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Discover Denmark

2019-10-30 | Scandinavia | No comments

Why stop your European adventure at just the Netherlands? The Hook of Holland is an incredible gateway to the rest of the Europe, with many countries an easy drive or train journey away. For those looking to head slightly further afield, Denmark makes a wonderful stop on any European road-trip. With the Danish border just…

Holland in autumn colours

2019-10-21 | autumn travel | No comments

After winning our social pole, as voted by our Stena Line travel lovers, we’ve decided to do a short article about  autumn in the Netherlands. Autumn colours won for favourite thing about fall so we had to pick a few of our favourite ways to experience this season while the leaves are falling. Autumn colours…

Explore Sweden

2019-10-11 | Scandinavia | 6 Comments

Sailing across the North Sea doesn’t have to end in the Netherlands, Stena Line’s extensive route network means you can sail to many European destinations, what makes it even better is you can sail direct with your vehicle for a proper road trip experience. Time to explore new places for your next adventure. Scandinavia is…

Spend the August Bank Holiday in the Netherlands

2019-08-13 | Summer Holidays | No comments

The bank holiday fast approaching, but don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to book a last minute break and make the most of that precious extra day off. Here are our top events happening across the bank holiday in the Netherlands.   Nooderzon Performing Arts Festival – Groningen 15 – 25 August ...

Make a splash: Europe’s best destinations for watersports

2019-07-30 | Summer Holidays | No comments

With a heatwave sweeping across Europe, it’s a great time to book a last minute break and try and beat the heat. There’s no better way to cool down than getting in the water, so take a look at our best destinations for water sports that are easily accessible from the Hook...

Autumn in the Netherlands

2019-07-26 | autumn travel | 3 Comments

Autumn in the Netherlands can be magical, certain parts of the country become even more stunning with autumnal colours, markets, food and more. When you sail direct from our UK Harwich International port with your car, you can drive to many locations from Holland to regions in the North, East and South of Holland. Why not…

Visit Germany this summer with Stena Line

2019-07-12 | Germany Travel Tips | No comments

For Culture Vultures: Cologne Whilst the Netherlands is in no way short of attractions for holidaymakers, the Hook of Holland port is a gateway to the whole of Northern Europe, in particular Germany. The cities of western Germany make the perfect getaway for tourists looking for a long weekend this summer....

Spend the summer like a Dutchman

2019-06-28 | Summer Holidays Travel Tips | 1 Comment

Summer is the perfect time to plan a last-minute getaway in the sunshine. The Netherlands make the perfect holiday destination for family or friends looking for something a bit different. So pack up the car and head across to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line and spend your summer like a Dutchman! Check out our…

Our guide to Dutch beer

2019-04-12 | Food and drink Travel Tips | No comments

Visiting the Netherlands and surrounding countries this year? Well we’ve got a few tips on some of the popular local beers… Our first tip would be, drink responsibly, always follow local rules and legal drinking age so that you can get the most out of your experience and enjoy the local breweries. For beer connoisseurs…

Spring in the Dutch cities

2019-03-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

The flowers are finally starting to bloom, its warm enough for a bike tour around the cities and it might even be possible to enjoy a cold drink with a couple sunrays breaking through the clouds! City breaks are always fun and easy to plan, they never have to be a long trip, you could…

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