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The best cycling routes in Holland

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Groningen | An Urban Cyclist’s Dream If you’ve been to Amsterdam, you’ll have realised that the city totally digs the humble bicycle and all that it represents but, head north to the Dutch city of Groningen, where they positively worship the contraption. Lo and behold, the city has been described as one of “the world’s most bike-friendly…

Top summer camping hotspots in Holland and Germany

For those looking for a last minute summer holiday that won’t break the bank, a camping break in the Netherlands or Germany could be the perfect solution. A host of options are on offer all easily accessible with Stena Line’s Harwich to Hook of Holland ferries, from spots in quiet, quaint to beautifu...

Festivals in Holland this August

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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…


Go glamping in Holland

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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…

Hols in Holland: Hof van Saksen

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Set around a sand-fringed lake, Hof van Saksen is a well kept secret amongst local holiday makers who love its thatched farmhouses in the Drenthe province of northern Holland (just two-and-a-half hour’s drive from the Hook of Holland ferry port). Offering family friendly activities include campfires and rock climbing; bat safaris; raft and go-kart building;…

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