Mid-March to mid-May with a bit chilly weather and moderate prices is the best time to visit Netherlands. It's a period of the country coming to life: Keukenhof is bloomed with colourful tulips and the Hollandse Nieuwe Herring is the freshest. June through August boasts balm weather, fun events like Fierljeppen and tastes of Alkmaar cheese market but also shows tourist crowds and steep prices. Autumn off-peak season brings generous discounts to many hotels around the Netherlands. Winter will infatuate you with traditional Christmas treats and absence of tourist crowds at major sights. But whenever you get there, remember to pack an umbrella as the weather in the Netherlands is quite unpredictable.
The Netherlands have probably the best strawberries in the world!
Explore the scenic rural surroundings around Amsterdam: its windmill villages, fishing harbours, and local family farms
These spring flowers transform the Netherlands into a large colourful carpet
Not every herring can be called Hollandse Nieuwe. Check the reason why this one gets the special name!
Once a staple food, gerookte paling now became a delicacy and a must try
Marijuana, prostitutes, erotic shops, and even theatres—the place is able to satisfy any unspoken desires or mere curiosity. And though most think so, the district is not only about sex and stuff
Natural confetti all around Amsterdam!
The Netherlands are made for sailing! Sail the beautiful rivers and channels to admire this beautiful country
Watch the traditional Dutch sport and try it yourself
The natural phenomenon of continuous sand drifting dunes at Texel National Park is a site for everyone to enjoy
Explore the best classic art by the masters of Dutch Golden Age
The pride of Zeeland province, this lobster is like no other!
Lauwersmeer park is a beautiful area at any time, but when the orchids bloom it turns into magic
Lauswersmer National Park is one of the top birdwatching destinations in Europe!
Witness seven million flowers blooming around you!
No country is as famous with its cheese as the Netherlands is! Don't miss your chance to try out all the different cheeses available regionally in one place now
Everything is illuminated around you. This is a period of Amsterdam beautifully transforming into a city from a fairy tale
Discover the most beautiful tulips during an amazingly bright event
One of the rarest and most remarkable events in Amsterdam!
A typical Dutch tradition with a chilly turn!
A celebration of everything about red hair and redheads
Carnival, dancing, singing and as much fun as you can ever imagine take place on the King's day (Dutch: Koningsdag), known before 2013 as Queensday, throughout the Netherlands
One of the biggest dancing events in Europe attracts 350,000 visitors from around the world yearly
The city of Maastricht is famous for its beautiful Christmas market and holiday lights
One of the most impressive sailing events worldwide
Even though Carnival is more of a southern tradition, it's being widely celebrated in Catholic provinces of the Netherlands
Visit National Park Zuid-Kennemerland now to witness some macho behaviour of deers
Another biggie on European summer circuit is the North Sea Jazz Festival in the port city of Rotterdam
A unique yearly event opens the hidden gardens of Amsterdam
The Dutch are crazy about two things: football and orange colour
Searching for a power-packed European techno event? Here you go!
There can be no excuse to miss the National Day of one of the Dutch symbols—the tulip
Around 250,000 kilos of ice is yearly used to turn Zwolle's city centre into a majestic winter wonderland
The greatest walking event in the world attracts crowds of 40,000 people to Nijmegen
The city of Gouda is not only famous for cheese, but also for its annual Christmas candle event
Zeeland is famous for two things - lobsters and mussels. Now is the time for mussels!
A great summer retreat spot to enjoy walks, hikes, and picnics
One of the most colourful and fun festivals on the canals of Amsterdam
The championship of the typical Frisian ships is a highlight of the region
The healthy yet odd custom fourty days after Easter
One of the most spectacular celebrations of Easter happens in the Netherlands!
Enjoy the best meals from trucks in the middle of the city
The leading electronic music festival in the Netherlands
Windmills and water mills open doors for all the fans
We already know that Sinterklaas is the biggest holiday, but we haven't yet told you anything about these special treats!
A New Year culinary habit, attractive to most foreigners
A running event as a great occasion to visit the capital of Netherlands
Spring brings lots of colors to Holland and is celebrated with the annual flower parade
One of the most beloved traditional characters of the Christmas season in the Netherlands
The island of cranberries is a true cranberry lovers destination now!
One of the most popular ballooning events in the Netherlands
Do you want to see seals sunbathing? Visit Oosterschelde!
Great music in a unique and intimate environment
More of a national day it is a celebration of all things Dutch, including the "new" herring!
A thick Dutch version of split pea soup is particularly good during winter
The oldest continuous pop festival in the Netherlands
A popular Dutch Christmas treat
One of Europe's most popular running events
The commemoration of the defeat of the Spanish siege in 1574 makes up a special celebration in Leiden
With the grand opening of hunting season, all meat lovers prepare their forks and knives!
The best weekend for all surf-minded people spiced up with music, food, and arts
Meet Dutch Santa Claus and his vigorous helpers
Traditionally eaten for the Relief of Leiden day, the hot stew is a nice filling dish
Beautiful snowy fairy tale exists!