For a mix of bustling cities and sprawling countryside, look no further than the Netherlands. This small country is one of the most densely populated in Europe, ensuring that there is always something exciting going on. A holiday to the Netherlands typically begins in Amsterdam, a perfect weekend city break complete with romantic canals, fascinating museums and an eclectic nightlife. Outside the city, head to the Keukenhof countryside for a leisurely bike ride through the seasonal tulip fields or over to Kinderdijk to observe the typical flat Dutch landscape dotted with old-fashioned windmills.
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Where to Go in the Netherlands
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More About the Netherlands
Capital city: Amsterdam
Vaccinations: There are no required vaccinations for entry to the Netherlands, but it is recommended that all travellers be up-to-date with their routine inoculations.
Flight time: The London to Amsterdam flight time is 1 hour and 30 minutes
Visas: British Citizens do not require a visa to the Netherlands for stays under three months.
Top 3 Things to Do in the Netherlands
- Visit Keukenhof, the world’s largest flower gardens
- Enjoy a city break in Amsterdam
- Explore the history of Maastricht
When to Go to the Netherlands
With fairly mild weather, there’s never a bad time to visit the Netherlands. For ideal conditions, the best times to visit are from mid-Aril to mid-October. The summer months of July and August tend to be the most popular, while you can see the country’s iconic tulips in bloom from mid-April to mid-May.
Why Book Your Netherlands Holiday with Flight Centre
Netherlands Holidays: At Flight Centre we have a range of holidays to the Netherlands, offering flights, hand-picked accommodation, transfers, and so much more.
24/7 Emergency Assistance Service: If you book a Netherlands holiday with Flight Centre, you’ll have access to our 24/7 Emergency Assistance service.