Christmas in Nederland
Replies: 5 - Last Post: Nov 29, 2012 6:27 AM Last Post By: arizona
Nov 24, 2012 2:16 PM
Christmas in NederlandIt seems that I have to stay in Nederland during Christmas since the tickets are already expensive to book now. Does any one have suggestions places to visit during Christmas in Nederland? I love culture and nature, but it seems that it is not a good idea to enjoy nature in winter time, so I'd skip it. Culture is the only options.
Thanks so much
Nov 25, 2012 12:30 AM
1Nature, culture and in Amsterdam(!) Easy to join/learn. If no ice-flour another water-related event to join Sorry no undertitling when singing some Holland Festival items.
If there's snow,
Some ideas, not always season-related: http://www.lonelyplanet.com/thorntree/thread.jspa?threadID=2087780&start=15
Merry X-mas and enjoy.
Where are you located?
Nov 25, 2012 2:44 AM
2Thank you Arizona.
My concern is on Dec 21-26, I am afraid there will be no museum open, and then practically I have nothing to do here. Cycling to villages in Nederland will be good idea but not in winter. In that case, some festivals - especially on Dec 25 and 26 will be very good. I am in Rotterdam area. Thanks again.
Nov 25, 2012 3:59 AM
3Most museums will be open except as ususal Mondays and 25 Jansuary, Christmas Day. Some close a bit earlier around.
Example in the Rotterdam museum quarter: Boymans van Beuningen
Since you're very specific about timeframe and interest (though pretty broad: culture) there will for sure be posters to point out to some events.
26 December: http://www.midwinterhoornblazen.nl/wandelingen.htm plus Google Translator.
If the weather is ok, it's great. don't be afraid for a 10 km walk.
If you consider to do so, just PM me.
Nov 29, 2012 1:50 AM
4Hello Arizona, thank you for your info. I will definetely contact you if I go to mid winterhoornblazen, it looks interesting. What if I only finish 2 km, is it possible? I dont have proper winter shoes, I bought a wrong one and don't intend to buy another one since this may be my last winter.
I am still looking for a ticket to Greece, Lourdes seem to be too expensive. If there is no promo ticket, I'll join you for winterhoornblazen.
Nov 29, 2012 6:27 AM
5What if I only finish 2 km, is it possible?
No Kuntarini, you have to empty the whole glass (via dolorosa, you know). Actually it's luck of the draw to meet good circumtances and it's pretty a detour. I think Greece is better. And it's better for the Greek, if you go there.
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