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Visit Germany this summer with Stena Line

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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

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

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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

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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

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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…

AUTUMN & THE FESTIVE SEASON IN HOLLAND

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Autumn-winter in Holland can be magical, Germany isn’t the only renowned European destination for a good Christmas market, Holland has some of the most festive Christmas markets, street shows and autumn attractions. Before the festive period, why not take in the scenes of the coast, enjoy a bonfire by the beach, sh...

Tenting Days In Holland

The official Tenting Days (Uit-je Tent) for 2018 in the Netherlands run from the 8th – 11th of June.  Special campsites, from tents, caravans, “glamping” and more are set up in the wild and resorts where the organization of the Tenting Days cooperates with local partners, camping sites, the Society for the Preservation of Natural…

Spring time in Holland & Something for Mother’s Day

With Mother’s day just around the corner and spring knocking at our doors, here are a few reasons that make the Netherlands the perfect “Spring Break” location. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splurge on your mum and make the weekend extra special for her; dinner, spa day or shopping is...

Kids, pets and bikes go free to Holland for National Ferry Fortnight

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Today is the start of National Ferry Fortnight (2 – 15 March 2015). To celebrate Stena Line is offering travellers the ultimate ferry freedom on its Harwich – Hook of Holland service. Perfect for families, passengers travelling by bike and those who travel with man’s best friend, holidaymakers can now enjoy free crossings f...

Pamper you pooch with Stena Line

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Travelling with a pet from Harwich to the Hook of Holland with Stena Line couldn’t be simpler. It costs just £15 each way per dog, and owners can decide if they would prefer their pet to stay in their car or in one of the onboard kennels (must be booked in advance). Foot passengers must…

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