Monday 13 July 2020

Dutch destinations: 14 suggestions for that perfect spring break


With the weather turning warmer, what better thing to do with your weekend than go on a spring break? Since last year, has carried a monthly travel feature in which we give you the lowdown on a Dutch destination. Here’s a round up to inspire you to see more of the Netherlands.

Enjoy suikerbrood and sailing in Sneek

Explore Leiden without the tourist hustle

Deventer is an under-rated gem

Explore Utrecht from high up and from way down

Get a taste of the south in Venlo

Enjoy art and cream pastries in Den Bosch

Go Dutch with a holiday in the countryside

There’s more to Delft than blue and white china

Explore 2,000 years of history in Nijmegen

Go north to Leeuwarden

Exploring the shores of Ameland

Take the train for a weekend in Rotterdam

Getting windblown in winter on Texel

Mooch around in Maastricht

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