exploringholland

Hiking from Vlissingen to Zoutelande

Long distance hikes in Holland

Are you an enthusiastic hiker? Then perhaps a long distance hike in Holland is just the thing for you. Going on a hiking holiday will get you off the beaten track. Especially in these times of COVID...

Vineyards south of Maastricht

Hiking in the hills south of Maastricht

The most challenging area to go hiking in the Netherlands is in the far south, in the hills of southern Limburg. In this blog you can read all about a half day hike in the hills south of the city of...

Groningen, The Netherlands

Why visit Groningen?

Groningen is a historical student town in the north of the Netherlands with some interesting museums and monuments. It's also the perfect base from which to explore the provinces of Groningen and...

hiking shoes

10 hikes in and around Amsterdam

While many tourists visit Amsterdam as a city trip, only a few know that there are some amazing hiking opportunities in and closely around this city. So if you feel like hiking and discovering some...

windmill Schiedam (Holland)

Why visit Schiedam?

Schiedam is a surprisingly cool place to visit. Hidden behind its big and famous neighbor Rotterdam, Schiedam is a historical town with a couple of impressive super high windmills. It used to be one...

Hiking in Southern Limburg

Hiking in southern Limburg: Valkenburg to Gulpen

Do you like challenging hikes in the hills? Then head south towards Limburg province and go hiking in the Dutch mountains. Southern Limburg offers many possibilities for hiking. After your hike enjoy...

Alkmaar weigh house and cheese market

Alkmaar: more than just a cheese market

Many tourists know the city of Alkmaar as the place to visit an old fashioned Dutch cheese market. There’s more to see and do in Alkmaar though. Think of a beautiful historical city center with...

The 10 best breweries of Holland

Are you a craft beer aficionado? And are you traveling to Holland? Then you may need some help to find out which of the 700 Dutch craft breweries are worth your time. Read on to learn what are the 10...