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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 | No 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…

Trips for two

2019-01-29 | Travel Tips | No comments

Valentine’s day is the perfect excuse to plan a trip for you and that special someone or why not plan for Galentine’s or Pal-entine’s Day for you and your best friend? There are so many great things to do for two in the Netherlands and surrounding destinations when you sail direct from the UK to…

Dutch Gastronomy

2019-01-07 | Food | No comments

While everyone is hitting the gym post-festivities, we’d like to explore some must-try Dutch gastronomy! When you think of amazing food and mainland Europe, people tend to think Italian, French or Spanish but the Dutch have a few amazing dishes up their sleeves that you may not have ever thought of. This coming spring or…

Driving through Europe during winter

2018-12-13 | christmas winter | No comments

Taking a road trip through Europe will make your winter trip extra special. If you can’t make it for Christmas don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with fantastic tips on travel from Holland through to Europe from Christmas to New Year’s and up until early spring so you can still enjoy the Netherlands...

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