A collection of links on the Netherlands, its history, culture and heritage. With a special focus on Amsterdam, and on the historically rich region just east of it : countryside, unexpected nature, and small fortified towns. Ideal terrain for bicycle day trips. Links are to websites that are (partly) in English, unless mentioned otherwise. Obviously, in Dutch there is much more on the internet. Just try it ; pictures and routes tend to speak for themselves. In the resources section you can find more practical and background information that can be of use for your visit to Holland.
Medieval castle in Muiden | cycling | Town-gate in Naarden

Useful websites for visiting the Netherlands

Telephone number for all emergencies : 112. (police, fire, ambulance)
Police (non-urgent) 0900-8844.

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