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The Hague Boat Tour from Apr 1
st 2018 to Oct 14
Every Thursday to Sunday from 1st April-14th October you can take a scenic flat-bottom boat tour along The Hague's historic canals with an English-speaking guide. The tour lasts approximately 75 mins. 3 departures daily. During summer months, evening sailings also available. Tickets: Buy online or o...
Windmill De Hoop Open from May 20
The store inside the bottom of De Hoop windmill in Zoetermeer is open every Friday and Saturday 11:00-17:00 selling a variety of baking flour and cornmeal ground in the mill. You can tour the windmill on Saturdays between 13:00-16:00. Windmill De Hoop is located at Eerste Stationsstraat 37a, 2712 HB...
Windmill Museum De Valk Open from Jan 2
nd 2018 to Dec 30
You can visit the historic De Valk (the Falcon) windmill located in the Leiden city center, built in 1743. You can climb the 7 floors to the top which provides a beautiful view of the city.Admission Adults €4Children (ages 6-15) €2Seniors €3Open Days/TimesTuesday to Saturday 10:00-17:00Sunday and Ho...
Windmill Windlust Open from Jan 7
th 2017 to Dec 29
The Windlust windmill, located in the center of Wassenaar, is open almost every Saturday for visits 12:00-15:00. Various types of flour are for sale. Molenweg, Wassenaar
Euromast Tower from May 20
Built in 1960, the Euromast is one of the top attractions not only in Rotterdam, but throughout the Netherlands. Originally 112 metres tall, it was the tallest building in Rotterdam at the time. As the height of other Rotterdam buildings started to exceed that of the Euromast, a second tier was adde...
Sightseeing Tours by Air from Jan 1
st 2017 to Dec 31
SandAir offers sightseeing airplane and helicopter tours of Zuid-Holland. A Cessna 172 can carry 3 passengers in addition to the pilot. Routes are flexible and priced by time and distance. Popular flyovers include Rotterdam city center, Scheveningen, tulip fields and Kinderdijk windmills. Departure...
Rotterdam Harbour Boat Tours from Jan 2
nd 2017 to Dec 31
Harbor boat tours of Rotterdam depart daily from 09:30-17:00. The boat tour last approximately 75 minutes and provides harbour views of the Rotterdam skyline, the Rotterdam port (largest in Europe) and the SS Rotterdam.Departs from Willemsplein, next to entrance of the Erasmus Bridge. Adults €13.25...
The Hague Tower from Jan 2
nd 2017 to Dec 31
The Hague Tower viewing balcony is open daily from 12:00-22:00. From the 42nd Floor outdoor terrace of one of the city's tallest buildings, one has 360 degree views including downtown, the North Sea, Hook of Holland, Rotterdam, Voorburg and Leiden.Admission is €6 for adults (includes a soft drink or...
Walking Tours of Leiden from Jan 2
nd 2017 to Dec 28
Discover the historic city center of Leiden with one of three different walking tour maps available for purchase at the Leiden Tourist Office (Stationsweg 26, 2312 AV Leiden). All three are available in English. They are: 'The Leiden Loop', 'In the footsteps of the young Rembrandt' and 'Along Leiden...
Boat Tour of The Hague from Apr 1
st 2018 to Oct 31
From beginning of April through end of October, De Ooievaart offers sightseeing boat trips along the canals of The Hague. In a flat-bottom boat, you'll navigate under low bridges and through narrow tunnels, giving a unique perspective of both old and new parts of the city.English-language tours avai...
Tourist Tram The Hague from Apr 1
st 2018 to Sep 30
The Hague hop-on hop-off Tourist Tram travels in a loop from the city center (Grote Kerkplein) to Scheveningen beach. The classic tram used dates back to the 1950's and is one of the many that are make up the Historic Tram Museum (HOVM).The Tourist Tram runs on Saturday/Sunday in April/May and Septe...
Delft Sightseeing Boat Tour from Apr 1
st 2018 to Oct 31
From April to October, you can enjoy a guided boat tour along the canals of Delft's historic old town center. Departures are every hour on the hour between 11:00-17:00 from the Koornmarkt. The cruise lasts 45-50 minutes.Tickets: Adults €8.50, Children (ages 4-12 yrs) €4, Children under 3 years free
Duivenvoorde Castle from Apr 14
th 2018 to Oct 26
The historic South Holland castle 'Duivenvoorde' offers guided tours from 14:00-15:30 every day except Monday between 14th April and 26th October 2018.The castle has fourteen historic interiors, which are open to the public, spanning the 17th through the 19th century. Every room has its own distinct...
Storm Surge Barrier Tour from Jan 6
th 2018 to Dec 30
Every Saturday (at 15:15) and every Sunday (at 13:15), the Het Keringhuis offers a guided tours in English of the Maeslant storm surge barrier, a Dutch engineering marvel. It is the largest movable man-made barrier in the world at 237 meters in length and 22 meters in height when closed.The tours ar...
FlyOver Holland from Jan 1
st 2017 to Dec 31
Sightseeing tours by air over South Holland, including Kinderdijk windmills, Rotterdam port, North Sea, Scheveningen, Delft, The Hague and Gouda. In Spring, you can fly over the colourful tulip fields at Keukenhof. Set flights vary from 20 mins to 60 mins in duration. Custom sightseeing trips not a...
Windmill De Roos Open from May 20
Molen de Roos (Windmill the Rose), the last remaining windmill in the city of Delft, is open to the public every Thursday and Saturday from 11:00-16:00 (except during inclement weather). It is free to visit the windmill and the shop located in the base. On the second Saturday of the month at 10:00,...
