With 165 canals stretching for more than 30 miles in Amsterdam alone, it’s no surprise the city gets called ‘the Venice of the North’. It’s not just the Dutch capital though, Utrecht, Leiden and Delft were all built around intricate canal systems. Jump aboard a boat to see this destination from a different perspective.
On your bike
For Dutch people, cycling is a way of life. The country’s flat terrain lends itself to easy cycling routes that people of all ages and all abilities can enjoy. Get around like the locals do on two wheels and discover more of this picturesque country, filled with tulip fields and colourful streets.
Refuel during busy sightseeing days with the Netherlands’ gorgeous gastronomy. Pick up warm gooey stroopwafels from a local bakery, grab a cone of thick-cut Dutch fries covered in sauce and stop by a traditional delicatessen to sample gouda cheese, the country’s speciality. Dutch apple pie is also a must-try!