Rough Guide 2019
Practical travel guide to the Netherlands featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in the Netherlands, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in the Netherlands, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip.
The Rough Guide to the Netherlands covers: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Zuid-Holland and Utrecht, The North and the Frisian Islands, The Eastern Netherlands, The South and Zeeland.
Inside this travel guide you'll find:
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER
Experiences selection for every kind of trip to the Netherlands, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Giethoorn to family activities in child-friendly places, like Hoge Veluwe National Park or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Keukenhof Gardens.
PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS
Essential pre-departure information including the Netherlands entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more.
Carefully planned routes covering the best of the Netherlands give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip.
DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE
Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options.
INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL
Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for cycling, horseriding, sailing, windsurfing or skating.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS
Rough Guides' rundown of Amsterdam, Maastricht, Utrecht and Delft's best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to the Netherlands, even in a short time.
HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS:
Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in the Netherlands, matching different needs.
Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into the Netherlands, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.
FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Texel and the spectacular Singel Canal.
Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Rotterdam, Eindhoven and many more locations in the Netherlands, reduce need to go online.
With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.