Discover the Netherlands with this comprehensive, entertaining, ‘tell it like it is’ Rough Guide, packed with exhaustive practical information and our experts’ honest independent recommendations.
Whether you plan to immerse yourself in Amsterdam’s art galleries, explore Delft’s pretty canals and historic streets or admire the sculptures in Hoge Veluwe National Park, The Rough Guide to The Netherlands will show you the perfect places to explore, sleep, eat, drink and shop along the way.
-Detailed regional coverage: provides in-depth practical information for every step of every kind of trip, from intrepid off-the-beaten-track adventures, to chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas. Regions covered include: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Zuid-Hollandand Utrecht, the north and the Frisian Islands, the eastern Netherlands, and the south and Zeeland.
-Honest independent reviews: written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, and recommendations you can truly trust, our writers will help you get the most from your trip to the Netherlands.
-Meticulous mapping: always full colour, with clear numbered, colour-coded keys. Navigate Zuid-Holland, the eastern Netherlands and many more locations without needing to get online.
-Fabulous full-colour photography: features a richness of inspirational colour photography, including picturesque Overijssel and the striking urban landscape of Amsterdam Noord.
Things not to miss: Rough Guides’ rundown of Amsterdam, the Hague, Haarlem and the Frisian Islands’ best sights and top experiences.
-Itineraries: carefully planned routes will help you organise your trip, and inspire and inform your on-the-road experiences.
Basics section: packed with essential pre-departure information including getting there, getting around, accommodation, food and drink, health, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, culture and etiquette, shopping and more.
Background information: comprehensive Contexts chapter provides fascinating insights into the Netherlands, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary.