Cycle to the beach near amsterdam. A road trip to the netherlands is a great way to explore the country and that s why its the number four item on this list of things to do in the netherlands.
With the noordzee bloemendaal s beaches and the coastal town of zandvoort easily reachable by bike the seaside is just a short trip outside of haarlemand makes for an enjoyable cycle through kilometres of wild dunes.
What to do in the netherlands outside of amsterdam. Citizens of non eu countries can transfer to a country outside the eu via amsterdam airport if they remain in the non schengen transit area of the airport and if they have a ticket for a confirmed connecting flight to an airport outside the schengen area that departs within 48 hours upon arrival in amsterdam. I m going to be in amsterdam from september 8 10 2011 and have noticed that the hotel prices are very high. There are endless things to do in amsterdam in any weather and many of the most rewarding experiences lie beyond the well trodden tourist paths of the city centre.
To lead you through the. Just outside utrecht is one of the more bizarre and fascinating relics from the napoleonic era in the netherlands. Best things to see and do in the netherlands.
These are the places i thought of visiting. With its picturesque canal network rich history and thrumming cultural scene the capital of the netherlands is one of the world s most vibrant cities. I ll be spending 3 days in amsterdam this month and was thinking of spending 2 of those days visiting places outside of amsterdam.
When we were planning our european roadtrip through france belgium the netherlands and denmark one thing we didn t realize before setting out was that we would land ourselves in the netherlands during a huge country wide celebration of the king s birthday every year the country pretty much shuts down on april 27th the current king s. Driving and parking here are challenging especially with bikes everywhere. General auguste de marmont a close confidant of napoleon.
Considering the high rates we re planning to stay outside of amsterdam thus far we re considering either leiden or rotterdam. However if you decide to rent a car for a few days stay out of big cities utrecht and amsterdam. I need a little help with my trip itinerary.
You might even spot some highland cattle as you meander through the winding cycle paths. Travellers arriving in the netherlands from certain countries and regions should self quarantine for 10 days. For many of us the netherlands is holland and holland is amsterdam so when we think of things to do and places to visit in the netherlands we think of walking along the canals stopping by at a coffee shop for a slice of space cake on the way for a bit of voyeurism in the red light district.
Once in the netherlands you can self quarantine at home or in temporary or holiday accommodation. Even if you do not have any symptoms or if you have tested negative for covid 19. Leiden because its fairly close to amsterdam and the airport.