Summer holidays in HollandExplore Holland this summer from one of our great holiday homes!
What springs to mind when you think of Holland? Tulips, windmills and a whole lot of clogs? As well as all these things, Holland is a beautiful and wonderfully varied holiday destination with much to offer you in the way of culture, history and natural beauty. Museums such as the 'Ann Frank house' are simply a must for anyone who is keen on their World War Two history. And with the famous Van Gogh museum located in heart of Amsterdam, you'll be able to feast your eyes upon some of the painter's most beloved masterpieces.
Holland also boasts some of the most enchanting countryside in Europe, which is in full bloom during the summer months. If you're a keen cyclist there is no better place than Holland to ride around, taking in the amazing sights, sounds and smells at your own pace. Here at HomeAway, we have lots of accommodation options available to you in Holland. Maybe you would like to rent one of our stunning apartments in Amsterdam, with views over its rustic skyline and intricate labyrinth of canals? Or perhaps a big family cottage near Holland's Wadden sea would be more to your fancy? Whatever you decide, you'll enjoy a great base from which to explore!
Places to visit in Holland
Summer Holidays in Amsterdam
Amazing capital cities like Amsterdam need little introduction! For centuries people have been coming to Amsterdam to relax, unwind and discover all the excitement this city has to offer. With its beautiful architecture, little cobbled streets, amazing city parks and laid back atmosphere; it's easy to see why so many people fall in love with the place. During your stay here why not hire a bike and explore Amsterdam just as the locals do? With loads of great canal cycle paths, it's one of the best ways to take in all the sights, sounds and smells of this great city.
Summer Holidays in Rotterdam
Being home to Europe's largest port, it's easy to see why Rotterdam is such a diverse, unique and vibrant city. Quite different to other Dutch cities, Rotterdam is a humming modern metropolis, but it's still filled to the brim with muesums, art galleries, fine resturants, and shopping malls. With an impressive, glittering skyline you'll be able to admire such modern architectural splendors as the 'Erasmus Bridge' and 'The Cube Houses', that contrast with the rest of Holland's more rustic heritage.
Summer Holidays in Wevershoof
If you prefer a more relaxed pace, staying in Wevershoof is most definitely for you. Lots of the holiday homes here are set in beautiful forested surroundings, that are perfect for family treks, sunset picnics and enjoying a glass of wine on a evening. Here you'll find everything you'd assosiate with a summer holiday to Holland...fields of blooming tulips, towering rustic windmills and there are a fair few shops you'll be able to purchase some clogs from too! In the centre of town, tradtional clog dancing classes are held during the week, so why not put your best clog forward and give it a go?
Summer Holidays in The Hague
The Hague has everything you need for a great summer vacation! Nicknamed 'The city of Peace and Justice' due to the Dutch government and the Dutch royal family both holding residence, it's a truly wonderful city. The Hague is awash with National monuments, iconic statues and of course the esteemed Royal place, so it's simply a must for anyone visting Holland. Another fantastic feature of The Hague is its marvellous stretch of sun-kissed beach: open for you to enjoy all summer long, it's certainly worthy of an afternoon trip!
View flats in The Hague
Summer Holidays in De Hoge Veluwe
Set deep in the Dutch countryside, De Hoge Veluwe will simply take your breath away with its sheer abundance of natural beauty. Rolling green hills stretch far as the eye can see, and come into full bloom during the summer: it's a real feast for the senses! De Hoge Veluwe is also Holland's largest national park and boasts a vast amount of wildlife for you to spot. The best way to explore this region is surely by bike, a method of transport given to vistors free of charge, so there's no need to pack your own!