Discover the fantastic land of tulips and windmills
The Netherlands is one of the world's most developed countries, all thanks to its great cultural heritage, quality education and a stable economy. But it's also a great tourist attraction with cities like Amsterdam, the city of canals and bicycles. Do you want to get to know it? The Classic Treasures and From north to south of Europe cruises will take you there to discover this fantastic country where tradition merges with modernity.
Disembarking from your Pullmantur Cruise in the port of Imjuiden, just 30 kilometers from Amsterdam, you'll find a simple but lovely harbor town that is only a foretaste of what awaits you in the capital of the Netherlands, the amazing city of canals and bicycles?
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Amsterdam, the stunning capital of the Netherlands
If you have decided to travel to Amsterdam, you can't possibly miss its fabulous canals, one of the main attractions of the city. Among the highlights of Pullmantur's plans is a tour of the main avenues of the city where you will discover some of the most impressive monuments of Amsterdam.
From the Royal Palace, where the Dutch monarchs receive leaders and personalities from other countries, to the Nieuwe Kerk church, which today holds cultural functions. Then along the Amstel River where you can find the impressive Central Railway Station as well as Waterloo Square and the Portuguese Synagogue, two of the most important places in the city.
Do not miss other famous places of Amsterdam such as the Dam Square, where the Royal Palace stands, the Flower Market or the modern City Hall.
If culture is your thing, you have to make a beeline for the Van Gogh Museum where you can find famous works of the painter such as The Bedroom and Sunflowers. You will also have the opportunity to visit the Rijksmuseum, an art gallery where you will get to know the history of the country through its sculptures, and then there's the house of Ann Frank.
The Netherlands beyond Amsterdam
But the Netherland's isn't just Amsterdam. This country has other breathtakingly beautiful cities, as is the case with The Hague, the country's third largest city after Amsterdam and Rotterdam. Thanks to the plans that Pullmantur offers, you will have the opportunity to get to know this town, the seat of government of the Netherlands.
Among the various places that you can discover in The Hague, as well as its charming streets from which you will enjoy the history of this region, is Madurodam park. There you will have the opportunity to see a miniature park housing a 1:25 scale model of a typical Dutch village with typical monuments of the city.
And be sure to see the office of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, the Binnenhof. Its beauty will fascinate you. Among other delights of the city is the Peace Palace with its distinctive tower that, at present, is the seat of the International Court of Justice.
The city of Haarlem is another of the must-see corners of the Netherlands. There you can see spectacular medieval buildings and many natural resources that will fascinate you. You will also have the opportunity to try the famous fries with mayonnaise in the area, one of the typical products from the Netherlands.
Considering everything, The Netherlands really is a great nation that will impress you with its fantastic cultural offerings and, at the same time, its tradition. From its tulips, the greatest exponents of Dutch culture, to its windmills, one of the most emblematic structures in the country. Come and discover the Netherlands.