The Netherlands

The Netherlands Travel Guide

Articles about The Netherlands

By Lindsey Olander

Hallelujah! Dormant churches are being reborn as hotels, restaurants, breweries—even thumping nightclubs.

By Travel + Leisure Staff

Who needs Provence or Portofino when there are still so many places left to explore? 

By Alex Schechter

Because there's no better way exalt the end of winter than with millions of tulips, poppies, and roses.

By Nate Storey

From Croatian discotheques to “vampire clubs,” from beaches to warehouses, from Tel Aviv to Singapore, these are the world’s best clubs.

By Mario R. Mercado
Expectations were high when the Rijksmuseum reopened in 2013 after a 10-year, $489 million renovation, but the Amsterdam arts institution has more than met visitor goals, in part due to a new exhibition program in its Philips Wing. “We expected...
By Caroline Hallemann
As Amsterdam is quickly finding out, you can have too much of a good thing. Cycling is so popular there—58 percent of locals use their bikes daily and 43 percent commute via bike—that the Dutch capital is facing a logistical nightmare. They’ve run...

Hotels in The Netherlands

This 129-room hotel with an arsenal of standout features, offers spare but opulent interiors, courteous service (especially praiseworthy in a city known for a lack thereof), and serious wellness amenities.

Restaurants in The Netherlands

From across the canal, candles and lanterns glow invitingly in the paned-glass windows of this intimate wood-paneled, one-room restaurant. But the simple interior belies some seriously adventurous work being done in the kitchen downstairs.

Things to do in The Netherlands

Licensed massage therapists offer 10- or 20-minute fully clothed chair massages; or you can wrap yourself in a waterproof blanket for an aqua massage. Expect a quick revitalization as 36 jets spray you with water at different pressures and temperatures. Ten-minute chair massages start at $23.