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There is an abundance of things to do and several festivals in the Netherlands have been celebrated for decades with strong cultural ties to their local regions. In true Dutch style, every festival in the Netherlands is a reason to celebrate and enjoy.

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Winter Schans from December 15, 2017 to January 2, 2018

From December 15, 2017 to January 2, 2018, the Zaanse Schans forms the decor of ‘Winterschans1717’, a spectacular family attraction to discover the famous history of the Zaan region with live theatrical performances between 16:00 and 21:00 hours. On 9 evenings, every 30 minutes you will be taken by the hand of a story teller…

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The Dutchman proud partner of Ensemble Travel® Group

In order to differentiate, stand out of the crowd and build personal relationships, I strongly believe in partnerships with member focused networks. Ensemble Travel® Group is one of the oldest networks and delivers unmatched value propositions to its member agencies and preferred partners. The Dutchman is proud to be part of this ‘family’ and is…

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A new DMC: The Dutchman

It is my great pleasure and with pride I introduce my new boutique Destination Management Company for The Netherlands: The Dutchman. After more than 25 years, I decided it was time to change and follow my passion to provide hands on, personal and tailor-made travel arrangements in The Netherlands. The Dutchman reflects my passion and…

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Cheese market Alkmaar, between April and September

The famous cheese market tradition that dates back to 1593. Every Friday between April and September you can watch while costumed cheese traders re-enact a centuries-old practice of weighing more than 2,000 cheeses, stacking them on sled-style carriers and loading them onto trucks. Of course, don’t forget to taste or buy the Dutch cheeses like…

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North Sea Jazz Festival, July 13 – 15

From 13 – 15 July 2018 the largest indoor Jazz-festival in the world will take place in Ahoy Rotterdam, known globally as the event where the past, present and future of jazz are featured within three days. A line up of Top names from around the world mixed with the new favorites and genres reflect…

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Gay Pride, August 4

The unique Canal Parade 2018 will be held on August 4th. About 80 lavishly decorated barges aim to get their message on equality across, while many spectators on the banks of the Prinsengracht and Amstel river cheer and celebrate freedom.

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King’s birthday, April 27

The King’s official birthday in the Netherlands is celebrated each year with parties, street markets, concerts and special events for the royal family on April 27. Be aware that streets in Amsterdam will be blocked off and only accessible on foot or over the water.

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Mondriaan to Dutch design, 2017

Celebrate 100 years of De Stijl and discover the impact of this art movement around Holland, from Mondrian to Dutch Design, all over Holland during 2017. Visit key museums and monuments, see iconic De Stijl artworks and explore Dutch Design today. Places to visit are the city of Eindhoven (home of Dutch design), Utrecht with…

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