Reading all about your destination and its secret gems can be a lot of fun. These travel books will give your trip to The Netherlands a whole new dimension. After reading them you will definitely have your answer ready when customs asks you what you’re going to see during your visit. So read on and discover the best travel books about The Netherlands
1. Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands
When it comes to travel guides there is one source you can always rely on. Lonely Planet’s The Netherlands is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Stroll the intricate canals of Amsterdam, revel in Utrecht’s nightlife and stand amid acres of flowering colour in South Holland – all with your trusted travel companion.
For your overnight stay during your discoveries we’ve got you covered. Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Centre is your base of operations if you want to stroll the canals of Amsterdam. When you want to revel in Utrecht’s nightlife you can get the best rest at Inntel Hotels Utrecht Centre. And if you’re looking for an authentic Dutch experience by visiting the flower fields you combine it with the most unique hotel; Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam.
2. 500 Hidden secrets of Rotterdam
Rotterdam locals and Dutch reporters Saskia Naafs and Guido van Eijck selected 500 addresses and facts about Rotterdam that few people know about. They present them in lists of 5, alongside beautiful photographs. Guido and Saskia’s favourite addresses include a former harbour warehouse turned daily fresh market where you can sample a perfect locally roasted coffee or a homemade cider, a bright red light vessel ship where you can attend an intimate concert and a former subtropical swimming paradise where your can grow your own oyster mushrooms.
3. Rick Steves Amsterdam & The Netherlands
Bike cobblestone streets, cruise on charming canals, and stop and smell the tulips: with Rick Steves on your side, the Netherlands can be yours! Rick Steves will help you get the most out of your time and money, with rankings of his must-see favourites. And how to connect with local culture: Explore Amsterdam by bicycle, sample distinctive Dutch cheeses, and chat with a friendly local over beer brewed from 1,000-year-old recipes.
The guidebook by America’s Europe expert includes complete, up-to-date information on Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, Marken, Keukenhof, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht, and more.
4. Utrecht: Sights and Secrets of Holland’s smartest City
A description that begins like this can only mean that Anika Redhed is a wizard or a muggle who truly knows the city. “Utrecht must be Harry Potter’s favourite city. The magic is in the air everywhere! If you can find her…”
Utrecht: Sights and Secrets of Holland’s smartest City contains the ins and outs of Utrecht that even most locals don’t know. After reading this book you ‘can talk all locals under the table’, understand this and other Dutch sayings and a bit of Dutch culture. Although the book lists some addresses and opening hours, it is all about the stories and the myths. Plunge into a medieval world full of remarkable stories, magical mysteries and hilarious fun facts.
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