Don’t let the clichés of the Dutch scare you away from visiting the Netherlands. Although bikes, windmills, and endless flower fields are basically the norm once you get outside the major tourist cities. Act like the locals do and jump on a bike for an exploration adventure.
The Netherlands is a very large small country that is packed with surprises. The full name is the Kingdom of the Netherlands, and the capital is Amsterdam. The Netherlands has a population of about 16,254,900 people. The type of currency that is used is the Euro.
Likely one of the most popular pleasures that the Netherlands offers is its stark contrast between pragmatic liberalism and the buttoned up culture founded on Calvinist principles. When it comes to Dutch society, ostentation is anathema and all types of fuss are thought of as undignified.
You can visit the Netherlands and have a wonderful experience any time of the year. One of the busiest times is during the summer when there are hundreds of tourists making their way around, hanging out by the canals. A great summer month to visit is August because it is host for all sorts of fun events.
Spring is a wonderful time to visit the Netherlands because you get to enjoy the endless fields of tulips and daffodils. Around Easter time Amsterdam is incredibly busy but if you are able to visit during Koninginnedag then it is well worth dealing with the crowds of people.
You can also choose to visit the Netherlands in early October because of its Indian summer. This makes it an excellent time to come. In the winter months the museums in the Netherlands are extremely quiet, so you would be able to see a lot more. If everything freezes over during the season there are great places to ice skate on the canals and flood plains.