Discover Benelux | Top Places to Visit in the Netherlands in 2019 | The Ultimate Destination
Some places have it all: vibrant city life, breathtaking nature, exciting activities… all while the salty air of the sea rushes through your hair. The Netherlands is a textbook example of such a destination. Spread throughout the country, you will find numerous extraordinary, natural landscapes. Most famous is the Veluwe region, where both impressive national parks and the world-renowned Kröller-Müller Museum treat you with nothing but pure beauty. And even in lesser known areas, the astonishing appeal of nature will dazzle you. In the Maasheggen region, near the eastern border, the seemingly endless maze of hedges and meadows forms a fascinat-
ing backdrop for a walk, or, in line with Dutch tradition, a bike trip. Those who want to get their feet wet, better travel to the western border of the country. The Netherlands’ long coastline with isles and peninsulas galore continues to surprise. The province of Flevoland is especially fascinating, given that its land did not exist up until a few decades ago. The area exits out of artificial polders that were created while draining this particular part of the North Sea. Today, modern cities like Lelystad bring culture and entertainment in abundance. The centre offers lots of great activities and the shores are just a stone’s throw away.
Also, the far-south region of Brabant offers many hidden treasures. Among other places, Tilburg is a vibrant town well worth a visit. The centre is packed with diverse cultural activities and, as a real pedestrian and cycle city, it is great for shopping as well. And, just a few kilometres from the city, great adventures are awaiting you and your family. Be enchanted in the fairytale-world of Efteling and stand eye to eye with the ‘big five’ wild animals in the safari park of the Beekse Bergen. So, get on the road and explore all edges and corners of the Netherlands. There is so much for you to discover!
Agora Theater, Lelystad.
De Pont, Tilburg.
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