Day trips in the Netherlands

Monuments & Mills in the Netherlands

There are six World Heritage monuments in the Netherlands. These buildings or areas are considered to have "outstanding universal value" according to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

Schokland & Surroundings
Defense line of Amsterdam
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Eishout
Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal
Droogmakerij de Beemster
Rietveld Schröder

Click here to find an extended list presenting the top 100 Dutch monuments qualified by RACM (Dutch Governmental Organisation for Archaeology, Culture Landscapes and Monuments).

Finally, there are more than 1.000 windmills all around the Netherlands. For the interested readers, checking the Windmill & Watermill Database is highly advised.

Zoos in the Netherlands

Apenheul - Apeldoorn
Artis Zoo - Amsterdam
Burgers’ Bush & Safari - Arnhem
Dierenpark - Amersfoort
Dierenpark - Emmen
Dierenpark - Tilburg
Dolfinarium - Harderwijk
Rotterdam Zoo
Safaripark - Beekse Bergen
Sea Aquarium - Bergen aan Zee
Wissel Zoo - Epe
Zoo Parc - Overloon

National parks in the Netherlands

Visit the following links to learn more about the 20 national parks spread all over the Netherlands or click here to read the official brochure of the Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

De Alde Feanen - Friesland
De Biesbosch - North Brabant
Drents Friese Wold - Drenthe, Friesland
Drentse Aa - Drenthe
Duinen van Texel - North Holland
Dwingelderveld - Drenthe
De Groote Peel - Limburg
De Hoge Veluwe - Gelderland
Lauwersmeer - Groningen, Friesland
De Loonse en Drunense Duinen - North Brabant
De Maasduinen - Limburg
De Meinweg - Limburg
Oosterschelde - Zeeland
De Sallandse Heuvelrug - Overijssel
Schiermonnikoog - Friesland
Utrechtse Heuvelrug - Utrecht
Veluwezoom - Gelderland
De Weerribben - Overijssel
Grenspark De Zoom - Kalmthoutse Heide, North Brabant
Zuid - North Holland

Theme parks in the Netherlands

Amusementspark Tivoli - Nijmegen
Avonturenpark Hellendoorn
Attractiepark Slagharen
Coronel Kartracing - Huizen
De Valkenier - Valkenburg
De Waarbeek - Hengelo
Dolfinarium Harderwijk - Harderwijk
Duinrell - Wassenaar
Efteling - Kaatsheuvel
Familiepark Drivliet - The Hague
Het Arsenaal - Vlissingen
Koningin Juliana Toren - Apeldoorn
Madurodam - The Hague
Recreatiepark Hemelrijk - Uden
Speelstad Oranje - Drenthe
Toverland - Sevenum

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Spring / Summer Cycling in the Netherlands

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Strolling & Enjoying around Maastricht

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