, ships sail and modern trains traverse the city on the world s largest miniature railway.   

Gemeentemuseum Den Haag  A various collection of art, fashion, decorative arts and music.

Omniversum The name Omniversum has been composed out of "Omnimax" and "Universe" (in Dutch the word is "Universum"). Omnimax is the very special 70mm film projection system and Universe reminds us of the astronomical films that were shown in our theatre when it was founded.  

Duinrell Discover the holiday world nearby the dutch North Sea Coast that both parents and children never want to leave! 

Enjoy the wide variety of overnight accommodations, the fun-filled amusement park, the tropical Tiki pool, the theme restaurants and the countless opportunities for sport and relaxation. Duinrell offers holidays for the whole family, all year round