The Netherlands is liberal and engaging destination with water, windmills and wildlife. The canals and bridges lie between and above the flush lands of greenery and vibrant flora, and the quaint café's sit extremely well against the lakes and sandy coastlines. The Netherlands is said to be best seen by bicycle, as the land is so flat and destinations are highly accessible this way. It is also a much greener way of getting around. The intriguing exposed Dutch islands, polders and nautical senses are desired attractions to be encountered and your gaze may also attract the attention of the sheep that guard such polders.
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Amsterdam is often referred to as one of the most colorful cities in the world. And rightly so! Where else do you find so many places of interest, famous museums, cozy pubs and fun shops and (flower) markets? Amsterdam is an attractive, tourist friendly destination. In part, Amsterdam's popularity comes from good food, and a cultural environment that attracts young travelers from all over the world. This is a city with an edge to it. It mixes the old with the new, Calvinism with the sexual revolution, conservatism with laissez-faire and yet it retains a practicality that is the hallmark of the Dutch.
Some four million visitors find their way to the wide variety of top attractions in Rotterdam each year. The city offers something for everyone: those who love the hectic bustle of the city or who want to rise up into the air or who want to look into the eyes of sharks, but also for people who are searching for the peace and beauty of nature. One of Rotterdam's main attractions is Diergaarde Blijdorp, the extensive zoo that includes the impressive Oceanium, where visitors can walk through the huge shark tunnel surrounded by sharks and giant tortoises.
Maastricht is the sunniest city in Holland. It is a splendid fortified city of Roman origin set on the river Maas. With its location in the most southern part of Holland it is the perfect hub for excursions to Belgium, France, and Germany.
Maastricht is known as the oldest town in Holland and its history stretches back to 50 BC when the Romans set up camp on the banks of the Maas river. Fortification walls still partly surround the city and are part of a magnificent city walk. One monumental hallmark of its wealthy history is the Basilica of Saint Servatius, a medieval cruciform basilica, the core of which dates from 1000 BC! Crypts from the 11th and 12th century have graves of Saint Servatius, the first bishop of Holland. The cathedral was considerably enlarged in the 14th and 15th century and currently hosts an important collection of religious art objects.