Most of the hundreds of internet sites on life in the
Netherlands are in Dutch. The following sites, however, are in English:
The Netherlands' Tourist Board's site. Information on 25,000
things to do and places to stay. An ideal starting-point for planning a
trip to the Netherlands.
| The Austerlitz Pyramid offers splendid views of the extensive forested region of the Utrecht range of hills between Rhenen and Zeist. Napoleon's troops built the tower early in 1800 near the hamlet of Austerlitz. These days, the tower is a tourist attraction. It stands some 25 metres tall and lies in the municipality of Woudenberg. Foto Rien Zilvold |
Information on Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Arrivals,
departures, how to get to Schiphol and how to find your way around it.
Information on the Dutch Railways. Timetables
for both national and international train travel. Includes an online
Amsterdam If you plan to stay in Amsterdam,
go here. An essential site with hundreds of links to just about
everything. Emphasis on Amsterdam but enough links to national sites as
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languages A quick and helpful course to help you learn
a few phrases in Dutch. It will help you to order a cup of coffee, and
even includes a dictionary.
The CIA's official site. Mostly
statistical information, but they do seem to know an awful lot about the
Netherlands: 3,642,218 Dutch males are fit for military service, we own
13,5 million radios and have 6340 kilometres of waterways.
A four-day weather forecast for
Amsterdam. A forecast for Maastricht is also available.
See what your money is worth in the
Netherlands. Converts to and from dozens of currencies.
The cultural agenda of Amsterdam. Tells you what's
on in Amsterdam, how to get there and how to purchase tickets.
Everything you always wanted to know about flowers.
Includes links, news and coming events.