Amsterdam is the place to be: Old buildings, modern architecture, nature, museums and a whole lot more. The city has over 165 canals and 1281 bridges. That’s more canals than Venice and more bridges than Paris. The Dam is one of the most important sights in Amsterdam. Well known buildings as the Dam Palace, the New Church, the Krasnapolsky Hotel, Madame Tussauds and the National Monument are located on this square. Visit the many monuments and museums such as the Anne Frank house, The National Museum, The Van Gogh Museum or the Hermitage. From Noordwijk you’ll reach Amsterdam within half an hour and as you can read, you won’t be done sightseeing in a single day!
The best known flower park in the world, De Keukenhof, attracts over 800.000 visitors from all over the world each year. In beautifully constructed fields you’ll find over 7 million crocuses, daffodils, tulips, lilies and other bulbous plants in spring (late March to late May) Several exhibitions, tours and silent boat tours can be enjoyed. For a snack or a drink you may visit one of several pavilions. A unique day out in spring time!
Experience everything there is to know about space travel in the Space Expo in Noordwijk. This of the official visiting center of the ESTEC, the Dutch location of ESA: Spacy and interactive! With a tour you’ll learn even more about the space travel exhibition. The tour guides of the Space Expo take you along in the most modern developments.
Do you want to visit an amusement park for a day? Amusement park Duinrell in Wassenaar offers a splashing day out! Duinrell offers fun for the entire family. The Splash, Waterspin, the Falcon rollercoaster and the indoor playground Rick’s Fun Factory. Don’t forget about the great Tikibath with unique slides and lots of water fun. The amusement park is opened from April to October.
Linnaeushof is located in Bennenbroek, 7 kilometres from Noordwijk. This is Europe’s largest playground. With over 350 playing attractions such as cable cars, bounce castles, the trampoline center, pedal boats, motor cars, funny-wheels, bump biking, mini golf and a super slide. The eleven meters high Pirates Nest and the Pioneers town is a true spectacle to play in. The water playground ‘Oasis’ offers a giant water spectacle wherein everybody will enjoy playing with water. Larger children can enjoy themselves in the sporty playground with a climbing wall, skate rail and ski-swing.