Around 4 000 people who live in the small town of herkenbosch in the south of the netherlands were forced to leave their homes early on wednesday due to a large fire in a nearby nature reserve. The province of south holland is by far the most densely populated area of the netherlands due to its many towns and villages.
South holland offers pretty much everything that makes the netherlands so famous.
South netherlands nature. Apart from the many urbanised areas the landscape around each holiday home consists mainly of flat polder landscape interspersed with water features such as lakes canals and babbling rivers. See reviews and photos of nature wildlife areas in the netherlands europe on tripadvisor. Nature reserves have been formed by.
The largest national park is de hoge veluwe which is best explored on one of its thousand free to use white bikes. The wadden sea is the largest coastal tidal wetland in europe and on the world heritage list. Don t forget to enjoy the coast since south holland has many lovely coastal towns like scheveningen and noordwijk.
The first official national park schiermonnikoog national park was not established until 1989. You can walk across the sea floor with a guided tour. The netherlands is bounded by the north sea to the north and west germany to the east and belgium to the south.
For a relatively small country the netherlands boasts a rich variety of nature. Top south holland province parks nature attractions. The first two national parks were founded in the 1930s by private organisations.
National parks in the netherlands were defined in the 1960s as areas of at least 10 km consisting of natural terrains water and or forests with a special landscape and flora and fauna. Historic cities like delft and leiden tulips in the flower bulb fields and keukenhof and windmills on kinderdijk. If the netherlands were to lose the protection of its dunes and dikes the most densely populated part of the country would be inundated largely by the sea but also in part by the rivers.
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