Welcome to North Holland & Flevoland


Further afield, smaller centres range from mast-filled Golden Age ports such as Hoorn and Enkhuizen, with architecturally resplendent historic centres, to canal-laced towns and villages like Alkmaar and Edam, famed for their cheese and centuries-old cheese markets. Across the region, bucolic expanses of windswept countryside span extensive polders (areas surrounded by dykes where the water can be artificially controlled) to windmill-dotted farmland grazed by cows and sheep, fields of flowers and magnificent dune-scapes, especially on the idyllic island of Texel just a 20-minute ferry ride offshore.


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$33.11 Private & Custom Tours

2 Hour Private Walking Tour of Haarlem

Choose a morning or afternoon departure when you book, then meet your guide at a location of your choosing to start your on-foot exploration of Haarlem. This private tour is customizable to best suit your interests, so you can see the sights in any order–and at any pace–you like.  Explore several hidden hofjes (courtyards) and little patios found tucked away in downtown Haarlem. Stop by the Frans Hals Museum, the former home of the famous Golden-Age Dutch painter. Admire Haarlemmerhout Park, with its 18th-century neoclassical pavilion. Soak up the atmosphere of the lively shopping streets and main square. Compare the 16th- and 17th-century architecture to some of Haarlem's more modern structures before visiting the famed St. Bavo Church, where Mozart played the Müller organ when he was just 10 years old.Say farewell to your guide at a location of your choosing to conclude the tour at the end of two hours.

$96.31 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Secret Food Tours Amsterdam Jordaan

We will meet close to the Anne Frank House, where we will start with traditional homemade pancakes called "Poffertjes."After crossing one of the canals, we will stroll through the narrow streets of the Jordaan area, sampling some of the best Dutch cheeses.Then, we will visit a beautiful hidden garden courtyard, created for a calm space in a busy city.We will visit a local fishmonger and sample some herring and our traditional kibbeling consisting of battered chunks of fish.At the next stop we will taste the most local dish called Stamppot that we love to eat, especially in the cold wintertime.We will end the tour with the best dutch dessert that can't be missed: Our famous, original and delicious stroopwafel!Oh, and of course there is our delicious Secret Dish too!

$114.17 Cultural & Theme Tours

Netherlands, wetlands below sealevel, dunes and dikes

We will show you the water levels in the North Sea and the IJsselmeer (the former South Sea) at places where you can compare it with the water level in the several polders. You will learn how these polders were drained with the help of windmills and later steam engines.Even now the windmills are still pumping water from low to high water levels. You will also visit the sea dike in Petten. Over 5,5 km there were no dunes, but the dike is too weak when the sea level is rising in the future because of the melting pole caps. Therefor It had to be strengthend with 20 million cubic metres sand for new dunes. You will experience our everlasting battle against the water. And our answers on this main problem. The tour starts at 9 AM. During the day we  stop for a coffee break, a lunch and a drink with a snack in the afternoon. You will be treated on typical Dutch snacks like stroopwafel, bitterbal and haring with onions. Return at 5 PM.  The meeting point is at your hotel anywhere in the province North-Holland or at railway station Zaanse Schans when your hotel is in the center of Amsterdam.

$502.36 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Countryside & Windmills day tour by Luxury Car

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceZaanse Schans, a true Dutch heritage site, a picturesque village with typical green-timbered houses and working windmills!Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tourist information Center Monnickendam, Monnickendam, North Holland ProvinceA historic former fishing town from 1350.  Once one of the most import ports in Holland and a wealthy city, today a protected heritage site.  (Alternatively, enjoy the picturesque cheese village Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Edams Museum, Edam, North Holland ProvinceTake a stroll through the cozy historic center, and walk across the old drawbridges. See the lock that saves the town from flooding!)Duration: 1 hour

$85.63 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Fancy self-guided food & wine tour in Haarlem

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe Culinary Food & Wine Tour takes 3 till 4 hours. During this tour you will visit three different restaurant. This is an amazing opportunity when you can not choose between cool restaurant Amsterdam has. We have selected our favorites especially for you. Another awesome detail about this tour is that you don't have to follow a guide, because you are your own guide! Pass By: Grote Markt, Haarlem, North Holland Province

$131.30 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Explore Haarlem's most gastronomic restaurants - self-guided food & wine tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productThe Culinary Food & Wine Tour takes 3 till 4 hours. During this tour you will visit three different restaurant. This is an amazing opportunity when you can not choose between cool restaurant Amsterdam has. We have selected our favorites especially for you. Another awesome detail about this tour is that you don't have to follow a guide, because you are your own guide! Pass By: Grote Markt, Haarlem, North Holland Province

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