Groningen wadden sea coast at low tide
© Bas Meelker via Marketing Groningen

Enjoy the Netherlands all year round

Each season in the Netherlands has its own unique magic. Come and enjoy the seasons for yourself and be enchanted by the ever-changing faces of our landscapes. See our beautiful, world-famous flower fields in the spring or stroll through the breathtaking nature of Drenthe in the autumn. Why not amaze everyone with your skating talents in the winter or spend a lazy day on one of our sandy beaches in the summer? Visit our vibrant, varied cities, enjoy warm hospitality and celebrate the Dutch seasons in all their splendour!

The Netherlands blooms in spring

After the cold winter months, spring blooms in a riot of colour in the Netherlands. A refreshing breeze blows, the sun shines brightly and the tulips are back! It’s time for everyone to head back outside. And rightfully so because there is so much to do. See the beautiful flowers in the bulb region and beyond. Enjoy parties, festivals and the huge celebration that is King’s Day. Or explore the country by bicycle and see the sights while breathing in the fresh spring air. Be sure to check out these beautiful locations and useful tips to make the most of spring in the Netherlands.

Explore spring

Dutch summers are buzzing with energy

The Netherlands is home to fantastic seaside resorts and super sandy beaches, but we also have much more to offer in the summer. Our country buzzes with energy during the warm months and we have the best tips and tricks for you to experience summer like an actual local. From bustling festivals, live music and delicious food to long stretches of beaches, inviting terraces and so much more. Celebrate summer in all kinds of ways. Whether you want to enjoy the warm, sunny vibes on the beach, be active on the water, party at a festival or relax on a terrace – there is something for everyone.

Celebrate summer

Experience autumn colours in the Netherlands

Autumn is perhaps the most romantic season in the Netherlands. We invite you to discover our beautiful, colourful forests and take healthy walks on the beach or in the woods. Be amazed by beer festivals, art collections or great overnight stays. After the busy summer season, you can relax in the autumn and enjoy quiet, magical and colourful surroundings. Experience for yourself how the Netherlands comes alive in autumn and get inspired by the most enchanting season of all.

Discover autumn

Get ready for a magical winter

The days get shorter and the temperatures drop but winter in the Netherlands is magical! When it freezes, our famous canals are transformed into picturesque ice skating rinks. The villages and towns illuminate their streets with colourful lights and the smell of mulled wine and delicious oliebollen doughnuts fills the air at the traditional Christmas markets. Discover the best winter attractions and experience the Netherlands at its fairy-tale best.

Experience winter