One in 10 is going on a Christmas holiday

Some 1.8 million people are going on holiday during the Christmas break, according to the Dutch tourist board NBTC.

Around 900,000 of them will holiday in the Netherlands, slightly up on last year’s total. Germany is the most popular foreign destination, followed by Austria, Belgium and France, the tourist board said.

Thank you for donating to

We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.

Make a donation