From the classic Windmills of the Netherlands to the magnificent fields of flowers, the Netherlands is a beautiful country to visit. So if you are planning to visit the Netherlands this year then you should check this guide for sure. In this article, I will describe the best places that you should visit in the country during your short stay.
Visiting these spots will make your trip more exciting and of course you will get a lot of memories too. So, take a quick look at this travel guide. Following are some of the best places to travel in the Netherlands.
Haarlem is the center of the tulip bulb-growing district. The word Haarlem means ‘flower city’. This city is the home of the Annual Bloemencorso Parade. Haarlem lies along the shoreline of the River Spaarne and the city intacs medieval structures all around the town. If you are planning to visit the Netherlands then make sure to visit this city as it also contains one of the oldest and popular museums of the country such as Teylers Museum.
Utrecht is a city that contains a rich middle east history and that is visible in the architecture of the whole city as well. The city contains unique features. Also, Utrecht is the fourth-largest city of the Netherlands and it is populated as well. This ancient city contains many buildings and structures which clearly show its history. The city has been the religious centre of the Netherlands. There are many notable visitor attractions in Utrecht such as the awe-striking Gothic Cathedral of Saint Martin, it is a 200 year structural feat that was made in 1254. Other famous places in the city include Dom Tower, Rietveld Schroder House and Speelklok Museum etc.
Maastricht is another well known place for its dynamic city square. Maastricht is located in the southern part of the Netherlands. Some of the best places to visit in this city include Saint Servatius Church, Saint John’s Cathedral and some of the old fortifications or Vestigingswerkens. These places have been a huge attention point for the travellers. Most of the annual festivals take place at the Vrijthof in spring and when the autumn is arriving. Other popular attractions in the Maastricht include the St. Pietersberg Caves and the Helpoort, the oldest surviving town gate of its kind in the Netherlands.
De Hoge Veluwe National Park
This park is considered to be one of the largest parks in the netherlands. The De Hoge Veluwe National Park is based on 13,343 acres, and it counts rare wildlife in it. The park contains some of the most magnificent buildings in the Netherlands. The park is situated in the province of Gelderland near the cities of Ede, Wageningen. This park forms one of the largest continuous nature reserves of the world in the Netherlands.
So if you are ever planning to go to the Netherlands then add this place in your list as a must.