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Cycling the streets of Amsterdam
Two wheeling around Amsterdam is the best way to see the city, and with so much to see you won’t be short of pit-stops. History lovers can visit the Jewish Quarter which includes the thought-provoking Anne Frank House. For those who want to see the city, wheel alongside canals, stop at coffee shops and take in the atmosphere at your own pace.
Tulip fields and windmills
The Netherlands are known for their iconic tulip fields and windmills. So, especially on a river cruise make sure you take the time to journey into the countryside to experience traditional windmills surrounded by colourful blooms. Thanks to the flat countryside, these stunning fields stretch on for as far as the eye can see and are a sentimental sight.
Enjoy art and architecture aplenty
The beauty of The Netherlands has been captured by many. Throughout history, the country has produced pioneers of the arts including Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Escher, Mondrian, Vermeer and many more. For art lovers, there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy some of the amazing pieces created by these Dutch artists. Or, if you would rather spend your time outside, The Netherlands has some unique architecture that is worth enjoying. From futuristic buildings to 17th-Century canals there is beauty everywhere.
Visit roaring Rotterdam
Filled with innovation, Rotterdam has a life of its own and has its mind set firmly on the future. With skyscrapers and advanced architecture, it has that city feel and you’ll soon be bustling along with the crowds. The city may be old but it’s young at heart and whilst you’re here you’re sure to feel that. From coffee shops filled with students and freelance workers to the modern innovation you’ll find everywhere, it’s a leap into the modern world.