Netherlands Travel Guide

View our comprehensive Netherlands travel and backpacking guide with tips, ideas for the best things to see and do and information about itineraries, costs, how to save money, and more!

 
 

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Netherlands Travel Guide

Our Netherlands destination guide aims to give you all the information you need to have an amazing experience in this amazing country. Find affordable travel and backpacking ideas with advice for amazing things to do and how you can be more than just your average traveller. You can also get recommendations for budget travel tips, advice on places to stay and how visit the Netherlands on a budget.

The Netherlands is a beautiful country with exciting cities, picturesq tulip fields, friendly locals and lots of interesting destinations. A good starting point is Amsterdam which is one of the best cities in Europe. 

Find inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to travel to the Netherlands.

  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Currency: Euro (EUR)
  • Population: 16,700,000 (approx)
  • International Dialing Code +31

 

Top Reasons to Visit the Netherlands 

  • Great transport links
  • Modern infrastructure
  • Peaceful culture
  • World famous cities like Amsterdam
  • Sample the local cuisine
  • Great value for money destination
  • Dutch people are among the friendliest in the world

 

How to Get to the Netherlands 

The Netherlands is one of the best connected countries in the world. You can fly, book the train or bus overland from Europe.

 

Best Places to Visit in the Netherlands 

Amsterdam offers so many different experiences, from exploring cities to seeing stunning countryside. These are places you should add to your Netherands travel itinerary:

  • Amsterdam
  • Rotterdam
  • Maastricht
  • Den Bosch
  • Groningen
  • Utrecht
  • Keukenhof 
  • Hoge Veluwe National Park

 

Netherlands Travel Tips

Suggested Daily Budget & Costs
You will probably need around 30 euros per day to cover accommodation, food and sightseeing. This really depends on your level of comfort and things you want to do though. Amsterdam is generally the most expensive place in the country as this is the most touristy.

Accommodation
You can find cheap hotels and hostels throughout the country, book in advance to secure the best deals. Hostel dorm beds are your best option on a budget