Vacation rentals in The Netherlands
Rent a holiday home in for a fun weekend getaway, or if you are Dutch, for a nearby and inexpensive holiday. The landscape of the Netherlands ranges from the ‘Wadden’ (islands) area and forest environments, to bustling Dutch cities and cultural delights that will keep you busy. Enjoy a holiday bungalow in the Dutch ‘Hoge Veluwe’ or breathe the fresh sea air on the coast. Vacation rentals in The Netherlands come in all shapes and sizes. The choice is yours and via Micazu you can book your holiday right with the owner, which provides for a lot of advantages for you.
Vaction rentals in the Netherlands: 12 unique provinces
The Netherlands is more than a country under sea level and that is famous for its windmills, tulips, clogs and cheese! It is a country existing out of twelve provinces, each with its own character. Visit the Martini Tower or the national park Lauwersmeer in Groningen. You can also go for a traditional hike; “Wadlopen” or get into water sports in Friesland. Drenthe and Overijssel are definitely a must if you want to go for a good walk or bike ride. Boat cruises through the canals of Utrecht and swimming in lakes such as the 'Loosdrechtse plassen'. You can also go shopping in the Northern Dutch cities or have a great day on the beach in South Holland. Brabant has many terraces to enjoy and you can discover the caves in Limburg! Eat mussels in Zeeland, go bird watching in Flevoland or enjoy the nature in Gelderland. Prefer to check out the Netherlands in a day? One of the most visited tourist attractions in Netherlands, Madurodam will give you into a birds-eye view over the country.
Enjoying the Wadden-islands during your stay
In the North Sea, which is adjacent to the upper north of The Netherlands, you will find the Wadden Islands. The Wadden Islands consist of Texel, Vlieland, Terschelling, Ameland and Schiermonnikoog. All the Islands have their own qualities. You will find beautiful untouched, real Dutch nature on Texel. Moreover, on Ameland, there are many cycling opportunities. What about relaxing on the beaches of Terschelling? A cottage on the West Frisian Islands is ideal for bon vivants who are looking for beach, nature, peace and quiet.
The Dutch cuisine
Dutch people are known as 'potato eaters ', but apart from potatoes, pea soup and stews are also typical Dutch dishes. These meals are eaten especially during the winter period. However, the foreign cuisine is increasingly popular within The Netherlands. You can find all different kinds of restaurants throughout the country such as Italian, Chinese and Turkish cuisine. Furthermore, bread is really important for both breakfast and lunch. Around six o’clock, dinner is served in most Dutch households and the restaurants are starting to fill up at this time of the day!
The Climate in The Netherlands
The Netherlands has a temperate climate with relatively mild winters; mild summers and rainfall can be expected throughout the entire year. Though, it is easy to distinguish the differences between the four seasons. The country owes its climate to the influence of the North Sea.
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- The Dutch are the longest people in Europe
- Amsterdam has more than 1200 bridges
- Amsterdam is built on poles