The Province of South Holland is made up of mainland and a series of small islands that make up this wonderful part of the country of The Netherlands. A South Holland holiday is so jam-packed with activities and attractions that you will find it very difficult to fit them all in during your one or two week stay! A South Holland holiday rental house is the ideal choice if you want somewhere comfortable, cosy and packed with good amenities to return to after a busy day of sightseeing or activity.
With such a vast area covered by the province, there are plenty of things to see and do to fill up your days on a South Holland holiday. Amongst the popular activities available in the province are swimming, horse riding, paragliding, roller blading, fishing,windsurfing, scuba diving and snorkelling.
If you can summon up the strength to leave your South Holland holiday rental house for the day and set off exploring, then it is worth spending the day in the city of Leiden, the capital of the municipality of Leiden in South Holland. Due to the fact that the city saw a huge decline in industry from the 17th to the 20th century, visitors will be able to marvel at the range of old buildings and remnants of the 16th and 17th century that are lurking in its’ centre. Leiden is noted for its impressive fortifications which include the De Burcht Castle, a strange round design which is believed to have been built in the 11th century. There is also the fortification of Gravensteen, built in the 13th century and has a history of being used as a library, a prison and a private residence.
If you are now convinced that booking a fantastic South Holland holiday rental house is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. The warmest months of the year to have a South Holland holiday are usually July and August when the temperature can rise to a very reasonable 21°C. The winter months of January and February see the temperature drop to between a chilly 2° and 6°C. The annual rainfall amount for the province is 22 inches.
Travel to South Holland, Holland Travellers on a South Holland holiday can arrive at Schiphol Airport (AMS) which is approximately 32 miles away from the province. Airlines that offer affordable, regular flights to the area include Lufthansa, KLM, easyJet, British Airways and BMIbaby. Passengers can depart the UK from several airports such as London Heathrow (LHR), Liverpool (LPL), Leeds (LBA), Birmingham (BHX) and Edinburgh (EDI).