Visit the other Holland

Welcome in the Other Holland region, only one hour away from Amsterdam. A region with undiscovered treasures; a pure experience of the Dutch living.

Along a sparkling river, the river IJssel, described by many people as the most beautiful river of Holland, mediaeval cities lie as beautiful gems; hanseatic cities. The former mercantile towns are pleased to introduce you to all they have to offer in the field of history, culture, natural beauty and arts. And this is plenty. The glorious history of the Mediaeval Hanseatic League has amply left its tracks and transformed the cities into extremely alluring tourist attractions. Each of the cities knows its own charm: it is up to you to discover them and to get more closely acquainted with these charms.

Explore our unique National Parks. Areas of natural beauty. This combination of dry and wet landscapes are nowhere else to be found in the whole world. The Other Holland region, is known for its variety in and transportation over water. Experience our rich and royal past, with castles and country houses, gardens, nature, arts and culture, with famous ancient cultural heritage and modern exhibitions.

Visitor crowds monitor - locations mapped out by busyness

Many Dutch people spend their holiday time in their own country this summer. That's why there's a good chance that it's going to be busy at various locations in the region. On the map below you can see whether it is busy = red, average = orange or quiet = green at more than 250 sites throughout Gelderland. Every day the local experts on the spot report the status in the morning, afternoon and evening. So you know where you can safely spend your day.

The map is currently only available in Dutch.

To see - What to visit in The Other Holland

Castles and Country Houses

9 Hanseatic cities

© Photography Jurjen Drenth

Arts & Culture

© Photography Jurjen Drenth

Liberation Route


Flower Parades

National Parks

Find it on the map