Exploring The Netherlands: 7 Most Beautiful Places

The Netherlands is one country that has unique cities crisscrossing with canals, enchanting national parks filled with green forests, endless flower fields, high windmills, and scenic architecture. 

Want to see more? Parkvakanties has made a fantastic list of the most beautiful places in the Netherlands. Book and take advantage of their offers like early bird or last-minute discounts, young families or 55 plus senior discounts, summer vacation, Easter break, autumn holiday, or discounts even on group accommodations. 

Listed below are the seven most beautiful places in the Netherlands that are surely going to steal away the hearts of any traveller. 

Zaanse Schans and Kinderdijk

Zaanse Schans attracts thousands of visitors every year who wish to view the windmills, and museums, and see how cheese and other Dutch delicacies were prepared in the past.

Kinderdijk is the first Dutch town with an electric supply. It has 19 windmills belonging to the 18th century and is a World Heritage. The Middle Age technology of water management is quite impressive to view. This was also the 

Canals of Amsterdam and The Jordaan

To find the real beauty of the capital city Amsterdam, head towards the serene Jordaan district. The narrow canals are the real attraction of this place that is beautifully flanked by tall and colourful traditional houses. 

Explore the art galleries, Bohemian cafes, boutiques, and design stores. Visit the:

  • The Van Gogh Museum
  • The Flower Market
  • Anne Frank Museum
  • The Old Masters from the National Museum

Keukenhof Gardens

No visitor should leave the Netherlands without seeing the gorgeous tulips at the Keukenhof Gardens, located near Lisse town.

The place is also known as the Garden of Europe as being the world’s largest flower. Each photo looks pretty spectacular with the yellow and violet flowers and banks of red tulips. Note that the flowering period falls between March end and mid-May. The blooming period is best in mid-April.

Hoge Veluwe National Park

One of the most beautiful nature reserves in the country features purple heather, dunes, orange grass, and animals. 

Visit the Kroller-Muller Museum. The park is an excellent area for watching the wildlife and the beautiful landscape. Grab a bicycle and explore the stunning natural spaces in the park. 

The Wadden Islands

Take a boat trip to reach this place and feel a different world with beautiful dunes, colourful nature, serene waters, and sandy beaches with the unique Wadden sea and the North Sea.

Complete your Wadden tour with:

  • Texel
  • Vlieland
  • Terschelling
  • Ameland
  • Schiermonnikoog


One of the oldest and most gorgeous cities, it has an element of the medieval quarter. Visit The Domtoren which is the highest tower-like gothic church and the adjoining Cloister Gardens. It is worth taking a tour of the Dom. 


This antique-looking place features many interesting artworks and is famous for the blue and white Delftware crockery. Take a beautiful view of Delft from Nieuwe Kerk. Visit the old Canal, the Lambert Van Meerten Museum, Delft City Hall, the Prince’s Court, and the Prinsenhof Museum, among a few. 

The Netherlands has got everything for you in one place making the country one of the fascinating holiday destinations in the world.