Netherlands by Sapiens Travel
Welcome to the Netherlands, the country we're honoured to call home, where culture meets fun, and every cobblestone has a story to tell. As you delve into its rich history, you'll uncover a tapestry woven with threads of resilience, innovation and quality of life. Their secret? Freedom and tolerance.
The Netherlands has always been a haven – a sanctuary where those seeking cultural and intellectual refuge have found solace. It's a place where artists, thinkers, and dreamers from all parts of the world have been welcomed for generations. From Erasmus's humanist thought to Rembrandt's masterful paintings, from Vermeer's exquisite use of light to Spinoza's profound philosophical insights, and from Van Gogh's emotional artworks to Escher's mind-bending perspectives, the Netherlands has been a wellspring of creativity and intellectual exploration.
This is why for us, the Netherlands is more than a place; it's an emotion. It's the indescribable feeling of feeling free – free to explore, to learn, and to be yourself. It's a nation where individuality thrives, where the past harmoniously dances with the present, and where every street corner whispers tales of liberty and understanding. Join us and discover the roots of a nation that embodies the true essence of progress and unity.
netherlands in a nutshell
Everything you need to know about our home country - the history, the symbols, what to bring in the suitcase, and much more!
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Here are the list of our favorite cities in the Netherlands, as well as our favorite activities in each city.
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Reasons to visit the Netherlands
Arriving in the Netherlands is a breeze, with Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport offering direct flights from nearly 300 global destinations. As Europe's best-connected airport and the world's 5th busiest, it's the perfect gateway for combining your European, African, or Asian travels.
The Thalys Speed Train further enhances accessibility, whisking you smoothly to Amsterdam from enchanting cities like Paris, London, Brussels, Antwerp, and Cologne.
Amsterdam boasts over 60 museums, making it the city with the world's highest museum density. Whether you're drawn to history, art, or science, Amsterdam's museums provide a vibrant kaleidoscope of perspectives to explore.
The museum culture isn't confined to the capital – exceptional museums like Kröller-Müller (Otterlo), Mauritshuis, and The Kunstmuseum (The Hague) are spread across the country.
Dutch cities are living galleries, showcasing architectural brilliance around every corner. The blend of old and new, along with an exceptional quality of life, creates a unique urban experience.
Traverse Delft's historic streets, where medieval facades frame inviting squares. Feel the pulse of innovation in Rotterdam's futuristic designs. Immerse yourself in Amsterdam's UNESCO canal ring, where gabled houses and graceful bridges weave a tapestry of beauty.
Beyond its iconic attractions, the Netherlands is an embodiment of quality of life. With efficient public transportation and dedication to sustainability, the Netherlands offers a harmonious environment where every detail is carefully curated to enhance your experience.
From cozy cafes to scenic canals, the Netherlands invites you to immerse in a lifestyle that nurtures the soul. Urban spaces are thoughtfully designed to encourage cycling, local businesses thrive and foster a sense of community.
The Netherlands' natural beauty is a captivating masterpiece and a tranquil oasis that contrasts with the lively cities. . Witness tulip fields in full bloom, explore serene North Sea coast dunes, or cycle through picturesque countryside adorned with traditional windmills.
Cycle through the picturesque countryside, where traditional windmills stand tall, not only as icons of the past but as guardians of a slower pace of life.