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South Holland

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Netherlands : South Holland
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South-Holland [1] is a province in the Netherlands.



  • Noordwijk aan Zee - Go to this little city. Historical center, and nice beach.
  • Rotterdam - Formerly the world's largest port. Modern town centre built almost completely after WWII.
  • The Hague - Government city. Has also a beach side neigbourhood called Scheveningen.
  • Gouda - Historical city.
  • Leiden - Another historical city, also very vibrant as it is a university city. Also a good gateway to some beach towns.
  • Lisse - Gateway to the Keukenhof.
  • Dordrecht - Historical city, near the Biesbosch.
  • Delft - Old V.O.C. city. Very close to The Hague.
  • Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Zoetermeer
  • Schiedam Historical city known for it's jenever, 5 largest windmills of the world.

Other destinations

  • The Kaag - Nice area with lots of opportunities for waterfun. Good for walking, fishing, sailing and swimming.
  • Nieuwkoop - Another nice place to have fun on the water.



Get in

Get around


  • The windmills of Kinderdijk (on the Unesco heritage list)



  • Go sailing on the Kager Plassen.
  • Go cycling through the polders or the coastal dunes or from historic town to historic town.



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