Pancake Boat Trip from Jan 1
st 2018 to Dec 31
All-you-can-eat pancakes during these Pancake Boat tours of Rotterdam on the Maas River. There are 3 types of cruises to choose from:75-minute Cruise: 2 sailings on Wednesdays and Fridays: 16:00 and 17:45; 4 sailings on weekends (except for 3rd weekend): 12:30, 14:15, 16:00, 17:45. All-you-can-...
Boat Cruise to Kinderdijk Windmills from Mar 31
st 2018 to Oct 28
Rebus offers a daily boat trip from the Rotterdam city center to the Kinderdijk windmills, the UNESCO World Heritage Site consisting of 19 windmills from the 18th century built to drain the Alblasserwaard polder. The excursion takes approximately 1.5 hours each way and visitors have 1.5-2 hours to e...
Visit Cheese Farm De Schep from Jan 3
rd 2017 to Dec 28
Visit the Kaasboerderij (cheese farm) De Schep in Bergambacht to watch the cows get milked or taste the cheese that was recently awarded a prize as 'Tastiest Cheese in Holland.' For groups of 10 or more, there are guided tour options which include a visit to the milking stable and cheese-making...
Leiden City and Courtyard Tour from Jan 7
th 2017 to Dec 23
A guided walking tour of the historic center of Leiden with an emphasis on its many courtyards and almshouses hundreds of years old. The tour begins at 11:30 from the Leiden Tourist Office (Stationsweg 26). It is available everyday from April through October and on Saturday and Sunday from November...
Dordrecht Grote Kerk Tower Climb from Jan 3
rd 2017 to Jan 31
The enormous Grote Kerk (Great Church) of Dordrecht was built in the Middle Ages during the Gothic period (14th century). It is the city's most prominent landmark sitting on the Oude Maas river and towering above the rest of the historic center. Both the church and the bell tower can be visited by t...
Delft New Church Tower Climb from Jan 2
nd 2017 to Dec 31
You can visit the New Church in Delft on the main Markt square year round and even climb the 33 story-high bell tower, the tallest one in South Holland (and second tallest in the country). The New Church is not so new. It was completed toward the end of the 14th century, but that made it new compare...
Tour of Leiden University Observatory from Jan 4
th 2017 to Dec 30
The Leiden University botanical garden, Hortus Botanicus, offers guided tours in English of the historic observatory on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 and 15:00. The observatory tours are given by an astronomy student of the university. The tours are free with your entrance ticket to the Ho...
Sunday Brunch Boat Cruise from Apr 1
st 2018 to Oct 28
Every Sunday from April to September, Van der Valk Avifauna offers a 2.5-hour brunch cruise from Alphen aan den Rijn to the Braassemermeer and Wijde AA lakes. The brunch buffet includes breads, salads, meats, fish, fruits and warm dishes. Before returning back a dessert buffet will be served. D...
Japanese Garden at Clingendael Estate from Apr 28
th 2018 to Jun 10
Due to the fragility of the plants which make up the Japanese Garden on the Clingendael Estate, it is only open to the public for several weeks in the Spring and again in the Fall. For Spring 2018 the Japanese Garden will be open from Saturday 28th April to Sunday 10th June 09:00-20:00.The garden is...
The Hague Grote Kerk Tower Climb from May 20
The tour guides association in The Hague will be offering guided tours of the Grote Kerk Den Haag bell tower. You'll climb 288 steps inside the 15th-century structure. There are two stops along the way where you have an up close view of the tower's bells as well as the carillon.Once reaching the vie...
Rotterdam Segway Tour from Apr 4
th 2017 to Dec 21
Segway Rotterdam offers 75-minute guided sightseeing tours daily (the number of tours/times vary by season). Following a 15-min instruction session, you'll be off on the tour. Minimum age 16 years old. Helmet required (provided). Departure location: Parkhaven 9 (near the Euromast).
Sightseeing City Walk in Delft from Jan 4
th 2017 to Dec 31
You can find many different guided city walks in Delft with various themes including historic landmarks, architecture and even a horror tour. These are offered by multiple tour guide 'guilds' in connection with the Delft tourist office. These tours are offered daily during summer months and less fre...
Dordrecht Sightseeing Boat Tour from Apr 1
st 2017 to Oct 31
Sightseeing boat tour along the Dordrecht canals and surrounding rivers is available on a specially designed open-top electric boat. The route passes many historic buildings in the old town along across major shipping lines where large cargo ships sail. The tour lasts approximately one hour. Times v...
Scheveningen Lighthouse Tour from Jan 3
rd 2018 to Dec 29
On Wednesday and Saturday at 14:00, a guided tour of the Scheveningen Lighthouse is available (as long as a minimum of 6 people have registered for it). The tour can be done separately or in combination with a visit to Museum Scheveningen. With either option, you must register at the front desk of M...
Pentecost Monday Bike Tour from May 21
st 2018 to May 21
Traditionally on Whit (Pentecost) Monday (21st May), the Netherlands celebrates 'Day of the Castle'. Many estates and castles throughout the country open their doors to the public and offer a variety of activities for young and old.On this day, Verita's Visit will offer a guided bicycle tour of cast...
Cruise Ships in Port from Mar 22
nd 2018 to Dec 10
If you're a fan of big boats, check out the ships docked at the Cruise Terminal Rotterdam on Wilhelminapier...AIDAperla (AIDA Cruises): 300 meters long, 18 decks, launched 2017DATES: Every Thursday (thru 02/11/2018)TIMES: 08:00-18:00Regal Princess (Princess Cruises): 330 meters long, 19 decks, launc...