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Spring in Holland | What’s going on

2017-03-13 | Events | No comments

TEFAF | Maastricht If you are heading over to Holland in the coming week, you have to visit the long established art and antique fair which attracts some of the finest dealers, art critics, art and antique academics and collectors from all over the world. If you have a passion for fine ...

Check out our new virtual reality video on YouTube

Our New Virtual Reality Onboard Video

2017-02-17 | Ferry good ideas | No comments

Well like us here at Stena Line, you’ve all probably heard by now that Virtual Reality was one of the buzz words of 2016 and has followed through into 2017.  At Stena Line, we’ve decided to move with the times too, so we’ve created our very own Virtual Reality Video especially for you.  We real...

Tour the Lakeland region of Northern Germany

A Most Excellent Road Trip | North Germany

2017-01-13 | Summer Holidays | No comments

Now that 2017 is well and truly underway, it’s time to start planning your trips away to exciting new destinations, yeehaaaw! How about doing something a little different this year? Why not take one of our Superferries to Holland and drive cross country to Northern Germany for a most excellent road trip adv...

Amsterdam at Christmas Time

Amsterdam Events Early 2017

2016-11-25 | Amsterdam | No comments

Visit the Annual Weekend of Whisky, Amsterdam Did you know that the word whisky (or whiskey) is an anglicised version of the Gaelic word uisce in Irish Gaelic or uisge in Scottish Gaelic which means meaning “water”.  In Ireland whiskey is fondly known as usice beatha which means “water of life”. If you happen to be fond fan of a wee dram or…

Holland's Hottest Beaches

Holland’s Hottest Beaches

2016-07-27 | Holland | No comments

When you think about beach holidays, you don’t necessarily think about Holland, but surprisingly, there is a great selection of beaches along the Dutch Coast ranging from your very own secluded sandy paradise in De Kwada Hoek to busy entertainment-packed beaches in The Hague and further north in Noordwijk. If you are heading to Amsterdam…

Events in Holland this August

2014-07-21 | Holland | No comments

If you’re visiting Holland in August then you’ll probably want something that isn’t just wondering round the major tourist sites. Below are just some of the enjoyable ways that you can spend your time in Holland during August. For those looking for something a little different to the usual night life just an hour away on…

Festivals in Holland this August

2014-07-21 | Holland | No comments

Grachtenfestival, 15 – 24 August One of the most anticipated events of Holland’s classical calendar, Grachenfestival is comprised of over 150 concerts are held across a range of iconic venues throughout Amsterdam. The festival climaxes with the Prinsengracht Concert, held on a pontoon on the audience-lined canal, with hundreds more listening from little boats on the canal. Lowlands Festival, 15 – 17 August…

Glamping

Go glamping in Holland

2014-07-18 | Holland | No comments

Just east of Texel’s national park dunes, each yurt is about seven metres in diameter and kitted out with a wood-burning stove, a hammock and piles of sheepskin rugs to lounge on. It’s just steps to the sandy beaches, and the town of Oudeschild is within easy walking distance. Texel Island is two-and-a-half hours by…

Best for beach bums: Kustpark

2014-06-28 | Holland | No comments

The best bet for beachside value, Kustpark, in Egmond Aan Zee is super-clean and good value. Accommodation is in pre-pitched tents or chalets with sun terraces, garden furniture and dishwashers. The wide beach runs for miles with sandy bottomed shallow areas for swimming, with a nearby cycle track which meanders through the dunes behind. The Hook…

Mauritshuis Museum in The Hague reopens

2014-06-20 | Holland | No comments

After a huge two year renovation, the Mauritshuis Museum of The Hague is reopening on 27 June. Home of masterpieces such as Vermeer’s  Girl with a Pearl Earring, Carel Fabritius’ The Goldfinch and  Rembrandt’s Anatomy Lesson, the museum has doubled in size with the addition of the brand new Royal Dutch Shell Wing. Visitors can take a virtual tour througho...

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