Zaanse Schans: Beautiful, unique full of 18th & 19th century windmills, handicraft shops, museums, stroll past the bakery museum, visit the chocolate and biscuit factory, operate the chocolate wrapping machine, clog making workshop, Dutch
clock and watch museum, distillery – tasting room, weaving workshop, visit a traditional household and try on their costumes, The Catharina Hoeve cheese farm, cocoa workshop, pewter foundry, pancake restaurant, bike rental, cycling, boat ride on the river Zaan.
Rotterdam: Large port, Markthal Rotterdam – first indoor market hall, The Rotterdam Public Transport Museum, Museumpark Rotterdam, Miniworld Rotterdam – Benelux’s largest “miniature” museum, Euromast Rotterdam, The SS Rotterdam – largest passenger vessel – wonderful mix of museum, hotel and school for vocational training, Diergaarde Blijdorp – The Rotterdam Zoo, spectacular harbor with a beach, the Cube houses, Erasmus Bridge, Rotterdam Central Station, shopping in vintage stores, street food and haute cuisine restaurants, cocktail bars and nightclubs.
The Hague: Madurodam – park with miniature scale models of the popular monuments and attractions, Binnenhof – tours of the waterside Dutch Parliament, Ridderzaal – Inner Court & Hall of the Knights, Duinrell – amusement park with water slides, Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Louwman Museum – a fascinating auto museum, Peace Palace, Japanese Garden, Rosarium – park of roses.
Efteling World of Wonders: Largest theme park in Netherlands, a fantasythemed amusement park attraction based on elements from ancient myths and legends, fairytales and folklore, daredevils attractions with upside down rollercoasters, take a boat trip through The Forbidden City, view spectacular shows, enjoy Europe’s biggest water show.
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