Holland above Amsterdam, the best Holland has to offer. Moulded by our ancestors through unremitting labour. Windmills, dykes, polders, historical and modern villages and cities. The rich nature gives the area colour. We are happy to share our part of the world with you. Get to know the endless possibilities and it's friendly, welcoming and straightforward inhabitants.
This traditional Cheese Market with carriers in historical guild costumea takes place every Friday from the 30th of March until the 28th of September. At the Waagplein you will find a local market with Dutch products and treats.
This year, the theme is entitled ‘A Taste of History’. What was on the menu about a hundred years ago? Visitors of the Outdoor Museum will be surprised to discover how many things from the land, as well as from the ocean, are actually edible.
On the West coast, you will find the most beautiful beaches against the backdrop of the highest dunes, woods, heathlands, sea and sand drifts. Beyond the dunes there are vast polders, which in the spring are covered with colourful fields of flowers. Perfect for long and enjoyable bike- rides and hikes.
In the East, you can visit historical cities and towns with picturesque canals. Great for shopping, cultural outings and relaxing at an outdoor café. Walk through the centuries-old alleys and beautiful streets.
Everything is located conveniently nearby: in just forty minutes you can drive from the North Sea to the IJsselmeer coast and the capital of Amsterdam is located within a stone's throw.